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7 Good Options for Building Digital Portfolios - A PDF Handout

Next month I am leading a short workshop on building digital portfolios. In preparation for that workshop, like every workshop I lead, I created a …

Google Slides CHEAT SHEET! (Free Download)

Pinterest<p>This Google Slides Cheat Sheet will give teachers and students an overview of the NEW Slides Home Screen, as well as a good overview of the …

10 Ways to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom

Pinterest<p>Here are 10 Fantastic Ways for Teachers and Students to Use Google Drawings in the Classroom!<p>At first glance, it can be easy to dismiss the …

Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents

Once upon a time there was a Google Spreadsheets script that would create word clouds for you. When the new (current) version of Google Spreadsheets …

PicMonkey + Thinglink = Interactive Collages

A couple of nights ago my friend Joe, a middle school social studies teacher, sent me a Facebook message about creating multimedia collages. My …

Try the New Add-ons for Google Forms

A few weeks ago Google Forms was updated with some long awaited features like question shuffling. This afternoon another great feature was added to …

How to Schedule Appointments with Google Forms Add-On Choice Eliminator, A Tutorial by Sean Junkins

Love my #GTANY* PLN! <br>+Sean Junkins just created an easy-to-understand 5 minute tutorial:<p>"Scheduling Appointments with Google Forms"<p>using the Add-on …

Access More Than 1,000 Socrative Quizzes Sorted by Subject

One of the nice administrative aspects of Socrative is the ability to share quizzes with colleagues and import quizzes that are shared with you. This …

5 Ways to Engage Parents Using Google Drive

Pin It<p><i>Guest post by April Smith</i><p>One of my goals at the beginning of this school year was parent engagement. In the past, our school has sent home …

How to Create Tours With Google Earth Tour Builder

Earlier this week Google released a great new tool for creating Google Earth tours. Tour Builder makes it easier than ever to create Google Earth …

How to play back all the changes you made in a Google Doc

If you use Google Docs in the Chrome browser, a cool new extension will allow you to play back all the changes that you've made in a document as if …

How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only"

Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it …

Six Google Drive Add-ons to Enhance your Teaching Experience

Arizona State University offers Google Apps for Education to all students, faculty and staff. Google Apps for Education is a suite of free, secure …

Adding Subtitles to Videos in Google Drive - BetterCloud Monitor

Are you using Google Drive to store video files or share them inside your organization? If so, we have a really cool tip that lets you add subtitles …

How to Create a Jeopardy-style Game in Google Spreadsheets

Around this time last year I shared a neat Google Spreadsheets script called Flippity. Flippity was originally designed to help you create flashcards …

Google Drawings - Templates

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Jeopardy Game Template for Google Slides

My updated resources for this topic have moved to my new website at:<p>Many years ago the height of technology integration was creating an interactive …

How to Use Your Own Images in Google Forms Headers

In yesterday's post about customizing Google Sheets headers I mentioned that you can also customize Google Forms headers. Someone emailed me this …

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides Resources for Educators

<b>Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides</b> <br>File storage, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and more<br>Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides …

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How to Email Reminders from a Google Spreadsheet

A few weeks ago I shared three methods for efficiently sending reminders to students and parents. Another method is to use a Google Sheets Add-on …

Chalkup - Grade Assignments in Google Apps for Edu Without Using Scripts

Last spring (in the Northern Hemisphere) I wrote a review of a slick service called Chalkup. At that time I described Chalkup as "combining the best …

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 …

The Real Benefit of Using Google Sheets Add-ons Like Flubaroo and Goobric

On Friday evening I posted a list of my ten favorite Google Sheets, Docs, and Forms Add-ons. A point that I should have made at the start of that …

How to Search for Publicly Shared Google Docs, Slides, and Spreadsheets

Searching by file type and searching by domains is a great way for students to refine their Google searches. Searching for and within a DOC, a PPT, …

Speech to Text in Google Documents

Last week I published a list of ten good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons. This week through a Tweet by Jen Deyenberg I learned of another good …

Create a Word Cloud Within Your Google Documents

Once upon a time there was a Google Spreadsheets script that would create word clouds for you. When the new (current) version of Google Spreadsheets …

Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers

Insert Graphs and Equations Into Google Docs and Forms

One of the most frequently asked questions in my webinars and workshops about Google Drive is, "how can I add math problems to my Form?" Thanks to …

4 Activities With Google Drawing

<b>Here's the challenge ...</b> <i><br>Take a critical thinking skill and a piece of content and make an activity on Google Drawing</i>. Share it in the comments</b> …