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Learn Digital Skills to Solve Everyday Tasks - Applied Digital Skills. Students create an interactive, If/Then Adventure Story in Google Slides.

Learn Digital Skills to Solve Everyday Tasks - Applied Digital Skills

Activity 1: Introduction to Applied Digital Skills extension Google Apps Overview assessment Google Apps Pre-Survey Activity 2: Brainstorm Story Ideas play_circle_filled If-Then Adventure Stories Introduction play_circle_filled Introduction to Group Decision Making play_circle_filled Brainstorm Story Elements play_circle_filled Select Story Elements assessment Wrap Up Activity 3: Create an If/Then Adventure play_circle_filled Introduction to If/Then Adventure Stories play_circle_filled Set Up Your First Slides play_circle_filled Create Choices and Links play_circle_filled Connect and Create assessment Reflection Activity 4: Wrap Up play_circle_filled Unit Wrap assessment If-Then Adventure Stories Reflection extension If-Then Adventure Stories Extensions Students conduct research while learning about source credibility.

Activity 2: Test for Credibility Activity 4: Create a Logo. Google turns 'Hamilton' hype into a VR history lesson. Bring the Power of Google Keep to Google Docs With a Single Click. Not every Google move causes tectonic shifts.

Bring the Power of Google Keep to Google Docs With a Single Click

Some of them are subtle but give you the chance to improve your productivity by a notch. The integration of Google Keep within the Google Drive suite of apps should have been a no-brainer from the start. But better late than never, we get to see why it means something more than an extra browser tab for your notes. Here’s how it works: Open Google Docs and then click Tools in the menu.

If this is your first time opening the Keep notepad, you will be prompted to enable the feature. A sidebar is displayed on the right of your document with all your Keep notes. That’s it. Add Audio to Google Slides. One of the long-standing complaints about Google Slides is that there isn’t a way to add audio to the slides.

Add Audio to Google Slides

That’s not entirely the case, but the process isn’t as straight-forward as you would hope it would be. To add music to Google Slides you first need to find a YouTube video that contains music that is Creative Commons licensed. The best option, is to use a video that you own and that has music you have the rights to use. 10 Google Apps Tricks to Learn for 2017 - Teacher Tech. 1.

10 Google Apps Tricks to Learn for 2017 - Teacher Tech

Force a Copy When I create templates I like to share the templates in a way that prompts the user to create a copy. Notice if you go to alicekeeler.com/poo that it does not take you directly to the document but rather asks you to copy it first. To accomplish this remove the /edit at the end of a Google Apps URL and change it to /copy. Example: New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness. We’re fortunate to teach in an era in which 1:1 classrooms—with one device for each student—are increasingly the norm.

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

Still, we’re constantly asking ourselves: Are we utilizing this omnipresent technology to the best of our abilities? How can we be sure that its use supports our students’ academic growth? Let’s face it: A worksheet is still a worksheet, even if it’s stored on Google Drive. Dr. Linda Darling Hammond has found that for technology to be used effectively in the classroom, three key criteria must be met: Learning must be interactive; the technology must be used to explore, design, and create rather than to “drill and kill”; and there must be the right blend of teachers and technology. G Suite has recently released two features that allow teachers to meet these criteria and maximize their instructional time: Google Cast for Education and Screencastify.

10 Google Apps Tricks to Learn for 2017 - Teacher Tech. Google’s note-taking app Keep joins G Suite, now integrates with Google Docs. Google Keep, a competitor to note-taking apps like Evernote and Microsoft’s OneNote, is today being integrated into Google’s suite of applications aimed at businesses, G Suite (previously, Google Apps for Your Domain).

Google’s note-taking app Keep joins G Suite, now integrates with Google Docs

This allows Keep to become a part of users’ workflow for capturing ideas, jotting down quick reminders or to-dos, creating checklists, taking meeting notes and more. Along with its addition to G Suite, Google Keep is also now being integrated with Google Docs. That means you’ll be able to drag and drop notes from Keep into your work documents, Google explains. This feature is available via the web only, and requires you first have Docs loaded and open in your browser. 11 Things to Start with in Google Classroom - Teacher Tech. In a nutshell, Google Classroom is Google Drive Management.

