Assessing Google Doc Assignments

Assessing Google Doc Assignments

Mar 12, 2012 | No Comments

What is the best way to grade an electronic Google doc? Using comments, of course! The ability to comment on all of the Google Docs apps is a wonderful tool for proofreading, leaving feedback, and simply grading. Below is a short tutorial video on how to use commenting to grade student work. It goes hand-in-hand […]

Save Paper – Create Electronic Assignments in Google Docs

Save Paper – Create Electronic Assignments in Google Docs

Mar 12, 2012 | No Comments

Since we became a Google Apps school a couple of years ago, I’ve envisioned my classroom with 25 students all working on their own computers completing activities and assignments in electronic format. Now that my district is nearing our 1 to 1 computer to student initiative, I really see this as reality. I have now […]

Connecting Technology with Art – Doodle 4 Google Contest

Connecting Technology with Art – Doodle 4 Google Contest

Mar 8, 2012 | No Comments

Each year Google encourages students across the country to show off their artistic talents by challenging them to a Google logo drawing contest called “Doodle 4 Google.” Prizes are given out that range from a free Google tee-shirt with your logo on it to a trip to New York and a $30,000 college scholarship. Not […]

Google Drawing in the Classroom

Google Drawing in the Classroom

Mar 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

With the addition of the drawing feature in google docs, students can now create drawings for homework or classroom activities. The video below shows how to create a Google drawing with venn diagrams and word webs as two examples of classroom use. This is a great way to incorporate technology in the classroom if you […]

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education

Mar 1, 2012 | No Comments

If your school district has not become a Google Apps school yet, you need to talk to your administrator as soon as possible! The tools that have been at our fingertips since we made the transition a few years ago are endless. We currently have an account set up for every staff member and every […]