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Little SIS for Google Classroom by @astillman

little SIS

Little SIS for Google Classroom Guest blog post by Andrew Stillman For many of the same reasons I created Doctopus, I agree with Alice Keeler that Google Classroom — used imaginatively, #notjustforworksheets;) — has an amazing potential to change the way kids and teachers interact and learn.  Simply put, Google Classroom makes it easier to […]

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Create a Tutorial with SlideShot and Explore Tool

SlideShot Google Slides Tutorials

Create a Tutorial with SlideShot and Explore Tool Want to create a Google Slides with a tech tutorial? Try using the SlideShot Chrome Extension and the Explore tool built into Google Slides. Sample Tutorial To demonstrate how to use my alicekeeler.com/pulltheparagraph Add-on I started a SlideShot from the Chrome extension and went through the steps to Pull […]

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Create a Yearbook Using G Suite by @Jentechnology

google slides yearbook by jennifer scott

Create a Yearbook Using G Suite Guest Blog Post by Jennifer Scott Yearbooks are more than memories. They remind us of our youth, supportive friends, and caring teachers. These memory books are shared with our families and saved for generations. Sadly, not all students can afford yearbooks. Expensive software and conferences make the cost prohibitive […]

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Students 5 Steps to Google Classroom [Infographic]

Students Start with Google Classroom

Link to drawing Students 5 Steps to Google Classroom Students can get started with Google Classroom in minutes. 1. Go to Google Classroom Students can go to the website classroom.google.com or use the Google Classroom app on their mobile devices. 2. Join a Class Students locate the plus icon in the upper right of the […]

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New Feature! – Differentiate Assignments with Google Classroom

differentiate assignments in google classroom

Differentiate Assignments with Google Classroom A new feature makes it easier to assign different things to different students. This allows you to provide challenges for students who are ready to move forward or give students who are into Pokemon a math assignment that uses their game data. Default is All Students Notice when creating an assignment […]

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New Feature! Google Classroom – Late Work Notifications

Late Notifications in Google Classroom

Google Classroom – Late Work Notifications Google Classroom once again released some new features yesterday! Now when students submit an assignment late you will receive a notification on your phone if you have them enabled. You will also receive an email that says “Submitted late.” Late Work Sometimes students turn things in after the due date, […]

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Google Slides Transcript

Google Slides Transcript

Google Slides Transcript By happy accident the other day I figured out you can download a transcript of your Google Slides presentation to a text file. Use the File menu and choose “Download as” and choose “Plain Text.” Text Boxes and Speaker Notes What you get is a transcript of all the text boxes on […]

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Google Forms: Choose a Random Winner

Google Forms: Choose a Random Winner Choose a random winner from those who fill out your Google Form. Use this Add-on I coded in Google Apps Script to automatically select a winner, create a spreadsheet listing the winner and 19 runner ups and receive an email with the winner and links to the Form and spreadsheet. […]

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Student-Centered Classrooms with Google Classroom

2 tips to be student centered with Google Classroom

Enter by Jan 10 to win a copy of the book (see below) Student-Centered Classrooms with Google Classroom Google Classroom at it’s heart allows you to distribute work and collect it. Google Classroom does not make learning better, more engaging, more student-centered… none of that. YOU DO! How you use a tool is what makes the […]

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10 Top Alice Keeler Blog Posts of 2016

2016 top blog posts alice keeler

10 Top Alice Keeler Blog Posts of 2016 Thank you to my readers, 2016 was a great year to interact with my PLN. Many of the blog posts on alicekeeler.com are directly inspired by questions from and interactions with educators. Here are my top 2016 blog posts: 1. Google Slides – Rotate to Portrait Mode 2. Have […]

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5 Steps to Sharing a Copy of a Google Form

Link to Google Drawing 5 Steps to Sharing a Copy of a Google Form Sharing Google Forms is tricky. You do not want to make your data you collect in your Google Form visible to others. You can not get a view only link from the Form directly and changing your Google Form to allow […]

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Evenly Space Elements in Google Drawings (or Slides)

distribute evenly in google drawing and google slides

Distribute Evenly in Google Drawings (or Slides) When creating visuals in Google Drawing or Google Slides I sometimes need to space out the elements evenly. Control D One keyboard shortcut I find helpful is Control D (Command D on a Mac). This duplicates. When creating numbered circles I will create a circle with a 1 […]

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Insert a Bitmoji Into Your Google Form

bitmoji in google forms

When using digital tools try to put yourself into them to help students feel there is a teacher guiding them through the lesson. Bitmoji’s are great for adding “you” along with some personality into digital resources. Google Forms are awesome for flipped learning, formative assessment, checks for understanding, and so much more. Bitmoji AND Google […]

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Quickly Create 7 Copies of DiscussionTab

-Discussion Tab multiple classes

My DiscussionTab template allows you to facilitate class discussions using Google Sheets. Create a list of discussion questions in Column A (and tab names in Column B) and run the DiscussionTab menu to create a sheet for each question. Share the spreadsheet with the class with editing permissions. Template alicekeeler.com/discussiontab  Multiple Classes If you teach multiple […]

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Mock Twitter Chat with Your Students

mock twitterchat with discussiontab

Mock Twitter Chat with Your Students I love Twitter chats. They are exactly one hour Allow for everyone’s voice to be heard It is okay to have a side conversation about one part of the topic to go deeper while the rest of the conversation continues Guaranteed to get through 5-10 questions in an hour […]

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