The “secret menu” for Google Slides, Docs, Drawings and more

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Ed Tech g suite secrets g suite tricks google classroom google secrets google tricksI had heard a TON about In-N-Out Burger. Heard that the food was amazing. Heard that it was an experience I should try. While on vacation in California with my family recently, we made a stop at an In-N-Out Burger. It did not disappoint. Our burgers were tasty. The tiny menu surprised me but made […].

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Google Classroom: How to differentiate like a ninja

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Guest Blog Teaching differentiate with google classroom differentiation educational technology google classroom small groups with google classroomTeacher confession: I have bored kids to tears in my class because they were not challenged. In fact, who needs Ambien when you have drill and kill homework assignments on material you have already mastered?! I felt my hands were tied with a textbook, overhead projector, and traditional worksheets.

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Google Slides sticky note brainstorming: Powerful planning

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Ed Tech digital brainstorming google slides activities google slides in the classroom sticky note brainstormingHave you ever felt like autumn has arrived and your desk is covered with sticky notes like leaves falling from the trees? You have sticky notes on your monitor, on your computer, on the filing cabinet, on your desk … There are stacks of sticky notes. There are stacks of stacks of sticky notes sometimes! […].

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Google Slides icon boards for low-prep, visual thinking

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I’ve written about creating infographics in the classroom with Google Drawings. Ed Tech google drawings google infographics google slides visual thinking activitiesI’m a huge fan of infographics. They let students create a great verbal/visual mix with the content they’ve learned. Plus, they’re lots of fun to look at and share, too. I’ve made my own infographics, ranging in topics from teaching frameworks to the ripple […].

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Using Google Slides live closed captions in the classroom

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Google Slides has a new feature — live closed captions. Ed Tech Screencasts google classroom accessibility google slides google slides in the classroom live closed captionsYou can turn on closed captions at the bottom of videos you watch on TV and online. But providing closed captions in real time in the classroom has been harder to pull off — until now! They transcribe your speech on the fly and display […].

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Ditch that lesson planner with Google Slides

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Ed Tech Guest Blog digital lesson planners google slides google slides in the classroom online lesson planning using google for lesson plansEvery summer, I bought a planner in hopes that this would be the year that I would use it for the entire year. Just like all my New Year’s Resolutions though, I would keep it up for about a week or two, then forget about it. For the rest of the semester, I would write […].

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The Google Infused Classroom (GTT041)

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These questions are at the core of the book, The Google-Infused Classroom, by Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith. In this episode of the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, we talk about infusing lessons with […]. How can we hear from every student in the classroom?

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When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

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Google Slides and Google Draw are two powerful publication and graphic design tools, but when combined together the results are absolutely explosive for student creativity and expression. This rat is created entirely in Google Draw using Geometric shapes.

Google Slides Essay

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Google Slides Essay Template A little tongue in cheek I like to say “Don’t use Google Docs.” Oftentimes what we might use a Google Doc for we would really want a Google Form or to use something like […]. The post Google Slides Essay appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Apps Script Google Slides templates google slides template

Google Forms Column to Google Slides

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Send a Column of Responses from Google Forms to Google Slides Google Forms is awesome but can be tricky to go over responses with the class. The post Google Forms Column to Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Google Docs is NEW!!

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Try Dot New with Your Google Apps There is a new way to create your favorite Google App. The post Google Docs is NEW!! Advanced Docs Forms Google Sheets Sites Slides G Suite google sheets slidesEnd it in dot new. doc.new docs.new sheet.new sheets.new spreadsheet.new form.new forms.new slides.new slide.new site.new sites.new Control T I love an excuse to get in a tip to use a keyboard shortcut. Use Control T on your […]. appeared first on Teacher Tech.

How to Create a Class Template in Google Classroom

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The post How to Create a Class Template in Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. What if I told you that you could create a class template inside Google Classroom? In 2018, Google released several significant updates to Google Classroom.

Ready to Get Google Certified?

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The post Ready to Get Google Certified? All Google Certification Course Open on November 20th! Are you ready to get Google Certified? Many have been waiting for my Google Certification Courses to open for enrollment again, and your wait is almost over!

Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer

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The post Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I share a lot of information and resources to help educators reach their goals of becoming Google Certified. Google Success Story: Pam Hubler, Google Certified Trainer.

Google Greatness: 9 Google tricks I had never seen

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When you make it tech PD that’s Google-focused, I’m going to look forward to it for weeks. If you’ve never been to a Google Apps for Education Summit and you have any interest in Google in [.]. I’m kind of a geek.

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Deep learning with Google tools: 20 ideas

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It’s so easy (maybe too easy) to do shallow, superficial work with Google tools. Google’s got [.]. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google classroom google docs google slidesOne one day, we’ll do this activity. The next day, we’ll use a different tool to do a different one. What if we want to investigate a topic thoroughly instead of going “a mile wide and an inch deep”?

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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

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Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. GEG takes place both online and offline, and provides a space for educators to build relationships, collaborate, and learn through Google+ communities and hangouts or in-person events and workshops.

