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10 useful Google posts this week #10

After looking through all the Google posts that were shared to my various subscriptions recently, these are the ten that have caught my eye so far.

New ways to share in Google Drive and Classroom

As more and more schools have started using Drive and Classroom, you’ve given us a ton of ideas about ways these tools can help you get more done, especially when it comes to who can share what within your school. So we’ve been working on some new settings for our Google Apps for Education and Drive for Work customers that we hope will take you to your collaborative happy place.

How To YouTube Your Classroom

'How To YouTube Your Classroom' Some practical ideas 

The Guide to Google Drive Sharing

Peeling the Onion ... A Guide to the Layers of Google Drive Sharing Google Drive is loaded with great features, but the ability to share and collaborate is truly what sets Google Drive apart from the...

A Handy App for Converting Google Sheets into Google Docs

Save As Doc is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that you can use to convert any spreadsheet created in Google Sheets into a Google Document.The app is especially helpful in improving the legibility of lengthy cell text entered manually or through a Google Form. 

The Paperless Classroom with Google Docs

by - Eric Curts Table of Contents Overview How to name documents and folders How to choose sharing options: Edit, Comment, and View How to share a document with specific people How to share a document as a link How to use folders How to create folders for

22 Chrome Apps Every Teacher Should Know about

Our election is based on the reviews we have been posting here over the last couple of years and is also based on criteria such as popularity of the apps, its ratings...etc. Of course the list is no way comprehensive and there are tons of other apps to be included here but for brevity and practicality purposes we limited our list to the titles featured below. Have a look and share with your colleagues.

6 Good Note Taking Chrome Apps That Run Offline

These extensions can be used to capture and jot down quick notes offline, record to-do lists, scribble notes, attach reminders, and many more.

5 Things Every Teacher Should Be Able to Do On YouTube

Here is what you will get to learn from these tips:
Know how to add subtitles and closed captions to your videos
Add and edit annotations
use enhancement features to improve your videos
How to use YouTube video editor to combine, trim, add music and customize your clips
How to search YouTube library for copyright-free music to add to your videos
How to swap the audio track on our videos

Chromebook Guide

Google’s Chromebook is making a huge splash in education, but is it the right tool for you? Cost-effective and easy-to-use, learn how the Chromebook can become your new favorite tool.

Google Drive: The Basics

For teachers who are just getting started with Google, Google Drive can be intimidating! In preparation for a Google training, I've put together a short explanation of Google Drive and its basic features. Although an increasing number of people have a Gmail account, I run into teachers all the time

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