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52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom

52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom
Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance – a must for students in online colleges for online marketing, for instance. But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability. We’ve discovered 52 great tips for getting the most out of Google Docs as a student, with awesome ideas and tricks for collaboration, sharing, and staying productive. 52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom Access your documents from anywhere: Whether you’re in your dorm room or the school library, you can access your Google Docs. This is a cross-post from Related:  applications google

100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom 100 Ways To Use Google Drive In The Classroom by 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. Ed note: This is an older post, so some of these features or links may be out of date. Keyboard Shortcuts Navigate your documents and screen a lot faster when you use these keyboard shortcuts for formatting and more. Productivity Hacks These hacks will make your Google Docs experience even more efficient and streamlined. Features & Tools Collaboration Organization

Five Essential Google Drive Skills For Teachers This school year I've worked with a few school districts that are using Google Apps for Education for the first time. A lot of what I have done with those school districts is help to get the teachers acclimated to using Google Drive. When I sat down to plan an upcoming Google Drive training session I thought about some of the essential Google Drive skills that teachers need in addition to creating documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Here are five essential Google Drive skills that I think teachers and students need. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3: Step 4:

How To Create A Google Drive Classroom How To Create A Google Drive Classroom by TeachThought Staff Using the cloud in the classroom can be a powerful thing. One of the most common uses of the cloud in today’s classroom is word processing, and one of the most common cloud-based word processing platforms is Google Drive. We’ve talked about offering voice feedback to documents. Since he clearly has experience in the classroom, this video is immediately better than the vast majority of universal Google Drive tutorials you’ll find. Update: A reader reminded us that Google Apps For Education is launching Google Classroom in September, a tool that “weaves together Google Docs, Drive and Gmail to help teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease.” In addition to other helpful tips, Behrendt includes information on: -Creating a class -Creating assignments -Sharing documents -Filtering results -Turning in digital work -Creating student portfolios -Naming files

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

Backup and Synchronize Google Docs with Microsoft Office Do you want to create a local backup of all your Google Docs documents. Or are you looking for some easy solution to automatically synchronize Google Docs and local Microsoft Office files? Check out Syncplicity. Do you want to download and create a backup of all Google Docs documents to a local folder on the hard drive? Or are you looking to edit your Google Docs offline using Microsoft Word and then automatically sync changes when you are online. If you said yes to any of the above questions, what you really need is Syncplicity, a file backup and synchronization service like DropBox but one that also works with your Google Docs account. Create a free account and then install a 2 MB Sync client on the desktop. The next step is to configure a “watch folder” on your computer that Syncplicity will use to download and store files from Google Docs. Sync a local document folder with Google Docs The process may take some time depending on the size and number of documents.

5 extensions chrome pour les enseignants Le navigateur Chrome est le plus utilisé au monde. Le mois dernier près de 40 % des internautes l’avaient choisi pour surfer sur le web devant Internet explorer, Firefox ou Safari. Rapide, robuste, Chrome propose aussi toute une longue série d’extensions permettant d’en optimiser l’usage. Plusieurs d’entre elles sont très pratiques pour un enseignant (ou un étudiant). Voici une liste de 5 extensions chrome pour les enseignants. 1 – Save to Google Drive Cette extension pour Chrome permet de sauvegarder des images trouvées sur le web ou des captures d’écran complètes dans votre Google Drive. 2 – Awesome Screenshot Cette extension est aussi extrêmement pratique pour faire des captures d’écran très facilement. 3 – Split Screen Pas toujours très pratique de consulter deux pages web en même temps. 4 – Whitelist for Chrome Cette extension pour Chrome permet de limiter la navigation sur Internet à une liste de sites que vous allez indiquer dans une sorte de liste blanche. 5 – Dot ePub

Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation Web search can be a remarkable research tool for students - and we've heard from educators that they could use some help to teach better search skills in their classroom. The following Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers and the Search Education team to help you do just that. The lessons are short, modular and not specific to any discipline so you can mix and match to what best fits the needs of your classroom. Additionally, all lessons come with a companion set of slides (and some with additional resources) to help you guide your in-class discussions. They are all under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike, so feel free to adapt them and use them as you see fit! Understanding the fundamentals of how search engines work will help your students become better searchers. What is the Web? Search is easy but some practice and technique will take your students a long way. Which link should I follow? More resources:

Learning to use My Blocks This tutorial explains how to use the "My Block" feature of the NXT-G programming system by working through several examples. What is a My Block? Why Use My Blocks? Making your First My Block Creating a My Block Viewing and Editing the Contents of a My Block Inserting a My Block into a Program Creating My Blocks with Input Parameters What are Input Parameters? Creating a My Block with an Input Parameter Using a My Block with an Input Parameter Designing Your Own Input Parameter Changing the Name of a Parameter Creating a My Block with Multiple Input Parameters Making a Block Header Comment Variables, Wiring, and Editing within a My Block Using Variables to Send Data to a My Block Defining Variables in a My Block Rewriting the Contents of a My Block Sharing Wires in a Tabbed Switch Using My Block Variables from the Main Program Making a Modified Copy of a My Block Copying a My Block Changing the Icon for a My Block What is a My Block? Why Use My Blocks? Making your First My Block

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