Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Step by Step Guide on How to Create Interactive Presentations Using The New Google Slides Features May 6, 2016 After posting about the new Slides’ Q&A feature, we received a couple of questions regarding its usage. So we created this visual guide to walk you through the process of integrating questions in your presentation. But let us firs start with a refresher about what Slides Q&A is all about.This is a new functionality that allows members of your audience to engage with your presentation by asking realtime questions while you are presenting. They can also vote on the questions they want answered the most. To activate this interactive feature in your presentation you need to generate and share a link with your audience so they can access the page where they can write down their questions. Once a member asks a question, it will show up in the ‘Audience Tools’ section accessible through Presentation view.
Google Apps and sites Sites and Apps for Education Mappe Concettuali, Aggregatori di lezioni, Repository Thinglink Mindomo 38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class August 11, 2014 This is the third post in a series of posts aimed at helping teachers and educators make the best out of Google Drive in classrooms. This series comes in a time when teachers are getting ready to start a new school year and hopefully will provide them with the necessary know-how to help them better integrate Google Drive in their teaching pedagogy. The two previous posts featured in this series were entitled consecutively "New Google Drive Cheat Sheet" and "Teachers Visual Guide to Google Drive Sharing". Create a Google Classroom Custom Header with Google Drawings Pinterest How to Create a Google Classroom Header Image Google Classroom is a great application for Google using educators and students to manage assignments, communicate and collaborate, and go paperless! Google has made great strides in updating this application based on the feedback submitted by educators like you.
100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. But there are so many sites! I’ve spent several weeks combing through resources and have picked some of my favorites.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 7 Popular Google Docs Tools for Teachers June 15, 2015 Below is a list of some popular Google Docs add-ons for teachers and educators. These extensions are geared towards enhancing your Google Docs productivity by enabling you to perform a wide range of functionalities that Docs alone would not be able to afford. Some of the things you can do with these add-ons include: create bibliographies and automatically format citations in different citation styles, integrate various accents into your docs, create and insert mind maps into your documents, add digital signatures to your docs, create math graphs, generate tag clouds, and draw diagrams.
10 Ways to Use Google Sites with Your Students April 18, 2014 Google Sites is one of the best website creation software I have been recommending for teachers. There are a wide variety of reasons why Google Sites is an ideal platform to host your class website and here are some of them: Google Sites is easy to use and has a student friendly interface.You can set up your website within minutes without the need for any HMTL or CSS knowledge.It provides highly customizable themes that you can easily apply to your site.It is integrated with some other Google serves like Google Calendar.Google Sites has a wonderful web-based editor that allows you to easily create, edit and share you content.It provides a set of collaborative features including multiple editors and commenting.Inserting images, videos, and other multimedia materials is ridiculously easy.It provides a modest cloud storage capacity for you to upload documents, files, attachments, and PDFs.And it is FREE.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Google Released A New Educational Tool to Wirelessly Share Computer Screens in Class July 17, 2016Google Cast for Education is a new Chrome app from Google to help teachers and students wirelessly share their computer screens from one Chrome browser to another. The app is still in beta version and is available only for Google Apps for Education users. The way Google Cast works is very simple: teachers install the app on their devices then install the Cast feature in Chrome for students. The Cast feature will be available by default to all Chrome users in the upcoming release expected by the start of the new school year. Once Chrome Cast is set up on the computer that is connected to the classroom projector, ‘Teachers receive casts through the Cast for Education app, and students share their screens using the upcoming version of the Cast feature in Chrome.’ Students can share their casts to the whole classroom through teachers computers.