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5 Essential Apps for Google Drive

5 Essential Apps for Google Drive

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5 Ways to use Google Presentations (Slides) NOT as Presentations This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs” and “5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms” If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul.

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. Pricing - iFreeTools Creator iFreeTools follows the freemium [] pricing model, with a free plan (upto 10 users) and multiple paid plans to choose from. As part of paid plans, we offer single-tenant deployment [], where iFreeTools code is deployed into your Google App Engine account. Our rates here are more like professional services to upload the code and maintain it with periodic upgrades. We welcome you to compare us with other service providers, before you commit to using one of our paid plans. You'll find that iFreeTools offers you the best value for money.

8 Powerful Extensions to Use on Google Spreadsheet March 12, 2014 As I mentioned in an earlier post today , Google recently announced the introduction of add-ons to Google Docs and Spreadsheets. With these add-ons installed, users will have access to a plethora of new features and services that were not available before. In this post, I am sharing with you some of the important add-ons you can install on your Spreadsheet to make it more practical. If you are looking for add-ons to use with Google Docs , check this post. Chromebook Creation: Slides, Thinglink & Snagit - From Greg Kulowiec This post first appeared on Free Technology for Teachers. With Chromebooks being adopted as the 1:1 tool of choice in schools throughout the country, it is helpful to note that there a number of options that allow for student creation that go beyond the suite of Google tools. One example of this creative potential takes advantage of a staple in the Google Apps library, Slides, and works in combination with Thinglink as well as the Chromebook screencasting option from TechSmith, Snagit. In the image below, the process is outlined where a student could create an image or poster in Google Slides, export the image as a PNG or JPEG file, and then upload that file to Thinglink. Once in Thinglink, the hotspot tags can be added to include text, links, or even YouTube videos.

10 ways I use Google Forms in my tablet classroom Image courtesy of TBR Mohamed El-Ashiry takes a look at ways of using Google Forms in the classroom. I am one of Google Forms‘ biggest fans! I have many reasons to love the service, and I use it in many different ways. While there have been many other advantages, the biggest advantage of using Google Forms in my classroom is being able to give students immediate feedback. Kanbanize - Free Kanban Software Documentation THIS FUNCTIONALITY IS ONLY AVAILABLE WITH OUR PREMIUM ACCOUNTS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PRICING AND ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONALITY, PLEASE VISIT OR CONTACT OUR SALES TEAM HERE.

Excel vs. Google Sheets: Which One Is Better for You? The desktop version of Excel has long been the king of the hill when it comes to spreadsheet apps, but Google is making a challenge for the title with Sheets, the spreadsheet tool included in Google Apps. Does it have a viable claim to the throne? Or is it a hollow imitation of Excel? Both have their advantages; here’s why you might want to use one or the other. Google Docs: Mark As Graded - Teacher Tech When assessing student work done in Google Docs it can be a challenge to know which student documents you have looked at and which ones you still need to look over. When looking in my Google Drive folder with student work I need a system for looking at the titles of the files in Google Drive to see what the status is. Karen Hogan (Click Here) came up with a system for modifying the title of the document to append it with “Graded” or another status.

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Instructional Fluency: 10 Activities with Google Slides New technologies are changing the way students learn. These days, those old PowerPoints that we've spent so much time on aren't cutting it. Not to worry.