10 fantastic Google tips from the Google Teacher Tribe

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Google is so deep and so broad and so wide. And even if you do, there’s no way to know all the best ways to use G Suite and all of the Google tools. Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe google classroom google drawings google education tips google forms google slides google teacher tribe google tipsIt’s constantly updating and adding — and sometimes removing — features and services.

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Top Google News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, student engagement, collaboration, student choice, and student voice easy to do! I have shared a list of Google Gurus in this post.

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35 creative Google Drawings activities for classes

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Google Drawings is like a big digital sheet of paper. The simplicity of it makes Google Drawings easy to use for students of […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech Google Apps google drawings graphic organizers google drawings in history google drawings in math google drawings in science google drawings in the classroom gsuite gsuite edu

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Take a road trip with Google MyMaps

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I’m a regular listener of the Google Teacher Tribe podcast hosted by Matt Miller and Kasey Bell. After listening to an episode about how to use Google MyMaps in the classroom I was inspired to create a choice board using Google MyMaps as the platform. Ed Tech G Suite Guest Blog edtech google google mymaps gsuite gsuite eduThis post comes from accepting a challenge.

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Teacher Google, Doctor Google

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

How many of you have googled instructions to repair or replace something in your home, garden, or vehicle? How many of you have googled an ailment to see what remedies are suggested? Teacher Google (and Teacher YouTube) : This amazing girl mastered dubstep dancing by just using YouTube.

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60 ideas for using Google MyMaps in any content area

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DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech google Google Apps google for education google maps google my maps google mymaps maps maps in the classroom mymaps teachingMaps are a great way to hook your students. Creating customizable maps that allow you to track places that are relevant to your topic is even more engaging. Can you imagine tracking the path of an army and adding information about the locations of famous battles in history?

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Screencastify + Google Certification

Teacher Tech

This free 45 minute course will show you how to teach with Google Apps and Screencastify. The post Screencastify + Google Certification appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

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Creating Mosaic Art with Google Drawings

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I am in love with Google Drawings. I know it is often overlooked by many in favor of Slides, Docs or Forms but Google Drawings is my number one go-to for pretty much anything – especially when it involves creativity. G Suite Google Drawings Guest Blog art with google drawings art with gsuite google drawings gsuite mosaic art with google drawingsLet me just get this out of the way.

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10 Google Sheets tricks you (probably) don’t know about

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Google Sheets might look a little scary and a bit threatening at first glance but once you take the time to unlock its secrets you’ll discover that it can do so much more than just crunch numbers. So how can we get started using Google Sheets ourselves? And what are some great Google Sheets activities […]. DitchBook Twitter chat G Suite g suite google google for edu google sheets google sheets in the classroom

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Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

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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DELETE Google Classroom Classes

Teacher Tech

Delete Old Google Classroom Classes Before you delete old Google Classroom classes remember you can reuse assignments from old classes. The post DELETE Google Classroom Classes appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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30 Google Classroom tips every teacher must know

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Google Classroom is a favorite among the many useful G Suite tools. Like most of the G Suite tools, Google Classroom is constantly getting updated with new features. By utilizing these features we can make Google Classroom work even […]. DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google apps for education google classroom gsuiteedu

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Get Your Google On! 17 Google Gurus and Hashtags to Follow!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google apps have so many features to help your students collaborate, brainstorm, research and create effectively with technology. Google also makes collecting and assessing digital activities much easier and quicker for teachers. Google Hashtags. “Learn with great passion.

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AUDIO in Google Slides

Teacher Tech

Add Audio Files to Your Google Slides A new feature in Google Slides is the ability to add an audio file. No more hacking inserting YouTube videos to get an audio only recording on your Google Slides presentation. The post AUDIO in Google Slides appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Google Forms: Finish Filling Out Later

Teacher Tech

Update Your Google Forms Response “Can students who don’t finish come back to the Google Form later to finish?” Edit Response When editing a Google Form, in the settings cog, is the option to “Edit after submit.” Forms Google G Suite GoogleEDU

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Google Slides interactive notebooks + 20 activities to fill them

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Ed Tech google interactive notebooks google slides flippables interactive activities with google slides interactive notebooksInteractive notebooks have taken lots of classrooms everywhere by storm. The idea: a central space where students can create, write and make meaning. When they’re done well, students get that spark of excitement. Learning goes to a different level. When they’re done poorly, it becomes worksheets glued to pages.

