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Great Google posts this week #28

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.

Export Google Keep notes to Docs - CNET

Want to take those notes you've piled up in Keep and turn them into a more polished document? Now it's just a couple of clicks away.

How To Transcribe A YouTube Video

Satyannarayana Asks: I have some university lectures saved on YouTube. How can I convert these into text? Matthew’s Reply: So, this is a really interesting question. We’ve looked at how to download videos from YouTube before. We’ve dissected all the ways you can convert a video file to an MP3. But we’ve never looked at…

Creating Interactive Math Tasks With Google Sites

Many believe math cannot be made interactive with chromebooks, but that is simply not true. Here's how you can use Google Sites to get your students curious

10 great Google posts this week #27 | Listly List This series of videos will walk you through 12 ways to get the most out of Google's features that were released in the summer of 2015.

Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

Going back to school is hard enough! Why not make the most of what Google Chrome has to offer and get you and your students ready for school with the best apps, extensions, tips, and tricks?

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Share your music scores to Google Classroom

Yesterday during the ISTE 2015, Google introduced the first Google Classroom APIs and the Google Classroom Share button. This share button allows you to add educational content in your Classroom courses and assignments easily. During the past few weeks, some...

Reading and Writing Made Easier with Technology

Reading & Writing Made Easier with Technology Iconathon. 'Noun Project'. N. p., 2015. Web. 30 Aug. 2015.

Get things done with your Chromebook

Learn about some of the basic things you can do with your Chromebook, like sending messages, work on documents, organize your photos, and more. To learn more...

Google Classroom in 2 Minutes Sept 2015

Have 2 minutes? Why not learn how to use Google Classroom?

Doctopus + Classroom + Goobric = :)

Thanks +AndrewStillman and team for combining Doctopus, Goobric and Classroom into an easy-to-use solution for classroom teachers around the world! Here is a...

How to enhance your lessons with Google Art Project

This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius. Google Art Project is one of my favorite tools available online. It is a repository of high resolution images and 3D “museum view” virtual art galler...

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom.

Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a vague awareness of what’s available (Google Drive, Google Form, etc.) But Sylvia Duckworth has gone a step further, giving you an extended metaphor (a train), a graphic (with color), and a brief description of each “stop” of the Google Apps for Education train.

(If we wanted to over-read into the metaphor, we could even wonder if she’s using the momentum of the train as a criticism of Google’s business practices and their “railroading” of smaller app developers, but we’re crazy and Sylvia isn’t, so…)

Creating Badges with Google Sheets

Thinking about adding badges to your class? There are many ways to award students badges including using Class Badges. If you would like to organize your own badges here is a system you may want to...

11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search

From Googlers themselves. Google Search’s learning curve is an odd one. You use it every day, but still all you know is how to search.

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