Röstinmatning i Google Docs. 25 Google Drive Tips You’ve Probably Never Heard Before. Recently I moved over from Dropbox to Google Drive and found a few unexpected benefits.
At first I had a little trouble managing the space since the 1TB on my Google Drive was bigger than my HDD, but after I got that sorted I started to learn some of the deeper features of Google Drive, some of which are pretty cool. Below is a list of the top tips and tricks I have learned from playing with Google Drive over the last few months. Work Well with Others Google drive got it’s early breaks in the market by being far superior at collaborating with others than any other tool out there.
This still holds true today. Publicly Share Documents Not only can you share and collaborate with people you invite, but you can also make documents public. Control Access Levels for Security Just because you want to share and work with others, doesn’t mean you necessarily want people messing with yo sh*t. Chat While Collaborating Search by Person. Docs and Slides: add images on the go. From company meetings to school reports, pictures play an important part in telling your story.
Today’s updates to Docs and Slides for Android and iOS help you work with images more easily, even when you’re on the go. Insert images Now you can add pictures to your documents and presentations, directly from your phone or tablet. 8 Things Every Teachers should Be Able to Do with Google Docs. Today I am sharing with you a little guide I have created specifically for readers of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
Each time I write about Google Docs I get several emails from people asking about how to apply a certain tip. I know Google Docs keeps improving and adding more features to it but the basic features it started with are still the same. Just give it some time and play around its features and you will learn a great deal of new things from. Use the the guide below to help you better master Google Docs. 1- Add a title to your document and save it in a folder. 10 Great Tools to Integrate with your Google Docs. Since Google officially changed Google Docs name to Google Drive and a number of updates have been introduced to improve its overall performance.
One very recent update is an increase of cloud storage capacity to 15GB usable across Gmail, Drive, and Google Plus. It is quite obvious that Google is trying to outsmart its immediate competitor Dropbox and I think Google is successful in its strategy so far. To make Google Drive stand out from the crowd, Google opened it to apps developers and allowed users to select from a wide variety of web apps to integrate into their Google Drive accounts. With the integration of these apps, users can now handle their files and documents ways not affordable by any other cloud storage tool out there.
I have curated for you some interesting apps that are integrated into Google Drive and which you can install right from your Google Drive interface. 10 Mind-blowing Google Drive Tips & Tools for Teachers. 12 Roles For Google Drive In The Classroom. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education. Google Drive has enabled Google Add Ons and there are some that you and your students will want to enable right away.
Others may appeal more to professional developers or those who work remotely . Here’s a tutorial on enabling add ons. Start with this and then look to see which ones will suit your needs. 50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about. 52 Google Docs Secrets. 100 Google Docs Tips. November 9th, 2009 Students and educators have a wealth of learning and productivity tools available to them online.
Google offers some of the highest-quality resources on the web to meet all your study and teaching needs, and all you need to access them is an internet connection. 100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom. 100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students. Convert PDFs to Google Docs to Differentiate Instructional Materials. This is a guest post post from Brenda Doucette (@doucetteb) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site.
Recently, we discovered a feature of Google Drive that has changed how we prepare and access materials and resources for our students. As we attempt to make all curricula digital and thus make it available to all students, the idea of using PDFs was always a problem. PDFs are just not editable in most situations, and this was an issue when it came to modifying and differentiating documents. Adobe Acrobat was our “go to” application for this type of conversion, but it was costly and often hard to come by in an educational setting. Note: We still use Adobe Acrobat for complex projects or documents that do not convert well in Google Drive. Here is how it works: Open and sign into Google DriveUpload a PDF document to your DriveRight-Click on the document once it is uploaded.Choose Open with>Google Docs The original PDF remains in your Drive and a new, converted document is created.
Här är 8 gratis Chrome-tillägg du måste ha om du jobbar i Google Drive. Om du använder Google Drive på jobbet finns det en uppsjö av appar som gör tjänsten bättre.
Network World har listat åtta gratistillägg till Chrome och Chrome OS som är ett måste. 1. Awesomedrive Om du använder Google Drive för lagring, men Office-programmen för att arbeta är du förmodligen dödstrött på att ständigt ladda ned och ladda upp filer. Movenote for Google Drive.
Create A Classroom Poster Using Google Docs. I have been sharing a great deal of educational posters here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning.
I love using posters with my students and I know many of you love them too. Sometimes it seems like we can not find the exact poster we want for our class and this is when we need to use our techy skills to craft our own posters. The process is not very hard and anybody with the rudimentary tech knowledge can do it in a matter of minutes. I have already featured a post containing several web tools to help you create your posters. However, I recently got some requests from some of my readers asking me about the tool I used in creating the posters I shared in my Freebies section. Click on each image to see it in full view. How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it was shared as "view only?
" Most of the Google Documents and Presentations that I share on this blog are marked "view only. " Even if the document or presentation is marked "view only" you can still create a copy for yourself. The directions below show you how (the directions apply to Documents, Presentations, and Sheets). Step 1: Step 2: Step 3:Applications for Education Sharing Google Documents and Presentations as "view only" is a good way to distribute directions for assignments or templates for completing assignments. Using Voice Comments with Google Docs for End of the Year Projects. I had a “just in time” professional development moment thanks to Jennifer Roberts and her video titled “Docs Voice Comments.”
I wanted to share it with other educators as I know many of us are planning end of the year projects, assignments, and written pieces. These culminating assignments are incredibly time consuming to grade. I also wonder how many of my students carefully read the comments I make on these pieces since they get them back just as the school year ends and summer break begins. Google Drive for Teachers with ‘How-to’ video links. Google Drive - Quick reference guide for teachers and students — Edgalaxy. 8 Extensions That Make Google Drive More Powerful Than Dropbox. You Can Now Edit Microsoft Office Files in Google Docs.
Google announced on Wednesday that Google Docs users can now edit Microsoft Office files through the cloud-based platform, a move that eliminates the limitations of making Docs a full-time home office option. Google also announced on Wednesday during its I/O Developers Conference that users can now open Word, Excel and PowerPoint files and save them in their native formats via its suite of cloud-based software. This means you'll be able to view, create and share documents, spreadsheets and presentations on both mobile devices and the desktop. There's offline support too, so users can make edits or start from scratch without an Internet connection and then sync up later. A Good Google Drive Tool to Enhance Students' Reading and Writing Skills. November 18, 2014Read & Write for Google is a powerful tool that integrates with both the web and Google Drive to offer reading and writing help. It is also a good extension to support students with learning difficulties and reading disabilities.
Some of the features of Read & Write include: Read aloud words, passages or entire documents with easy to follow colour highlightingExplain new terms using both text and picturesTranslate text into other languagesProvides suggestions for the current or next word you typeHelps you highlight text in documents or the web and collect for use in other documentsYou can also use it to simplify and summarize text on web pages.Read & Write for Google work on different platforms and devices including: Mac, PCs, and Chromebooks.
Making the Most of Google Docs: Tips & Lesson Ideas. Since attending the Google Teacher Academy in April, I have been trying to learn as much as possible about each Google application. The result? Google for Teachers: 100+ Tricks. It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google for teachers has to offer?