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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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

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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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.

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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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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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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25 Resources to Help You Get Google Certified

Shake Up Learning

The post 25 Resources to Help You Get Google Certified appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I spend a lot of time creating Google Certification resources and helping other educators reach their goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Level 2, and even Google Certified Trainer.

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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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 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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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 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 Classroom: Announce Your Agenda

Teacher Tech

Post Your Agenda to the Stream In Google Classroom the landing page for your class is the Stream. The post Google Classroom: Announce Your Agenda appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Classroom Google classroom G Suite google

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google LLC. Google was founded in 1998 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex. In August 2015, Google announced plans to reorganize its various interests as a conglomerate called Alphabet Inc.

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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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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Google+ Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

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

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.

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.

Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’ve put together some Google Classroom cleanup tips for the end of the year! Matt and I also talked about this on episode 88 of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast !