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Alice Keeler

5 Google Apps Challenges

5 Google Apps Challenges

If you are just getting started with Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms or Drawings) here is a challenge for each app to try. I am using this presentation in a workshop I am giving to teachers who are new to Google Apps. New to Google Apps may mean they have never used it or they just are not power users. In an attempt to differentiate I am providing 5 challenges to allow each teacher to hopefully learn something new.

Link to the Slides

Make Your Own

This is a sample way that you can provide your students choices and instruction. Link to a Google Slides presentation in Google Classroom. In the Slides provide different choices for students. This allows differentiation of instruction.

Animated GIF’s

To create the animated GIF’s you use the full version of Snagit.  DRAG the animated GIF from the Snagit try onto the Google Slide. It is so incredibly easy and fun to do!

5 Easy Steps for Teaching with Digital Tools

Introducing digital tools into your teaching can seem challenging at first. There are many tools out there, and it might feel like there’s a lot to learn. But with easy steps for teaching with digital tools, you can start simply and gradually. There’s no need to dive in all at once – just take it one step at a time. Taking easy steps for teaching with digital tools starts with trying something!

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Students Prepare to Present

Help Your Students Prepare to Present

Maximize student success in presentations with ‘Speaker Notes by AliceKeeler,’ the ideal Google Slides add-on. Enhance how students prepare to present with easy transfer of speaker notes to Google Docs, promoting effective communication skills. Dive into the world of engaging, technology-aided presentations and empower students to shine in their academic endeavors. Discover the key to transforming student presentations into interactive, skill-building experiences.

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Infographic 7 Basic Steps for a Google Form

New to using Google Forms? This tool is essential for teachers to not only save time but to be adaptive to student needs. Use Forms to survey students, play games, personalize instruction, and assessment. This infographic on the 7 basic steps for a Google Form will help you get started.

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Online Workshop: Get Your Add-on Published

How can you make Google Workspace (Docs/Sheets/Slides) even better? You can create custom Add-ons with Google Apps Script. Wondering How to Get Your Google Workspace Add-on Published? Join Alice Keeler, Google Developer Expert, to learn the steps to get your Add-on officially published.

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4 thoughts on “5 Google Apps Challenges

  1. Dear Alice,
    its amazing how inspiring you are to so many. i will have to go through all short videos of you…….
    one thing though: At the top of your homepage you refer to “an extension” to install in Chrome, which is in fact just an app, if you want to use correct chrome terminology.
    I do love you for putting yourself out there and fight for the betterment of the classrooms!

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