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Google Apps. Google Blogger. Google Calendar. Google Chrome. Google Docs. Google Drive. Google Forms. Google Hangouts. Google Keep. Google in PBL. Google Sheets. Google Sites. Google Slides. Tutorials. YouTube. Search Tips and Tools. An Easy Way to Download Your Google Data. The Value of Add-ons and Systems. Back in June when Google launched the new quizzes feature in Google Forms I saw plenty of people Tweeting things about the evils of multiple choice.

The Value of Add-ons and Systems

Many of those same people accused Google and bloggers like me of perpetuating the evil practice of using multiple choice. The trouble with Twitter is that people often read just a headline and respond to it. Or they respond out of context without looking at the full picture. (That's one of the reasons why I don't often get involved in Twitter chats, but that's a topic for another blog post). Here's where tools like Google Forms' quiz mode, Add-ons like Flubaroo, and other simple quiz systems like Formative have value for me and many other educators. On a related note, if you're wondering how to use Google Forms' quiz mode, I made a video about it which you can find on my YouTube channel or watch as embedded below.

Stride Labs Helps You Keep Track of Updates to Your Google Documents. Stride Labs is a service that helps you keep track of changes to documents in your Google Drive, Box, and Dropbox accounts.

Stride Labs Helps You Keep Track of Updates to Your Google Documents

Rather than having to open a document and look at the revision history or the comments, Stride will notify you of updates to your documents. Within your Stride Labs account you can create project folders to help you better track updates to your files. For example, a teacher could create a project folder for each section of a class that he or she teaches. Likewise, students can create project folders for each of their classes. Stride Labs offers an iOS app through which you can receive notifications. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Two Great Tools to Create Image Based Quizzes. May , 2014 Quizzes can take different format and while the traditional way of delivering quizzes was textually based, now web 2.0 technologies allow us to create quizzes that embed multimedia elements such as images and videos and not only text.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Two Great Tools to Create Image Based Quizzes

In a previous post I shared here in EdTech and Mlearning, I featured a slew of useful web applications that teachers can use to create video based quizzes. Today, I am sharing with you two important tools to create quizzes around images. 1- ImageQuiz ImageQuiz is a handy web tool that allows you to create quizzes around images. You can upload and use your own images or use the ones hosted online.Each quiz you create will prompt people who take your quiz to look for answers using parts of the image. 10 Important Google URLs That Every Google User Should Know. Google Apps. Google Drive-Docs.

Use Your Phone to Control Google Slides Remotely. Top 10 Google Classroom Best Practices For eLearning Professionals. The great thing about Google Classroom is that all of its perks, such as organizing and managing online content and assignments, providing a safe environment for both online facilitators and learners to communicate with each other, etc., are absolutely for free.

Top 10 Google Classroom Best Practices For eLearning Professionals

But there are literally dozens of other things you can do with Google Classroom. In this article, I’ll share 10 Google Classroom best practices so that you will be able to make the best out of this superb blended learning platform. Create a class with just a few clicks? 5 Good Google Tools for Social Studies Students. This evening I gave a short webinar presentation on my five favorite Google tools for social studies teachers and students.

5 Good Google Tools for Social Studies Students

The webinar was hosted by the New England ISTE group. The content of key elements of the webinar are outlined below. Besides what you see featured below we also looked at Google's Ngram Viewer. 1. Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks. Google. Google Summit. 10 ways I use Google Forms in my tablet classroom.

Image courtesy of TBR Mohamed El-Ashiry takes a look at ways of using Google Forms in the classroom.

10 ways I use Google Forms in my tablet classroom

I am one of Google Forms‘ biggest fans! I have many reasons to love the service, and I use it in many different ways. While there have been many other advantages, the biggest advantage of using Google Forms in my classroom is being able to give students immediate feedback. I often connect my tablet to the projector, and hide the column displaying the names of students submitting their responses (whether they are responding to a test, or self-assessment or peer-assessment, etc.). In my classroom, students have had tablets (iPads) for two years now. 1.

Student self-assessment is a very powerful tool in any classroom. 2. Peer-assessment also plays a critical role in any classroom. 3. In my classes, whenever I assign the students a major assessment task, I show them them the rubric that will be used to assess their work. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Like this: Excellent Tutorials to Help You Create Presentations on Google Drive. January 13, 2015 Here is a set of practical video tutorials on Google Slides (formerly Presentation) I have bookmarked over the last couple of months.

Excellent Tutorials to Help You Create Presentations on Google Drive

The purpose behind this collection is to provide teachers, especially beginner users of Slides, with practical know-how to assist them in creating, editing and sharing Google Slides. Google Slides is one of the easiest and simplest presentation creation tool out there. It is also part of Google Drive suit which makes its integration with other Drive services a seamless process. The video tutorials below will introduce you to some of the basic tips and tricks to help you create beautiful slides on Google Slides. Check them out and , as always, share with us what you think of them enjoy. How to Use Google Drawings to Create Mind Maps. 20 Google tools teachers should try (and how to use them in classrooms)

There’s a reason teachers like Google tools. They’re free, easy to use, and you already have an account on basically all of them. Add in the fact that Google is making a huge push into the world of teacher tools and you quickly realize it’s a good time to be a teacher. There are a ton of Google tools that you should try out. But not all of them are relevant to your classroom. What’s a teacher to do? See Also: 6 little-known Google tools you should try today First, check out the graphic we worked hard on making for you.

Google Tools Teachers Should Try (And How To Use Them In Classrooms) Scroll the whole way down this VERY long visual for links and more! Links And Other Information. Handy Google Drive Tip for Teachers- Moving Docs to Multiple Folders. July 25, 2014 Here is an excellent Google Drive tip I learned today from Shake Up Learning.

Handy Google Drive Tip for Teachers- Moving Docs to Multiple Folders

As much as I love Google Drive and spend so much time discovering its hidden tricks and features I must say that this new tip has completely taken me by surprise and I am not sure how I missed it. This new tip allows you to move Google Drive files, documents, presentations and spreadsheets into multiple folders. For instance, you have tow folders for two separate classes and you want to share a document you have written with both classes. This is how to do it: Open the document you want to share and then click on the folder icon. Alternatively, you don't have to open the document to do this. Now if you want to add the document to a single folder you can simply select the name of the folder and click add to but if you want to add it to multiple folders, hold the control key (Windows) or the command key (Mac) as you click to select multiple folders. Docs Templates. Forms - Kern Kelley.

Google Form Templates If you are logged into your Google Account, these form templates will automatically copy into your Google Docs Dashboard.

Forms - Kern Kelley

Many of the forms are designed to work with an iPod Touch. Google Sites for Teachers 2012. Casting Your Content To The Big Screen - Google Cast.