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By Josh Allen | Gathering #GAFE-related articles and tutorials. #GSuiteEDU

3 Online Alternatives to Audacity

Earlier today I received this question on Twitter:<p>@rmbyrne hi!! is there a free sound editor similar to audacity but online? To add music, effects …

Hipster Google - 21 Google Tools You Probably Never Heard Of

Google is well know for certain tools and services - Search, Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Maps, Chrome, and such. These are all …

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Google Classroom Speed Grading

Time<p>A teacher's time is so valuable. Technology is intended to aid in the ability to save time. Google Classroom is a tool that can do just that. You …

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Black Out Poetry with Google Docs

March 21st is <b>World Poetry Day</b>, so this is a good time to revisit some ideas for creative ways for students to write poems. In the past I have shared …

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Technology Curriculum

Free yourself to work with students on a deeper level<p>Self-paced videos deliver instruction in this "blended learning" model. Students work …

Learning

Check My Spelling Activity - Teacher Tech

What is one way tech can be better than paper? Immediate feedback. This Google Sheets activity allows students to type their spelling or vocabulary …

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How to Add Music to Google Slides

Last week a reader emailed me to ask if there is anyway to add music to Google Slides. The answer is yes, but it's not as straight-forward as you …

EduTech: What Apple can do to win back Chromebook users & improve the education system

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments …

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Adding Images with Captions in Google Docs

Years ago, I heard plenty of complaints about how Google Docs just didn’t measure up to Microsoft Word. My response always centered around the ways …

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Book Creator is coming to the web

Since it’s launch in 2011, Book Creator for iPad has gone on to become one of the best-selling Education apps on the App Store, with over 25 million …

G Suite: It is NOT Attached - Teacher Tech

Stop Saying Attached<p>I am trying to break myself of the habit of saying “attached.” I am also trying to break myself of the habit of saying “taped” …

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Journey Under the Earth’s Surface in Street View

More than a thousand miles off the coast of Australia is the remote country of Vanuatu, an archipelago of 80 tiny islands—brimming with lush green …

Vanuatu

Google Classroom: Now open to even more learners

Starting today, G Suite for Education administrators will see updated Classroom settings that give them new controls over who can join their classes …

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

We’re fortunate to teach in an era in which 1:1 classrooms—with one device for each student—are increasingly the norm. Still, we’re constantly asking …

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Google Team Drives Now Available

Late last year Google announced a new Google Drive option called Team Drives. At that time G Suite administrators had to apply for access for their …

How Google Chromebooks conquered schools

NEW YORK (AP) — The Google Chromebook, a type of stripped-down laptop, isn't a practical mobile device for many people — mostly because it basically turns into an expensive paperweight whenever it can't find a Wi-Fi connection.<p>Yet Chromebooks have defied expectations and made major inroads in an …

Chromebook

MashUp-Google Keep with Google Docs: Adding Standards to Your Google Docs

This month, I saw an amazing idea posted on Twitter by one of my favorite edtech gurus, Eric Curts. His thoughts were to use Google Keep to provide …

Google

Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form - Teacher Tech

Yes, students should be collaborating. G Suite is designed around collaboration so this makes students working together a lot easier. Weirdly, Google …

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Create Screencast Videos on Chromebooks - Three Good Options

One of the best ways to show your students or colleagues how to use a new web tool is to give them a short video to watch. The benefit of creating …

Get Lucky with Some St. Patrick’s Day Magnetic Poetry

You need some luck? Then all you gotta do is snag a copy of my St. Patrick’s Day Magnetic Poetry activity!<p>Here it is: A recently updated Google …

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Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack

Video chat is getting way better, too<p>If you know anything about Google’s messaging strategy in the last few years, you know that it’s been a bit of a mess. Allo, the consumer app, launched without the cross-platform features users expect. Text messaging on mobile is mired in inter-carrier warfare. …

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How to Quickly Total a Spreadsheet Column

Google Sheets and spreadsheets in general offer a good format for organizing numerical data. If you have a lot of cells in a Google Sheets column …

Meet the new Hangouts

Last year, we talked about doubling down on our enterprise focus for Hangouts and our commitment to building communication tools focused on the way …

Collaboration

Using Google Keep for Grading Comments in Docs

One of the great features of Google Docs is the ability to <b>leave comments in the margin</b>. This is a useful way to provide helpful feedback to students …

Content without boundaries

Whether learning to code or recording podcasts, creating video documentaries or making animated stories, students use Chromebooks to gain skills of …

Active listening apps on Chromebooks foster future skills

<i>Editor’s note: Today’s post is by Michael F. Opitz, professor emeritus of reading education at the University of Northern Colorado and author of</i> …

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Searching Google Drive by Owner or Shared To

Sometimes you know who you collaborated on a doc with, but just can’t come up with a search that leads you to that doc. Why not use their email …