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The%20Best%20Chrome%20Extensions%20for%20the%20classroom. 5 Great Things You Can Do With Google Sheets. Spreadsheets can be intimidating to a lot of teachers and students.

5 Great Things You Can Do With Google Sheets

I have to admit that at one time working with spreadsheets was a daunting task for me too. Fortunately, Google Sheets has made it much easier for the average computer user to work with spreadsheets. Sharing is Caring. Resource: “Sharing is Caring: 50 Collaborative Google Apps Activities” (conference session resources from Ditch That Textbook) 1.

Sharing is Caring

Graphic organizers (Google Drawings) Drawings gives users a blank canvas where they can add text, shapes, lines, etc. When done, they can save their work as image files or PDF files and can add those images to documents, slides and spreadsheets. It’s a perfect medium for creating graphic organizers. Hexagonal thinking practice drawing Blog post: 15 free Google Drawings graphic organizers — and how to make your own Admin application: Hexagonal thinking in a Google Drawing lets staff brainstorming happen anytime and anywhere. 2. Tables of contents can make a large document more manageable. Practice document with TOC Admin application: A document like this can let everyone on staff share info/notes/etc. without having everyone digitally step on each other’s toes as they modify the document. 3.

Who’s the smartest person in the room? 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. How to Create a Rubric in Google Sheets - Video Demonstration. How to Create a Rubric in Google Sheets - Video Demonstration. Great Ways to Use Google Docs - Presented Visually. Google Apps for Learning: 9 Best Practices. Starting March 3, educational technology specialist Jennifer Bloomingdale launches three exciting courses on Google Apps.

Google Apps for Learning: 9 Best Practices

Google Apps may be similar to traditional productivity tools. But look a little closer, says Jennifer Bloomingdale, you’ll find they are so much more. Creating Narrated Slideshows with Google Tools. This week I am hosting some guest bloggers.

Creating Narrated Slideshows with Google Tools

This is a guest post from Mike Petty. Last fall our high school purchased Chromebooks and the new principal set high expectations for more project-based learning and technology integration in all subjects. Creating Narrated Slideshows with Google Tools. This week I am hosting some guest bloggers.

Creating Narrated Slideshows with Google Tools

This is a guest post from Mike Petty. Last fall our high school purchased Chromebooks and the new principal set high expectations for more project-based learning and technology integration in all subjects. As the instructional technology coordinator for the district, this was great news for me! Student Created Videos: Google Slides and Screencasting. This week I am hosting some guest bloggers.

Student Created Videos: Google Slides and Screencasting

This is a guest post from Jonathan Brubaker. Right place at the right time. The place was Edcamp Palm Springs. The time was a session on video in the classroom led by Jessica Pack. How to Create, Edit, and Share Notes on Google Keep. 32 Ways to Use Google Apps in the Classroom - Google Slides. 50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education. Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance.

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education

But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability. We’ve discovered 50+ great tips for getting the most out of Google Docs as a student, with awesome ideas and tricks for collaboration, sharing, and staying productive. Access your documents from anywhere: Whether you’re in your dorm room or the school library, you can access your Google Docs. Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Docs in Education ( Great Easy Guide )

Here is a list of some of the best features of Google Docs that teachers need to know about :It is free and very easy to useIt has a user-friendly interfaceIt lets you create Google documents, spreadsheets, and other file types and collectionsIt lets you upload, manage and store files and foldersIt allows you to share Google Docs, files and collectionsYou can preview your docs and files before you open or share themYou can also view images and videos that you have uploaded to your document listIt lets you search for items by name, type and visibility settingIt allows users to collaborate on documents in real timeIt also offers a chat functionality for collaborators to use while working on docs.Google Docs Templates for teachers Many Google Docs users are unaware of the fact that they can breathe life into their documents with templates.

Tips Every Teacher should Know about Google Docs in Education ( Great Easy Guide )

Google's new templates for Google Docs make it fast and easy to create all kinds of documents. I- Documents : Click on any title to read the tutorial. Using Google Docs in the Classroom. Track & Rate Skills Directly in Google Drive. Track & Rate Skills Directly in Google Drive One of my favorite tools for providing feedback in Google Drive is Kaizena, which allows you to leave voice comments on documents.

Track & Rate Skills Directly in Google Drive

Today Kaizena launches an enhanced feature: tags. Tags allow you to track and rate skills, saving your comments for future use. Not only does this provide effective feedback for students and a means to track skill development, it’s a real time saver for grading papers. 10 Mind-blowing Google Drive Tips & Tools for Teachers.

My List: A Collection on "Googletools" (Google,apps,tools,for,education) 8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized in the New Year. The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn't quite cutting it.

8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized in the New Year

When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all. It's really all about finding the system that works for you, picking apps or tools that you will actually use, and remembering that there are lots of options to choose from as you figure out the best fit. As you sort through the following list, don't try them all out at once. Pick one or two, put them into practice for a month, and then reflect on how well something is helping you stay organized. You may choose to add that website or app to your tool belt as you explore another resource, or you may decide to scrap that tool and try out something completely new. 30/30 (iOS - Free; upgrades available)

How to Search Google Like a Pro: 11 Tricks You Have to Know. Google is a powerful tool, but you’re missing out on a lot of that power if you just type words into it. Master Google and find the best results faster with these search tricks. Whether you’re an inexperienced user or a seasoned professional, you’ll probably find at least one search operator you weren’t aware of here. Many of Google’s search operators aren’t very well-known. Exact Words and Phrases One of the most basic and widely known search tricks is using quotation marks to search for an exact phrase.

“Hello World” This same method now works for exact-word queries. “mining” Excluding a Word The minus sign allows you to specify words that shouldn’t appear in your results. Linux distributions -ubuntu Site Search The site: operator allows you to perform a search in a specific site. Site:howtogeek.com windows 7 You can also use the site: operator to specify a domain. Related Words ~geek Apparently, “Linux” is the most similar word to geek, followed by “Greek.” The Wildcard Time Ranges File Type.