15 Google Forms Tutorial Videos. 100 Google Docs Tips. November 9th, 2009.
52 Google Docs Secrets. 10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers. This afternoon I was asked if I could put together a list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons.
In the past I had put together lists of Sheets scripts, but most of those lists are outdated as Add-ons have mostly replaced scripts. Here's my updated list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets and Forms Add-ons. Google Docs Add-ons: The Tag Cloud Generator Add-on will create a word cloud in the right-hand margin of any of your Google Documents that contain more than one hundred words. One of the most useful Add-ons for Google Documents is the EasyBib Bibliography Creator. The EasyBib Bibliography Creator makes it easy to properly cite resources and format a bibliography in APA, MLA, or Chicago style. Knowing the right keyboard shortcuts to type the accents and characters is one of the challenges that students face when learning and trying to type in a new language. 3 Google Docs Options First Time Users Often Ask About. Earlier this week I led a short workshop for first-time Google Docs users in a school district near my home.
I have facilitated these kinds of workshops on a regular basis for the last seven years. Over those years I've compiled a list of the questions most frequently asked by new users. Here are three of those questions and their answers. 1. Three Helpful Google Docs Updates Released This Week. This week the Google Docs team released three updates.
All three updates have potential to be useful in school settings. First, Google Docs in your web browser and in the Android app now has a document outlining tool. The outline tool will recognize headers within your documents and create an outline based upon those headers and sub-headers. To access the outline tool select "Document outline" from the "Tools" drop-down menu within your document. It is important to note that in my testing of the new outline tool headings were note recognized by the outlining tool if I didn't write anything under the header. Convert Your PDF’s to Google Docs. This Google Docs tip tells you how to convert a photo or PDF into a Google Doc.
Earlier I blogged on annotating PDF’s being a bad lesson plan. I had suggested that at the very least to put the information into a Google Doc so students can collaborate around it and insert comments. From Google Drive, right click on the image file or PDF file. One Stop Resource for Google Docs. If you’re a Google Docs user, curious about Google Docs, work with Google Docs with students, and especially if you’re looking for help understanding all of the features of Google Docs, then you’ve got to bookmark MaryFran’s Google Docs Tutorials.
Created as a Google Site (of course), this is a huge collection of resources, tutorials, videos, … all devoted to helping the visitor understand the ins and outs of working with Google Docs. That’s really the best description I can think of to describe this site. Navigation and use is as simple and powerful as Google Docs itself. Just select a topic of interest from the left side navigation menu and read on. Screen captures are included along with complete descriptions of just what activity is being discussed. 50 Google Docs Tips Every Teacher should Know about. 8 Extensions That Make Google Drive More Powerful Than Dropbox.
22 Useful Google Forms for Teachers and Principals. 80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom. 80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff When you think of innovative, edgy, compelling uses of technology, Google Forms isn’t exactly the first thing that leaps to mind. While you’d probably prefer a piece of hardware that’s affordable, easy to use, and mobile that allows students to direct their own mastery of content in peer-to-peer and school-to-school learning environments, for now you just might have to settle for a spreadsheet. No, wait. How to use Google for Hacking. Google serves almost 80 percent of all the search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine.
However, Google makes it possible to reach not only the publicly available information resources, but also gives access to some of the most confidential information that should never have been revealed. In this post, you will find the information on how to use Google for exploiting security vulnerabilities that exists within many websites. 100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code. [via onlinecolleges.net] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer?
20 Tips To Use Google Search Efficiently. Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons.
Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and millions more use it for entertainment. Did you know that you may not be using Google search to its full potential? Here are 20 tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency. 1. Use the tabs The first tip is to use the tabs in Google search. 2. When searching for something specific, try using quotes to minimize the guesswork for Google search. 3.
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You've just found the only guide to Google you need. Let's get started: 1. The best way to begin searching harder with Google is by clicking the Advanced Search link. 2. 3. Google: Find Free MP3s, WMAs, OGGs, and Other Music Files. 12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy. Google has made it possible for us to have instant information gratification. Just start typing the first letters of your search word and the site intuits your question and offers you the smartest choice of answers.
Seems simple enough. But as quick and facile as the process is, there are ways to be even more efficient, more search-savvy. And it’s our responsibility to teach kids how to find and research information, how to judge its veracity, and when it’s time to ask for a grownup’s help. I spoke to Daniel Russell, Google’s “search anthropologist” in charge of Search Quality and User Happiness (yes, really), who brought to light some important tips you may not have known. CONTROL F. If you’re using Gmail, you’ll hate you didn’t know about this sooner. Did you know an average person spends nearly 30% of their time reading and responding to email? Theres no way around it, Im a heavy email user and I wouldnt be half surprised if I spend nearly 45% of my time processing email. Ive accepted that email is a huge part of my life and a vital form of communication.
What I cannot accept is the insane amount of unimportant, useless email I receive. Get a spam filter you say? Its not spam, its email Id like to see eventually, but it shouldnt be interrupting my day and distracting me. On a quest to find a solution, I quickly accumulated a notepad full of failed attempts, including Gmail Tabs. I knew I would need a solution that did several things: As I reached my breaking point (bloodshot eyes, overgrown facial hair, nervous twitch, etc) a friend pointed me in the direction of a service called, SaneBox. SaneBox is smart email management tool that analyzes your email relationships and decides whats important based on your past behavior.