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70+ Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom - SULS053. How to Add Alt Text to Images in Google Documents. Create a free mobile app in seconds from a template | Glide. Google Drive Overview and Turn Activities into Google Forms. 30 Free Google Drawings Graphic Organizers. Several years ago when I started making webinars, my first one was on creating Graphic Organizers with Google Drawings. This was before I had started the this blog, so I never really shared all of that information in an official blog post. Until now... Graphic organizers are a great tool to share information, explain a concept, or illustrate a relationship using elements including images, shapes, text, colors, and connecting lines. They can be used in education with any age group or subject area. There are many excellent tools for creating graphic organizers. However, one great choice for graphic organizers is Google Drawings. Tutorials For written directions on how to create graphic organizers with Google Drawings, see my help guide linked below.

Google Drawings for Graphic Organizers - Google Docs link For a 1-hour recorded training webinar, see the video below. Sample Graphic Organizers Word Study Diagram - Google Drawing link State or Country Research Web - Google Drawing link Conclusion. 7 Ways to Use Google Drawings in Your Classroom. Interactive Learning Menus (Choice Boards) Using Google Docs.

Have Multiple Forms feed information to a Single Sheet. Adding Links (Google Forms) Organize Google Drive with Colors and Icons □️ Apps That Work With Classroom. Top 5 Google Docs Lesson Plans for Middle School. Google Docs is one of the most popular applications in middle school computer courses. With it, students can do everything they can in Microsoft Word and then some. Whether it’s collaboration, modification, or cross-platform compatibility, Google Docs is a powerful tool that today’s students need to know how to use.

So that leaves one big question. How do you teach it? These are the five best places to find Google Docs lesson plans: Cult of PedagogyEffingham County Middle SchoolLesson Plans PageTom Barrett's Classroom SiteBusiness&ITCenter21 On this page we'll get into the details of each resource to help you plan the best Google Docs lesson possible. Let's get to it! 1. Cult of Pedagogy is one of the most popular outlets for Google Docs lesson plans. Actually, only a small portion of their lessons have to do with Google Docs. But you can still get a lot of educational value from using their Google Docs lessons independently. As the name implies, these Google Docs lessons are projects. 2. 3. 5. Google classroom – The Techy Coach. Student Quick Sheet to Google Classroom.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast. Google Complete Cheat Sheets. Teacher Center: Ressources. Digital Binders Using Google Drive. Home | Learn. Edpuzzle. Gmail Update 2018 - Answering Your Questions About Key Features. Google Calendar Tutorial 2018 - Quick Start. Shakeuplearning. Custom Google Form Confirmation Message. 5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom. You searched for google classroom. Tips & tricks to help you get the most from G Suite. Google for Education: Teacher Center. News Post. How to Set Up a Google Binder and Create a Google Doc. Digital Binders Using Google Drive. Google Tools For Educators | Teacher Technologies. These training videos show you some very useful techniques for searching for images in Google.

Google image search is one of the essential tech tools for teachers. This series will teach you how to search for specific coloured images, specific sized images and even specific formats of images (for example you can look for clipart or animations.) You can also search for copyright free image which is essential if you plan on re-using the image, and using copyright free images is a good habbit to get your students in to. This is an ideal set of videos to help teachers and students. There is also a great teaching idea that you can try out too. At the end of the explanation is a lesson tip. Step by step videos on how to use of an excellent online tool for teachers, Google Forms. Google Slides are great for building collaboration. Google is a powerful educational technology tool, often not used as effectively as posssible. You can now make quizzes in Google Forms that are self correcting. Create a Unique Google Forms URL for Each Student.

SchoolNet SA - Dialogue for Digital Learning: Four Google cheat sheets - a great example of Hyperdocs in action. So when I came across @cogswell_ben's superb Google Cheat Sheets I realised that these are excellent examples of Hyperdocs. Ben has kindly given these a Creative Commons license so that they can be reused. One can't embed them but if you click on the images below you'll be taken to the originals. This concept is so useful for creating documents for students to use in the classroom. It is definitely worth pursuing the topic of Hyperdocs! Visit Ben's blog.

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NEW 2018 Google Classroom Updates (detailed overview) 10 add-ons to Google Classroom you MUST try. Google Classroom’s basic features are powerful. Take it to the next level with some add-ons created just for teachers and students. The basic functions of Google Drive and Google Classroom are only the starting point for the innovative and creative uses one can use in the classroom. Alice Keeler, my co-author in our upcoming book Ditch That Homework, proves that again and again. Alice is one of the only people I know personally who codes for fun. It’s like Google Sheets bows down on one knee to this woman and does her bidding. Alice has created dozens of pre-created templates, add-ons, scripts, extensions — you name it, she’s created them. Two of these are Google Chrome extensions — little programs you install in your Chrome web browser that will perform certain tasks.

