Let’s play a little game: “Never have I ever…worked in a school that wasn’t 1:1.” “Never have I ever…worked in a school that didn’t integrate Google Apps for Education!” “Never have I ever NOT loved a good technology tip that saved me time!” I loooooove integrating technology in my classroom in a way that serves and facilitates language acquisition. Sometimes tech can be overwhelming, so I thought I would round up some of my favorite Technology Tips for Google Apps for Education in this post!
Assignment Options on Google Classroom
If you’re new to Google Classroom, the menu options can be confusing. Check out this simple breakdown so you know exactly what to click when!
How to Create a Force Copy Link on Google Drive
A force copy link automatically makes a copy of a file when a user clicks on the link. This is a MUST know for sharing resources within your school or with colleagues.
Time Saving Tips for Teachers Using Google Chrome
The internet is full of tools to streamline your work, save you time, and help you tackle that to do list! This post has my favorite extensions and shortcuts that help make work more efficient.
Using Boom Cards with Google Classroom
I love using Boom Cards! They’re basically digital, interactive task cards that you can assign and use to give students instant feedback. They also integrate beautifully with Google Classroom in a way that saves you a ton of time and set up!
Use Flubaroo to Grade Open-Ended Questions on Google Forms
Okay, I’m not going to lie, out of all the tips in this post, this one is the most intense. However, it’s also probably the most worthwhile when it comes to streamlining digital grading practices. This post includes a video walkthrough so you can play & pause as you try it out!
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