11 Things to Start with in Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

It allows you to assign assignments and collect work from students. 5 Things About Google Slides You Did Not Know - Teacher Tech. This is a little cheating as some of these features are new so you could not have known!!

5 Things About Google Slides You Did Not Know - Teacher Tech

Google Slides is one of my favorites. I use it to have students GIVE ME information rather than get information. Truly transformative for teaching. 1. 8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement. Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience.

8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students. (Public domain image via Pixabay.com) So often, people think of presentation slides as just that: a visual aid for delivering a presentation in front of an audience. But these slide apps (like Google Slides and PowerPoint in Office 365) really are powerful tools for delivering interactive user experiences. Today was a pretty awesome day at school. It's pretty amazing to see how many...

Google Expeditions! How to HyperDoc - Google Slides. 10 innovative Google lessons from the EduOnAir Conference. Technology isn’t the genius in education, but it can be the catalyst for amazing things.

10 innovative Google lessons from the EduOnAir Conference

It was a given that the Education on Air Conference, put on by Google for Education, would produce a long list of great ideas and tools that can be leveraged for impressive learning experiences. Right after the conference happened on May 8 and 9, I shared 10 key takeaways from the conference. Now that I’ve had some time to enjoy and digest more of the great sessions from dozens of passionate educators all over the world, I’ve found some gems I have to share. Here are 10 lessons shared by others in their Education on Air sessions, with all the videos of the conference sessions embedded to the side: 1. 10 Google Apps Tricks to Learn for 2017 - Teacher Tech.

Google EDU Announces Differentiation, Data and API Updates to Classroom. 10 Things You Can Do On Google Classroom - Simplek12. 100 Google Apps Tutorial Videos. Often when I'm stuck on a technical problem all I need to get myself over the hurdle is just a quick tip. That's why when I started making ed tech tutorial videos I made a conscious effort to keep them short and sweet. My YouTube channel now has more than 400 tutorial videos including 100 Google Apps tutorial videos organized into a playlist for you.

Chromebooks and G Suite for Education Boost Student Engagement and Learning. Eight years ago, Maine Township High School District 207 in Illinois became one of the first K–12 users of G Suite for Education. “This is really a reflection of my predecessors,” says Jason Klein, Maine Township’s assistant superintendent. “They looked at what our needs were going to be in the coming years and saw that G Suite could really solve a series of problems for us.” Since then, the district, which serves grades 9 through 12, has rolled out 7,500 Chromebooks to their students and teachers. Google has followed the deployment every step of the way.

Over the course of 16 months, the tech giant and Evergreen Education Group studied the results of the rollout at Maine Township and several other schools and recently released “Impact Portraits” on the projects. Www.google. Q. Is Google Keep just for making lists? Is it possible to save web pages I browse on my Android tablet in there, and if so, how? Google Keep has taken over my Task Management and GTD. Why more users don’t use Google Keep is a mystery to me because it’s awesome. It has changed how I use to-dos, GTD, Task Management, Project management and note taking. It simply is my “Organized Mind“. Control Alt Achieve: Google Drawings Chess and Checkers for Students. Earlier this week I shared a post about Battlesheets, my Google Sheets version of the classic tabletop game Battleship. Building on that topic, I am sharing two more Google versions of classic games in this post. This time I have created online interactive versions of Chess and Checkers with Google Drawings.

As mentioned before, tabletop games, board games, card games, and such can have great educational value for students. One great way to learn more about the benefit of gaming in education is to listen to the podcast "Games in Schools and Libraries". The show is hosted by Donald Dennis who "works in the Georgetown County Library system where he is the Teen Technology and Games Librarian. " On snow days, this Colorado teacher uses YouTube to keep his class moving forward. How do teachers captivate their students? Here, in a feature we call How I Teach, we ask great educators how they approach their jobs. You can see other pieces in this series here. These Google Forms turn video from passive to active learning. For as long as I have been a teacher, I have been showing videos in class. While not a revolutionary idea, back when I first started I would show a video related to the lesson and hand out an accompanying question sheet to make sure the students were focusing on the main ideas.

