What Can You Create on a Chromebook? Chrome App and Extension Database. There are now 150+ Chrome Apps and Extensions in this database.
I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers (also at the bottom of this post) that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you probably know that I love the Google Chrome web browser! Using Google Apps for Education to Create Digital Portfolios from Avra Robinson. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.
Google Apps for Education is a wonderful, collaborative program that allows students to create, collect, and curate artifacts of learning. While there is a wide variety of programs that can be used to create digital portfolios, here are four ways that the GAFE suite of programs can facilitate digital portfolio creation. 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators. Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google.
This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. But there are so many sites! I’ve spent several weeks combing through resources and have picked some of my favorites. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.
Must-Have Classroom Apps and Tools! - Google Slides. Pear Deck + Google Classroom. Optimizing Chromebooks in the Classroom - HOME. Google Classroom Tutorial and Ideas For the Classroom. Grading with Doctopus and Goobric - Optimizing Chromebooks in the Classroom. Google Classroom - Optimizing Chromebooks in the Classroom. Online Assessments with Google Forms - Google Docs. 40 Ways to Use Google Apps for Education- August 2014 - Google Slides. 50 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom. Everything There Is to Know about Google Docs… in 30 Minutes. Extensity: The Essential Chrome Extension Everyone Needs.
Extensity is one extension to rule them all.
It will turn on and off other Chrome extensions and keep your browser running lightning fast. It is so important that installing extensity is my #1 essential tip for Chromebooks. Try it. Please! Every time I share this one at a conference, someone will thank me OUT LOUD spontaneously, like they can’t help it. Google Tip: Super Easy Classroom Timer. As teachers we frequently need a timer.
Google makes this super easy. In the Omnibox of Google Chrome type in the word “timer.” Typing the word “timer” into the Google search box will launch a timer. The default time is 5 minutes. Simply click on the timer numbers and you will be able to edit to customize the time.