But most are scripts/add-ons she wrote to run inside Google Sheets or other Google tools. Here are 10 of them I like the most. 1. With DriveSlides, you can: 2. 3. How to use it: Add your roster to the roster column. 4. 5. Instructional Technology / Google Classroom. What is Google Classroom? Classroom is a web-based service that provides an easy way for teachers to create, share, and collect Google Documents, Presentations, and Spreadsheets. Assignments are automatically organized in folders for teachers and students. Teachers can see which assignments have been turned in or not turned in and have the capability to send announcements and start class discussions. Learn about the new Classroom features for 2018 including locked quizzes, classwork tab, copy class, and turning off notifications for specific classes.

Watch this video for an overview of the new features. End of Year Classroom Cleanup Tips - return work, un-enroll students, archive classes, remove old calendars. Step 5 is optional. Mobile Apps for Classroom Google Classroom End of Year Procedure - Archiving classes, where to find archived classes. Google Classroom Cheatsheet for the Online Teacher [infographic] Those teachers out there familiar with Google Classroom will love this Google Classroom Cheatsheet from Educational Technology and Mobile Learning. It features 10 cool things that are a must for educators using Google Classroom to know how to do. Here’s a sneak preview of what you’ll find in the Google Classroom Cheatsheet, from the original article: “The visual features 10 important tasks teachers should be able to do on Classroom. These include: invite students to join a class, manage multiple classes, invite co-teachers to a class; create or modify an assignment, create an announcement, quick exit tickets and polling, create a class resource page, grade and return an assignment, set class permissions’ and transfer grades to Google Sheets or to a CSV file.”

If you’ve never used Google Classroom, then don’t despair—the video below features an updated introductory tutorial on how to get started. Google Classroom New Features Student View August 2018. A New Gradebook for Google Classroom! One of the long-running complaints about Google Classroom that I and many others have had is about the nearly featureless gradebook. It appears that Google has heard those complaints and is taking some steps to improve the Google Classroom gradebook. The first step was taken this summer when Google added a comment bank to the Google Classroom gradebook. The second step came today in the form of an announcement of a new Google Classroom gradebook design.

The new Google Classroom gradebook will let you see all of your assignments and grades on the same screen. As you can see in the screenshot below, you'll be able to see assignments listed across the top of a grid with fields for entering grades directly below those assignments. And you'll be able to see all of your students' overall course grades on the same page. The new Google Classroom gradebook is available through a beta program. Beginner's Guide to Google Drive for Windows - Backup and Sync 2018 Tutorial. Technology for Teachers and Students.

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Sign-up Now for Google Forms Locked Mode. Back in June Google teased us with an announcement about a locked mode for Google Forms. All summer and fall I got questions about when it would be available. Today, Google announced that G Suite for Education users can now sign-up for early access to Google Forms locked mode. Sign-up here. Locked mode will allow you to restrict students to viewing only your Google Form while taking a quiz that you have given to them in Google Forms. Before you get too excited about locked mode there are a couple of things that you need to know. The first is that it will only work on school-managed Chromebooks.

Second, your Chromebooks need to be updated to Chrome OS 68. Google Tutorials. Home | G Suite Tips. 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms. Google Apps for Education. 10 Ways to Use Google Drawings for Learning. By Mike Kaufman What I love about the Google Apps for Educators suite is its versatility. There are so many ways to effectively use Google Docs or Slides that enhance student learning, and Google Drawings is no exception. What I love most about Google Drawings is that it allows students to work directly on an image. Students can circle, highlight, crop, draw arrows and write on the image of their choice. They can erase, add, change color and transparency, and collaborate easily. Here are 10 fun ways to use Google Drawings in your classroom. Note: While there are many editing features to explore in Google Drawings, for many of the activities below students and teachers will need to know how to order and group. 1.

Use Google Drawings to fill in and label the parts of diagrams. For deeper learning: Ask your students to define the parts or explain how something works right on the diagram using arrows, shapes, and additional images to help. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. Google Drawings Across Content Areas Simple K-12 Aug 2017 - Google Slides. R8S3 Google 20171029 Google Sheets An Intro to Working with Data, Using Preset Formulas, and Mor. Control Alt Achieve: Build a Jack-O-Lantern with Google Slides.

Last winter I posted my "Build a Snowman" activity which was a load of fun and learning for students all over. Now with Fall here, it is time to carve a pumpkin into a Jack-O-Lantern! You can do this with this fun, and educational, Google Slides activity. This is a great way for students to be creative and to work on their writing skills by describing or writing about their Jack-O-Lantern. Here’s how: Make a copy of the Google Slides "Build a Jack-O-Lantern" template, found further down in the blog post.The template has a blank pumpkin and several slides full of items to add to your Jack-O-Lantern including eyes, mouths, hats, arms, feet, and more.Copy and paste the items to build your Jack-O-Lantern.If you need different pictures, you can search for more.You can even add or draw your own shapes as needed.When done building, write about your Jack-O-Lantern in the textbox.

