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Great Google posts #48

Google maps aims to let you walk the North Downs – without leaving your sofa

Some of the most beautiful walks in England and Wales will be appearing on Google Street View from 17 March

Math Techniques and Strategies: #3: Google Cardboard

Students got to see different places on the world that they might not have seen before and got to do some math in the process. In the first problem one person reads the prompt that tells hem where they are and what they are seeing. Then they are prompted to look to the top of the Eiffel Tower while the student measures the degree of elevation from the ground.

4 Awesome Google Drive Templates to Help Students Create Professionally Looking Resumes ~ Educational Technology and ...

Google Drive's new templates gallery features some really cool templates you and your students can use for a variety of educational purposes from writing book reports to designing project proposals. Most importantly, these templates are very simple and easy to use and students will probably have no learning problems working on them. With a single click, you can add any template from Template Gallery right to your Google Drive and from there you can customize it the way you want.

7 Ways to Identify and Protect Against Phishing Emails - The Gooru

Chances are high that you’ve recently received a phishing email in your inbox. Did you detect it as a fraud immediately? Phishing is a fraudulent attempt to trick individuals into sharing personal and sensitive information. The attempt typically involves a ..more ›

Free Technology for Teachers: 5 Ideas for Using Google Sites in Your Classroom

Google Sites is a versatile and core aspect of Google Apps for Education. At first glance you might think that it is just a website creation tool. The more time you spend using Google Sites the more you'll discover about how it can be used in your classroom. Here are five ways that I'e used Google Sites over the years.

Google Site Support - Embedding a PDF into a Google Site - Put your pdf document into a Google Site

When Google updated it's preview window, it became more awkward to embed a pdf document. So this video shows you how you can now do this easily. Once you know how, you'll be embedding all your pdfs into your Google site!

4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Create a Perfectly Organized Google Drive - The Gooru

Everyone organizes their Google Drive differently. Shockingly, many Google Apps users don’t organize them at all. I have found that, by using a few best practices, there is a system for making Google Drive much more organized and easier to ..more ›

Stay In Your Browser With Trello's New Chrome Extension - Trello Blog

Check out the Trello for Chrome extension that allows you to search for boards from the address bar, and create cards from a browser icon.

Free Technology for Teachers: 3 Google Docs Options First Time Users Often Ask About

Richard Byrne - Earlier this week I led a short workshop for first-time Google Docs users in a school district near my home. I have facilitated these kinds of workshops on a regular basis for the last seven years. Over those years I've compiled a list of the questions most frequently asked by new users. Here are three of those questions and their answers.

The best way to revise with Google

This post was written by Andy Waters @peorbust. As we quickly enter the silly season of revision, revision and more revision I wanted to share with you in this post the best way in which you can us…

How to Convert an Image of Text into an Editable Google Doc

Convert image of text into actual text in Google Docs.. Mind blowing https://t.co/K0TlQDC9bJ Google continues to blur the line between physical and digital. What used to only live on ink and paper can be edited right in your Drive. The OCR (Optical C...

How to Insert Special Characters in Google Docs, Slides and Drawings - The Gooru

  Click here to watch this video on YouTube Have you ever wanted to insert a special character but couldn’t remember the name of the symbol? In Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings, here’s a great way to jog your memory. In ..more ›