A Handy Google Drive Tool to Create Animated Presentations and Engaging Educational Videos February 19, 2015 In a post we published a few months ago, we talked about WeVideo and how teachers use it to create videos and short animations in Google Drive. Today, we are introducing you to PowToon Edu, another equally powerful tool to use to create engaging videos and animated presentations. Pontoon Edu allows you to animate difficult topics and engage your students using a wide variety of tools. Watch the video below to learn more about PowToon Edu
Teacher's Ultimate Guide to Google Drive Today while I was browsing through my feeds I came across an attention-grabbing title of a supposedly good read. I followed the link and was directed to a page where to download A Google Drive Guide for free which I did. After downloading the guide and reading it through I discovered it was a complete rubbish, full of errors, poorly written, and badly illustrated. Anyway, I just find myself compelled to share with you this little lesson and advise you to always check the credibility of the website and its author ( here are some great tools to do it ) before downloading anything off of it. Having said that, I am sharing with you instead one of the best guides that you can ever find on Good Drive. Check out the links below and click on any title to access it : Set up Google DriveGoogle Drive basicsDocs, Sheets, Slides, and other appsGoogle Drive storageGoogle Drive on your mobile device
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: A Must Have Google Drive App for Teachers May 8, 2014 Since the introduction of add-ons to Google Drive a few weeks ago, I tried several of these extensions on my Google Drive and I am really impressed by the great service some of them offer. Today, I am sharing with you one of my favourite apps to use on Google Sheets. This add-on is called Doctopus. Doctopus is a handy Spreadhseet script which allows teachers to make copies and hand out google Drive files to students listed in a Google Sheet. Doctopus also allows teachers to keep track of their shared documents with the possibility of providing timely feedback to students right in the spreadsheet itself. Watch the video below to learn more about how to use Doctopus on your Google Sheets.
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Chalkup- A Wonderful Google Drive Tool for Teachers February 6, 2015 I just learned through an email from Justin Chando about this interesting update to Chalkup. The folks in Chalkup have finally made the move to Google Drive and created a seamless integration of Chalkup with Google Drive. Chalkup is a great web tool that allows teachers to create classes and share different study materials on a message board that students can access in real-time. Chalkup lets you post discussion prompts, add comments to discussions, distribute announcements and assignments and view files. Some things that are unique to the Chalkup Google integration are: Grade and annotate files inline with drawing, highlighting, and area commentsUse a custom Rubric and attach it right to the gradeManages all Google Drive file permissions automatically View Google Drive files without needing to go to Drive, and Students save any type of document to their own DriveReal Discussions with nested comments.
How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it was shared as "view only?" Most of the Google Documents and Presentations that I share on this blog are marked "view only." Even if the document or presentation is marked "view only" you can still create a copy for yourself. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3:Applications for Education Sharing Google Documents and Presentations as "view only" is a good way to distribute directions for assignments or templates for completing assignments. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom by TeachThought Staff Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. It may not be as forward-thinking as we’d like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology. So below are (at least) 60 thing you can do with Google Classroom. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom
5 Free Online Collaboration Apps For Chrome To Collaborate In Realtime Here is a list of 5 free online collaboration apps for Chrome that lets you collaborate with you friends, colleagues, and other team members in realtime. If you deal with project management, event management, education field, brainstorming, etc. then these online collaboration apps can be the apt choice to collaborate and work in live environment. These online collaboration apps provide you various facilities like virtual whiteboard, mini-chats, set reminders, Google+ Hangout video chats, sticky notes, share files, multiple drawing tools, markup tools and much more. Moreover, these online collaboration apps for Chrome also allow you to assign tasks to groups as well as to the individual participants and lets you keep the discussion in public or private environment. Below I’ve reviewed RealtimeBoard, Orchestra To-do, Symphonical, MOOVIA, and DrawItLive. RealtimeBoard Online Collaboration App For Chrome: Sponsored Links Click here to see detailed review. Podio: Get Podio for Chrome from here!
6 Steps to Add Voice Comments to Google Docs Here is a step by step guide to show you how you can add " Voice Comments " within your Google Docs. This application is developed by 121 Writing. Here is how you can do it : 1- Head over to your Google Docs and click on " Create". scroll down to the bottom and click on "connect more apps " 2- Type in the word " voice " in the search panel then click on connect in front of " voice comments " 3- Go back to your Google Docs and right click on the document you want to add voice comments to then select open with voice comments 4- The document will open in a new window, click on the record button as shown in the screenshot below. 5- To share your voice feedback click on " share with collaborators ". You and your collaborators can access it Google Docs via the "Comments" button on the top-right corner beside the Share button.
New:You Can Now Add Audio Feedback To Students Presentations on Google Drive June 20, 2014 Kaizena is one of my favourite tools for adding audio and text feedback to Google Docs. I have already shared here a detailed guide on how to use it to attach audio feedback to students documents, check it out if you haven't read it yet. Until recently Kaizena allowed users to add audio feedback to only Google Docs but this is no longer the case. 1- First students should share their Google Presentations with you. 2- Now head over to Kaizena and sign in. 3- Assuming that you have already created a box on Kaizena where you access students files, click on "add document" on that box 4- Click on " shared with me" and select the presentation you want to add audio feedback to. 5- Highlight the parts of the presentation you want to comment on and click on the mic icon to add voice comment. Once the voice comment is uploaded students will be able to access it on their Google Drive right from the comment feature when they open their presentation.