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Category: Apps Beginner
EOY: Version History is Your Bestie
Check out your version history in your Google Docs and utilize this to keep your Google Drive cleaned up.
New Feature: Tab Locator in Google Chrome
New feature is to find your tabs in Chrome.
Make a Student Answer Sheet
One of the great things about having students do their work in Google Sheets is the ability to chunk up their work over multiple tabs. What is not so great is having to find their responses all over multiple tabs. Use this How to make a student answer sheet in Google Sheets guide to make this task easier!
Hot Tip: Duplicate the Tab and Collaborate
Google Docs is designed for collaboration. You might be in a lengthy document with other people who are editing the document at the same time. A trick for collaboration is to click on the icon of the collaborator. This will jump you to the location the person is working. However, you lose your place! Even…
Progress Report Maker by Alice Keeler
The answer is always a spreadsheet! The question is how can I show my students’ missing scores and progress reports from Google Classroom?
Jamboard – Version History and Sticky Note Shortcuts
I found keyboard shortcuts for Jamboard to add a new sticky note and to view the version history.
Collaborate Better – Email Collaborators
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…
Google Forms: Students Did Not Finish
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…
Google Forms: Adding Sections
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…
Free Checklist Template – Google Sheets
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…
Why We Love Google Apps – Version History
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.”…
Duplicate Objects in GeoGebra
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…
Essential Google Apps: Anyone With the Link Can View
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,…
Begin with Google Sheets: Make a Seating Chart
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…