Archive for the ‘Google’ Category

MOVE IT! by the PE GEEK

MOVE IT! has been a life saver! Move It is a Google Chrome extension to allow you or your students to get active with a simple brain break. It is an easy reminder tool to help us not stare at the computer screen too long. It is important to stay healthy and take care of…

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Read & Write for Google Chrome

I was in a meeting with my Principal and Reading specialist discussing students that need better access to text when the teacher does not have the availability to human read for them. They told me about a tool called Read & Write for Google Chrome. It is an extension you can download on your students…

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Voice Typing Tool in Google Documents

I love the new tool that Google Docs has available to my students and I. Voice Typing is a tool already to go in your Google account. Watch this simple tutorial on how to get your students and co-workers using this tool right away.

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Flubaroo… Who knew?

I use Google Forms a lot, I use it for personal use and in my classroom. I have used it to give my students a quick quiz or test. It is a great way to organize all of my data in one place. The only problem is…. it doesn’t give me a grade…..until now.  …

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Typing Tool in Google Document

How to use the Voice Typing feature in Google Documents Open up a new Google Document.   Click on the ‘Tools’ header and select ‘Voice typing…’ A box will pop up that looks like this, click on the box when you are ready to speak. The first time you use this tool on each device,…

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Google Timer

I am starting a new Tuesday Tradition! I will be posting Technology Tips each Tuesday for my readers! Check back for new, quick and easy ways to make your classroom run smoother! Today’s tip is on the Google Timer! Do you ever need a quick countdown clock in your room? I know my timer is always…

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Google Classroom vs. Edmodo

Google Classroom or Edmodo… which one do you prefer? I have been switching back and forth between Edmodo and Google Classroom for this past year. There are reasons why I like both and then reasons why I don’t like each. I started using Edmodo first, I liked the idea of have a social network for…

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