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Collaborating with Google Docs

Collaborating with Google Docs

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Do Documents TOGETHER Why do I use Google Docs (and Google Apps as part of G Suite)? Collaboration. This is one feature I can not give up and no one does it better than Google. Always Collaborate Almost never am I creating something that I will use only for myself. My first step when creating a Google Doc (docs.new) is… Read More »Collaborating with Google Docs

UNDO with Control Z

Essential Skill Undo with Control Z If you do not already know Control Z today is about to be a great day that will save you hours of future heartache. On your keyboard Control Z (or Command Z on a Mac) will UNDO. Wipeout Email Have you ever been typing whole paragraphs and then suddenly… poof .. it’s gone? Your… Read More »UNDO with Control Z

Code with Grasshopper

Self-Paced Coding Lessons with Grasshopper

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Learn to Code with Grasshopper New to coding? Not sure where to start? The Grasshopper app, available on Apple’s App Store and on Google Play, teaches JavaScript through self-paced lessons and practice. Lessons The app guides you through progressive lessons that build on one another and slowly introduce different tools and functions in JavaScript. As you work your way through,… Read More »Self-Paced Coding Lessons with Grasshopper

Updated 5 Google Apps Challenges

Going through my Google Drive resources folder I found this Google Slides with 5 challenges for Google Apps. The image for Google Forms was still green (instead of purple) so you know it was needing updating. Basic Challenges These challenges would be for those newer to G Suite. Add fonts to Google Docs. In Google Slides change the background image.… Read More »Updated 5 Google Apps Challenges

5 Google Sheets Essentials

  Get Your Students Rocking Google Sheets Spreadsheets are an essential digital literacy. Any manager needs to use spreadsheets. Students of any age can use spreadsheets; check out Christine Pinto and how she has her kindergarteners write spreadsheet formulas. Get students started by learning these key skills: Increase Column and Row Width Get your cursor between the column or row indicators.… Read More »5 Google Sheets Essentials

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It Is HERE: Classwork Page in Google Classroom

Classwork in Google Classroom Rolling out over the next few weeks are new features to Google Classroom with a brand new design. The Stream is no longer where the action is, the new Classwork page is. Read the Google for Education blog for more information on this. If you want practice with the new Google Classroom, check out my Go Slow workshop:… Read More »It Is HERE: Classwork Page in Google Classroom

Moving from Inquiry to Creativity

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Helping Students Make the Leap from Inquiry to Creativity Guest Post: Dr. Nathan Lang-Raad is a speaker and author (Everyday Instructional Coaching: 7 Daily Drivers to support Teacher Effectiveness). He is the Chief Education Officer at WeVideo and is a former teacher, vice principal, professor, district curriculum and instruction director, and education supervisor at NASA. Follow him on Twitter (@drlangraad).… Read More »Moving from Inquiry to Creativity

Go Slow: Spreadsheet Workshop

Join my Go Slow Online Workshop for Google Sheets alicekeeler.com/goslow Spreadsheets are fun and very useful! As teachers, just the need to check things off on a roster is huge! The Go Slow workshop is 6 weeks and takes place in Google Classroom. It should take approximately 1 hour a week to do the weekly activities. This workshop will introduce… Read More »Go Slow: Spreadsheet Workshop

Press Enter a Bunch of Times

Google Docs: Press Enter a Whole Bunch of Times

Press Enter in a Google Doc I am always collaborating, even if I am collaborating with myself. My habit when I start a Google text document is to press enter repeatedly. This provides me room to collaborate without fighting for the same cursor space. It’s muscle memory. Create a doc and press enter at least 10 times. Collaborate When collaborating… Read More »Google Docs: Press Enter a Whole Bunch of Times

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Try A Spreadsheet A Week

Use Spreadsheets What can you NOT do in a spreadsheet? It’s just a big table. You can do almost anything in a spreadsheet. Best way to get started using spreadsheets is USE THEM! I challenge you to create and use a spreadsheet at least once a week. Just type text into it. If you’re making a list… spreadsheet. If you’re… Read More »Try A Spreadsheet A Week