4 ways to make math come alive with Google tools

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So many of the Google tools are valuable for many content areas and grade levels. Ed Tech g suite algebra g suite math google apps algebra google classroom math google math google math activities math with google appsWhen a teacher finds a creative use for one, it’s almost always easy to cross it over to another class. Almost always. Except for one. My teaching career has been in high school Spanish. But working with math teachers, […].

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Quick, Paperless Lesson Planning with Google Calendar and Sites

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Utilizing Google Calendar and a class Google Site as part of the G Suite, lesson planning can be quick and efficient. Create a Google Site with pages for each prep taught and embed the calendars. Share links to the Google Site as needed.

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Google Classroom Comment Bank vs. Setting Your Preferences in Google Docs

Catlin Tucker

I was excited in August when Google Classroom got an upgrade. The feature I was most excited about was the Google Classroom comment bank. Teachers who have not created a comment bank in Google Classroom yet, the document below walks you through the process.

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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 Forms Column to Google Slides

Teacher Tech

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.

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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 Sheets: Translating Languages

Teacher Tech

Wanting to use a Google Form to collect responses from audience members I knew that my Spanish was not sufficient to quickly translate and understand. Google Sheets however makes it easy to translate. The post Google Sheets: Translating Languages appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google Forms G Suite google sheets spreadsheetsI was honored this week to speak with educators in Barcelona. While I know some Spanish, I am not fluent.

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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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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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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Google Classroom: Class Roster Chrome Extension

Teacher Tech

Quickly Export Your Class Roster from Google Classroom A simple class roster is something all teachers need. Google Classroom is great but getting a simple roster of your students is not easy. The post Google Classroom: Class Roster Chrome Extension appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. Look at some of the resources from Google, and find a good PD partner to assist. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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View More in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Additional Assignments are Under View More Assignments in Google Classroom can be located on the Classwork page. The post View More in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom G Suite googleThe Classwork page is designed to be organized by topic. When creating an assignment, choose the topic the assignment will appear under.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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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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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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Formative & Google Classroom

CUE

It’s no secret that many schools know and love Google for Education. The popular learning management system, Formative (previously Go Formative) has partnered with Google for Education to create a new and […]. The post Formative & Google Classroom appeared first on OnCUE.

Your Inside Google Scoop

CUE

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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NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps

Teacher Tech

The menu is also available in Google […]. The post NEW ACCESSIBILITY in Google Apps appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google G Suite googleHead on over to slides.new and check out the new accessibility feature. Note, anytime new features are released they ROLL OUT. If you don’t see them, wait up to 2 weeks.) Accessibility Menu You can also find the new Accessibility menu to the right of the Help menu.

Update Your Google Classroom Header

Teacher Tech

Customize Your Header in Google Classroom Google Classroom has added new theme options (and removed the old options) for the class header. The post Update Your Google Classroom Header appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google classroom G Suite google

Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

EdTech4Beginners

” 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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FINALLY! Dragging Assignments in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Drag and Drop Assignments and Topics in Google Classroom An update to Google Classroom now allows you to more easily reorganize your assignments and topics in Google Classroom. Dragging Assignments in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! (NEW!)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! Google Docs Cheat Sheet! I am #superexcited to announce the release of a brand new, updated, Google Docs Cheat Sheet for teachers, students, or anyone! What’s Included in the Google Docs Cheat Sheet? Google Docs keyboard shortcuts.

Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK

Teacher Tech

Set up the Stream in Google Classroom The classic design of Google Classroom was a single Stream with all of the student assignments. In response, Google Classroom introduced the Classwork page that allowed teachers to organize their assignments by […]. The post Super Happy: Google Classroom Stream is BACK appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

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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5 Google Sheets Essentials

Teacher Tech

Get Your Students Rocking Google Sheets Spreadsheets are an essential digital literacy. The post 5 Google Sheets Essentials appeared first on Teacher Tech. Beginner Google Sheets G Suite google sheets spreadsheetsAny manager needs to use spreadsheets. Students of any age can use spreadsheets; check out Christine Pinto and how she has her kindergarteners write spreadsheet formulas.

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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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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