Using Google Drive in the classroom
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Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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A Handy App for Converting Google Sheets into Google Docs

A Handy App for Converting Google Sheets into Google Docs | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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This will be useful if you use Google Forms to get input from students and they reply at length.

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Speech Recognition App for Google Chrome - YouTube

Type without the keyboard, get the Dictation app at https://dictation.io You can use your Google Chrome browser as a speech recognition software. It's mostly...
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Looks eerily simple but it might be a worthwhile alternative for those students who don't like typing.

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Google unveils standalone iOS apps for editing Google Docs, Sheets & Slides

Google unveils standalone iOS apps for editing Google Docs, Sheets & Slides | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Internet search giant Google on Wednesday announced a trio of new native mobile applications on Apple's App Store that will allow iOS users to edit and create Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides from their mobile device.
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Good luck to those owners of iOS devices.  You can now focus on using just one application on your iPhone or iPad - if you want it.

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The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers

The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
The Best Thing To Ever Happen To Google Drive For Teachers
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Interesting third party application.  It allows to post voice comments on student work, for example.  And it's table friendly. Pity the year is coming to an end here in Oz. Won't have much of a chance to try it.

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Google Drive for iOS Hands-on: Worth the Download?

Google Drive for iOS Hands-on: Worth the Download? | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Drive for iOS makes it easy to access, edit and collaborate on documents from your iPhone or iPad, but there's some caveats.
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Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text in Google Documents

Free Technology for Teachers: Speech to Text in Google Documents | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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A limited start to speech recognition in Google Docs. However, it might be useful for students who struggle with writing.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Read & Write - A Great Chrome App That is Now Free for Teachers

Free Technology for Teachers: Read & Write - A Great Chrome App That is Now Free for Teachers | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Read & Write for Google is a fantastic Chrome app that was initially free then moved to a premium subscription model. Today, I learned that it is again free for educators. 

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A must have app if you have students with special needs or if they just have difficulty with the written word.

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Bring New Life to Classroom Projects with Movenote on the Web, iPad & More!

Bring New Life to Classroom Projects with Movenote on the Web, iPad & More! | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
I always told my students that there was a difference between creating a presentation, and giving a presentation. The creation part was easier for them. They had time to research, build, and revise...
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Nice article on how to record your visual and vocal presentations and then save it online to Google Drive.

Remember to go to 'Create' on your Google Drive, "Add more Apps" and search for "Movenote for Google Drive".

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Google Docs for iPad

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This page contains iPadWordProcessing.com's resource center for the Google Docs word processing app for iOS. It includes news, reveiws and video content about Google Docs.
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