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Instructional Fluency: 10 Activities with Google Slides. New technologies are changing the way students learn.

Instructional Fluency: 10 Activities with Google Slides

These days, those old PowerPoints that we've spent so much time on aren't cutting it. Not to worry. Put your slides to work in new ways. Better yet, have your students do it. Here's some ideas on how to use Google Slides beyond the traditional use. 1. Take full advantage of the digital medium. 2. Play around with the print settings and page set up to make a print book. 3. Although making notes as a class works well using tables in Docs, sometimes collaborative notes with Slides makes it easier to present (see #9) or turn into a tutorial (see #10). 4.

Visual analysis is a creative and critical literacy. 5. If you use Google Sites, you can use a gadget to turn a slide presentation into an automatic slideshow without the Slides border. Make a presentation in slides with a 4:3 aspect ratio. 6. Whether your students like print cards or digital, making them with Slides provides both options. 7. This activity is all about print options. Favorite Instructional Webtools. Doctopus - New Visions CloudLab. Install Doctopus in a few clicks on any Google Sheet from the Sheets Add-ons gallery. Once installed, you can launch Doctopus from any other Google spreadsheet in your Drive -- allowing you to easily re-use your rosters and class folders in new assignments! Always start each Doctopus assignment with a fresh Google Sheet.Create a roster, re-use an existing roster, or auto-import your roster from gClassFolders or Hapara's Teacher Dashboard.If you don't have shared class folders with your students, let Doctopus produce them!

Docty will use these folders to deliver assignments.Decide how you want to share your assignment (individual, differentiated, project group, etc.)Select a starter template, blank doc, or drive folder that you want to distribute to students.Indicate how you want files named, and where you want them organized in Drive.Run the copy and share process.Attach a rubric to the assignment and grade student work right in your browser! 86 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms to Support Learning - Google Slides. Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google. Picking the right search terms Beginner Pick the best words to use in academic searching, whether students are beginning with a full question or a topic of just a few words.

Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google

View lesson Advanced Explore "firm" and "soft" search terms, and practice using context terms to locate subject-specific collections of information on the web. Understanding search results. The Coolest Things You Can Automatically Add to Google Calendar. Add and edit questions, headers, images, videos, and page breaks - Drive Help. Une fois que vous avez créé un formulaire, vous pouvez commencer à y ajouter les questions que vous souhaitez poser.

Add and edit questions, headers, images, videos, and page breaks - Drive Help

Pour structurer le formulaire, vous pouvez également ajouter des en-têtes de section et des sauts de page. Ajouter des questions, des en-têtes et des sauts de page Ajouter une question Pour ajouter une question à un formulaire, cliquez sur la flèche qui se trouve à côté du bouton Ajouter un élément, puis sélectionnez l'un des types de question suivants : Android. Google I/O Conference: HTML5 Countdown Finale" by Instrument.

Share and personalize your Google Goggles experience with Goggles 1.4. Apps for Education. Google Teachers Academy « Epic Epoch. Google in the Classroom: Part 1 Posted on February 24, 2010 by Whizbang.

Google Teachers Academy « Epic Epoch

How To Start Using Google Apps In Education. As teachers, our plates are perpetually and impossibly full. The idea of adding one more component – such as incorporating technology into instruction – can seem daunting to say the least. In my own attempts to incorporate technology into my practice, Google has been the most valuable tool I have found thus far. Not only does it increase my ability to organize my instructional tools, but it also allows me to incorporate more technology when I feel ready to do so.

Why use Google Apps? Google provides a multitude of Apps that can be accessed through multiple mediums – computer, smartphone, or tablet. Lesson Plan Search – Google in Education. CS Unplugged RoxAnn H. Stalvey at College of Charleston Computer Science Unplugged, CS Unplugged, is a collection of computer science activities that are designed to introduce students to computing concepts without using a computer. Most, if not all, of the activities involve student participation through kinetic learning experiences. 5 Gmail Tips for Teachers. As we move to Google Apps for Education at my school I gave a quick 10 minute talk at a staff meeting on 5 Gmail Tips for Teachers.

5 Gmail Tips for Teachers

Here they are: 1. Para la educación. Computer Vocabulary Quiz. Gpanion - Your Google Apps Companion. Google Maps. Places. Formas interesantes de usar Google Maps. Google. Public Data Explorer. Google, Video, and Maps in Common Core-aligned ELA & Social Studies Lessons. Earlier this week I conducted a workshop on using Google tools, video tools, and Google Maps Engine Lite in Common Core-aligned ELA & Social Studies lessons.

