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Great Google posts this week #40

WritePad for iOS & Android Turns Your Handwritten Notes to Digital Text

If you still use handwritten notes but like the idea of going paperless, your iPad can bridge the gap between handwritten notes and digital text. We have reviewed the smart Wi-Fi pen, Livescribe which converts handwritten notes to digital text, using special paper and pen. We have also reviewed several iOS notebook apps that are great for handwriting and drawings…

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 …

Two Handy Twitter Tools to Use in Your Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The growing importance of Twitter as an academic and professional development platform for teachers, educators and student researchers is highlighted in educational and pedagogical literature out there. We have repeatedly talked about the educational potential of this micro-blogging platform in several of our previous posts and today we are adding more to this discussion by sharing with you two interesting Twitter tools to use in your Google Drive. These add-ons, developed by Labnol , will particularly enable you to automatically archive tweets related to a specific keyword or hashtag, search for tweets right in your Google documents and leverage the power of Twitter in your research papers.

6 Google Apps Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Be Using | The Gooru

Efficiency is your best friend if you are trying to squeeze as much productivity as you can out of a 24 hour day.  When you are building a lean startup you have different needs than the average Google Apps user. Whether ..more ›

Google Docs Cheat Sheet This is a useful cheat sheet to bookmark

Google Slide Cheat Sheet Google Slides Cheat Sheet. I love the way Ben Cogswell does these cheat sheets

Google Classroom Cheat Sheet Classroom Cheat Sheet. Another wonderful sheet from Ben Cogswell.

Google Drive Cheat Sheet Google Drive cheat sheet from Ben Cogswell.

Top 10 Reasons to Use Google Apps for Education

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Teaching, Tech and Twitter: Insert a GIF into a Google Doc or Slide

While reading up on the cool ways to use Google Slides I found out that you can insert a GIF into a slide!Alice Keeler has an extremely helpful blog post called How to Use Snagit to Create Animated GIFs . That is how I learned to make them and found out how easy it is! Remember, they must be under 20 seconds and that's harder than you think it might be

Super Easy – Use Snagit to Create Animated GIF’s

Animated GIF’s are pictures that move. These are great for education because you can embed an animated GIF into your webpage that demonstrates a skill you want students to do. Since it is an …

Mr. Fahey's Tech: What am I doing with GAFE?

GAFE goes way beyond in terms of functionality and versatility in the classroom.

So, after teaching for one semester using GAFE, here is what I'm doing with Google Apps for Education in my classroom:

4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Create a Perfectly Organized Google Drive | The Gooru

Everyone organizes their Google Drive differently. Shockingly, many Google Apps users don’t organize them at all. I have found that, by using a few best practices, there is a system for making Google Drive much more organized and easier to ..more ›

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