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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Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Use Google Slides Like a Pro

Instructional Fluency: 10 Ways to Use Google Slides Like a Pro | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Slides is a cornerstone in the edtech toolbox. It's one of my favorite apps in the GAFE suite, and it holds a lot of potential beyond the traditional slideshow concept. Here are some ways teachers and students can think inside the box.
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Not sure about the click bait headline but the author has some good ideas about using Google Slides including: creating ebooks; using speaker notes; and creating games such as Jeopardy.
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Google Drive & the Paperless Research Essay!

Google Drive & the Paperless Research Essay! | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Even though I am "techy," I always espouse that it's never technology all the time. In fact, my classroom is always a hybrid environment. As such, my students write traditional, robust research ess...
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Very good summary of how going paperless with Google Docs not only saves resources but, much more importantly, gives more opportunity for feedback to students.

The teacher is a Year 10 History teacher and she explores the whole process of essay creation using Revision History.

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Using Google Drawings to Annotate

Using Google Drawings to Annotate | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Our school and department focuses pretty heavily on analyzing documents using DBQs. We spend time teaching our students to annotate and take notes on sources using a variety of analysis strategies. This year I decided keep the strategies but change the tool, instead of working on paper with pencils and highlighters, students annotated a map…
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Here is a good post about using google drawings to help with annotating and analysing historical maps.  As the author states, this helps students create a clean-looking responses and something that is easily shared.  This process could be useful for any subject. For example, I have asked students to analyse images in Science for exactly the same reason.  Images (and graphs) are good sources of information but need to critiqued as much as text.  Kudos, Mr Kauf.
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Here is a good post about using google drawings to help with annotating and analysing historical maps.  As the author states, this helps students create a clean-looking responses and something that is easily shared.  This process could be useful for any subject. For example, I have asked students to analyse images in Science for exactly the same reason.  Images (and graphs) are good sources of information but need to critiqued as much as text.  Kudos, Mr Kauf.
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Google Docs in education: Case studies and best practices

Google Docs in education:  Case studies and best practices | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
For those not familiar, Google Drive (formerly Google Docs) is a collective suite of powerful and free online tools that allow users to create documents, spread
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Includes examples of how it is used in History classes, weekly news publications and sharing with teachers.

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