Wanting to gamify your class with badges? One option is to create badges in Google Sheets. Create a list of achievements and add a badge for each one.
Google Classroom makes it easier to use Google Apps with younger grades. Create a copy of the templates below, adjust the title and make tweaks [more…]
A JigSaw activity is where students are placed in groups. A topic or reading is divided up amongst the groups. For example, one group becomes [more…]
Change From Landscape to Portrait Mode I love Google Slides for so many reasons beyond a presentation tool. Google Slides is great for creating multi-page documents. [more…]
Google Slides is an awesome tool for creating activity spaces. One of my favorite things about Google Slides is the ability to transform it from [more…]
Google Slides is a presentation tool in the collaboration suite of Google Docs and Drive. Like in other presentation tools you can animate the elements [more…]
I was meeting with a friend who was late because the copy machine ran out of paper. How many hours have we all spent waiting [more…]
Prevent accidentally moving the pictures and text on a Google Slides when students are interacting together.
What can you not do with collaborative Google Slides? It is such a versatile tool, you can almost use it for everything. Google Slides are [more…]
Here are 3 tips for Google Slides you may not know. 1. Delete Layouts By default, there are 11 different layouts for students to choose [more…]
An easy way to have students start collaborating is to use Google Slides. Do not feel you need to create templates for students for every [more…]
Earlier I posted 5 challenges for each of the 5 Google Docs options in Google Drive. These were for teachers new to Google Docs. Here are [more…]
If you are just getting started with Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms or Drawings) here is a challenge for each app to try. I [more…]
I am constantly asked how to annotate PDF’s. This is flat out a question I refuse to answer. Annotating PDF’s is not an engaging lesson [more…]
If you would like to insert your Google Drawings into a Google Slides presentation here is how to do it. Google Drawing Go to Google [more…]
Add your introduction slide here If you are just getting started with Google Slides, or if you’re a veteran, using Google Slides collaboratively is a [more…]