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Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

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” These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! Tagged: edtech , education , GAFE , google expeditions , teaching , tech , technology , virtual reality , VR. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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10 ways to make good Google Classroom assignments better

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If you’ve used Google Classroom for long (or even if you’re just beginning to use it), you’re likely to see that there’s not a lot to it. Google Classroom was created to help teachers teach and learners learn so that tech stays out of their way to do it. And Google […]. Ed Tech g suite Google Apps google apps for education google classroom googleedu

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Creating eye-popping infographics with Google Drawings

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite gafe google apps for education google drawings infographicsInfographics are everywhere. I first started noticing them on the front page of USA Today as a journalism major in college.

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Google Classroom: Find the Google Drive Folder

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Google Drive Folder in Google Classroom Google Classroom is Google Drive management. When you log into Google Classroom for the first time a folder is created in your Google Drive called “Classroom.” Class Folder Each teacher and each student has their own Classroom folder in Google […]. The post Google Classroom: Find the Google Drive Folder appeared first on Teacher Tech.

45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students

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The post 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students. This week I asked the group to share one of their favorite Google tips , and you know what, they didn’t disappoint! Google Certified Trainer.

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Google Success Story: Jacinta Keenan, Google Certified Trainer

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The post Google Success Story: Jacinta Keenan, Google Certified Trainer appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Becoming a Google Certified Trainer is no small feat, and everyone’s journey is a little different. Then she joined my Level 2 Google Certified Educator Academy.

Google Jamboard

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Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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Google Chrome extensions galore! 50+ for the classroom

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Google Chrome extensions turn your Chrome web browser into a veritable Swiss Army knife of versatile options. DitchBook Twitter chat bitmoji chrome extensions ditchbook g suite google chrome googleedu grammarly gttribe onetab screencastify twitter chatRecord a video of your screen.

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Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

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Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu google edu google sites google teacher tribe gttribe portfoliosIn the not-too-distant past, if we wanted to get information out to the masses, it was expensive. Website development was costly and slow.

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Get Google Certified This Winter!

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The post Get Google Certified This Winter! The winter break is the PERFECT time to start working toward your goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google Certified Educator Level 2, or Google Certified Trainer, and I can help you get there!

Google Docs: Document Outline

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Utilize Document Outline in Google Docs While you can insert a table of contents directly into your Google Doc there are good reasons why we do not want a table of contents in all (or hardly any) of our documents. The post Google Docs: Document Outline appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Docs Google G Suite google

Introducing: The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

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Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu gafe google apps for education google teacher tribe podcastsI love listening to podcasts. They’re kind like personalized radio. I can pick shows that I like and listen to them whenever I want.

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Google Classroom Student Chooser Feature

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Randomly Choose a Student in Class Google Classroom has added a “Student selector” to the Classroom Android app. The post Google Classroom Student Chooser Feature appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom google mobileThis is essentially a “popsicle sticks” app for how to call on a student or select a student. While there are many apps for your phone that will do the same thing, this one is done brilliantly. […].

20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation

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Google Apps for Education has made new ideas and activities possible in classrooms all over the world. One of the best parts about the entire Google Apps suite is that teachers and students can use these versatile tools to create their [.].

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Google+ Resources for Educators

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10 Ways to Teach Using Google+ [link] A Must See Google+ Cheat sheet for Teachers [link] Using Google+ as an online study resource: use to create online study groups. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google for Educators google plus

NEW! Google Classroom Comment Bank

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Google Classroom Improves Feedback Workflow Yesterday Google Classroom gave a pretty major update to the Google Classroom BETA. Google Classroom Comment Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

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10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes

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Using a document in Google Apps or Microsoft Word is perfect for many activities, but sometimes they can be so limiting. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google drawings

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Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

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Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learningStudents carry these high-tech devices to school in their pockets all the time. Cell phones.

NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

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I’m heavily invested in Google, being a Google Certified Innovator, using Google tools all the time and suggesting them to teachers. (No, No, that’s not the confession yet …) I’ve had great things to say about so many Google products over the years.

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Infographic with Google Search Tips

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Google is a very powerful search engine, but the way you search makes a huge difference in your results. The infographic below has some great tips on becoming a Google Search Power User. Google for Education Resources: [link]. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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New Google Sites + Google Classroom

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New Google Sites + Google Classroom New Google Sites is finally out! Since New Sites is essentially a new product it does not have all the features of Classic Google Sites, but be assured more features are coming. Advanced Classroom Google Sites classroom google sites

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Learning in motion: EASY stop-motion animation with Google Slides

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Animation is easy with stop motion Google Slides. Ed Tech google classroom activities google slides animation powerpoint animation stop-motion animationLet students put what you're studying in MOTION. Icons via The Noun Project with NounPro account.)For For years (centuries.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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The Google Drawings Manifesto for Teachers

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Google Drawings is the hidden gem in the core G Suite tools for education. Everyone is familiar with Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Sheets. Google Drawings doesn’t fit into a nice, neat box like that. Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite google apps for education google drawings graphic organizers infographics visual notetakingThey correlate nicely with the Microsoft Office products we used for years and years.

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CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

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Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? Related: CK-12 information and resources Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

How to Make a Yearbook with Google Slides

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Jennifer Scott saves her school tens of thousands as they make their yearbook with Google Slides. Let’s dig into making yearbooks with Google Slides! Create a low-cost, printed yearbook with Google Slides by Jennifer Scott [Blog Post].

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