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Drop A Pin, Tell A Story With Google's New 'Tour Builder' Tool. Top 10 Google Chrome Extensions That Enhance Student Learning. This post was co-authored by Beth Holland and Tracy Sockalosky. Being 1:1 is fantastic, and if you are fortunate enough to have constant access to your own device in the classroom, then the benefits – especially in terms of efficiency – are tremendous: stored passwords, saved bookmarks, familiar file structure, and more.

However, even if you don’t have the advantage of always being in possession of your own device, thanks to the versatility of Google Chrome extensions available through the Chrome Store, the web experience has become customizable and productive in completely new ways. What are Chrome Extensions? Chrome Extensions are tools that live inside of your Chrome Browser and provide additional functionality by connecting to other web utilities. As illustrated in the image below, these extensions can be accessed by clicking on icons near your address bar – similar to clicking on a bookmark. We also find this video to be a helpful explanation for getting started.

About - ISB Google Apps Ninja Training Center. Professional Growth Journal: Master Schedule System Using Google Apps. Skip all of the intro stuff and see the System: Copy to your own Google Drive and use it.

Professional Growth Journal: Master Schedule System Using Google Apps

Better read on to understand it, though, before you mess something up. :-) Background When my predecessor took over the Master Schedule from the guy before him, he looked at his giant magnet board, huge box of magnets representing different class sections, and said "no way", choosing instead to create different Excel spreadsheets for each department.When I took over the job of Master Schedule from my predecessor, I took his Excel spreadsheets and said "no way", converting them to Google Spreadsheets and adding my fellow admins and the department chairs as editors, in addition to the head of the Guidance department. After my first year, I realized why the magnet board was so powerful. My spreadsheets were great, but they didn't allow me to view all of the classes offered during a single period at a glance. Apps For Educators: Geo. Set an Expiration Date for Shared Folders on Google Drive with a Google Script.

Google Sites Training Page. Google Docs, the forms revealed. Smartassess. Google Docs and Explain Everything - Explain Everything. Launch Cacoo for Google+ Hangouts. GDrive Automator Turns Your Google Drive Into a Machine. You might remember Wappwolf from its previously released product, which was crazy successful.

GDrive Automator Turns Your Google Drive Into a Machine

The Dropbox Automator allowed you to set up folders and a series of rules and actions for those folders, whenever you dropped files in them. The team has taken that success and poured it into a new product specifically for Google Drive, aptly named GDrive Automator. The service allows you to do the same thing as the Dropbox service does, with some added features since we last took a look.

Search Education – Google. Safety Center – Google+ Youpd. Top 10 Clever Tricks Built Right Into Gmail. Google Apps Experts: Advanced Google Sites Tip. Save the date! Announcing Geo Teachers Institutes for Ireland and England. Educators all over the world have used Google's geo products to help students conceptualize, visualize, share and communicate information about the world around them.

Save the date! Announcing Geo Teachers Institutes for Ireland and England

This summer, we will host two Google Geo Teachers Institutes: June 13 and 14, 2012 in Dublin, Ireland and June 20 and 21, 2012 in London, England. Both events will be held at the local Google office. Five Google Apps tweaks to improve your web work. Kevin Purdy reveals five little advantageous tweaks that you may not have noticed are currently available in the Google-verse lately.

Five Google Apps tweaks to improve your web work

About – Google in Education. At Google, we believe in the power of the web to help people discover, connect, and learn.

About – Google in Education

Education lies at the very core of our company’s mission “to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.” Leading-edge technologies will play a vital role in helping equip future generations with the skills they need to thrive in the workforce of today and tomorrow. That is why we support collaborative learning in communities around the world, and why we invest heavily in education programs initiatives and partnerships through our products and tools.

Our education initiatives focus on three key areas: How to make learners authors on a shared class blog : Tech ELT Blog. Killing the FUD & dispelling the myths around GAFE. Top 10 Google Docs Annoyances (and How to Fix Them) Google Docs is convenient, cheap, and compatible with just about any platform, making collaboration incredibly simple.

Top 10 Google Docs Annoyances (and How to Fix Them)

It’s also infuriating, incomplete, and limited. How to Get Google Docs Form Data in an Email Message. This video tutorial explains how you can send form data from Google Docs in an email message using the very useful Send Mail function of Google Docs.

