Brainstorm and work through ideas with students. Use Clear Frame in Google Jamboard to remove all notes, textboxes, and pen strokes.
Move files from your school account to another Google Drive account so that you can keep school files
I created a Free Add-on that will allow you to add a date on the Google Slides and updated it automatically.
Use Google Slides instead of Google Docs. You can make your Google Slides portrait by setting it to 8.5 by 11
Seeing a lot of questions at once can be overwhelming. Divide up your Google Form into sections (think pages) to help break up the length of the Google Form.
Install Add-on TemplateTab TemplateTab is a Google Sheets Add-on that allows you to duplicate a graphic organizer within a spreadsheet for every student on your roster. Hack TemplateTab Hack TemplateTab to simply create a lot of tabs quickly. Add-on Menu After installing TemplateTab you will find it permanently installed in the Add-on menu. Meaning it is available in any spreadsheet.… Read More »Make Tabs FAST in Google Sheets
Design your own badges in Google Drawings.
Free Gamification template for students to have choice and level up.
Remember a new feature rolls out over 2 weeks so if you do not have a Google Jamboard feature, wait a little bit. Version history finally comes to Google Jamboard!! Feature – 3 Dots Menu To find the version history use the 3 dots menu in the upper right. Use Version History Feature on Google Jamboard Remember the bad old… Read More »IT’s BACK! Google Jamboard Version History – Feature
In Google Forms you can grab and drag questions to reorder. However, this can be tricky. It seems whenever I do this I struggle to get this large question box to place in just the spot I want it to appear. Keyboard Shortcuts Learning the keyboard shortcut to move questions will be a game changer! Hold down the Control key… Read More »QUICKLY! Google Forms: Move Questions
Take your roster of student names and assign them a slide in Google Slides. Each students name will appear on a slide in the newly created Google Slides. The Template Unofficial Add-on alicekeeler.com/rostertoslides is an unofficial Add-on for Google Sheets. Make a copy of the template and use the Add-on menu to choose “Roster to Slides.” You will need to… Read More »Google Slides: Roster to Slides
Google Meet makes it hard to see your presentation AND the participants. Try this hack.
Alexes Terry of Twisted Teaching shares in this YouTube video how to create custom backgrounds for Jamboard using Canva. Presentation Template Use the Presentation Template that is 1920 by 1080 pixels. This gives you the right dimensions for Jamboard. Make a Background for Jamboard Do you love using Jamboard with your students but tired of the boring backgrounds? Are you… Read More »Jamboard: Add a Background from Canva
Google Chrome has a new feature to allow you to create a QR code right from the Omnibox (address bar). Quick and easy! Notice the icon of 4 squares with a broken square around them. Click on this to generate the QR code. Force a Copy I create a lot of Google documents where I want to share a template.… Read More »Chrome: Modify the QR Code
A new feature in Google Meets (and not this can be disabled by your Apps Admin) is to add a custom background to Google Meet. I have been using Alexes Terry’s virtual backgrounds for Black History Month, it was so easy to add to Google Meet. 3 Dots If you are a Google Apps Workspace user you should always get… Read More »Google Meet: Customize Your Background