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Portfolio%204 3 2. Chromebooks And Google Apps | Social Studies Central. Chromebooks and Google Apps Chromebook Resources Transitioning from other computersChromebook Keyboard shortcutsChromeBook TourChromebook Help CenterChromebook User Guide The Google Chromebook in the Classroom (Large list of resources)100 Best Chromebook Tips, Tricks, and TimesaversChromebooks: A Resource Guide for TeachersChromebook Proficiency Checklist Elementary ResourcesSecondary Resources Our App List (Google Doc)Suggested Chromebook AppsFind Apps by learning activity & mobile device typeJerry Butler’s List of AppsGiant List of Chrome Extensions / Apps 50 Best Chrome Extensions for TeachersBest Free Chrome ExtensionsTeaching with Chromebooks (Pinterest)Google Play for Education Help Using Your Chromebook OfflineHow can I print from a Chromebook?

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4. Collaboration. Introduction Life is sweet! It is especially sweet when you have all of the tools right at your fingertips to complete a project thus making you more productive! Imagine using a program at school for typing a paper; however, at home you do not have the software. Panic sets in! Introduction to Google Drive AND Microsoft OneDrive Both of these are Free online productivity suites of applications that share many of the same capabilities as the ones you use at school. The online productivity suites of programs, Google Drive, Office Online, and Office 365 allow users to create, collaborate and share documents, spreadsheets, presentations, spreadsheets, and calendars.

A great feature is that your work is saved online (in the cloud), and you can usually access it at school, at home, or any place you are using various computing devices (laptop, cellphone, tablet, desktop) that have an Internet connection. With Google Docs and Word Online (or Office 365) you can: Bepublishing. Some Ideas and Examples for Using Google+ Hangouts in School. This morning I virtually dropped into my friend Eric Cole's workshop on Google+. Eric was demonstrating Google+ Hangouts to teachers in his school and I was happy to say hello and share some ideas for using Google+ Hangouts in education.

The first example that I shared was Kern Kelley and his students in Newport, Maine producing the Tech Sherpas show. Every week during the school year Kern and his students host a Google+ Hangout on Air in which they share technology tips for teachers and students. One of their recent episodes was all about forwarding domains. Jenn Scheffer and her students at Burlington High School in Massachusetts produce a Google+ Hangout on Air show that is similar in nature to that of Tech Sherpas. The BHS show is slightly different in that they will interview people on the show. I have been on twice to talk about blogging. Connected Classrooms is a program sponsored by Google for the purpose of bringing experts into classrooms through Google+ Hangouts.

How To Create A Google Drive Classroom. How To Create A Google Drive Classroom by TeachThought Staff Using the cloud in the classroom can be a powerful thing. One of the most common uses of the cloud in today’s classroom is word processing, and one of the most common cloud-based word processing platforms is Google Drive. We’ve talked about offering voice feedback to documents. In the above below, teacher Bjorn Behrendt explains how to set up a classroom in Google Drive.

He offers dozens of tips to pre-empt the kind of challenges that you’re likely to see (e.g., students unknowingly duplicating the same file several times, not knowing which folder to turn work in to, etc.) Since he clearly has experience in the classroom, this video is immediately better than the vast majority of universal Google Drive tutorials you’ll find.

In addition to other helpful tips, Behrendt includes information on: -Creating a class -Creating assignments -Sharing documents -Filtering results -Turning in digital work -Creating student portfolios -Naming files. Google. Google. 8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement. Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are eight activities that bring interactive learning to students. (Public domain image via 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.

By thinking outside the box with Google Slides, PowerPoint and other similar tools, teachers can create unique learning experiences for students. Here are eight Google Slides activities that use the unique features of online slide apps to create engaging learning experiences: 1. I created a PDF ebook to help you create PDF ebooks. ANOTHER FREE EBOOK — I wrote an ebook called “101 Practical Ways to Ditch That Textbook” as a gift to my readers. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. On the question slide, for each possible answer, create a link to the feedback slide. 8. 100 Best Chromebook Tips, Tricks and Time Savers. Getting started with a Google Chromebook is very easy so is being a normal Google Chromebook user. But to be a power user, you need to know some tips, tricks and secrets.

Here is a few to get you started! Towards the end of the list you will find tips mostly found on development channel or beta channel of Chrome OS. So if you are using stable version of Chrome OS and find a feature not working, do not worry, it will be there in few weeks time when Chrome team updates stable version. Thanks everyone who shared these tips on various forums and communities. A big thank you to François Beaufort and all my Google Plus friends! Chromebook Tips, Tricks and Time Savers <img src=" alt="" width="448" height="212" />You can create a recovery media right from the Google Chromebook.

Hope you learned a thing or two here. Guided Notes in Google Classroom - Edwords Blog. Teachers have long used lecture with PowerPoints, Google Slides, and other tools to deliver content. With advances in educational technology, we need to ask some important questions about this practice. What strategy does not differentiate, is teacher-centered, and requires all students to work at roughly the same pace? Lecture. What is the most difficult classroom management challenge? Getting students to quietly listen to the teacher for long periods of time. How can we differentiate, let students work at their own pace, be student-centered, and make classroom management easier? Stop lecturing. Google Classroom lets teachers deliver content without speaking to the whole class while still using existing resources. Here are 4 steps to making this work in Google Classroom: Screencasting Rather than lecture, teachers can use their resources (such as a Google Slides presentation) to screencast themselves explaining content.

Guided Notes EdPuzzle This is where differentiation comes in. TED-Ed. Chromebooks And Google Apps | Social Studies Central. 10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs. Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use.

However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be invaluable to educators. Here are ten tricks that can make your life easier with Google Docs: Share & Collaborate with Google Docs One of the most powerful features of Google Docs is that you can share and collaborate on documents with others. Sharing with individuals is relatively easy. Comments And Suggested Edits Sometimes, you don’t want to make changes on a document. Others can reply to your comments when they make changes or ask for clarification. Revision History One of my favorite tools in Google Docs is “Revision History.” Add-Ons Recently, Google released a suite of “Add-ons.”

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The NEW Google Forms: 9 classroom uses. The new Google Forms makes classroom activities more efficient and more attractive. Here are 9 ways you can use Google Forms. For years, educators have been using Google Forms to gather data, assess learning and create fun techy learning experiences. Recently, Google Forms got a facelift, and even more recently, it added some new features. These features make some new things possible in the classroom, and they make some things easier — and prettier — than before. Here are some of the changes and what you can do with them in class.

If you’ve used Google Forms before, please keep your favorite uses of Forms in mind and add them as a comment at the end of the post! The new Google Forms makes viewing submissions easier than ever. 1. You can still view results in spreadsheet view. 2. This is GREAT for infrequently-used forms, and it’s GREAT to turn on after most of your student submissions have come in. CLASSROOM USE IDEA: Create a “late work submission” form. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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