Check out your version history in your Google Docs and utilize this to keep your Google Drive cleaned up.
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See all student responses to multiple questions in one place! A Google Sheets spreadsheet is a document. If you can do it in a Google Text Document you can probably also do it in a Google Sheets spreadsheet. I like to say “The Answer is Always a Spreadsheet.” Incorporating spreadsheets into your class provides students with a valuable life skill.… Read More »Make a Student Answer Sheet
Google Docs is designed for collaboration. Which means you might be in a lengthy document with other people who are editing the document at the same time. The problem is when the person you are collaborating with asks you to look at what they have contributed to the document and you lose your spot where you are editing to go… Read More »Hot Tip: Duplicate the Tab and Collaborate
The answer is always a spreadsheet! The question is how can I show my students’ missing scores and progress reports from Google Classroom?
I found keyboard shortcuts for Jamboard to add a new sticky note and to view the version history.
If you use Google Docs, Sheets or Slides you are probably sharing your documents with someone. Collaboration is what makes modern document creation amazing. No longer is one person responsible for adding content to a document, multiple people can edit and review a document. This can be done synchronously or asynchronously. Synchronous Collaboration Synchronous collaboration would occur when you are… Read More »Collaborate Better – Email Collaborators
What if students do not finish a Google Form and need to finish it later? This is a tricky problem. You not only need to allow editing in the Google Form but have a way to get the student the link to finish later. There is no way to capture this without coding. Template Try It Click on the Google… Read More »Google Forms: Students Did Not Finish
You probably are not in the habit of creating sections in a Google Form but I would recommend you use sections often. Create Pages Think of sections like pages. If you have a lot of questions you want to break it up into pages. Last Icon on the Toolbar When adding questions to your Google Form, which is the first… Read More »Google Forms: Adding Sections
Google Sheets is great for creating a checklist in. You can share the spreadsheet with others to check off tasks. You can sort and filter your checklist. I created template that allows you to create your checklist and when you check off the items the checkbox turns green and the item on the sheet greys out. Template
Version history allows you to see the edits in a Google Doc, Sheets, Slides, or Sites. When you make edits in the document it is recorded as a version and you can revert back to the version any time! File Menu In Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides use the File menu to choose “Version history.” Choose “See version history.” View… Read More »Why We Love Google Apps – Version History
GeoGebra is an excellent way to let students explore math concepts. GeoGebra is great for grades K – college. When creating elements in a GeoGebra applet you will need to be able to duplicate objects. Tim Brzezinzski, the GeoGebra expert, helps me, Victoria Thompson, and Chris Brownell explore duplicating (and other things) in GeoGebra. Sign Into GeoGebra I sign into… Read More »Duplicate Objects in GeoGebra
Recently Google has updated the interface for how to share documents. By default documents you create are private. Changing the settings then defaults to sharing at your school. To allow parents and those outside of your domain to see your documents you need to take an additional step. Share Button In Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings there is a Share… Read More »Essential Google Apps: Anyone With the Link Can View
In my Intro to Google Sheets spreadsheets webinar I showed 6 key skills that you need for teaching with Google Sheets spreadsheets. One of the things we covered in the webinar is how to create a seating chart using Google Sheets. Resize the Cells To the left of the column indicator A and above the row indicator 1 is the… Read More »Begin with Google Sheets: Make a Seating Chart
Find and Access Your Jams in Google Drive Did you know you can create a collaborative space with the Jamboard software? This is a Google tool. A Jam is a document file that you can find in your Google Drive just like any Google Doc, Sheets, or Slides. Jamboard is really intuitive to use. Jamboard Go to jamboard.google.com to create… Read More »Jamboard is a Google Apps File