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Great Google posts #52

Free Technology for Teachers: Set and Track Goals in Google Calendar

The Google Calendar app on your iPhone or Android phone had a great new feature added to it this week. Google Calendar now helps you set and track goals. Now when you tap the "add item" icon in Google Calendar you will see an option to set a goal. When you select "goal" you will be asked a few questions about when and how often you want to work toward your goal. After answering those questions Google Calendar will identify and set times in your calendar to work on those goals.

Digital Tools Series - Videonotes

You can download the accompanyng ebook from: https://www.tes.com/us/teacher-lessons/digital-tools-series-videonotes-11173909 VideoNot.es is a great tool for ...

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Distribute Add-ons to an Entire Google Apps Domain

Add-ons for Google Sheets, Docs, and Forms can dramatically increase the features and utility of those tools. A domain administrator has the power to push Add-ons out to all users within a Google Apps for Education domain. Doing that ensures that every teacher and or student in a domain has the same set of Add-ons. It also saves teachers time because they don't have to walk their students through installing the Add-ons that they need. In the video embedded below I demonstrate how to distribute Add-ons to an entire domain.

Google Classroom: Add Other Documents to Class Folder - Teacher Tech

Alice keeler: " I added collaborative notes documents to Google Classroom as “Students can edit file.” I did not want to push out a copy of the document to each student since the students are working in groups. This means that the collaborative document does NOT show up in the Google Classroom class folder for the student. Template …"

Exploring Graphing with Kindergarten using Google Sheets - Teacher Tech

Use this Google Sheets template for exploring graphing Kindergarten. Students use physical manipulatives to count and then graph on the Sheet.

Teaching, Tech and Twitter: Exploring the Google Cultural Institute: Simple Ways to Bring Virtual Field Trips, Beauti...

The Google Cultural Institute is full of incredible images including beautiful images of famous artwork and artist. I stumbled upon this resource this morning and was blown away by the endless possibilities of using this in the classroom. There are three Featured Projects; Historic Moments, World Wonders, and Art Projects. I know that I have barely scratched the surface of what this site has to offer but here is a quick overview of each.

7 Features of Google Keep for You To Teach With - Teacher Tech

Google Keep is an easy way to take quick notes, create to-do lists, or save important information. You can describe Google Keep as “digital post it notes.” Google Keep is great for teachers and students to capture quick thoughts and to collaborate. One trick I use a lot is using the web version with the mobile …

How To Record Desktop Screen with Youtube

Learn You do not want to download any software for doing this task of screencast recording.

Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know! | Shake Up Learning

  PinterestGoogle Classroom has become a powerhouse for teachers and students! Some teachers are beginning to wonder how they survived without it! As teachers, we need to help guide students on a flexible learning path that will help them reach learning goals. Feedback is a crucial part of the learning process. And with Google Apps and Google …

Chrome: Apps and Extensions in 7 Minutes!

Chrome: Apps and Extensions in 7 Minutes Chrome: Apps and Extensions 'Really, Chrome has an app store?'  I cannot tell you how many times I hear those words in my job as Director of Innovation at a regional service agency.  Most people think that Chrome is just another way to search Google or a replacement for Internet Explorer, but it is so. much. more!  Here is the link to the Chrome Web Store just in case you have never visited. Chrome Apps Chrome apps run within the Chrome brows

Home - Google Science Fair 2016

Google Science Fair is a global online competition open to students from 13 to 18 years old. What will you try?

Google Certifications | Shake Up Learning

Looking to learn more about Google Certifications? Check out these posts and resources about all the different types of Google Certifications for Educators: Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Educator, Google Certified Innovator and Google Certified Administrator.

Control Alt Achieve: Random Writing Prompt Generator with Google Sheets

Writer says, 'To prove this I have used Google Sheets to create a “Random Writing Prompt Generator” that randomly pulls from a list of about 2,000 adjectives and 1,000 nouns to create over 2 million unique prompts. See below to get your own copy of the Sheet, learn how it works, and get more ideas on how to help your students write poems, stories, or other creations.'

How to Add Backgrounds in Google Docs: A Workaround

Looking to jazz up your Google Docs with backgrounds? Check out this workaround for adding backgrounds in Google Docs!

6 tips for creating student made ebooks in Google Apps

I have long been a fan of the ebook and have often created and distributed them to support my training and teaching activities. I have also at different times published and sold ebooks (look me up ...

Google Slides Let me Count the Ways

Google Slides “Let Me Count the Ways” A Global Collaborative Share Please ADD a SLIDE with YOUR IDEAS

EdTechTeam GAFE Tips Posters

All the EdTechTeam GAFE Tips Posters in one location https://goo.gl/U47Cvu