Google, Video, and Maps in Common Core-aligned ELA & Social Studies Lessons

The slides from that workshop are embedded below. The value of the slides is mostly found in the links contained within them. The questions on the picture slides are questions that teachers asked when I prompted them to think like middle school students. We then tried to find the answer to the questions they asked. Map Maker. Select the "buildings" or "grounds" that the place occupies.

Map Maker

Select "building" if the place is inside a building. Select "grounds and buildings" if it has an open area too. Address Line (eg. Apartment no., suite, floor, etc.) Add new nameAdd a new name for all the selected segments. Google Drive. Calendar Labs - Google Apps Help. Calendar Labs allow users to try new or experimental Google Calendar features.

Calendar Labs - Google Apps Help

By enabling Labs, users can select or remove available tools in their own calendar. Calendar Labs do not affect the content or functionality of the basic calendar, nor do they alter any settings applied by the administrator. See Lab features to see what Labs are currently available. Keyboard shortcuts for Google spreadsheets - Google Docs Help. Keyboard accelerators Keyboard accelerators let you open menus using special keyboard shortcuts.

Keyboard shortcuts for Google spreadsheets - Google Docs Help

The table lists shortcuts for people using Chrome on Windows/Linux. If you’re working in Internet Explorer or Firefox, replace Alt with Alt+Shift. If you’re working on a Mac, replace Alt with Ctrl+Option. For example, to open the File menu: Introducing the new Google Docs app for Android. Making Grammar Sticky With Google Docs  I spent many hours in elementary school diagramming sentences, parsing parts of speech on spidery branches of sentence trees.

Making Grammar Sticky With Google Docs 

I must admit, though, I never found this procedure painful. For me the activity compartmentalized language. The parts of a sentence worked like Lego bricks, and once I understood the various “shapes” of grammar, I found enjoyment in rearranging them. As an English teacher, then, I’ve always felt palpable guilt about the way I teach grammar…or more accurately the way I don’t. I teach it every year in every class, but my students don’t seem to do a very good job learning it. The set-up of this classroom practice is simple. I walked students through the description, but I also used their own writing to guide this initial work.

How to Send Gmail Attachments to Google Drive. You can apply the #GoogleDrive label to any Gmail message to quickly save all the attachments in your Google Drive. Imagine this. You are reading a Gmail message on your mobile, the message contains one or more file attachments, you apply a label (say GoogleDrive ) to that message and automatically all those attachments are saved to one of the folders on your Google Drive. And since Google Drive will automatically synchronize with your desktop folders, the saved email attachments will instantly download and become available on your local disk as well for offline viewing. You don’t have to install any extensions and the technique will work just fine in the web and mobile version of Gmail (including any of your Gmail Apps that support labels). Setting the Stage. Keyboard shortcuts for Google spreadsheets - Google Docs Help. Google Tutorials.

Google Tutor: Tutorials and Tips for Google Users. Getting started with ScheduleOnce. Gmail Tips - The Complete Collection. Gmail Beta: First Impressions The other day, I received an "invitation" to beta test Google's new "Gmail" email service. After having tried and used literally dozens of web-based email services over the years, I decided to see what the buzz was all about, so I followed the Invitation instructions, and within a couple minutes, I had a new Google Gmail account. After working with this account for several days, I have discovered some things that I like about it as well as some things that I don't.

Read on for the lowdown... First off, please note that this article is based on the pre-release beta of Gmail, so presumably, the public release will have additions, changes, and improvements. Webmail While Web-based email is nothing new, Gmail introduces some new and unique concepts. Googlism. Chromebook.

Do a barrel roll. Τυπώστε κάτι από το κινητό σας τηλέφωνο. Google has just made this possible with Gmail for Mobile and Google Cloud Print. It allows printing from any device, OS, or browser without the need to install drivers, and it’s a life saver. Top 10 Obscure Google Search Tricks. For Education. Making the Most of the Google for Education Learning Center.

First Experiences with Google Glass at School   The Google+ Project: targeted sharing. Checkout. How Google's Designers Got the Company on the Same Page - Liz Gannes. Follow Your World - Home. Art Project, powered by Google. GigaPan Time Machine" by Carnegie Mellon University. Δημιουργός κτιρίων. Google SketchUp.