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24 Google Docs Hacks That Make Your Life Easier [Infographic] Via eLearning Infographics Twenty years ago, collaborating with people in real-time over the internet seemed unfathomable. Now we do it every day with the click of a button. Google Docs is a powerful tool that makes working with people both near and far a breeze, but do you know how to use it to its full capacity? Google Docs has various interesting features that can immensely enhance your productivity level as a teacher and educator. With these hacks you no longer have to manually go through a document and look for duplicates or change the capitalization structure letter by letter.

You can also download the Google Doc phone application to easily view documents when you’re on the go. Staying organized is the key to managing your workload and optimizing your time, and these easy, actionable tips are sure to help you do just that. Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics. Control Alt Achieve: Making Posters with Google Drawings. As mentioned in earlier blog posts, Google has loads of awesome tools, but one thing that seems to be missing is a dedicated desktop publishing app to create brochures, newsletters, flyers, and greeting cards.

(There are, of course, great third party tools, such as Lucidpress.) However if you are willing to get a little creative, Google Drawings can serve as a good option for some desktop publishing needs. Google Drawings is a very flexible program, allowing you to add text boxes, wordart, images, shapes, and more, to any part of the Drawing, and at any angle, much like a desktop publishing program would.

One such project you can achieve with Google Drawings is creating a poster. To try this out, I recently used Google Drawings to make a chemistry-themed poster that could be displayed in a Science classroom. The Finished Product - Elemental Love Tips and Tricks for Making Posters Below are some helpful options and ideas to use when creating a poster with Google Drawings. Change page size.

20 practical ways to use Google Forms in class, school. Google Forms gives educators a powerful data collection tool. Check out these 25 ways to harness its power in school. Everyone wants data. Schools want it to track student performance. Companies want it to learn about their customers. We track data in our own personal lives (fitness data, banking data, even social media data). Teachers and students have their own data gathering and tracking tool that’s free and easy to learn — Google Forms.

Google Forms lets you create a survey with lots of different kinds of questions: Short answerLong answerMultiple choiceCheckboxesDrop-down menu … and more. Teachers have used Google Forms to do quizzes and assessments for a while. Procedural stuff 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Assessment 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. Teachers can use EquatIO to create math assignments and quizzes. Students can respond right in the Google Form creating math expressions including equations and formulas.

Learning and creating 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 20. 24. 25. Related. Must Have Chrome Apps for The New School Year. August 20, 2015 You probably are already working on your digital toolkit making it ready for the start of a new school year. Part of your preparation will definitely consist of making decision on the kind of web applications and mobil apps you will be incorporating in your teaching. This means that you need to have a fairly decent knowledge of educational web tools out there and the potentialities they can offer to your instruction.

To this end and to help you make informed decisions about the technology to use in your class, we went ahead and did some digging into our archive and curated this collection comprising some of the best educational Chrome apps out there. We hope you will find it useful. Enjoy 1- Chrome Apps for Math Teachers 2- Chrome Apps for Recording and Editing Audio 3- Chrome Apps for Annotating and Editing PDFs 4- Chrome Apps for Bookmarking and Curating Content 5- Chrome Apps to Enhance Students Reading Experiences 6- Chrome Apps to Enhance Teachers Productivity.