Folders and Forms and Google Apps — Oh My!

Folders, and Forms, and Google Apps — Oh My! First, create a folder to hand out the documents you want students to use, that way they can just grab it. Second, to collect your students’ completed work, I like using a Google Form to keep everything in a nice, neat spreadsheet and not be bothered […]

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Chromebooks and the Chrome Web Store AJHS In-Service

This post was created for AJHS’s In-Service on August 13th, 2015. Please click on the link below that best describes your experience and comfort level with Chromebooks and the Chrome Web Store: I’m brand new to Chromebooks and the Chrome Web Store and would like an introduction to what they are. I know what Chromebooks […]

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Chromebooks and Chrome Web Store for AJHS

Since our 9th-11th graders at AJHS will have Chromebooks as their One-to-One devices next year, it’s important to learn about the Chromebooks, experience them, and the Chrome Web Store. How are Chromebooks different? Chromebooks have a web based management council. This means they: update themselves; boot up in 6-8 seconds (and over time that speeds […]

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Chromebooks and Chrome Web Store for Elementary

Each of our elementary schools will have six Chromebooks carts in addition to their netbook and iPad carts. With the addition of Chromebooks, it’s important to learn about the Chromebooks, experience them, understand some of the differences, and recognize the power within the Chrome Web Store. How are Chromebooks different? Chromebooks have a web based […]

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Chromebooks and Chrome Web Store

Since our 9th and 10th grade AJHS students will have Chromebooks as their One-to-One devices and Chromebook carts will be dedicated to the elementary schools, it’s important to learn about the Chromebooks, experience them, and the Chrome Web Store. How are Chromebooks different? Chromebooks have a web based management council. This means they: update themselves; […]

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Sharing Documents in Google Apps

I’m often asked about the sharing features of documents. There are two ways to share a document. 1) You can share to individuals. This is a good option if there are a limited amount of people viewing or working on the document. 2) You can publish it so anyone with the link can view (or […]

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Opening from Templates in Google Apps

Google has changed how to open from templates. Here’s the update: Step 1: Create a new document. Step 2: Go to File –> New –> From Template Step 3: Search for your document. Step 4: Select the document you want to use, then click Use this Template. Step 5: Rename the document to make it your own. […]

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Managing Student Work in Google Apps

This is absolutely awesome for managing student work in Google Apps. Doctopus allows you to share a document with your entire class without having to share individually and without having to place it in the Template Gallery. Plus, it collects all of the data in one spreadsheet! You can share the document for the whole […]

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Sharing Documents in Google Apps

I’m often asked about the sharing features of documents. There are two ways to share a document. 1) You can share to individuals. This is a good option if there are a limited amount of people viewing or working on the document. 2) You can publish it so anyone with the link can view (or […]

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