10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers
This afternoon I was asked if I could put together a list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons. In the past I had put together lists of Sheets scripts, but most of those lists are outdated as Add-ons have mostly replaced scripts. Here's my updated list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets and Forms Add-ons. Google Docs Add-ons: The Tag Cloud Generator Add-on will create a word cloud in the right-hand margin of any of your Google Documents that contain more than one hundred words. One of the most useful Add-ons for Google Documents is the EasyBib Bibliography Creator. The EasyBib Bibliography Creator makes it easy to properly cite resources and format a bibliography in APA, MLA, or Chicago style.
100 Google Docs Tips
November 9th, 2009 Students and educators have a wealth of learning and productivity tools available to them online. Google offers some of the highest-quality resources on the web to meet all your study and teaching needs, and all you need to access them is an internet connection. The Google Docs collection provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports. But besides the basic features, there are lots of little tricks and hacks you can use to make your Google Docs experience even more productive.
3 Google Docs Options First Time Users Often Ask About
Earlier this week I led a short workshop for first-time Google Docs users in a school district near my home. I have facilitated these kinds of workshops on a regular basis for the last seven years. Over those years I've compiled a list of the questions most frequently asked by new users. Here are three of those questions and their answers. 1. Can I use landscape formatting in Google Docs?
Three Helpful Google Docs Updates Released This Week
This week the Google Docs team released three updates. All three updates have potential to be useful in school settings. First, Google Docs in your web browser and in the Android app now has a document outlining tool.
Convert Your PDF’s to Google Docs
This Google Docs tip tells you how to convert a photo or PDF into a Google Doc. Earlier I blogged on annotating PDF’s being a bad lesson plan. I had suggested that at the very least to put the information into a Google Doc so students can collaborate around it and insert comments. From Google Drive, right click on the image file or PDF file. Choose “Open with” and choose “Google Docs.”
One Stop Resource for Google Docs
If you’re a Google Docs user, curious about Google Docs, work with Google Docs with students, and especially if you’re looking for help understanding all of the features of Google Docs, then you’ve got to bookmark MaryFran’s Google Docs Tutorials. Created as a Google Site (of course), this is a huge collection of resources, tutorials, videos, … all devoted to helping the visitor understand the ins and outs of working with Google Docs. That’s really the best description I can think of to describe this site. Navigation and use is as simple and powerful as Google Docs itself.
80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom
80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff When you think of innovative, edgy, compelling uses of technology, Google Forms isn’t exactly the first thing that leaps to mind. While you’d probably prefer a piece of hardware that’s affordable, easy to use, and mobile that allows students to direct their own mastery of content in peer-to-peer and school-to-school learning environments, for now you just might have to settle for a spreadsheet. No, wait.
How to use Google for Hacking
Google serves almost 80 percent of all the search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine. However, Google makes it possible to reach not only the publicly available information resources, but also gives access to some of the most confidential information that should never have been revealed. In this post, you will find the information on how to use Google for exploiting security vulnerabilities that exists within many websites. The following are some of the ways to use Google for hacking: 1.
100+ Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School – Eternal Code
[via onlinecolleges.net] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks 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.
20 Tips To Use Google Search Efficiently
Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and millions more use it for entertainment. Did you know that you may not be using Google search to its full potential? Here are 20 tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency.
101 Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks
Looking for the ultimate tips for Google searching? You've just found the only guide to Google you need. Let's get started: 1. The best way to begin searching harder with Google is by clicking the Advanced Search link. 2.
12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy
Google has made it possible for us to have instant information gratification. Just start typing the first letters of your search word and the site intuits your question and offers you the smartest choice of answers. Seems simple enough.
If you’re using Gmail, you’ll hate you didn’t know about this sooner
Did you know an average person spends nearly 30% of their time reading and responding to email? Theres no way around it, Im a heavy email user and I wouldnt be half surprised if I spend nearly 45% of my time processing email. Ive accepted that email is a huge part of my life and a vital form of communication.