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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8 Important Google Docs Tips for Teachers and Students

8 Important Google Docs Tips for Teachers and Students | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Free resource of educational web tools, 21st century skills, tips and tutorials on how teachers and students integrate technology into education

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A useful visual summary of some key Google Docs features
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Google Docs - More Basics - Voice type, Translate and Research

Want to type fast (or document a meeting in text?), Cite documents in a better way, or translate any document -all in a few steps? Google Docs has been getti...
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This tutorial introduces you to Google Voice, and the translate and research options within Google Docs. This is done in simple fashion using the same document in all three examples.

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9 useful add-ons for Google Docs

9 useful add-ons for Google Docs | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Another summary of the add ons available for Google Docs.

They include: EasyBib, inserting a Google Map into a Document, personalising a document, a more comprehensive change tracker and a reminder about translating a Google Document.

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Using Google Translate

A great way to translate words from one language to another
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Athough most of the video is about using Google Translate, at about the 2.22 minute mark it shows you how to embed "Translate" in Google Spreadsheet to make up a word list of English to Other Language words or vice versa. 

 

Google Translate is useful as it is but this process might make really useful for Language Teachers.

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10 Neat Ways to Create Beautiful Google Documents

10 Neat Ways to Create Beautiful Google Documents | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Turn your Google office suite into a word-processing powerhouse with the right Google Drive add-on. Here's some of that power to make your documents look stylish and beautiful.

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A nice list of add-ons which extend what can be done in Google Docs. They include: adding fonts, removing line breaks and paragraph styles.  Some good ones that I haven't used before.
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See Add-ons for Google Drive. 
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Synergyse Blog: 5 Features of Google Docs you Are Probably Missing Out On

Synergyse Blog: 5 Features of Google Docs you Are Probably Missing Out On | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
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Some good suggestions about using features of Google Docs that are less well known. It includes sending comments to specific collaborators and publishing files instead of sending collaborators the PDF version of the file.

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Six clicks: Google Drive tips, tricks for power users | ZDNet

Six clicks: Google Drive tips, tricks for power users | ZDNet | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Google Drive, tied in with a business account, remains one of the largest and best cloud-based storage services around. Here are six tips and tricks you need to know.
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Translation of uploads on the fly - explained.

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Mavenlink: Blog - 7 Google Docs Tips & Tricks You Should Know

Mavenlink: Blog - 7 Google Docs Tips & Tricks You Should Know | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Here are 7 tips and tricks you should know about Google Docs and Google Apps. These tips will help you move past older solutions like Microsoft Office.
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