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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Charts Add On - YouTube

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor)
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Not the greatest of videos but it does show you how to use an add-on to quickly add a chart/graph to Google Docs.

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Cut and Paste Google Sheets’ Charts | Drive Bunny

Cut and Paste Google Sheets’ Charts | Drive Bunny | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Yes!

This was very frustrating in Google Sheets and I usually refer students to Excel instead. Even that can be tricky.

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Three Powerful Google Drive tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Three Powerful Google Drive tools for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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More apps that allow you to use Google Drive to store their files including one that allows the addition of audio comments, drawings and flow charts.

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Google Drive Blog: Edit charts in Google spreadsheets with just a click

Google Drive Blog: Edit charts in Google spreadsheets with just a click | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Charts tell the story of our data, so we often spend a lot of time getting the formatting just right. That’s why we wanted to make that process quicker and easier in Google spreadsheets. Instead of opening the chart editor dialog to make formatting changes, you can now click directly on the part of the chart you want to modify to change things like the colors, legend, and labels.

(Hat tip to the Free Technology for Teachers site for first alerting me to this. Go here: http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2012/09/one-click-chart-editing-in-google.html#.UFl5go3ibU0

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A Very Good Tool to Create Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Very Good Tool to Create Charts from Spreadsheets and Insert Them into Google docs ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Now this could be useful in Maths and Science classes when adding charts and graphs to reports.

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Add a trendline to a chart - Docs editors Help

You can see patterns in your data by adding trendlines to charts in Google Sheets. Trendlines are often helpful for financial or scientific data.

You can add trendlines to scatter plot,t, line, column, and bar charts.

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Very important addition to Google Charts especially for Science teachers.

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How To Create an Interactive With Google Docs Data

This tutorial shows how to build a data interactive, using D3.js and Miso.Dataset, with live data from a Google spreadsheet. [Not for the faint-hearted but an interesting development - GC]

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