Category Archive: Google Docs

Mar 03

Make Your Forms “Smarter” with Add-ons

Until recently, if you wanted your Google Form to do anything special you had to write (or find a prewritten one) a script.  Which was more coding than most people would want to tackle for a simple Google Form.  Google Released several Add-on’s for Forms not too long ago and it has made Forms so much …

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Jan 13

How to Get Files Into Your Google Drive

Making use of technology in the classroom sounds good in a PLC or Faculty Meeting when it’s suggested but the basics are often overlooked when teachers start to use it.  Google Drive in all of it’s awesomeness it quite useless if you can’t bring stuff over and into your Drive. I have shared 100’s of …

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Dec 30

Have Students Use Google Drive to take Paperless Notes

Cornell Notes Template

What’s the point in having a $200, $300, or even $400 device in your students hands if they don’t use it but as a fancy video player or over sized Google searcher?  Taking notes has been a conundrum for me in my class ever since we started BYOT and now with 1-to-1 Chromebooks. I’ve tried …

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Dec 26

Google Classroom will give you Time

Here’s the situation: You want to set up folders so your students can receive and turn in assignments all electronically. You school has Google Apps for Education, all you students have a Google account, and all you students have a means of accessing and working online during class – how do we use this great …

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Dec 22

So What if I’m an Anonymous Chameleon

I know my kids get a kick out of seeing what Anonymous Animal icons pop up when I share a Google Doc that multiple people are working on.  We’ve all seen it, but when we moved to one-to-one Chromebooks and everyone has a Google account now, boring initials replaced the random animals – so sad. …

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