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Teacher's Quick Guide to Google Best Services I got you another poster that you will definitely love. I am adding it to the list of posters I have created before and I am also preparing another list of awesome posters that you hang on your classroom wall.Yes, I am determined to help you make your classroom look completely different this school year. Below is a great infographic from GCF Learn Free that sumps up the services Google offers us. It would be great if you print it out and post it in your desk or in your classroom. Check out and tell us what you think
Creating Interactive Google Presentations
Some of us may have already caught wind of this but for those who haven't, Google has released Google Drive to certain domains and users! The rollout to all domains and users will happen gradually over the next 4 to 6 weeks, so keep an eye out for the 'new look of Docs.' If you would like to see if Google Drive is available for you, click here to download the new feature ... if it is not available to you yet, you'll want to click on the 'Notify Me' button on the Drive homepage and Google will send you an email when it's ready!Today, we're going to highlight a few items surrounding Google Drive so you'll have a better understanding of what it is and what's available to you. The New Look of Google DriveAfter you download Google Drive, the 'Docs' hyperlink in the Universal Navigation Bar (upper left hand corner of your inbox) will now say 'Drive.' You will now click on the 'Drive' hyperlink when you need to access ALL of your Google Docs and previously uploaded documents. Google Apps Experts: Understanding Google Drive for Google Apps
You can filter and customize your results by using the options at the top of the results page. For example, you can choose to just see blogs updated within the last 24 hours, or photos of a certain color. Settings Trying to change your search settings? Visit google.com/preferences to change settings like SafeSearch, search history, results per page, languages, and location. Reading level - Web Search Help
5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 7.16K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots. Not only is the thought of speaking in public nerve-wracking, but being in charge of a seminar that no one wants to at...
5 Ways to Use Google Sites in Schools Over the last two weeks I've had five occasions to work with teachers to either develop new websites or improve existing websites in Google Sites. Over the course of these workshops I've found that there are five ways that Google Sites are commonly being used in schools. Before you jump to the list, the shameless promotion department at Free Technology for Teachers would like to mention that you should see Google Sites for Teachers if you need help getting started using Google Sites. 5 Ways to Use Google Sites in Schools1.
By Laura Turner Google continues to provide a wealth of useful easy-to-use tools that can be used well in the classroom. Some of these are newer and some have been around for a while. All of these tools, as well as additional tools can be found at Google Options. 1. Google Sky - http://www.google.com/sky Allows you to view celestial objects, including stars, constellations, galaxies, planets and the Earth's moon.
In nearly three years, Google has developed new products, discontinued a few, and offered new features, and more people have found great ways to save time with Google. So we’ve gone and found even more great tips for saving time with Google, and this time around, the list has made it all the way to 181 different tricks. Explore our collection of tricks to find new, faster ways to search, read email, manage your time, and more.
It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks
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Presentations in Google Docs One of the few drawbacks to using Google Docs to create presentations has always been a lack of transition and animation options. Today, Google addressed that issue by introducing a new set of Google Docs presentation tools. The new Google Docs presentation tools include transitions and animations like those that you might find in PowerPoint. There is also a new selection of slidedeck themes. Applications for Education I always kind of liked that Google Docs presentations didn't have transitions and animations because without those things my students were able to focus on the messages of their presentations rather than the visual effects. However, not everyone agreed with me on that.
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Productivity Tips To increase efficiency, it helps to add any commonly-accessed websites, such as the Google eBookstore or Google Docs, to the home screen as a bookmark. This allows the shortcut to show up as an app icon, taking users directly where they need to go. To do this, tap the share button at the top of the screen and choose Add to Home Screen.
Earth User Guide for the iPad - Google Earth Help This user guide describes Google Earth for the iPad. Welcome to Google Earth, on the go! With this application, your iPad becomes a window to anywhere, allowing you to view the entire planet in detail. You can also display additional content. In this document, the term "mobile device" refers to the iPad. System Requirements
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