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Using Google Drive in the classroom
Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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Drawing Special Characters in Google Docs - YouTube

Looking for a foreign language accent symbol or math symbol? Instead of searching draw it in the search box and find it easily insert it into your Google Doc...
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Excellent and quick way to add special symbols. characters and even emoticons into Google Docs.

In summary, you Insert Special Characters and then you draw them!  

Google will then use your drawing to locate the symbol, select and then add! 

Simple.  Nice find Jason Saltmarsh.

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There are hundreds of symbols available to help you add graphical elements like…

There are hundreds of symbols available to help you add graphical elements like… | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of symbols available to help you add graphical elements like arrows, shapes, and non-Latin characters in Docs, Slides, and Drawings,… - Google Drive - Google+
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Go here to see how to search for a symbol - by drawing it!

Cracking good idea!

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Div1 Edtech in EPSB: Google Drawing

Div1 Edtech in EPSB: Google Drawing | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Are you looking to have your students classify or sort information into categories? Look no further... Google Drawing to the rescue!

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Some great ideas for younger students. This teacher uses Google Draw to introduce ideas in Maths and for other simple class activities.

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New Google Docs Tutorial Covers Drive and Documents | Learning and Living in the Online World

New Google Docs Tutorial Covers Drive and Documents | Learning and Living in the Online World | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

We have launched our latest Google tutorial Google Docs Documents which specifically covers Google’s Documents application for word processing.

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Google Drive Adds Elbow and Curved Connectors to Make Flowcharting Easier | Androidheadlines.com

Google Drive Adds Elbow and Curved Connectors to Make Flowcharting Easier | Androidheadlines.com | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google has the power to do something wonderful for its ecosystem – it needs to have a team of programmers working intensely on Google Drive and Google Docs
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Minor tweaks to the Google Drawing.

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Teacher Tech

Teacher Tech | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Alice Keeler
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Wow. A range of really good posts using Google Drive (and other Google Apps) by Alice Keeler (and others).

It includes: linking to a file, using Google Draw and Slides in Maths; Incoming in Google Drive and others.

Well worth subscribing.

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My First Google Doc Assignment

My First Google Doc Assignment | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
  I love Google Drawing. Many people do not even realize it is part of the Google Doc's options. When I am teaching and introducing students to Google Drive and Google Docs I use Google Draw a...
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Using Google Drawing to create Name Signs for use in the class - but also to  introduce students to...Google Docs!

Fairly simple activity but well explained.

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