Posts Tagged ‘Google Docs’:

Using features of Google Search & the new Research Panel in Docs

I’ve started creating some simple screencasts of different ways you can effectively use Google search and Google Apps for Education for teachers and librarians.  This first video showcases the “preview panel” in the Search results panel as well as filtering the results using the sidebar and “related searches”.  Too often I see students looking at

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Join our 40-day blogging challenge

My 8th grade students are participating in a 40-day blog challenge.  Each day two different students post an idea on our Tread Lightly blog of how to be a good steward of the environment by recycling,  reducing emissions, using less packaging, planting trees, etc.  Our blog project was inspired by “Tread Lightly” a 40-day challenge

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Change Our World for the Better – A Letter to the Next President

After polling students in the Sophomore Government class, the Assistant Editor of the school paper shares the concerns and opinions of students from Valley Catholic School in Beaverton, Oregon. Even though the students are considered to be too young to make a good decision while voting, you can see that they have the country and the whole world’s best interests at heart.

Tech Tip Tuesday – Teaching Revision & Google Templates

By MaryFran Lynch Revision Last week we introduced you to Google Docs and gave you some ideas of times you might want to use the text feature to collaborate with your colleagues and times you might like to have your students use it. This week, we’d like to introduce you to one of the great

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Tech Tip Tuesday – Intro to Google Docs

Google’s focus will always be providing high quality search results but many of their other products have revolutionized how individuals share information and collaborate on documents. This week’s tip is to introduce you to Google Docs & Spreadsheets.  Google Docs makes creating, editing and sharing documents so easy and best of all – it’s FREE! 

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Featured in Google Docs for Education blog

Last month Google Docs sent out a request to educators to share how they use Google Docs in Education.  Selected entries are showcased on their blog and mine was chosen!!!  Here’s what i submitted: In my attempt to avoid sitting through days and days of PowerPoint presentations in my high school computer classes (and boring

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