For fun! Word Searches can be a fun thing for students to do on a rainy recess or after they have finished their work. Here is how to MAKE a word search.
Automate tasks you do in Google Sheets, Docs, Slides, Forms, etc… Setting a trigger is the easy part!
Like magic take any of your Google Docs and convert them to Google Slides!! This is going to be your new favorite Google Add-on.
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Google Apps Script to Python. It’s not as easy as you would think.
Recently I started a new part time job at http://schoolytics.com I’m super excited about the new job, but this means having multiple Google Calendars to check and make sure I’m in the right place. I have coded a way to automate my Calendar events to auto add myself. See below to grab the script. Google Apps ScriptYou can code Google Docs, Sheets, Slides,… Read More »Automate – Share Calendar Events With Yourself
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
One of my most popular non published Add-ons is First Slide. This allows you to push slides to student Google Slides and to also grab the text off of their first slide so you can quickly read and give feedback. Spreadsheet The answer is always a spreadsheet. First Slide is an Add-on for Google Sheets. After making a copy of… Read More »Google Slides: Hide Columns in First Slide
Opening individual student docs to give feedback is SLOW! Try using First Slide to send student feeback faster. First Slide will bring in the text the student has on the first slide of the Google Slides. Additionally, you can push out new slides to the student slides. Template Assign Individual Google Slides You need a folder in Google Drive that… Read More »Save Hours: First Slide to Give Slides Feedback Fast
I had a request by a premium member that they had one Google Sheets spreadsheet with a tab per teacher to keep track of the daily contacts with students and parents. She wanted to add a column each day with the date to each of the sheets for the spreadsheet. Authorize the Add-on After making a copy of the spreadsheet… Read More »Push a Column to Each Sheet in Google Sheets
In a Google Doc you can insert a Table of Contents to provide a link to each section in the document. This is not a function in Google Slides. If you are creating a Google Slides lesson for students it can be handy to provide linked text or a button to have students jump to different parts in the Google… Read More »AUTOMATICALLY Create a Linked Google Sides Table of Contents
When teaching remotely, or just when teaching with digital tools, using Google Slides is a giant help! Students can create muti-media representations of their work and since Google Slides are collaborative you can see their work in real time. Now you want to be able to update and add to the student slides… my Add-on can help. Makes a folder… Read More »FREE!! Make a Pile of Google Slides for Students and Update Them
Google Classroom is designed for students to find their work. There is no ability to give parents the ability to see the Classwork page other than the student showing it to them. If you would like to communicate with parents the list of assignments I have coded a way to extract the assignments list from Classroom. AliceKeeler Add-on I have… Read More »Google Classroom: Give Parents a List of Assignments
As a teacher we do things at least 30 times, and as a high school teacher over 100 times! There are so many things that we have to do per student. Knowing how to code Google Apps Script allows you to answer the question “Why can’t I do ___ with Google Docs?” You might be able to, if you code… Read More »Kick Your Teaching Efficiency Up a Notch with Google Apps Script
I have an Add-on (not available in the marketplace) to quickly create a unique bingo board for each student. Use the Bingo template to create a unique choice board per student. Tell students to choose 5 in a row from the choice board to make Bingo! The Add-on randomizes your choices for each student and creates a different choice board… Read More »Create a Choice Board from Bingo Add-on