Creating a Combined Master Calendar

Often enough organizations are collaborating and have the need to efficiently communicate regarding events and pertinent information. Sometimes sharing calendars is enough, however there are times when you would like one unified calendar. Here are few steps to get you started with creating a unified calendar. Setting Up and Sharing Locate the + create a…

3 Steps to Embed Your Twitter Feed in New Google Sites!

Embedding in Google Sites has evolved within the past few months to allow full websites displays as well as embedding media feeds such as your Twitter. Here are a few steps on getting your Twitter feed embedded on your new Google Site! Step 1: Accessing your Twitter Settings Within Twitter locate your profile image and…

Conquer Your Forms Collaboratively

Collaboration in G Suite apps such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms is not only common but is essential in modern practice of how we learn and work together. This post focuses more on how we in education can efficiently and creatively collaborate in a sheet that will in essence assist in creating varying forms such…

Computational Thinking with Forms, Sheets, and Add-Ons

ISTE’s recent update to Student Standards encompasses an area called Computational Thinker with a primary focus on student who develop and employ strategies for understanding and solving problems in ways that leverage the power of technology methods to develop test solutions.  With this being said, we need to reflect on What data or problems do…

View All Assignments in Google Classroom

Today’s post focuses on how a student can filter assignments in Google Classroom as well as navigate to view assignments from a class or all classes. This 1 minute video demonstrates view assignments from a student perspective, however as an educator it’s important to know what you can/cannot do with Classroom as well as assist…

New Tools in Google Slides

Google Slide released some awesome and much needed updates, check out more from the G Suite Blog. This post focuses on three new tools should be used to enhance classroom presentations and collaboration. Inserting diagrams for organization and collaborative board like collaborative discussion space. View presentations in grid view rather than timeline. Accessing Google Keep…

A Time for a Survey, A Time for Assessment

Throughout our educational careers the utilization of gathering information and dissemination of data is a constant. Today’s post focuses on how we can survey and and assess. Even though there is a plethora of resources out there for teachers and school staff to use, I will narrow my focus to Google Forms. A Time to…

Safely Backup Your Files with Back Up & Sync

Just recently Google Drive has added a new back up and sync tool to allow you to access/sync you Google Drive off your computer as well as sync common areas of your computer to Google Drive. The new tool doesn’t have an exact name however when you visit your Google Drive you will notice a…

Schedule with Meet

As the world evolves with video and chat communication within and outside of the school systems, we need to take note of name and tool changes currently happening. Just an FYI, Google Hangouts for video broadcasting/conferencing is changing. The app we know and love is growing and changing via name and implementation. Welcome to Google…

4 Things to KEEP in Mind

It doesn’t come as a surprise the usage and existence of many digital note-taking applications on computers, tablets, and mobile devices. Each year all users (educators, students, etc.) take notes in various and efficient/non efficient ways. Digitally we take pictures, videos, stream events, type notes, share links, and on we go! Instead of using the…

Easily Accessing Google Drive Templates

Just recently Google Drive has updated to allow all users to easily create docs, sheets, slide, and forms from a template. This is done simply by pressing the New button, mouse over any app and click on the arrow on the right side. Check out this short video on how easy this is for you…