About This Show
Learn quick and easy ways to improve education and parenting: How to replace traditional homework; how to improve leadership; how to integrate new technology; how to assess for learning; how to eliminate useless meetings; how to engage even the most reluctant learners; how to inspire a lifelong love of reading; how to combine writing with the maker space; how to take learning mobile; how to improve social media strategies. Teacher/author/global influencer Mark Barnes, creator of the Bestselling Hack Learning Book Series, provides practical hacks you can implement immediately, because you don't need a 5-year plan. Learn more at http://hacklearning.org.
Most Recent Episode
88: Sifting Through Internet Noise with Google Alerts
Are you tired of alerts? Fed up with one bell or buzz after another on your Smartphone or tablet? Now, you can sift through all the Internet noise with a much quieter, much more effective kind of alert -- Google alerts in your email inbox. In this episode, Mark shares three of 99 Ways to Leverage Google Tools in Classrooms, Schools, and Districts, from Hack Learning Book 11 -- Hacking Google for Education. All three strategies center on Google Alerts and how to use them to teach kids new ways to research, digital citizenship, and effective monitoring of distric news. Learn how to use Google Alerts at the classroom, school, and District levels.
For more information about leveraging the power of Google Alerts and other tools, check out Hacking Google For Education.
Look inside Hack Learning Book 11 at http://hackingGFE.com
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