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Great Google posts this week #35

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

These 13 Google Chrome hacks will change the way you use the internet

These 13 extensions and apps can help you streamline your Chrome browsing and help you do things you didn't even know were possible.

The advanced Google searches every student should know | eSchool News | eSchool News

“Did he seriously just ask that?” Well yes, I recently seriously just asked a group of students if they knew advanced Google searches. And yes, the students got a good laugh from my question.

Using Draftback to teach Writing

A quick introduction to the Draftback extension, which lets you watch the writing process of any Google Doc. Great implications for teaching writing! Here's ...

How to Organize Google Drive

If your Google Drive needs organizing, the Digital Learning team at Grant Wood AEA have the tips that can make a difference!

20 Effective ways to use Google Apps For Education - Daily Genius

Creating a connected classroom has gotten far affordable now that the major tech companies have begun pouring resources into reaching teachers, students, parents, and school leaders. Aside from the Apple iPad, the biggest player in the world of education technology has to be Google. They regularly unleash new productivity and collaboration tools […]

GEG Houston & TX Demo Slam Jam #2

Amazing Texas and California (thanks Mr. Ginex-Orinion!) share Google for Education tips that will blow your mind. See a list of treats here:

The Best YouTube Channels for Social Studies Classrooms | Imagine Easy Solutions

Contemporary social studies teachers need to acknowledge their students’ lack of interest in their lectures. Teachers need to facilitate their students’ learning, and curation has become an essential skill for teachers.

Making digital books on Google Slides

Publishing in the connected classroom. Step by step directions showing how students can make digital books with Google Slides and share them via QR codes.

Looking For Ways To Make College Life Easier? Check out these Google Chrome Extensions

List of 20 extensions that college students must add to their Chrome.

Free Technology for Teachers: A Guide to Blogging and Examples of Classroom Blogs

Richard Byrne says, "Embedded below you should see my 90 page guide to using Blogger. The guide covers everything from starting your first blog to privacy settings to editing your blog's layout. The guide also includes a glossary of terms frequently used in blogging. Click here to download the guide."

Create a Badge with Google Drawing

If you have thought of creating your own badges here are the steps I use in Google Draw to create them. Create a Drawing From Google Drive create a Google Drawing. Resize the Canvas Use the File me…

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Things Students Can Do With Google Keep

At the end of October Google added a drawing option to Google Keep. The drawing tool in Google Keep offers a large variety of line colors and thicknesses. Drawings can be added to existing notes or can be created as stand-alone notes.