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Free Google Forms Workshop

Teacher Tech

Join Intro to Google Forms Go Slow Workshop™ alicekeeler.com/newsletter Yesterday in my newsletter I offered free access to “Teaching Math with Desmos” and “Introduction to Google Forms” online workshops. Forms Google G Suite google

One story, MANY endings: A fun, creative Google Slides activity

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Ed Tech choose your own adventure stories google classroom google slides classroom google slides learning linking google slidesReading a story as a class is great. It transports everyone to a different world, to a different time, with a different set of characters. Solo reading is great for the same reasons. We learn great life lessons we can take with us for years — sometimes forever — from a good story. But we […].

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How to Make a Yearbook with Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

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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40 innovative ideas for using Google Forms in your classroom

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We know that Google Forms give us the ability to easily create quizzes or surveys. Google Forms can do SO much more! DitchBook Twitter chat edtech g suite Google Apps google forms ideas for using google forms in the classroom using google forms in the classroomWe can even create self-grading exams or include video or image in our forms. But that is just scratching the surface. How can we use this G Suite app in different and creative ways? […].

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Google Docs Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

Many of my incoming 9th-grade students have never used the Google Suite prior to my class. I could spend 10 minutes walking them through Google Docs and explaining the functionality, but I’d lose their interest immediately.

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Outline Your Google Doc

Teacher Tech

Use the Outline Pop Out in Google Docs I really love the outline tool in Google Docs. The post Outline Your Google Doc appeared first on Teacher Tech. Docs Google templates G Suite GoogleEDU

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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Create a Google Forms Question Bank

Teacher Tech

Use Google Forms for a Question Bank A new feature in Google Forms is the ability to import questions from another Form. Create a Form Per Topic Suggestion, create a FOLDER in Google […]. The post Create a Google Forms Question Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Lockbox Challenges with Google Forms

Catlin Tucker

One way to create a collaborative challenge that feels more like a game than work is to use Google Forms to create a lockbox activity. Once they have filled in the missing language, they had to enter the words into the Google Form lockbox one at a time to see if they were correct.

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Play Yahtzee with Google Sheets

Teacher Tech

Google Sheets Yahtzee In the book Math Recess, Sunil Singh and Chris Brownell give a list of regular board games that are good for playing with math. The post Play Yahtzee with Google Sheets appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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A Reason to Celebrate: Import Questions to Google Forms

Teacher Tech

Import from Other Google Forms How awesome is Google Forms. And as usual, the Google peeps are always working to add new features to make it even better. Now you can easily grab questions from other Google Forms you have. Forms Google Intermediate google GoogleEDU

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Google Classroom: Remind Yourself to Give Feedback

Teacher Tech

Use Google Calendar to Set Google Classroom Reminders One of the paradigm shifts for using Google Classroom over more traditional methods is the ability to engage in a feedback loop. The post Google Classroom: Remind Yourself to Give Feedback appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

Educational Technology Guy

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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Google Slide Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

After posting my Google Doc Scavenger Hunt activity, I had several teachers ask if I had created scavenger hunts for any of the other Google tools. Below is the scavenger hunt I designed for Google Slides. Teachers are welcome to access and use this Google Slide Scavenger Hunt.

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Add Onto Google Forms

Teacher Tech

Install Google Forms Add-ons I always say… Google Forms is the best thing since sliced bread. ” This is 3rd party apps that make Google Forms EVEN BETTER! The post Add Onto Google Forms appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google

Researching a Topic with Google Keep

The CoolCatTeacher

However, with some recent integration of Google Keep with Google Docs, for this project I have students using Google keep and tagging. College (aged 18+) Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) History and Social Sciences Teachers How to Guides.

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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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ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Stephanie Goldman and her first-year mentee Lindsay George have used Google Drive and Google Classroom to supercharge their mentor/mentee relationship. Stephanie Golden: ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom.

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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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Stop Ignoring Google+

A Principal's Reflections

In case you didn''t know there are thousands of educators and an array of learning communities over at Google+. Image Credit: [link] Lately I have been spending more and more time over at Google+. One great characteristic shared by both Twitter and Google+ are hash tags (#).

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Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!


” 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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Google Classroom: Make Your OWN Grades

Teacher Tech

I have been loathing this update since the first day that Google Classroom came out. The post Google Classroom: Make Your OWN Grades appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Grading classroom google GoogleEDU gradingWhich Gradebook Defines Your Classroom?

Adding to Student Success with Google Add-ons

Teacher Reboot Camp

I don’t work at a learning institution that uses Google Classroom, but I do require students to sign up for a Google account. With a Google Drive account, students and teachers have access to incredible time-saving studying features and tools.

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Your Inside Google Scoop


If you are a Google Certified Innovator or Trainer you probably have been bursting at the seams with some serious news! Google is rolling out some amazing updates this coming Fall, and it’s time to share that inside scoop. So what is next for educators who use Google?

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