Five new ways to reach your goals faster with G Suite. One of the core promises of Google Docs is to help you and your team go from collecting ideas to achieving your goals as quickly and easily as possible. That’s why last month we launched Explore in Docs, Sheets and Slides — with machine intelligence built right in — to help your team create amazing presentations, spreadsheets and documents in a fraction of the time it used to take.

Google: Girls Can Achieve Great Things Through Coding. Rose Broome, founder and chief executive officer of HandUp, grew up in California's Silicon Valley, playing in computer server rooms and making backup tapes. As an undergraduate at Santa Clara University, she studied computer science and business computing as an information systems student, but then switched disciplines. Graduating with a degree in campaign management, Broome thought that it would enable her to do more community-focused work, such as public health messaging. Technology in the Classroom: How to Use Google Forms. There are lots of free survey and polling sites (two popular options are PollDaddy and Survey Monkey), but often they limit the number of surveys you can create or how many questions you can include without “Leveling up” to a premium version.

Among the teachers I know who are always looking for ways to save their limited pennies yet still use technology in the classroom, Google Forms is a runaway favorite. 3 Ways Google Arts & Culture Can Enrich Your Lessons. Imagine your students learning about the massive prehistoric creatures that used to walk the earth and being able to look them in the eye. Or imagine your class studying van Gogh’s art and being able to look closely enough to study his brushstrokes.

Google Forms

11 Google Now tips you need to try today. 1. Set it up right. Just Google it - sandmountainreporter.com: Home. The Albertville City School System is one of the “Googliest” in the state. Technology Coordinator Terry Freeman and a team from the Albertville City School System recently returned from a Google technology coordinators conference in Perdido Beach. 10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently.

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective. ASCD Express 12.01 - Three Simple and Powerful Ways to Use Technology for Setting Student Goals. Make This the Year You Launch Genius Hour. By Gallit Zvi and Denise Krebs Have you heard of Genius Hour? Google for Education gets a host of updates as the school year starts. Finally! Google Classroom Lets You Share With Parents. Use Images as Answer Choices in Google Forms. How Genius Hour Benefits The Entire School Community – A.J. JULIANI. Google Classroom unveils new tools for upcoming school year.

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Apple loses more ground to Google's Chromebook in education market. Algonac students given 20 percent of class to explore innovations - Life. Review: The Genius Hour Guidebook. What Is Genius Hour? - The 4 essentials of a successful Genius Hour. Apple loses more ground to Google's Chromebook in education market. Setting up Google Classroom for Teachers. The advanced Google searches every student should know. Google's Chromebooks make up half of US classroom devices. Google can make you think you're smarter than you actually are, study shows.

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Essential Chromebook Apps for Teachers. Kaizena · Give Great Feedback. How to Expertly Organize Your Classroom With Google Sites. Welcome to Flubaroo. 17 Things You Didn't Know Google Chrome Could Do. The Secret Powers of Chrome's Address Bar. Google Cheat Sheets. A Guide to Google Tools - Tips & Tricks You Can't Live Without. 6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom. How to Send Emails from a Google Spreadsheet. 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class. 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class. 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class. Try the New Add-ons for Google Forms. A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets. Excellent Tutorials to Help You Create Presentations on Google Drive.

The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + tips and tricks! Chalkup- A Wonderful Google Drive Tool for Teachers. Welcome to Flubaroo. How Google is Leading the Charge on Teaching Kids to Code. Everything you never knew about using Google in the classroom. Top 10 Google Apps Scripts for Education - Synergyse Training for Google Apps. 10 Sentences that Teachers using Google Apps never hear...#ASCD15... How-To: Link Google Forms to QR Codes.