Using Google Drive in the classroom
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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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How to Make a Timeline in Google Docs | Lucidchart Blog

Learn how to make a timeline in Google Docs using Lucidchart.
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You have to use a third party app (LucidCharts) to do this, but it might be handy for teachers of History or any other discipline that charts ideas or people's lives over time. This site explains how to set it up and then how to use it as a template for future timelines
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10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes

10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Sometimes, a linear document just won't do. Students need room to move things around and get messy. Here are 10 Google Drawings activities to do that.
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Much underused part of the Google Drive apps. These activities include: interactive posters, comic strips and timelines. 

Some very good activities here.

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How to create a truly Interactive Timeline with Google Sheets

Looking to 'Flip' your classroom? Want more engaging content and interactive timelines for your teaching and VLE(Virtual Learning environment) or Blog? Loo
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A very interesting video showing, in good detail, how to create a timeline of events with the website "http://timeline.knightlab.com" as the front end and Google Sheets to add the data of the timeline.  You can add images, text and video easily and the result is quite pleasing and it is free to use.
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Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core)

Writing with Google Docs: Foster Collaboration & Creation (While Addressing Common Core) | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
The following is a guest post by Catlin Tucker, one of SimpleK12's presenters. Click here to watch Catlin's Webinars inside the Teacher Lear
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A good introduction to the Drive plus how to use it to write debates, assess peers, write poetry as a group, brainstorm, map an essay, create a timeline and some others.  A good range of teaching and learning techniques using the Docs.

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