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100+ Google Tricks for Teachers

100+ Google Tricks for Teachers
It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google tools specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away. Convert units. Google Specifically for Education From Google Scholar that returns only results from scholarly literature to learning more about computer science, these Google items will help you at school. Google Scholar. Google Docs 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. Gmail 32. 33. 34. 35. 36. 37. 38. 39. 40. 41. 42. 43. Google Calendar 44.

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Use Google Forms to create a survey Google Forms provide a fast way to create an online survey, with responses collected in an online spreadsheet. Create your survey and invite respondents by email. People answer your questions from almost any web browser - including mobile smartphone and tablet browsers. You view each response in a single row of a spreadsheet, with each question shown in a column. And Google Forms is free. Forms Daily 5 Here's the book that started it all: and don't forget: Tammy, over at Live, Love, Laugh hosted a fantastic Daily 5 Book Study. It is a really good collaboration of primary teachers sharing their thoughts and ideas about Daily 5. Also a great reflection tool while implementing the program throughout the year.

Days Like This… Today, my students reviewed their first graded essays. I tried out a new way of assessing student work — screencasting. Instead of collecting printed papers, I asked students to write in Google Docs and then share their papers with me so I would also be able to view them online. Instead of scribbling marks in the margins of printed papers, I opened each student’s paper in Google Docs, highlighted text and inserted comments to clarify my thoughts, and then turned on the screen recorder (Jing) to record my voice as I scrolled through the paper and pointed to items with my mouse.

The Best Sites For Learning About The History Of Technology I had included some links about computer history on The Best Eleven Websites For Students To Learn About Computers, but some new related links have recently been published. So I’ve decided to make topic its very own list, and expanded it beyond just computers. You might also be interested in The Best Sites Where Students Can Learn About Inventions and The Best Sites To Learn About The Internet. Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About The History of Technology (and are accessible to English Language Learners): TIME Magazine has come out with a nice slideshow titled A Brief History of The Computer. Are stock prices affected by social media? - FTSE Global Markets According to a survey of 360 UK financial professionals carried out by Colt Technology Services, social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook are affecting share price volatility. The research found that 63% of respondents, including brokers and heads of trading desks, believe the valuation of individual stocks can be directly linked to public sentiment contained in social media channels. While only 7% of respondents regard social media sentiment as an important indicator, just under half (45%) of respondents regard it as a trailing indicator, demonstrating that social media definitely has a role to play.

Google Tools for the College Student - Tips and Tricks for University Student Write your papers, keep in touch with your family, and find the local pizza joints, all for free. Here are the best tools from Google to help you with your college life. Whether you have your own computer or you're stuck using the computer labs, Google has a lot of tools that will help you get the most out of college, academically and socially. 1. Google Docs 22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us In 25 Years 22 Things We Do As Educators That Will Embarrass Us In 25 Years by Terry Heick Saw a picture today from the 1970s of a mother driving her car with her newborn baby in the passenger seat (no car seat).

31 Online Resources for Better Writing Here are 31 online resources to help you improve your writing and become a better writer. No matter what kind of writing you are doing, whether you are a journalist or an entertainment blogger, a student who has to write an essay or someone who wants to become a screenwriter, there are sites on the Internet that can help you out with your writing. Here we have compiled a list of great sites that will help you with your writing, whether it is your career or you are just doing it for fun.

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