Google Tip: Super Easy Classroom Timer As teachers we frequently need a timer. Google makes this super easy. In the Omnibox of Google Chrome type in the word “timer.” Typing the word “timer” into the Google search box will launch a timer. The default time is 5 minutes. 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.
8 Travel Grants and Fellowships for Educators Summer is the perfect time to research and apply for a teacher travel grant. The key is to look in the right places and write a compelling application. Then, once you win an award, you might find yourself kayaking the length of the Mississippi River while developing a river ecology unit. Extensity: The Essential Chrome Extension Everyone Needs Extensity is one extension to rule them all. It will turn on and off other Chrome extensions and keep your browser running lightning fast. It is so important that installing extensity is my #1 essential tip for Chromebooks. Try it. Please!
How To Search On Google Like Elite Hackers Google is best search engine in the world. Actually people think that Google's popularity is because of its simple and fast searching interface but friends, its more popular because it has rich operators and query support that will make your searching experience even better. Most of us doesn't know which operators are supported by Google and if they know some of them, they doesn't know how actually these operators work and enrich our searching practice. Today, i will tell you How we can search on Google like elite hackers or simply say computer experts do. But for this its necessary that you should know and understand all the Google operators properly. So lets learn how we can enrich our searching experience in Google.
100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. But there are so many sites!
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. Technology Integration: Multimedia in Projects: Tools for Creating and Viewing Media Software Tools, Plug-Ins and Viewers Are you looking for top applications for learning? If you are integrating media into your instruction, consider the words of Andrew Churches (2009): "It's not about the tools, it's using the tools to facilitate learning" (p. 1). Andrew Churches' educational origami website includes Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and ICT where Churches matches traditional approaches to each of the multiple intelligences with specific digital tools, strategies, and activities. In Bloom's and ICT Tools, he provides specific tools matched to Bloom's Digital Taxonomy: creating, evaluating, analyzing, applying, understanding, and remembering.
Using Google Apps for Education to Create Digital Portfolios from Avra Robinson This post first appeared on Daily Genius. Google Apps for Education is a wonderful, collaborative program that allows students to create, collect, and curate artifacts of learning. While there is a wide variety of programs that can be used to create digital portfolios, here are four ways that the GAFE suite of programs can facilitate digital portfolio creation. What do we mean by Digital Portfolio? A digital portfolio is a collection of artifacts of learning that demonstrate growth, acquisition of skills or knowledge, and student creativity over time. Too often, the focus lies more on gathering lots of content in a single location and publishing to the web.
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. 1. Use the tabs
5 Ideas for Using Google Presentations with Students (*Bonus Videos Included) I love using Google presentations! I use Power Point or Keynote when I present, but the collaboration feature and ability to easily publish Google presentations to the web make it my presentation tool of choice when working with students. That said, students need to know how to begin a Google presentation. I love creating video tutorials for my students walking them through new routines online. Chrome App and Extension Database I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers and Students that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration.1 The Chrome Apps & Extensions Database For a while, I have kept a list of my favorite apps and favorite extensions on this site, but my list just keeps growing! It has grown so much that a list just doesn’t cut it anymore. I needed to find a way to help teachers find the best Chrome apps and extensions to fit the needs of their students, classrooms, and their own productivity. Thus, the Chrome Apps and Extensions Database was born.