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Productivity Tips - Google Apps for the iPad

Productivity Tips - Google Apps for the iPad
Productivity Tips To increase efficiency, it helps to add any commonly-accessed websites, such as the Google eBookstore or Google Docs, to the home screen as a bookmark. This allows the shortcut to show up as an app icon, taking users directly where they need to go. In addition, many third-party apps and software are available to maximize productivity and make tasks simpler for you and your students. iFiles With iFiles, users can save their Google Apps accounts in a list, locking it behind a password. Printopia 2 for Mac If you have a Mac, use Printopia for submitting work. (Be sure to confirm compatibility with your district's network. Flipboard Flipboard is great for Google Reader!

The Educator’s Guide to Copyright, Fair Use, and Creative Commons Lately, we’ve been hearing more and more about digital copyrights and fair use in the news and online – particularly with the whole SOPA/PIPA uproar that recently swept the web. Also, we on the Edublogs support team have been getting more and more complaints and official requests to remove copyrighted content that users have placed on blogs. The legal jargon with respect to digital copyrights can be confusing – especially since different countries have their own laws and regulations. With this post, we hope to dispel a few myths and pull together a complete list of resources for teachers and students to use when blogging and working with content online. Rule #1: You Can’t Use Everything You Find On the Web Dexter the cat hates those that steal his photos… This may seem obvious, but judging by the notices we have received, many teachers (and especially students) are under the impression that if it is on the web, then it is up for grabs. Rule #2: There Are Resources You CAN Use Images Videos

Zoeken in Google Drive - Google Drive Help Typ een woord of woordgroep in het zoekvak van uw Google Drive als u een bepaald bestand, map of Google-document, spreadsheet of presentatie wilt zoeken. Als uw zoekopdracht iets oplevert dat zich in de Prullenbak bevindt, wordt boven aan uw zoekresultaten een melding weergegeven met een link waarop u kunt klikken om de items in uw Prullenbak te bekijken. Technieken om sneller te zoeken U kunt uw bestanden, mappen en Google-documenten, spreadsheets en presentaties efficiënter vinden door uw zoekopdracht te verfijnen of gebruik te maken van zoekoperators. Uw zoekopdracht verfijnen Ga naar het zoekvak en klik op het pictogram van de vervolgkeuzelijst. Zoeken op documenteigenaars en bijdragers Als u de naam weet van de persoon die eigenaar is of toegang heeft tot het bestand dat u zoekt, begin dan met het typen van zijn of haar naam in de zoekbalk. Zoekoperators toevoegen Combineer uw zoekwoordgroep met vooraf gedefinieerde zoekoperators.

Google Apps Experts: Understanding Google Drive for Google Apps Some of us may have already caught wind of this but for those who haven't, Google has released Google Drive to certain domains and users! The rollout to all domains and users will happen gradually over the next 4 to 6 weeks, so keep an eye out for the 'new look of Docs.' If you would like to see if Google Drive is available for you, click here to download the new feature ... if it is not available to you yet, you'll want to click on the 'Notify Me' button on the Drive homepage and Google will send you an email when it's ready!Today, we're going to highlight a few items surrounding Google Drive so you'll have a better understanding of what it is and what's available to you. The New Look of Google DriveAfter you download Google Drive, the 'Docs' hyperlink in the Universal Navigation Bar (upper left hand corner of your inbox) will now say 'Drive.' Loading

Demotivational Posters for those with way too much free time! iPad As.... iPads have exploded throughout schools and classrooms. Their flexibility, versatility, and mobility make them a phenomenal learning tool. As teachers seek ways to integrate these devices, we recommend focusing on specific learning goals that promote critical-thinking, creativity, collaboration, and the creation of student-centric learning environments. In other words, begin with..... Misc tip: search for all unread mail in Gmail Interesting. I've been looking for a shortcut myself for ages. Thanks! Happy to help! But to "mark as read" all unread posts? I had the problem that there werde 4000+ unread messages in my inbox. This worked for my to get rid of all those unread messages from Inbox without going through them in steps of 100. Thank you for your useful help.it works for me too :) tx for the excellent tip... i can able to delete 3212 unread e-mails from my g-mail box dude, thanks a lot man i had 6000+ unread mails. Thanks! Thank you! I have been looking for ages for a way to filter out unread email. Thank you all for the kind words. I have no idea why Google haven't exposed this with a GUI option of some sort. It is a silly thing that Google hasn't added this feature.. FYI - try: is:unread is:inbox This bypasses anything you may have kept archived but still unread. Hi all, thanks to avoid a lot of things just type "is:unread" and press search mail. this will give u the list of all unread mails. thank you David! Cheers!

The Google+ Guide For Educators – SimpleK12_ Home » Education, Social Media Written by Grace2 August 2011 Unless you've been living under a rock the last month, undoubtedly you've heard of the new social networking site everyone has been raving about: Google+. All this buzz has generated some great articles (my to-read pile just keeps growing!) Here's my Google+ Guide for Educators: So what do you think about Google+? Share this post with your friends and colleagues: Ideas To Steal SmarTots - We recommend the Best Educational Apps for your Child

Change Management FAQs Why should I provide change management for users? It's essential that you help your users make the transition from your legacy system to Google Apps quickly and efficiently, with minimal loss of productivity and disruptions to your business. With a solid change management plan in place, you'll: Increase user adoption, usage, and proficiencyReduce risk related to acceptance of Google Apps by usersLower costs related to unplanned disruptions to business operations Are there studies that support the benefits of change management? Yes, numerous studies have clearly shown that change management is strongly correlated with project success. Is there a standard change management approach I should use? Yes. Small Business Guide | Medium Business Guide | Enterprise Business Guide Does Google provide any resources to help manage the change? Yes! When during my deployment should I begin? We strongly recommend that you start your change management activities as early in the deployment process as possible.

5 Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom Google Docs is a user friendly suite of online collaborative tools that come with tremendous potential for use in the classroom. Last year all of the students in our school received Google Docs accounts and I was kept quite busy getting students and teachers up and running with the new tools, then discovering innovative ways to use them as effective tools for learning. Here are some of the favorites. Collaborative Writing Sharing and commenting provide students with opportunities to receive immediate feedback on their writing from teachers and peers in the 24/7 classroom. In Box One of the challenges of using Google Docs with a class full of students is in managing all those Google Docs. Collaborative Brainstorming The features available in the drawing component of Google Docs are well-suited for online, collaborative brainstorming sessions that provide students with opportunities to work together to develop ideas. Self-Grading Quiz A Virtual Copy Machine

JellyCam - Stop Motion Bloomin' Apps This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place.Each image has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for iPad, Android, Google and online tools and applications to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.I have created a page to allow you to share your favorite online tool, iOS, or Android app with others. Cogs of the Cognitive Processes I began to think about the triangular shape of Bloom's Taxonomy and realized I thought of it a bit differently.Since the cognitive processes are meant to be used when necessary, and any learner goes in and out of the each level as they acquire new content and turn it into knowledge, I created a different type of image that showcased my thoughts about Bloom's more meaningfully.Here is my visual which showcases the interlocking nature of the cognitive processes or, simply, the "Cogs of the Cognitive Processes". IPAD APPS TO SUPPORT BLOOM'S REVISED TAXONOMYassembled by Kathy Schrock​ Bloom's and SAMR: My thoughts

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