5 New Google Form Features in July! July 2017 comes with 5 brand new features added to Google Forms! One of the most anticipated is the availability of File Upload for consumer accounts (previously restricted to G Suite Domains). Check out whats been added to Google Forms!#1: Reorder Sections! A Comprehensive Collection of Some of The Best Google Drive Add-ons for Teachers and Educators January 4, 2015 Google Drive has proved to be an indispensable tool in teachers digital toolkit. It provides everything teachers need to write up a document, create a quick presentation or spreadsheet and design beautiful visuals and drawings, creative possibilities in Google Drive are endless. Additionally, Drive works across different devices and platforms so you can easily continue working on your documents anywhere you go and without even the need for Internet connection. In 2015 Google Drive has known a lot of improvements with the addition of a number of key features. We have covered all of these features in Drive for Teachers section here in EdTech and mLearning. We have also reviewed a wide variety of educational add-ons and tools for teachers to use on Google Drive to enhance its overall productivity and extend its learning potential.
15 Awesome Blogs to Follow for All Your Google Needs Save Pinterest Ready for more ways to keep up with all things google? I follow several websites and blogs that help keep me abreast of the latest Google updates, as well as, cutting-edge classroom integration ideas. 72 Google Drive Shortcuts You Should Know We’re big Google Drive users at Imagine Easy, and we know how powerful it can be in education too. Do you even remember what life was like before the all-in-one platform? It’s hard to imagine. Time is of the essence for educators—in the classroom, while you’re grading, or planning lessons for the week. Differentiate Instruction Using Google Apps Theories that Inspire Great Instruction As a trained Special Education teacher, I have always believed that it is essential to offer a variety of learning strategies and project opportunities to the students in my classroom. I have always worked hard to create interactive multi-modal activities and learning opportunities, often providing manipulatives, games, posters, white boards, mini chalkboards, personal anchor charts and graphic organizers for students, aiming always to provide the tools and strategies individual students need in order to succeed, never believing in the on-size-fits-all model of instruction. Over the years, I have been inspired by a number of great instructors and theorists, with Howard Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences being most influential in my instructional planning, delivery, and assessment. Essential Technology and Google Apps When I first began teaching, I used technology to find resources and lesson plan ideas, and to communicate via e-mail.
10 Google Drive Activities Teachers Can Do Using Chrome Apps March 5, 2017 Upon the request of some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning. we went ahead and created the infographic below which you can download and share in PDF format from this link. The visual is based on our post '10 Practical Digital Activities Teachers Can Do on Google Drive Using Chrome Apps'. Each activity is realized through a selected number of Chrome apps. Control Alt Achieve: The All New Google Sites for Schools - Video Tutorial Back in June, Google announced that Sites, its web design program, would be getting a long overdue update (see my post from then). Rather than just add some new features, Google chose to rewrite the entire program from the ground up. As of November, the all new version of Google Sites is now available for everyone to use.
How to Add a File to Multiple Folders in Google Drive without Copying Gmail works around the concept of tags (or labels) and any email message can belong to one or more tags. Google Drive has folders instead of tags and thus any file or folder in Drive can have a single parent folder. For instance, if you have uploaded a presentation file in Folder-A, it can’t simultaneously exist in Folder-B. Right? Well, you’ll will be surprised to know that Google Drive does allow you to place any file inside one or more folders without you having to create multiple copies of that file.
A Comphrensive Guide to using Google Apps in the Classroom to improve learning outcomes There are hundreds of ways you can use Google apps in the classroom to enhance instruction. Google has built multiple apps that are not only useful as productivity applications; Google Classroom and associated G Suite Apps can also be used as learning applications to help you disseminate information. It’s entirely possible you are using Gmail for your personal email or perhaps your entire organization uses it if you have signed up as Google Apps for Education account. Google is all about giving you tools to find information and that is all education is. You teach students math or English or the history of the world, but the most efficient teachers not only disseminates information, but they teach the students to teach themselves.
10 Google Drive Hacks for Education As classrooms use Google Apps more regularly, they'll begin to come up with more efficient ways to work and share. Some of these ideas may already be a part of your routine. 1. Keyboard Shortcuts The mouse is great, but it will eat you up if you have to produce a lot of work quickly, especially if you're making comments on multiple student docs. Ctrl C is copy and Ctrl V is paste. Collaboration in G Suite – An Overview – Sustainable Teaching G Suite for Education is a great platform for giving students feedback on their work. The apps in G Suite are also great for facilitating student collaboration. Let’s look at how teachers can use G Suite for student collaboration. A Quick Note This post is meant for teachers who are almost proficient with or just learning G Suite.
A NEW Google Drive Cheat Sheet Pinterest Ready for the NEW Google Drive? Here’s a quick cheat sheet to get you started with the Drive management window. Now that the NEW Google Drive is rolling out to users, I decided to update my cheat sheet. I broke the drive window into four sections to make it easier to read. I also decided to put the keyboard shortcuts in a separate document so you can download that as well.
Our 2017 Google Resource Roundup 2017 was a phenomenal year for Google and education. Make sure you know all of the resources that came out on our blog this year before heading into 2018. The time has come again for us to share our great Google resources from 2017 that you might have missed on our blog. We have many remarkable posts on topics such as Chrome tips and tricks, HyperDocs in the classroom, and free Slide templates.