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Updated by Fiona Beal on Nov 27, 2016
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Useful Google in education posts this week #82

10 Ways to Search Google for Information That 96% of People Don’t Know About

ore often than not, we have to sift through a vast body of knowledge to get the information we need, and this can take hours rather than minutes. This is why Bright Side has put together a list of the most effective methods for searching Google to help you find the precious material you’re looking for in just a couple of clicks.

Google Forms Basics in 7 Steps [infographic] - Teacher Tech

Google Forms is the best thing since sliced bread. Get started with creating a Google Form in seven steps. Start at

Teachers Guide to Creating and Publishing Websites Using The New Google Sites

Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

5 Ways Google Keep will Unclutter Your Brain

Don't lose your best ideas. A few reasons on why you need Google Keep . Remembering the little things are difficult, but incredibly useful.

Instead of telling you about the features of Google Keep (Which you can watch from the video below), let me tell you how it’s made my life so much simpler by using it every day for several months.

Add Voice Notes in Google Drive

In a recent #gafechat (Twitter chat centered around Google in Education), Kelsey Flynn shared a Chrome extension she recently discovered c...

Four G Suite Updates You Might Have Missed Recently

Google is constantly developing new features and sometimes eliminating old features from the tools that many of us use every day. It can b...

A Few Tips on Using Tables in Google Docs & Slides

Sometimes a table is the best way to represent data or to show differences between two or more things. Google Documents and Google Slides ma...

How to Create a Google Earth Tour

Google Earth can be used for all kinds of lessons in math (see Real World Math ), science (try these resources ), and language arts (try Goo...

Adding a timer to a Google Slides - #Eduk8me

Yesterday I talked about using Google Forms and Google Slides for exit or entry tickets. One addition I like to add to the slides is a countdown timer. It’s relatively easy. In Google Slides, go to Insert -> Video. In the search, enter the length of the timer you want, like 4 … Continue reading

Designing Beautiful Google Docs

Ladybug's Teacher Files: A 5th Grade Teaching Blog. let's be honest. Sometimes Google Docs can look a little...well, blah, for lack of a better word. Especially if you are used to creating documents with your favorite colors and fonts. In comparison, Google Docs can be a bit drab: But it turns out there are actually a few ways to really dress up your Google Docs and make them a bit more eye-catching: