Teacher Tech blog with Alice Keeler

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Alice Keeler

Google: Roll Dice

Roll dice right from Google. Fun and easy. Great for any classroom. Gamify your class with Google Dice.
Roll Dice in Google

Google: Roll Dice

Roll Dice in Google

Let Google Help You Be a Dungeon Master

Google has a plethora of cool calculators and Easter eggs if you just know what to search for. “How many calories are in a brownie?” “Graph y equals 36x squared minus 7x plus 3.” But those are not quite as fun as rolling D20 dice… Or any dice.

Rolling D20 dice

Go to google.com

Roll a Die

In the search box simply tell Google to roll a die. A six sided die will animate.


A D20 die is a 20 sided die. D&D fans are very familiar with these.

Type d20 into the search. A dice roll animates.

D20 dice

Choose your dice type. D20 refers to a 20 sided die so d6 refers to a regular 6 sided die. Want a different sided die? Continue the pattern.

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Multiple Dice

Who doesn’t want 2 d20 dice?? Type 2d20 into the search. Want to roll 4 regular six sided die? Type in 4d6.

Role 4 six sided die

Don’t Lose the Dice

Rolling actual dice is more fun and tactile. However, when you have lost a die or want to project a dice roll for your class this is a quick and free way to go!

Want Dice in Google Slides?

Try Randomize Slides by Schoolytics. This free Add-on (sponsored by Schoolytics and collects NO user data or PII) not only will give you the option to randomize the slides in your Google Slides, but it has the capability to gamify your Google Slides. Use the Add-on menu to show sidebar. Select to roll dice and have 1 to 6 dice rolls show in a pop up. Alternatively, you can have the dice placed right onto any slide.

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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