How to Get Google Docs Form Data in an Email Message

Whether you are looking to add a simple “Contact Me” form on your website or need to create a complex online poll, Google Forms are an excellent tool. They offer a variety of themes, the form data is save in a spreadsheet that can be easily exported and, unlike other polling software, your Google Forms can accept any number of responses and they’re absolutely free. There’s one limitation though.

Google Forms can send email notifications as soon as people submit your online form but, as shown in the screenshot, the actual form data isn’t included in the email message. Apps for the iPad. Discover Yourself! Tips for Living in the Cloud. I live and work in the cloud, and over the past few years, many people have joined me there.

Tips for Living in the Cloud

There has also been a lot of reluctance to move into cloud computing from people who are afraid of turning over control of their data to companies with giant server farms. Understandable. For the most part, though, cloud computing is just as safe and secure as your local machine, and the benefits far outweigh the concerns for me. If you are reluctant, though, or are new to the cloud and still trying to find your footing, here are a few tips to help you. 1. When you're computing in the cloud, you're essentially using someone else's computer. 2.

Chromebook and the Future of Educational Computing « Abromitis Online Learning Blog. Chromebook First, what is a “Chromebook”?

Chromebook and the Future of Educational Computing « Abromitis Online Learning Blog

Google’s answer: A Chromebook is a mobile device designed specifically for people who live on the web. With a comfortable full-sized keyboard, large display and clickable trackpad, all-day battery life, light weight, and built-in ability to connect to Wi-Fi and mobile broadband networks, Chromebooks are ideal for anytime, anywhere access to the web.

They provide a faster, safer, more secure online experience for people who live on the web, without all the time-consuming, often confusing, high level of maintenance required by typical computers. Interpretation: The Chromebook is what used to be known as a “dumb terminal.” In the “old days” of dumb terminals, everything was server-based. The Chromebook in and of itself will not have traditional programs installed, nor can they be installed. Chromebook Information - Leyden Google Apps. Internet Browsers - Technology Resources for Teachers. Matt Cutts: Here's a simple script to... Sowash Ventures, LLC » Free Resources. 2011-10-28 Google Workshop for Educators - Google Workshop for Educators. Using Google Scripts to Move Data Like a Bulldozer - Forms to Documents.

Good to Know – Google. If you’re the tablet owner, touch Settings → Users → Add user or profile.

Good to Know – Google

Touch Restricted profile then New profile to name the profile. Use the ON/OFF toggles and Settings to grant access to features, settings and apps. Press the Power button to return to the lock screen, then touch the new profile icon. Once it's all set up, the Home screen is empty. Touch the All Apps icon to get started with the new profile. Get Your Google Toolkit. “Overstuffed” with Lessons, Webinars and Workbooks that provide exactly what you need right now so you can get the most out of Google Tools… The Google Toolkit comes complete with 10 Courses containing 39 Lessons for 6.5 hours of online professional development that will have you up to speed quickly and easily. Sort items in your Documents List - Google Docs Help.

Plus vous créez et synchronisez des fichiers, plus il peut devenir difficile de suivre les éléments de votre Google Drive. C'est pourquoi nous vous proposons plusieurs options de tri. Ces options peuvent être activées en utilisant les flèches vers le bas situées à côté de "Propriétaire" et "Dernière modification" dans Google Drive sur le Web.

Dernière modification (par moi) Cette option trie les éléments en fonction de la date à laquelle vous les avez modifiés pour la dernière fois. Elle correspond au filtre Récemment modifiés du volet de navigation situé à gauche. Dernière modification Cette option trie les éléments en fonction de la date à laquelle l'un de vos collaborateurs les a modifiés pour la dernière fois. App Inventor EDU. Your First Days - Apps Learning Center. 3 Problems with Chromebooks. Google's Chromebooks have some great features:Near-instant start-up time. Great battery life (8+ hours)Cloud-based storage that eliminates the needs for data backups. Seamless integration of Google's web tools. Flash-enabledFull size keyboardCellular data (with the 3G model) Price ($20/month with education pricing)Application deployment in a single click from the Apps MarketplaceChromebook management through the Google Apps dashboard These were many of the reasons that I was excited about potentially offering a Chromebook to all of my full time online students.