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! Top 10 Google Docs & Sheets Add-ons for Education In a follow up to our previous post, Top 10 Google Apps Script for Education we are happy to bring you our updated Top 10 Google Docs & Sheets Add-ons for Education. Google recently launched the Add-ons feature, which brings really useful Apps Script based extensions to Docs & Sheets. Add-ons are really easy to discover and install, and become available across all Docs & Sheets when they are installed. Add-ons enable educators to extend and automate functionality of Docs & Sheets inside of Google Apps for Education.
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. Google Drive Blog: Bring a little something extra to Docs and Sheets with add-ons You use Google Docs and Sheets to get all sorts of stuff done—whether you're staying up late to finish that final paper or just getting started on a new project at the office. But to help take some of that work off your shoulders, today we're launching add-ons—new tools created by developer partners that give you even more features in your documents and spreadsheets. To browse through add-ons for Docs and Sheets, select Get add-ons in the Add-ons menu of any open document or spreadsheet. (Add-ons for spreadsheets are only available in the new Google Sheets). Once you install an add-on it will become available across all of your documents or spreadsheets and you can start using it right away. Here are just a few examples of how add-ons can help you do more with Docs and Sheets:
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.
28 ways Google’s new add-ons can help teachers now Google add-ons can add powerful features to standard documents and sheets. Here are the benefits, drawbacks and implementation ideas for several. Add-ons are Google’s shiny new set of tools for Documents and Spreadsheets, and they’re full of potential for educators.
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. information - 2014-04-15 Google in Education Sydney Summit Key Information The EdTechTeam Sydney Summit featuring Google for Education will be held at the PLC Sydney in Croydon, New South Wales on April 15 & 16, 2014. Presbyterian Ladies’ College, Sydney is a day and boarding school for girls from Pre-Kindergarten to Year 12, offering a broad curriculum to students from a diverse range of backgrounds. Founded in 1888 and situated at Croydon, the College is set within 4.4 hectares of landscaped grounds and retains its 19th century heritage buildings and gardens alongside modern state-of-the-art facilities. PLC Sydney educates young women from the basis of a Christian world view to make a difference in a rapidly changing global society.
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.
8 Steps to Create Engaging Google Forms ( for Teachers ) Today's tutorial is on the use of Google forms. By the end of this guide you will be able to : Create a Google form with different questionsCustomize your Google Forms using a plethora of templatesShare your Google forms Embed your Forms in your Blog or websiteStep 1 Head over to your Google Docs and click on Create then on Form Step 2 Give your form a title and a description Step 3 Choose a background for your form to make it look cute. To do this click on " Theme " on the top bar as is displayed in the screenshot below.
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. Getting Started Guide - Blogger Help Blogger Getting Started Guide How to publish a blog post How to create and edit pages Manage comments on your blog Import and export your blog 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.