Whether we like it or not, keeping office is part of our job as teachers. It’s important to keep organized and know how to make the most of the tools available to make efficient use of time, since there is always so much to do. One great way is by making use of the templates … Continue reading Business Templates – Professional & Pretty
Whether we like it or not, keeping office is part of our job as teachers. It’s important to keep organized and know how to make the most of the tools available to make efficient use of time, since there is always so much to do. The following are some ways Google Calendar can help. I … Continue reading Scheduling with Google Calendar
Working with textual analysis with your students? Here is a great way to do that, with the help of Google Docs. Upload a Word document with poetic text divided into sections. Create a table with the left column having one section per row; you can add or create an image if you like. Then, … Continue reading Google Docs in the Language Arts Classroom
Google Drive has always allowed for the use of templates--but the template gallery before was an endless repository of not-so-great looking designs that were difficult to sift through. Now, Google has updated with some professional looking designs for all of its apps: Docs: docs.google.com/ Sheets: sheets.google.com Slides: slides.google.com Forms: docs.google.com/forms Personally I love these new … Continue reading G Suite Makes Things Easy!
When creating a document to be shared between students, it can sometimes be useful to create a table. Giving the document format and structure helps keep students (especially littles) organized when working together. I know when I’ve worked in a document with someone else, it can get a little crazy. But having a table or … Continue reading Students Collaborate with Google Docs
Google Docs provides a great way to collaborate and share with others. One simple way is to “share” your document. Google has provided 3 options for sharing with others: can edit, can comment, and can view. This way, you only give the permissions you want to give to each specific person. Editing permissions go to … Continue reading Google Docs: Share & Collaborate
Google Docs may seem like just an imitation of Microsoft Word. While it does lack a little in the formatting (though Google is always coming out with new features, quickly closing that gap), it offers plenty of snazzy features that facilitate collaboration, time management, and student (and teacher!) success. Here are a few of my favorite … Continue reading Google Docs: Your New Best Friend
Grading can be tiresome, and may seem as though you are shoveling snow while there is a blizzard raging. Staying on top of all the student assignments may seem impossible, but there are some things you can do to lighten the load. Pace yourself - Do you find yourself staring down Christmas (or Spring) Break … Continue reading Grading Giving you the Grumbles?
G Suite offers lots of sweet tools for teachers. Calendar may seem pretty ho-hum. The interface isn't as clean yet as many of Google's apps, but it does have some nifty features I recently discovered. As you can see along the left hand column is that under "Where", there is an option for "Video call". Here … Continue reading G Suite: Calendar
What is Live Binders? This is a fabulous way for you or your students to curate materials into an easily accessible embed-able electronic binder. Just like a traditional binder, materials can be labeled with tabs, and organized accordingly. Add resources such as: file uploads, Google Docs, web links, videos, surveys, and presentations. This is a … Continue reading Tech Resources #2 – Live Binders