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A Guide to Google Tools - Tips & Tricks You Can't Live Without

A Guide to Google Tools - Tips & Tricks You Can't Live Without
Whether you’re a student, educator, executive or a scientist, Google offers online services and products that help everyone remain as productive as possible. There are many Google services that have come and gone through the years, but a few of them — like Gmail, Google Drive and of course Google Search — stay even more relevant as time goes on. The following is a comprehensive guide of tips, tricks and hacks that’ll help you make better use of Google services you use. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned expert, you’re likely to find something here that you can add to your own productivity toolbox. Use the following table of contents to jump to any section that you need. Bookmark this page, and come back whenever you’re looking to streamline your use of any of these Google services. Table of Contents: If you use any of these Google services and are looking to make more efficient use of them, then let’s get started. Google Search Hacks and Tips Google was first known for its search engine.

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How to Set Up Your New Google Chromecast There are a wealth of media-streaming sticks on the market today; so many, in fact, that it’s difficult to know which is best for your own personal needs. As we noted in our Chromecast review, Google’s device is a solid option for those on a budget or for those who aren’t invested in Apple’s ecosystem. However, a brand new Chromecast isn’t going to do you much good if you can’t actually use it. Make This the Year You Launch Genius Hour By Gallit Zvi and Denise Krebs Have you heard of Genius Hour? It’s inquiry-based and passion-based learning all rolled into one and students love it! We are firm believers in this kind of student-centered classroom experience. 3 Ways to access 'Must Sign Up to View' Sites But instead I have tried ways to bypass such sign up forms. Here are a few tips for you: 1. Bug Me Not Aibek previously covered Bug Me Not which is a wonderful service that provides disposable login details for most sites and forums.

I’ve Seen The Future I had a couple of thoughts on Chromebooks that I wanted to share. There has been a growing interest in Chromebooks in the education space over the past couple of years. I ran a Chromebook session at the IT Managers Conference in Canberra earlier this year and there was a great deal of interest there, and I am aware of a growing number of schools here in Sydney that are starting to look at Chromebooks as an attractive option for student devices. At my school we started with a small set of 10 Chromebooks about 2 years ago, and have been steadily adding more, mainly in our junior school. They have been a major success with students and teachers alike. Easy to deploy and manage.

10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective. Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. It has certainly saved many teachers hours of work. 6 Interesting Google Search Methods How we are using Google? Just to search something we want to get knowledge about that, just googling. Google is the most used search engine in the web.

Top 8 GAFE Resources for Educators Believe it or not, it’s that time again… Summer is coming to an end and soon millions of teachers and students across the Northern Hemisphere will be heading back to the classroom to kick off another school year. If you haven’t already, now’s the time to get up to speed (or refresh your knowledge) on the skills you need to help make this school year a success. If your school uses Google Apps for Education (GAFE), we’ve just made this process easier with a brand new free guide to the top GAFE resources for educators. Continue reading to learn more. Just Google it - Home The Albertville City School System is one of the “Googliest” in the state. Technology Coordinator Terry Freeman and a team from the Albertville City School System recently returned from a Google technology coordinators conference in Perdido Beach. Freeman said Albertville has integrated Google Classroom system-wide and the team was asked to speak at the conference about their experience with Google technology. “This is our third year to use Google Classroom,” Freeman said.

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Here Is Another Great Drive Tool for Math Teachers August 3, 2015 Here is another great Drive tool for math teachers we want to bring to your attention. Wizkids CAS is an add-on that allows you to plot graphs and solve complex equations right in your Google document and without the need for any third party application. Some of the things you can do with Wizkids CAS include: Solve equations and plot graphs. • Find numerical and exact solutions. • Simplify and factorise expressions with variables. • Drag and drop results and graphs from the sidebar in Google Docs. Watch the video below to learn more about Wizkids CAS

11 Google Now tips you need to try today 1. Set it up right Make sure you have set Google Now up correctly before you begin exploring. Firstly, get Google Now to recognize your “OK Google” command from any screen by tapping the hamburger menu icon in the Google app. Then go to Settings > Voice > "OK Google" detection.