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October 18, 2015

Top 10 Google Classroom Best Practices For eLearning Professionals

The great thing about Google Classroom is that all of its perks, such as organizing and managing online content and assignments, providing a safe environment for both online facilitators and learners to communicate with each other, etc., are absolutely for free. But there are literally dozens of other things you can do with Google Classroom. In this article, I’ll share 10 Google Classroom best practices so that you will be able to make the best out of this superb blended learning platform.
by Christopher Pappas
August 26, 2015

How To Leverage OER In Online Courses

If you are passionate about accessing and sharing the best, most current educational resources with others, you may use Open Education Resources (OER). As an online coding instructor, I can especially attest to the integral role OER plays in my online courses. In this article, I'll share my personal experience on how to leverage OER in Online Courses.
by Steven Yee
July 4, 2015

6 Tips To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive

Thanks to their wide range of applications and tools, Google is quickly becoming a treasure trove for eLearning professionals. You can create surveys and quizzes in a flash with Google Forms, or keep your learners up-to-date with Google Calendar. Now there is even a way to get more out of Google Drive by using Google voice commands that save time and boost the effectiveness of your eLearning course. In this article, I’ll share 6 helpful tips for using Google voice commands in Google Drive.
by Christopher Pappas
May 3, 2015

Google Classroom: A Free Learning Management System For eLearning

As eLearning professionals, we are always looking for tools that help save time when it comes to the organization and maintenance of our online courses. We want to offer our audience the best possible experience, but keeping everything streamlined can be quite a challenge. The good news is that Google Classroom may be just the free learning management system that you’ve been looking for!
by Christopher Pappas
December 4, 2014

Why I Believe Scratch Is The Future Of Programming

Invented by MIT, Scratch is an open source system that enables individuals to program interactive stories, games and animations. Scratch is an ideal tool for teaching kids how to code. All the material is free and there are many resources to help teachers integrate coding with their curriculum.
by Steven Yee
November 23, 2014

7 Tips To Use Google Sites In eLearning

In this article, I'll highlight the many ways that you can use Google Sites to enhance the overall educational experience for your learners. I will also share some practical tips on how to get the most out of this user-friendly, but highly effective, eLearning tool.
by Christopher Pappas