Get a copy of the template This activity is created with Google Slides. What’s in the template Slide 1 - The title slide. 8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement. Google Slides isn’t just for delivering presentations to an audience. Here are 30 activities that bring interactive learning to students. 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.

They can also create visually stimulating products to deliver a message and valuable content. By thinking outside the box with Google Slides, PowerPoint, and other similar tools, teachers can create unique learning experiences for students. We originally curated 8 interactive Google Slides activities in this post but have found so many amazing ideas since then we knew we need to update! Below you will find our original 8 ideas plus 22 (yes 22!) 1. I created a PDF ebook to help you create PDF ebooks. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Want to see an example? . 9. 10. Resources: 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. SlidesCarnival - Free Powerpoint templates and Google Slides themes for presentations. Learn what's new in Gmail - Gmail Help. Gmail has a new look for the features you already use, plus new ways to organize your inbox, view upcoming events, and take action on emails. Here are some highlights: Quickly take action on your messages Organize emails from your inbox When you point to messages in your inbox, you can quickly take action without opening them: Archive Delete Mark as unread or read Snooze Snooze emails until later Postpone emails to a future date or time that's more convenient for you.

Use suggested replies & follow-ups Quickly reply to emails using phrases that'll show up based on the message you've received. You might see also old emails at the top of your inbox with a suggestion to reply or follow up. Customize your inbox view Expand or shrink your inbox Change how spacious or compact you want your inbox view. Display density. Tip: If you choose Default, you'll get a preview of your attachments from your inbox. Show or hide the menu View Calendar, Tasks, Keep & Add-ons Send emails & attachments confidentially. Add someone else's Google calendar - Computer - Calendar Help. Ask to see a calendar On your computer, open Google Calendar. On the left side, click Other calendars. In the Add a friend's calendar or Add a coworker's calendar box, enter the other person's email address. Press Enter. Depending on how their calendar is shared, one of the following will happen: If the calendar isn't shared with you, you'll see a form to request access.

If the calendar is already shared with you, their calendar will be added on the left side under "Other calendars. " If the other person doesn't have a Google Calendar, you'll see the option to invite them to use Google Calendar. Approval by the other person If their calendar isn't shared with you, the other person will get an email requesting access. To accept your request, the other person should: On your computer, open the email you sent requesting access.

After the other person has accepted your request, their calendar will appear on the left side under "Other calendars. " Export your Google calendar - Calendar Help. HowTo: Merge Google Calendars Together | The Spark Between. Here’s a quick How-To on merging two Google Calendars together, since Googling with the obvious phrases did not get me very useful results. The Problem: Merge Two (or more) Google Calendars Into One Let’s suppose that you, like me, have more than one calendar in your Google Calendar, and decide at some point that you want to condense those into one.

I was struggling to find a single click solution for this, and then just to find any solution, for quite a while. Then I stumbled on the “Import” feature, and realized that it actually solves all my problems. Here’s how it works. The Solution: Import one Calendar into the other Once you see how to do it, it’s a quick task to merge two calendars together. Log in to your Google Calendar account, and click on the drop-down menu next to your Source calendar.

Add someone else's Google calendar - Computer - Calendar Help. Google Sheets - Checkbox is Now Available! Make The Best of Google Drive in Your Teaching with This Handy Chart. Our 2017 Google Resource Roundup. Collaboration in G Suite – An Overview – Sustainable Teaching. Imagine Easy A_Technology_Toolkit_for_Social_Studies_Teachers.pdf. Ben Collins - Spreadsheet Developer, Data Consultant & Data Analytics Instructor. Let me help you with Google Sheets, Apps Script and Data Studio. Control Alt Achieve. HOME - Teacher Tech. A collection of hopefully helpful stuff. A Comphrensive Guide to using Google Apps in the Classroom to improve learning outcomes. G Suite - BetterCloud Monitor. Apps Script | Learning G Suite & Apps Script. Plus.google. Plus.google.

GOOGLE FORMS (13) – Uploading files | Learning G Suite & Apps Script. Using Google's Voice Recognition to Voice to Text for Gmails and Google Documents. How to Use Google Voice Typing. Created August 2017. Google Drawings. GAFEnideas. 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms | Cult of Pedagogy. February 7, 2017 After Google Docs poster, here is the one we promised to prepare for Google Sheets. Our purpose behind these visuals is to highlig… | Pinteres… Shake Up Learning Website and Blog. Differentiate Instruction Using Google Apps | Electronic Brains. 15 Awesome Blogs to Follow for All Your Google Needs | Shake Up Learning.

15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education. 5 New Google Form Features in July! Quizalize. Triventy | Collaborative Classroom Quizzes & Surveys. Real World Math - Home. Tilt Brush by Google. Control Alt Achieve: The All New Google Sites for Schools - Video Tutorial.