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Google Calendar gets a fresh new look

One of Google’s most-used (but least updated) apps just got a new coat of paint. Launched over a decade ago, Google Calendar, aka GCal, has coasted through existence with a series of mostly iterative updates. 2015 brought “reminders,” 2016 saw the launch of “goals” and AI-driven “smart …

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How to avoid a common Google Calendar mistake

Google Calendar

QR Code Generators and Readers for Chromebooks

Last week a teacher contacted me to see if it was possible to read QR codes with a Chromebook. I had never tried this myself, but I figured it was …

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PowerPoint has Slide Sorter view. Keynote has a Light Table view. Now Google Slides has Grid view. Whatever you call it, it’s handy to see your slides sequenced horizontally in a grid. The grid also makes it easy to change the order by simply dragging and dropping. To see Grid view, click Google Slides’ View menu and select Grid view. To return to the standard Flipstrip view, click the icon in the bottom left of the window.

Google Classroom Try It Do It

I LOVE Google Classroom! It is a simple tool for teachers to learn and use. It is a powerful tool and it can become the digital hub of your classroom.<p>…

Making Posters with Google Drawings

As mentioned in earlier blog posts, Google has loads of awesome tools, but one thing that seems to be missing is a dedicated <b>desktop publishing app</b> to …

Since you can enter emojis pretty much anywhere you can enter text, you can use them to add visual cues, illustrations, and emphasis in Google Classroom. I choose an emoji to represent each topic I add to a class. I also choose an emoji to represent each post. Not only do emojis help visually differentiate my posts, Google Classroom includes an assignment post’s emoji in notifications, emails, and class calendar. The emoji becomes the mascot for that assignment. 👍

Hyperdocs

Where do I find Hyperdocs?<p>Primary Examples:<p>Intermediate Examples:<p>The book that started it all!<p>Hyperdoc PD in Action:

Doc Stickers: Google Docs + Google Keep=Brilliant Feedback Idea! Guest Post by Stephanie Filardo

Guest Blog Post by Stephanie Filardo, follow Stephanie's blog here and find her on Twitter here.<p>Stephanie is currently a teacher in St. Louis, …

Multiple Correct Answers in Google Form Quizzes

One of the most popular uses for <b>Google Forms</b> is creating <b>online assessments</b> for students. It is a quick, easy, and powerful way to create auto-grading …

Mount Everest

Customise themes in Google Slides

Google Slides have a good range of themes you can use to add some colour and fun to your presentations. However, sometimes the look and feel of the …

Web Design

Now anyone can explore machine learning, no coding required

From helping you find your favorite dog photos, to helping farmers in Japan sort cucumbers, machine learning is changing the way people use code to …

Machine Learning

Using Book Creator for the Web in the Elementary Classroom

Special Features<p>The web version of Book Creator is practically identical to the iPad app; however, students sign in using their Google account and …

Build a Jack-O-Lantern with Google Slides

Last winter I posted my "Build a Snowman" activity which was a load of fun and learning for students all over. Now with Fall here, it is time to <b>carve</b> …

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Google Drawings Cheat Sheet for Teachers and Students

Ready to start using the most powerful collaboration suite of tools in your classroom? Google Drawings is an amazingly powerful image create and …

10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, …

Check out this new #googleslides feature! Grid View & move slides easily. #edtechteam #gsuiteedu #gafechat https://t.co/CQddq0lO3a

Present like a pro: new updates in Slides designed to make you look good

As a go-to presentation tool, Google Slides already comes equipped with real-time collaboration features. Starting today, we’re introducing new …

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Google Slides add-ons pull in content from around the web

Google Slides is about to make it easier if you want to whip together a polished presentation in a hurry. The productivity tool now supports add-ons that let you quickly drop in content without having to hunt for it in a separate website. You can add stock photos from Adobe, Shutterstock or …

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Grade and return an assignment - Computer - Classroom Help

You can edit or comment in any document in Drive. Your edits or comments are automatically saved and ready for the student to review when they open …

Launch Tour Builder Tours in Google Earth with One Click

I have been a big fan of <b>Google Tour Builder</b> for a long time. It is a great tool for students to create virtual tours, including locations, images, …

Google Earth

#BookSnaps and Book Creator - Book Creator app

Have you heard of BookSnaps yet? This incredibly simple and original idea is transforming the way teachers and students interact with books.<p>What are …

Comic Books

Google Tourbuilder Fans Rejoice! Open in Earth! #getn #edtechteam https://t.co/LK4GHBoMKo

Do you use automatic layout suggestions in Explore in Slides? Apply them w/ a single click, no cropping, resizing or reformatting required. https://t.co/AE1DwQztQi

View the world through someone else's lens in Google Earth

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Take stock of your Doc with this shortcut ➡️ Ctrl + Shift + c #TipTuesday https://t.co/6uOsxA8dya

Get a Closer Look With Street View in Google Earth VR

With Google Earth VR, you can go anywhere in virtual reality. Whether you want to stroll along the canals of Venice, stand at the summit of Mount …

Virtual Reality

Embed websites as iframes in the new Google Sites

We’ve heard you loud and clear—you want better ways to add content to the new Google Sites. Today, we’re making it easy. Going forward, you...