Resources for Teachers

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25 Things You didn't know Google Slides Could DO!

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Five Most Frequently Recommended Google Form Add-ons

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Randy Vice, History teacher at Southside High School says:
"I have found a great resource for Google Suites and other EdTech Resources. .   
I have used it a lot for help with Docs, sheets, forms, etc.".

Sharing a Google Form
You created a form and need to share with your co-workers, but how do you do it?  Dena Statum, a 5th grade teacher at John Jones Elementary shared this great tip:

I shared with my 5th grade coworkers and plan to share with the faculty how to share forms with colleagues.

Check Out New EDU in 90 Episodes
Head over to the Google for Education YouTube channel for new EDU in 90 episodes on quizzes with Google Forms and Google Keep in the classroom. These fun, bite-sized videos will fill you in on the latest products, programs, and classroom resources from Google.

The Epic Reads YouTube Channel from HarperCollins Publishers is the perfect place to get your students excited about reading. The channel’s enthusiastic hosts review books, interview authors, and celebrate being “book nerds.”

For Google Classroom users with curriculum docs in a shared Drive, Classroom now makes copies of files as you assign them.Learn more here.

Fluency Tutor allows students to record themselves reading aloud, so they can become more confident readers. Students can record assigned passages on their own, then share them with teachers who can track progress over time. This is a great tool for emerging readers or ELL students.

Edulastic syncs with Google Classroom to simplify assignments and grading. Choose from more than 20,000 standards-aligned questions or create your own to share within your colleagues. It’s all free for teachers here.

Bringing Math into the Real World with Google with My Maps
“I bring the world into my classroom by using Google My Maps. I drop pins around the world where students can zoom in and examine various buildings. With this new perspective, they can see the details of architectural designs and how shapes tie into the real world. Using these maps, as well as photos from Google Images, students can calculate data like surface area and volume. Then, I have them create Slides to explain how they derived their calculations.” -Yijie Liu, School of Science and Technology, Singapore (@yijie__91)

Teachers Become Students: Google Classroom for Professional Development
“We use Google Classroom at the district level to conduct our Professional Learning Communities, including New Teacher Induction. Lead teachers or district administrators serve as the ‘teacher’, while the teachers in training are the ‘students’. This structure allows teachers to be fully familiar with both sides of Google Classroom and acclimates them to the tool quickly.” -Ge-Anne Bolhuis, Whitfield County Schools (@gabolhuis)

New features in G Suite for Education
We've rolled out a number of time-saving features in G Suite for Education across Classroom, Forms, and Slides. You can now import Forms quiz grades directly into Classroom, explore new diagrams and stock images for Slides, and copy and paste poll results right into Slides.

Science Journal on Android and iOS
Let your class explore the world like scientists with the Science Journal app. Students can measure real time data and record their observations in a digital notebook. The redesigned app is now available on iOS and Androidwith over 20 new activities from educational partners.

The Origin of Everything YouTube Channel from PBS investigates the “why” behind many aspects of everyday life. The fun videos are perfect for your most curious students, or for getting students excited about learning on their own. Video topics range from history (Why is there a South and North Korea?) to pop culture (Where does the #Hashtag come from?).

Quizlet Diagrams help students see what they're learning in a whole new way. Whether you're studying human anatomy or national geography, this new feature makes studying a lot more fun. Create custom diagrams, or choose from Quizlet's premade sets.

Do you use education apps in the classroom? We’re looking for educators to profile on the Google for Education blog. Help us discover the latest and greatest educational websites and Android apps that are making an impact in your school by filling out this form.

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Classroom is a free web-based platform that integrates your Google Apps for Education account with all your Google Apps services, including Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar. Classroom saves time and paper, and makes it easy to create classes, distribute assignments, communicate, and stay organized.
Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades right in Classroom.

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20 Best Google Classroom Tips from Google Pros
If you’re a Google Classroom user, these tips will help you discover more awesome features to use. If you’re not, they’ll give you an idea of how Google Classroom can help you improve collaboration, communicate with students, and engage every learner.

Interactive Lessons for Google Classroom using TES Teach
TES Teach with Blendspace is the perfect platform for creating interactive lessons to engage your students and share via Google Classroom. This easy-to-use application allows you to create a blended lesson, presentation or project quickly and easily.

Create Video Playlists in a Google Classroom
Link classes, create videos, and all kinds of cool things!

Google Classroom, Doctopus and Goobric - The Ultimate Workflow!

By combining the ease of distributing assignments that you get from Google Classroom, with the simple way to grade and feedback using Doctopus and Goobric, you get an incredibly powerful paperless workflow. You can update Goobrics as many times as you want which makes it a really powerful formative tool. Quick Key A time-saving mobile grading app that syncs with Google Classroom. Insert Videos into Google Slides - without using YouTube

Google finally made it possible to insert videos without the need to host your videos on YouTube! Simply upload to Drive and insert! Click this link above to see how!

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