Back to School With Google Docs Last year all of the students in our school district received Google Docs accounts and I was kept quite busy all year getting students up and running and then finding innovative ways to use the tools for learning. Upon reflection,if I got the opportunity to do it all over again there are three things I would make sure to do at the start of the year to kick off Google Docs. 1.
Create Chrome Theme Online A theme is a special kind of extension that changes the way the google chrome browser looks. It is a zipped bundle of fles: one manifest.json file and several png images Here is an example manifest.json file for a theme: version: One to four dot-separated integers identifying the version of this theme. Google Chrome As of March 2014, StatCounter estimates that Google Chrome has a 43% worldwide usage share of web browsers, making it the most widely used web browser in the world. History Google's Eric Schmidt opposed the development of an independent web browser for six years. He stated that "at the time, Google was a small company," and he did not want to go through "bruising browser wars." A Handy Infographic Featuring 10 Important New Google Forms Tips for Teachers June 21, 2016 For those of you who haven’t tried the new Google Forms yet, the visual guide below will help you get started. It features 10 important features that will help you create engaging forms, polls, and surveys. As a teacher, you can use Forms for a variety of purposes including: planning an event, making surveys and polls, creating quizzes, collecting feedback and other information from students and many more. This infographic is entirely based on insights from Docs Editor Help. Enjoy 1- Create a survey, poll, or quiz
Creating A COM Add In Creating A COM Add In This page describes how to write a COM Add In With Visual Basic 6. Beginning in verison 2000, Office programs such as Excel and PowerPoint began support for a new type of add in component called a COM Add In. 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software.
ThemeCreationGuide - chromium - A guide and a reference for creating themes using extensions. - An open-source browser project to help move the web forward. The Google Chrome Extensions Help Docs provided some info on how to create theme as an extension, but for a pure designer, the details of the *.cc file can be overwhelming and confusing. Also, having a clear documentation, enables a new designer to start designing on the go! (Also makes life easier... he he he). Experimenting with the creation of theme and the possible UI elements that could be themed helped create this help document(working progress).It would be helpful if people contribute to this document in any possible way, that would make it a good Theme Creation Guide! So how do you create a theme for Google chrome?
Excel VBA - Free online reference guide VBA stands for Visual Basic for Applications (the application being of course Excel) and is the technology and tools used to program and automate Microsoft Excel. It's not only used just within the framework of Microsoft Excel but other applications too including Microsoft Access, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook to name but a few. It has the power to communicate with other applications beyond the Microsoft range and even the Microsoft Windows operating system across other platforms. So, learning the principles of VBA using Excel as the tool environment will stand you in good stead for the other applications should you wish to program and code them in the future. The only difference between other applications when wanting to use VBA will simply be learning to load and work with different libraries (which I intend to teach you in due course throughout this free online reference guide).
7 Google Chrome Extensions that Help Students with Dyslexia In this day and age, high-quality assistive technology (AT) can be found on almost every computing platform. This widespread availability is making curriculum access easier for students with dyslexia. As many schools are adopting low-cost Chromebook programs, the AT supports associated with Google’s Chrome Web browser are becoming popular accommodations. The first article in this series explored the basics of Chrome and how it can enable dyslexic students to complete their work alongside their non-dyslexic classmates.