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Share a Google Doc with a Non-Google User Sharing and simultaneous collaboration is a huge benefit to using Google drive—but what if you have to share a Google Doc file (such as a word-processing document) with a user who doesn’t actually have a Google account? If you’ve only been using Google Drive for storage purposes, you’re missing out. A fantastic feature of Google Drive is the ability to create and work with Google Docs within Drive. Working with Google Docs lets you create word-processing documents, spreadsheets, drawings, presentations and forms online, and work on them simultaneously online with other Google account holders. Comment: A typical week of school lunch for kids in Paris vs. New York Popular opinion would have it that French kids are superior to American ones in many ways. I don’t buy it. But there’s no disputing the fact France has a dramatically lower obesity rate than the United States, which they seem to accomplish by feeding their children Boeuf bourguignon and brie with a snack of bread and chocolate at 4pm every day.

Work with Office files - Docs editors Help You can edit, download, and convert Microsoft® Office files in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. To edit an Office file, you can either: Edit the file using Office Compatibility Mode (OCM) Convert the file to Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides. Once you've edited a Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides file, you can then save and export it as an Office file to share with others. Edit Office files Edit files using Office Compatibility Mode (OCM)

What Would Be a Radically Different Vision of School? There’s no shortage of different opinions about how the education system should adapt to a shifting world and a future with unknown demands, but for the most part, only two dominant narratives of education reform have emerged. “The predominant narrative is that schools are broken,” said veteran educator and author Will Richardson recently at a gathering of teachers at Educon. “Our test scores aren’t great and kids aren’t learning what they need to be successful.” This narrative is dominated by those who believe schools need to be organized and funded differently, but Richardson claims that the essential outcomes of improved test scores and other measurable results are the same as the current system.

Google Forms: Submitting Drawings - Teacher Tech In Google Forms you may want to ask students a question that requires a visual answer. Google Forms limits student responses to text submissions. Google Drawings allow students to draw and model their learning, work collaboratively with images, create projects and provide evidence of their work. Using Google Drawings as an assignment for students can allow for easy assessment if you try these steps for combining Google Drawing with Google Forms. You will want students to submit their Google Drawings to your Google Form.

Best Childrens Books / Picture Books This page lists fun, clever books on math for kids. Math can be challenging, so when the usual explanations and strategies don't work, what's a teacher to do? Use math picture books! A funny and/or interesting story pulls the kids in, and then the different approach (vs. traditional math direct instruction) means even the frustrated kids are more receptive to learning math. Children who claim to not like math can find an engaging, 'friendly' entry into the subject via clever math picture books.

Take tests in Windows 10 Applies to: Windows 10 Many schools use online testing for formative and summative assessments. It's critical that students use a secure browser that prevents them from using other computer or Internet resources during the test. The Take a Test app in Windows 10, Version 1607, creates the right environment for taking a test: Take a Test shows just the test and nothing else.Take a Test clears the clipboard.Students aren’t able to go to other websites.Students can’t open or access other apps.Students can't share, print, or record their screens.Students can’t change settings, extend their display, see notifications, get updates, or use autofill features.Cortana is turned off.

How Games Lead Kids to the Good Stuff: Understanding Context Part 2 of MindShift’s Guide to Games and Learning. Those who still think of content as the driving force of education may not be ready for game-based learning. What do we mean by “content”? In this age of digital media, “content” is what web designers, TV producers, and media moguls talk about. Articles, TV shows, YouTube videos, photos — that’s all content. Google Groupes On Apr 1, 2015 9:30 AM, "Joel Lowsky" <> wrote: I use a lowbrow solution:By entering your initials in the box below, you are effectively providing your signature, indicating that all the information on this form is true and accurate, to the best of your knowledge.JoelOn Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 9:53 AM, Rebecca Johnson <john...

Photographic education for all Image copyright Jonathan Worth "I don't think a classroom is an appropriate place to teach any more." This is not the sort of thing you'd expect a National Teaching Fellow and award winning university lecturer to say, but Jonathan Worth has backed his words up with actions and his latest photography class has removed itself from educational institutions completely. Instead he is using the techniques learned from running open classes to raise awareness of the muscle wasting disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) which is the biggest genetic killer of young boys in the world. Two Ways to Grade Short Answer Questions in Google Forms Last night I received an email from a reader who wanted me to clarify that is possible to grade short answer questions in the default "quizzes" mode. When you are selecting quiz settings in Google Forms you will need to choose the option for releasing grades "later, after manual review." Then you will need to manually score your students' responses to your short answer questions.

Request for Proposals for School-Based Research on Character Development You are here Home / News / Request for Proposals for School-Based Research on Character Development News Request for Proposals for School-Based Research on Character Development The Character Lab will award a total of up to $1.2 million in grants to support two-year, school-based research projects focused on character development interventions during the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years. Each proposal may request up to $300,000. Google Slides: Ask Questions DURING a Presentation - Teacher Tech A typical drawback of presenting is the challenge of interactivity. Even though we want people to ask us questions during a presentation, it can be difficult for audience members to ask. A new feature in Google Slides aims to fix that.