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11 great Google posts #15

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...

10 innovative Google lessons from the EduOnAir Conference

Looking for innovative ways to integrate Google Apps in your classroom? Look no further. Here are 10 lessons you can use in your own class. Technology isn’t the genius in education, but it can be the catalyst for amazing things. It was a given that the Education on Air Conference, put on by Google for Education, would produce a long list of great ideas and tools that can be leveraged for impressive learning experiences.

Google Apps & The Brain Friendly Classroom: Drawing & Artwork - Synergyse Training for Google Apps

  Google Apps and the Brain Friendly Classroom   Dr. Marcia Tate has made it her life’s work to show educators how to create a brain-friendly classroom through her Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites series. This post is second in a series linking what Dr. Tate has identified as brain-friendly strategies to various Google products. I...

Add Multiple Teachers to a Class in Google Classroom | The Gooru

Collaboration is central to the Google Apps platform and Google Classroom is no exception. Last month, Google made it even easier for teachers to collaborate in Classroom by adding the (…) Read more

Two Minute How-to: AutoCrat

In 2 minutes, this video shows you how to use autoCrat (a Google Add-on) to transform a paper questionnaire to a Google Form then back to Google Doc.

4 Resources for Creating and Developing Digital Portfolios

In this look at digital portfolios, we will examine how each of these portfolio methods look and feel and more importantly why you should and should not choose them in both the school and personal settings.

Tweets take flight in the Google app

Google is bringing Tweets to Google Search on mobile devices. So now when you’re searching on the Google app or any browser on your phone or tablet, you can find real-time content from Twitter right in the search results. 
Whether you’re interested in the latest from Taylor Swift, news about the #MadMenFinale, or updates on the NBA playoffs, you’ll have access to it directly from Google. Let’s use NASA as an example—just ask the Google app about “NASA Twitter,” and in the search results, you’ll see Tweets from @NASA:

Magical Chrome extension puts tabs to sleep so they don't kill your browser

A new Google Chrome extension suspends tabs you have open and aren't using, so your browser won't lag.

Google search tips and tricks series - 1 - Just Read Out

-*+Google is used extensively by almost everyone of us but very few of us actually knows the hidden powers of Google search. Google search is not just about searching contents on web pages using the key words, there is a lot more to Google search. There are a lot of  easy to use Google search …

Google search tips and tricks series - 2 - Just Read Out

-*+Continuing my series on Google search tips and tricks here are a few more tips that come very useful while doing a specific search on Google. Search in a specific website: Using this technique you can search for a keyword inside a specific website. For example, I want to search for keyword ‘Google search’ inside …

Google search tips and tricks series - 3 - Just Read Out

-*+Continuing the series on Google search tips and tricks, here are few more Google search tips and tricks which come very handy all the time. Get English equivalent to any larger numerical value: If some numerical value is too large for you to convert it to its English equivalent, just put that in Google search like this …

Google Docs Comments Can Have Formatting | Inquire and Inspire

How to add basic formatting in a Google document