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50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education

50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education
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10 features of Google Docs you should be using Google Docs is packed with powerful tools. Here are 10 that will help you get more out of Google's free word-processing app. 1. Talk instead of type For times when you'd rather use your voice than your fingertips to type, give Google Docs' voice typing tool a try.

Using a Google Form to Make Videos a Bit More Interactive Today I found a really cool tutorial explaining how to embed a video with a Google form below it so that students can fill out the form while watching and then the results are automatically sent to a Google spreadsheet. Something Cindy and I recommend when faculty want students to view videos out of class is to have some sort of questions or homework to fill out while watching the video, so this is a nice way to package that all and make use of technology. Here is the video I got the idea from by Ramsey Musallam on Vimeo. It is about 7 minutes long, but I thought it went really fast.

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Google Docs secrets: 20 power tips Help If you haven’t looked at Google Docs recently, now’s a good time to check it out. The office suite, which works entirely within a browser window, has slowly but steadily continued to evolve into a highly usable set of free tools. The lineup has come a long way since Google bought the collaborative Writely word processor in 2006. Unlike desktop software releases such as Microsoft Office, which get big updates every few years, Google Docs is a continually changing work in progress.

New Padagogy Wheel Helps You Integrate Technology Using SAMR Model Sometimes a visual guide comes along and it just makes total sense. That’s how I felt about Allan Carrington’s clever ‘Padagogy Wheel‘ which we featured on Edudemic last week. Check out the previous version then view the one below to see the differences. From what I can tell, putting the wheel on this site has generated a bit of buzz and I’m glad we could help spread the knowledge. But I was quite amazed this morning when I saw that the Padagogy Wheel had been updated.

10 free tools for creating infographics For all the importance we place on text, it's an indisputable fact that images are processed in the brain faster than words. Hence the rise and rise of the infographic which, at its best, transforms complex information into graphics that are both easy to grasp and visually appealing. No wonder magazine readers and web visitors love the best infographics. The only problem is, infographics that look like they were simple to make are often anything but. Making the Most of Google Docs: Tips & Lesson Ideas Since attending the Google Teacher Academy in April, I have been trying to learn as much as possible about each Google application. The result? 25 Ways To Use Twitter In The Classroom, By Degree Of Difficulty How Can We Stop Cheating In Online Courses? 6.11K Views 0 Likes While clearly not every student is trying hard to take the slacker route, it's worth noting that picking out the students trying to take this route gets a little more complicated when you move from taking classes in person to taking classes online.

Introducing Google Docs To Your Class: Tips for introducing online collaboration to students 1 of 3 In 2008 I was invited to write a series of blog posts for the Official Google Docs blog. I have decided to repost them here to highlight some of the challenges I faced at the time and in an effort to help you, not only with the use of Google Docs but also other online collaborative tools. Modelling expected behaviour and good practice first

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