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Great Google posts this week #36

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

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 colours and thicknesses.

This free Google Chrome extension provides one of the most essential parts of learning a new language

It randomly translates words you're reading on the internet to the language you want to learn.

30 Innovative Ways To Use Google In Education

the intended outcome here is the student’s sustained ability to self-direct and manage the search process as the digital universe continues to evolve and grow.

Google Apps Script: Create an Add-On

For most of my scripts I have written you access the script through the Add-On menu. In my group maker script you create a copy of the template and then go to the Add-On menu to locate “Group…

Google My Maps - Lesson 1 - Google Apps for Education - Training Tutorial

In this lesson we will go through the different features that will be covered in th...

20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation

Google Apps for Education is a powerful toolbox that opens up exciting possibilities in the classroom. Here are some concrete, practical and innovative ideas.

What's new in Classroom - Classroom Help

We add new features to Classroom frequently. This page provides a description of each new feature and a link to more information on using it in Classroom. Check this page each month to see what we've

3 Gmail Tips You Should Forward to Your Parents | The Gooru

As The Gooru, you can bet I get a lot of requests from family members for help with their Gmail accounts. I doubt I am the only one who becomes a one-man Google Support team when I visit relatives over ..more ›

Google Classroom: Self Evaluation Rubric

When assigning students projects that have a rubric, I recommend having students self-evaluate against the rubric. This helps students to make sure they have addressed the project requirements and …

10 Tips for Folders in Google Drive

Folders allow you to organize your files in Google Drive. They also allow you to more efficiently share a collection of documents. If you’ve switched to the new Google Drive you can create a …

20 Best Google Education Resources for Teachers

By Jessica Sanders Google Classroom celebrated its first birthday on May 6, 2015. Since its inception, many teachers have turned to Classroom, along with the rest of Google’s tools to make classroom and document management seamless. Check out these stats from Classroom’s first year (reported by EdSurge): 70 million assignments have been created with Google […]

How to do more with a Google Account

Here is a handful of useful sites and applications that hook into your account. Some use the data in your account and files in Google Drive, while others simply use Google's authentication system for signing in.

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Drag and Drop Pictures into Blogger Blog Posts

Earlier this week I noticed a feature in Blogger that I hadn't seen before. That feature is the option to drag images from your desktop directly into your blog posts. It doesn't present a huge change to the way that I write blog posts, but it is a nice convenience. In the video below I demonstrate how it works. In the video I also give a tip about resizing images in Blogger.

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