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Great Google posts this week #38

How to Schedule an Email in Gmail | The Gooru

Scheduling emails to be sent at a later date is one of the best features Gmail doesn’t have yet. Compose all your “Happy New Years” emails now and set them to be sent in two weeks, there are limitless use ..more ›

The VLC Media Player Is Now Available for Google Chromebooks Too

The VLC media player is now available for Google Chromebooks too. This week, VideoLAN released VLC, the tech world’s number one media player

10 Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

By Kristy Andre Google Forms is a great tool for educators—not to mention it’s free! Here are a few of the best ways I’ve discovered to use it in a classroom. 1. Collect Parent Information Collect parent information—like emails, phone numbers or volunteer availability— at the beginning of the year. With all of this information […]

Google Docs: 8 types of interactive lessons (with examples to copy!)

One thing that I love so much about Google is how versatile all of their apps are. Each app easily spans the gamut from a simple substitution tool on the SAMR model, to a complete redefinition of w...

10 Very Good Educational Websites That Are Now Integrated with Google Classroom ~ Educational Technology and Mobile L...

With the increasing adoption of Google Classroom in instruction, Google opened up Classroom API and made it possible for developers to seamlessly integrate Classroom with a wide variety of websites and platforms. As a result, several educational websites are now integrated with classroom .

Voice Typing Is A Great Feature in Google Docs- Here Is How to Use It ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

There are several speech to text extensions that allow you to type with your voice in a Google document (e.g Speech Recognition, Voice Recognition). However, Google Docs itself has a powerful integrated functionality called Voice Typing which is overlooked by many users. For now, Voice typing in Google Docs is only available on computers and only in Chrome browsers.

Educational Technology Guy: Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks for Schools

How does Google Apps and Chromebooks compare to Apple or Microsoft inside the classroom?
Google Apps and Chromebooks are extremely easy to use. Students and teachers can access thousands of web apps and extensions, most free, as well as everything on the internet.

Download All of Your Emails from Gmail | The Gooru

  Click here to watch this video on on YouTube There are quite a few reasons you would want a backup of all of your emails. You may be moving away from Gmail and want to import the data into ..more ›

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers

"This afternoon I was asked if I could put together a list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons. In the past I had put together lists of Sheets scripts, but most of those lists are outdated as Add-ons have mostly replaced scripts. Here's my updated list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets and Forms Add-ons."

The Teacher's Guide to Google Classroom eBook! (FREE BONUS: Student Quick Guide!) | Shake Up Learning

The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom eBook is for You if… You need step-by-step directions. You don’t like having to figure it all out on your own. You want to go paperless with Google Apps. You need to understand the student side of Google Classroom. You’ve been using Google Classroom, but struggling. You want to …