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We want students to publish, having them create a blog is a great way to do this. They may want to share their blog using their own blog badge. As a teacher you can create a wall of these badges to display your links to the student blogs. Step 1: Have the students design a badge in Google Draw Go… Read More »Have students create their own blog badge
By request, here is a work around for creating parent conference appointments. Request: Can you make a way to let parents schedule conferences and know which time slots are available but not make the name of the student or parent visible? Answer: One solution is to create a Google Form with the possible appointment times. From the spreadsheet where the… Read More »Scheduling Parent Conferences
In my previous post I showed you how to create a custom peer evaluation form for each student in the class. This works when students are able to go to a shared spreadsheet and click on the URL for the student they are doing the peer evaluation for. If the projects are not digital projects it might make more sense… Read More »Peer Evaluations with a QR Code
Photo Credit: quinn.anya via Compfight cc I like to have my students do peer evaluations on student presentations or student projects. An issue is having students type in the name of their classmate. Frequently they will misspell or otherwise make a mistake on communicating identification data back to me. In order for me to run a pivot table to analyze the data… Read More »Using Google Forms for Peer Evaluation
Many of our students have some sort of device that takes video. This is the perfect opportunity to have students create. But how do you manage the videos once they make them? YouTube makes it easy. Go into your YouTube settings and obtain the mobile email address. Share this email address with your students (sorry you can not do an… Read More »Students Submitting YouTube Videos
One way to quiz students is to use Google Forms. This tool is expecially handy because all of the students answers automatically are gathered. You will instantly be able to see a summary of responses that make some very nice charts and graphs to help you to modify your instruction on the spot. You can choose to have the results… Read More »Creating a Quiz with a Google Form and use Flubaroo to Grade it.
Many of us use a rubric to assess student work and projects. I am into saving time so I like to use spreadsheets to calculate things for me quickly. When doing a rubric scale it is important to realize it does not translate to a percentage. For example when you rate a 2 out of 5 on the rubric scale… Read More »Rubric Scoring – a template
On occasion I have observed some rubrics being utilized to create numerical grades that do not correspond to the rubric scale. For example on a 3 point rubric scale 3 = excellent 2 = average 1 = poor A score of 2 being average but a 2/3 = 66% is not an average score. Since I like spreadsheets I like to do… Read More »Grading with a Rubric
I had previously made a post on how to add a Favicon to your website. In that post I linked back to a website that had directions for creating a favicon in a Google Site. Apparently that post no longer exists so I thought I would make the directions myself. A favicon is the icon you see in the tab… Read More »Adding a Favicon for your Google Site – 5 easy steps
I am really liking Google Drive (http://drive.google.com). At the top of your Gmail you may still be seeing “documents” listed instead of drive, if you can I would recommend changing to Drive. If you are on a Google Apps domain that decision may need to be made by the Google Apps Administrator. Drive is basically your virtual hard drive. Just… Read More »Searching your Google Drive
I had met with Brian Curwick a few weeks back and saw a rough draft of his Common Core lesson plan template. I was really impressed by his outline and thought it would be great to use Google Forms and Scripts with it to aid in communication and collaboration amongst staff members. Click Here to fill out sample lesson plan… Read More »PLC and Collaborating with Autocrat script
Updated Note: This script works with old Google Sheets. Click Here to make a copy of a blank Google Sheet that is the old version. You will want to connect your Google Form to the old style spreadsheet. In the new Google Sheets there is an Autocrat add-on, however it will not merge the document upon form submission. This means… Read More »Take the Hassle Out of Students Turning in Assignments
Copying and pasting from one location to another does not always work out. The screenshot above is a copy and paste from a table in Moodle into a Google Doc. To fix this you will want to right click on the table and choose table properties. Under table properties you are able to change the border color, border width, cell… Read More »Table Properties in a Google Doc