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12 Google Search Tricks You Probably Didn't Know | The Gooru

12 Google Search Tricks You Probably Didn't Know | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Search is Google’s main business and they take it seriously. Features are constantly released that enable it to better display the information that is most relevant to you so you don’t need to scroll through multiple pages of results to ..more ›
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360-degree videos bring Facebook one step closer to a VR News Feed

360-degree videos bring Facebook one step closer to a VR News Feed | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Facebook's News Feed is now more immersive than ever thanks to 360-degree videos, which are available for desktop browsers now.
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The learning and research potential is amazingWith this new technology. 

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Add the Same File to Multiple Folders in Google Drive without Copying

Add the Same File to Multiple Folders in Google Drive without Copying | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Did you know that Google Drive lets you place the same file or folder into multiple folders simultaneously. This prevents you from creating duplicate copies of the files in your Drive.
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This is so good that I have to share it again. 

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12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru

12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
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The Thesaurus add-on is a real plus fo my students. 

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You Can Now Compose Google Docs With Your Voice | The Gooru

You Can Now Compose Google Docs With Your Voice | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Over two years ago, we posted an April Fools joke claiming that you could use Google Docs via voice dictation. It seems as if Google saw our video and thought it was a good idea, because this dream feature is ..more ›
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Apple - WatchOS 2

Apple - WatchOS 2 | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
watchOS 2 brings numerous updates to Apple Watch, including new watch faces, faster, more powerful apps, and enhanced communication options.
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TeachThought - Learn better.

TeachThought - Learn better. | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Learn better.
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Teaching writing and thinking across the disciplines...what do you think? Some good for thought here. 

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80+ Google Forms for the Classroom - The Curious Creative

80+ Google Forms for the Classroom - The Curious Creative | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Google Forms is a great tool and I hope to use it more throughout this year. Take a look here for a more detailed introduction and guide to using and creating a Google Form – this was written prior to Google bringing forms into the NEW menu. I have created example forms for each of … Continue reading 80+ Google Forms for the Classroom
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Find Available Time on your Contact's Calendar - YouTube

Have you ever wanted to schedule an event for a contact's calendar, but you weren't sure when they would be available? After creating an event and adding you...
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So much more efficient than sending emails back and forth. #edtech #elearning #googlecalendar

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Create Dynamic Dropdown Menus in Google Sheets | The Gooru

Create Dynamic Dropdown Menus in Google Sheets | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Choices in life are always expanding and changing. Your choices in Google Sheets drop down menus should act the same way. When a collaborator on a sheet submits an idea, wouldn’t it be amazing if that idea became an option ..more ›
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Could be useful for open-ended short answers on surveys using forms. #edtech #elearning #google

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How to add a file to multiple folders in Google Drive | The Gooru

How to add a file to multiple folders in Google Drive | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Update: Thanks to several of our followers on Google+ for pointing out that you can open the ‘Add to’ menu in the new Google Drive by using the keyboard shortcut shift+z after you’ve selected a file or folder. One of our favorite tricks ..more ›
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Saving a single Google Document in multiple folders. #edtech #elearning #Google 

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Events

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More events to be announced soon. Watch this space! JOIN US!  Become a member of the Tokyo Chapter and join all our events free of charge, receive a monthly newsletter with updates on job...
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Google/Gallup Study: Computer Science Is Not A Priority For Most Schools

Google/Gallup Study: Computer Science Is Not A Priority For Most Schools | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Nine in 10 parents believe that teaching computer science is a good use of school resources. Two-thirds of parents believe CS education should be mandatory in..
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could the lack of Computer science learning be the result of over-testing? #edtech #elearning

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A Tool That Reads Google Docs and News Articles To You Out Loud | The Gooru

A Tool That Reads Google Docs and News Articles To You Out Loud | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
I remember when I was little and my dad used to read me a few chapters from Lord of The Rings every night before bed. What if you could have your computer read to you out loud as well? Whether ..more ›
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WATCH: German company creates suspended VR simulation cage - NY Daily News

WATCH: German company creates suspended VR simulation cage - NY Daily News | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
It's time to take virtual reality to the next level.
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How to Create and Save a Template in Google Docs | The Gooru

How to Create and Save a Template in Google Docs | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Like it or not, a lot of the documents you make in Google Drive are pretty similar. But why are you starting from scratch each time you create a new one? Whether it is meeting notes or homework assignments, you ..more ›
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This could be a good template for ePortfolios #edtech #elearning

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12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru

12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Add-ons are third party plugins that take your Google Apps usage to the next level. There are countless add-ons to choose from and it can be overwhelming to filter through them all to find the true superstars. But don’t be disheartened, there ..more ›
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Some amazing add-ons here!! 

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This Docs Update Adds So Much Clarity To Collaboration | The Gooru

This Docs Update Adds So Much Clarity To Collaboration | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Have you ever shared out a Google Doc only to come back to it a few hours later and it looks completely different? Keeping up with which users made which changes to a shared document can be difficult. But knowing ..more ›
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Google Docs Gets Voice Typing, Templates, Smart Sheets And More

Google Docs Gets Voice Typing, Templates, Smart Sheets And More | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
"Get 'em while they're young" is a battle cry for every company. The younger your users are, the more you can evolve with them over time and keep them locked..
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#edtech #elearning

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12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru

12 Free Add-Ons That Take Docs and Sheets to the Next Level | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
Add-ons are third party plugins that take your Google Apps usage to the next level. There are countless add-ons to choose from and it can be overwhelming to filter through them all to find the true superstars. But don’t be disheartened, there ..more ›
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Absolutely Gold Mine! #edtech #elearning #google Check out Autocrat!

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How to host an image from Google Drive | The Gooru

How to host an image from Google Drive | The Gooru | Edu-Connect | Scoop.it
The ability to host an image directly from Google Drive has been discontinued by Google. Luckily, we found an easy workaround, so you can link directly to the image without linking to your Drive. This video will take you through ..more ›
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Split Google Chrome Tabs Into Separate Windows - YouTube

Chrome tabs can be your best friend or your biggest complication when it comes to multitasking. They make it effortless to navigate between different web pag...
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Split Google Chrome Tabs Into Separate Windows https://youtu.be/rAXGPzjpvqM via @YouTube #edtech #elearning

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My Take on Plickers - Automatic Student Feedback with One Device - YouTube

Check out the other Bright Ideas at my blog! http://www.flapjackeducation.com/2014/07/plickers-student-feedback-with-only-1.html Plickers website - https://w...
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For quick assessment w/out the need for devices. #edtech #elearninng

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