Google Slides has updated it’s way it lets you add colors for backgrounds and fonts.
I like to say to only assign individual student documents 20% of the time or less. It is SO time consuming to open each students document, even if you use Google Classroom feedback tool. Drive20 My free Chrome extension will allow you to open 20 Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides at once from a folder in Google Drive. This does… Read More »IT IS BACK! Drive20 to Save Time Grading Student Work
GeoGebra is 100% FREE Use Illustrative Math Curriculum Illustrative Mathematics is a free, creative commons OER math curriculum that takes a more modern approach to how we teach mathematics. GeoGebra has taken the Illustrative Mathematics curriculum and kicked it up a notch….FOR FREE. Preview High School Curriculum This free curriculum is available in GeoGebra for grades 6 – 8 and… Read More »Free Illustrative Math in GeoGebra
Google Jamboard is another awesome collaboration tool with so many great features! Check out these 5 things you can do in Google Jamboard.
Mange your Google Docs bullet lists and numbered lists more easily.
The subject line should be the topic of the conversation. If the to
EquatIO works with Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, Jamboard, and more to add math to these products. It is FREE for teachers. You will need to install the Chrome extension and fill out the form to make your free trial into a free premium subscription. You can VERBALLY type your math! Voice Typing There are so many amazing features of… Read More »Voice Type Your Math
One of the most effective things you can do to become better at using the computer is to learn keyboard shortcuts. Learn one a week!! I use keyboard shortcuts in Google Drive ALL THE TIME! P to Preview It’s a toss up between P and N for which Drive shortcut I use the most. P is PREVIEW!!! Single click on… Read More »Google Drive: Keyboard Shortcuts
Teach math and critical thinking using Open Middle and Google Jamboard. Using Jamboard allows students to show their thinking.
Allow people to auto add to Google Calendar event
Google Jamboard offers a great tool to use for facilitating, keeping record of, and reflecting on meetings and conversations.
One of my favorite things is to have all students on the same ONE Google Slides. This allows me to see all student work together in real time. To initiate class discussions around student work and student ideas. To do feedback NOW with the students rather than me doing feedback by myself where I hope they read it. Roster to… Read More »Google Slides: Add a Slide per Student
If you are looking for something fun for your students to do during class time try the Shut the Box game. Traditionally this game is played with 2 players, a pair of dice, and 9 tiles. To play this virtually, or digitally, try my Google Slides version. Template Objective The objective of the shut the box game is to remove… Read More »Shut the Box Game – Google Slides
Hat tip to Ryan McKinney for finding a feature to open results from a Google Search in a new tab. I am in the habit of holding down the Control key when I click on search results. This opens the page in a new tab so I do no lose my Google Search. Rarely do I want only the first… Read More »Open Search Results in a New Tab
Google Keep is a tool I use every day. Think digital sticky notes… But Google style, so they are collaborative and work with Docs and Slides. Hashtags are Labels Using hashtags in a Google Keep note helps you to search for things you want to get back to. Using a hashtag in a Keep note automatically labels it in a… Read More »Use Hashtags in Google Keep