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7 Creative Ways to Use Google in Your Classroom

Nina W. Nina W. August 14, 2019

As teachers, we’re constantly looking for tools to enhance and extend learning and make our lives easier. Google provides a variety of unique resources that are perfect for exactly this. From scheduling, to sharing assignment information and updates with students and parents, to hosting guest lecturers, there are so many ways Google can help enhance your classroom and simplify your life as a teacher. Using Gmail for easy communication, Drive for information and document sharing, and Google Docs for easy creation of documents for classroom management are just a few of the creative ways that you can use Google in your classroom to improve structure and better support learning.

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Posted in Learning, edtech, Chromebooks in the Classroom, Google Suite for Education, Teaching, Chromebooks, 2019, learning games, games

As “School Season” Comes to a Close

GoGuardian Team GoGuardian Team June 13, 2019

In the past few months, your favorite TV shows came to a close for the season. You watched your finales and perhaps saw previews of what’s to come in the fall, and hopefully you were excited for shows to return in a few months (except for one, maybe. Winter is sadly not coming again...but fall is!). In the television industry, it’s called a “hiatus.” In education, most call it “summer break.” But it all means the same thing: we break for summer and come back strong for the next season. The truth is, while the viewers are taking summer breaks from watching the show, the production keeps running in order to bring you top content for the fall. And that’s what we’re doing too.

GoGuardian never takes a break. In fact, we’ll spend the summer ramping up to bring you new products, features, and enhancements when the school year starts again. Like any good show does for its loyal viewers, we want to give you a recap of what you’ve seen thus far and a preview of what’s to come. Here’s the Spring Finale (past updates to products) and Fall Preview (future updates to products) of the show we call “School Year”:

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Posted in Products, Technology, Filtering, classroom management, Suicide Prevention, events, conference, Internet Safety For Kids, Chromebooks in the Classroom, Internet Safety, Google Suite for Education, Classroom Management Solution, Chromebooks, 2019, iste

10 Things To Look Forward To At ISTE

Alex Wagner Alex Wagner June 05, 2019

Every year more than 16,000 educators and admins join their personal learning network for one of the largest educational technology conferences in the world. People come to ISTE from across the nation for its convention rooms filled to the brim with swag, break-out sessions, and ISTE buddies. As usual, GoGuardian will be there, and we are so excited to share with you what is going on in our booth this year! To begin the ISTE countdown, we’re having a countdown of our own: what are people are most excited for on the ISTE floor and in Philadelphia? 

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Posted in workshop, events, edtech, conference, Internet Safety For Kids, Internet Safety, Google Suite for Education, Classroom Management Solution, Digital Citizenship, Fake News, Media Literacy, Whole Child, Teaching, Teacher ideas, Chromebooks, 2019, iste

9 Tips for Prepping for Summer: K12 Teacher Edition

Alex Wagner Alex Wagner May 23, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, seasoned teachers know that the chaos is just getting started. From continually engaging students who have checked out, to resetting your classroom for the next year, check out these handy tips for getting ready for summer break!

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Posted in Learning, classroom management, edtech, Chromebooks in the Classroom, Google Suite for Education, Classroom Management Solution, Teaching, Teacher ideas, Chromebooks, 2019

9 Tips for Prepping for Summer: K12 Admin Edition

Alex Wagner Alex Wagner May 23, 2019

As the school year comes to an end, seasoned K-12 administrators know that the chaos is just getting started. From Chromebook collection, to month long projects and getting everything ready for the following year, check out these handy tips for getting ready for summer.

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Posted in Technology, Filtering, classroom management, edtech, Google Suite for Education, Chromebooks, 2019

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