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The Ultimate Guide To Google Calendar - Calendar

Introduction: Google Calendar Is More Than A Diary<p>There used to be a time when arranging a schedule meant pulling out a diary and flicking through …

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Everything you ever wanted to know about Sparklines in Google Sheets

Sparklines are small, lightweight charts, typically without axes, which exist inside a single cell in your spreadsheets. They’re a wonderful, quick …

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Making embedded Google Forms better

We’re making Google Forms look and work better when they’re embedded in websites created with Google Sites. These improvements will also mean Forms …

25 incredibly useful things you didn’t know Google Docs could do

Whether you’re a Google Docs newbie or an old pro, you’ll learn something–or several somethings–from this how-to extravaganza.<p>When you’re working in a word processor, every second you save matters. And while Google Docs may seem simple on the surface, it’s practically overflowing with out-of-sight …

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Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans

For some reason, Google is rebranding Google Drive storage plans under the name Google One. Along with the rebranding, Google is also improving its pricing in ways that give customers more options and more storage at lower prices. It marks the service’s first price cut in four years.<p>Google One …

Create better looking sites more quickly with section layouts in new Google Sites

We’re adding section layouts to the new Google Sites. You can use these layouts to quickly design pages or sections of pages on your site. This makes …

New features coming to Google Drive! + metadata Categories with attributes ...

New features coming to Google Drive!<p>+ metadata Categories with attributes<br>file and folders can have multiple Categories<br>metadata Categories can be …

9 Updates for Google Classroom (and 3 more to come)

When Google Classroom launched in 2014 it was immediately a valuable tool to save educators time and increase connection with students. Since then</b> …

Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom

The post Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Around the U.S., teachers are gearing up …

Time for a refresh: Meet the new Google Classroom

G Suite Pro Tips: how to record macros in Google Sheets

<b>Your data says up to date.</b> Sheets automatically saves data as it’s typed and multiple teammates can edit at the same time (whether you’re online or …

Embed Google+ streams in the new Google Sites for more engagement

<i>Update (August 17, 2018) - This post originally stated that you could embed a G+ search results page in Sites. This was incorrect, so we’ve updated</i> …

Propose a new meeting time in Google Calendar

Rescheduling in Google Calendar just got easier. We’re introducing a new feature that enables more efficient meeting scheduling. Now, each guest …

Perform a Mail Merge with Google Contacts Directly in Gmail

With Email Studio for Gmail, you can perform mail merge directly inside the Gmail website and send personalized emails to your Google Contacts.<p>And if …

What's Next for G Suite: Our Areas of Investment and Upcoming Releases (Cloud Next '18)

How To Create Google Calendar Events Directly From An Email

Image: via Unsplash<p>Google calendar makes it easy to remember events by sending you notifications on your phone, computer and by email, depending on …

Exciting new features coming to Google Sheets - Ben Collins

I’ve been at the Google Next cloud conference this week, in San Francisco. They announced a ton of exciting new features and products for both G …

Google Docs gets an AI grammar checker

You probably don’t want to make grammar errors in your emails (or blog posts), but every now and then, they do slip in. Your standard spell-checking tool won’t catch them unless you use an extension like Grammarly. Well, Grammarly is getting some competition today in the form of a new machine …

Upcoming changes to Classroom - Classroom Help

Teachers love Google Classroom for its ease-of-use and intuitive design. They also told us they need a better way to organize. As teachers and …

Create group assignments in Google Classroom

Google Classroom makes it easy to assign individual work and whole-class assignments. But what about group work? It takes a little bit more effort, …

A Peek at the New Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Will Be Different For the Fall<p>As always G Suite is adding features and updating interfaces. Some pretty big changes are coming to …

Introducing AudioPlayer for Slides

EdTechTeam is excited to release the latest EdTechTeam Chrome Extension, AudioPlayer for Slides!<p>Music often accompanies a beautiful presentation. …

Spend less time searching with new Google Docs features

We’re making the Quick Access feature in Google Docs available to more G Suite users and are adding natural language search when you’re looking for …

Google Calendar gets an ‘Out of Office’ mode

Google Calendar is the latest Google app to get an update focused on improving users’ “digital wellbeing.” The company announced today it’s rolling out a new “Out of Office” feature in Google Calendar, alongside a setting for customizable working hours. The working hours signal to others when …

Use new theme options to customize and brand your Google Forms

To help Google Forms users create more personalized surveys, feedback forms, quizzes, and more, we’re introducing new theme customization options. …

Build the apps your business needs with App Maker

<i>(Cross-posted from The Keyword)</i><br>It’s easy to get used to doing things a certain way. This can be a good thing if you're prepping for the World Cup, …

14 impressive things you can do with Google Sheets

Businesses tend to run either Google or Microsoft shops, both coming packed with business-focused features and inevitable drawbacks.<p>When it comes to …

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

Kasey Bell on episode 322 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey …