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GAFE-ohjeet - NYK Nurmijärven Yhteiskoulu. GAFE-ohjeita ja käyttövinkkejä. 5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Can Use Google Forms. Movenote for Google Drive15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class. June 19, 2014 I spend a considerable time every single day browsing the net tracking new updates in the world of educational technology and, often times, in the midst of this journey I would come across wonderful resources and tutorials that usually end up in one of my posts here in this blog.

15 Effective Ways to Use Google Docs in Class

So after the previous guide on how to be a Google Drive master , today I am sharing with you another awesome guide created by Eric Curts entitled "The paperless Classroom with Google Docs". This guide is available for free in a Google doc format from this link. In this guide, Eric walks you through the different stages of turning your classroom into a digitally focussed environment where you will no longer have any need for papers. This is al done through the effective use of the different Google Drive features and functionalities. Here is a quick overview of the table of contents of this guide: 10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom. 4 Important Google Docs' Features for Student Researchers.

October 14, 2014 Google Drive is absolutely one of the best cloud tools out there.

4 Important Google Docs' Features for Student Researchers

Its potential for education is evidently huge and that is why I have been writing a lot on it. Today I want to share with you (more particularly with student researchers) few of the useful tips on how to make use of some hidden features in Google Doc . 1-Research The research tool allows you to do research simultaneously as you are writing or editing your document. To access the research tab click on "tools" and select "research" The great thing about this Research tool is that it allows you to easily insert citations and links to your document. The same applies for citations, click on “cite” and Google Doc automatically inserts the citation according to the style you want ( MLA or APA, or Chicago). 2- Spelling Google Doc has an integrated spelling checker that automatically underlines any misspelled word. 3- Word Count. Google Voice - Features – Google Voice.

A Powerful Google Forms Tool for Teachers. November 7, 2014 Today, I am sharing with you a great Add-on to use on Google Forms.

A Powerful Google Forms Tool for Teachers

This is called FormLimiter and once installed will enable you to automatically limit the number of responses for a form you created. It basically sets "Google Forms to stop accepting responses after a maximum number of responses, at a specific date and time, or when a spreadsheet cell contains a specified value. " FormLimiter is especially useful for creating time-bound assignments, event registrations with limited seats, quizzes and many more.

Here are some screenshots provided by the developer to illustrate what you can do with FormLimiter: 1- Maximum number of responses Form evaluates on each new submission and shuts off once a limit has been reached. 2- - Specific date and time Timer will shut off form on that date, down to the minute. 3- Spreadsheet cell value equals specify a spreadsheet cell (e.g. 3 Different Things You Can Do With Google Classroom. Google’s advance in the education field has brought to schools around the globe affordable devices and effortless access to educational content.

3 Different Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

Google’s latest solution for learning is called Google Classroom. Although Google Classroom will be available at the beginning of the school year to all schools that have adopted Google Apps for Education, the Mountain View based company granted access to Google Classroom to a select few individuals in July. I was fortunate enough to be one of these early adopters/testers of Google Classroom, and I can honestly say that I am impressed by its simplicity, and its ability to seamlessly integrate Google Docs, Sheets, Drive, Gmail, and more in order to provide a wonderful and highly productive user experience. Overall Design & Purpose.

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education. Google provides an abundance of apps that can be used for educational purposes.

40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education

It has a section called Google Apps for Education where it provides the teaching workforce with a multitude of Google services to use in schools and classrooms. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has been continuously reviewing these apps for the last couple of years , click HERE to access this section to .

Today, I am sharing with you a GREAT presentation created by Becky Evans on 40 ways to use Google Apps in Education. The tools included in this presentation target increasing teacher's efficiency, student engagement, and school-wide collaboration. Here is the outline of this presentation. Teacher's Quick Guide to Google Best Services. I got you another poster that you will definitely love.

Teacher's Quick Guide to Google Best Services

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.

Extensions, Add Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom. Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom.

Extensions, Add Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

Through tools like Google Drive, Google Hangouts, Google Earth and Blogger, we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by promoting collaboration and helping them access their work anywhere and anytime. Teachers can utilize all of Google’s resources using Google Classroom, a simple management tool that gives teachers the ability to stay organized, assign projects and give feedback within the platform. Google Chrome also has a library of special tools you can access through the browser called Apps, Extensions and Add-ons that can make your life in the classroom easier.

Plus, when you use Chrome, all of the apps, extensions and web history are stored in the cloud, so wherever you login, they are literally at your fingertips.