Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Google Forms File Upload & Question Prediction, Find/View Responses in Google Quizzes, Capitalization and Punctuation Practice, My Maps Lesson, Search Tips, PDB Quiz, Photo/Video Activities, Chrome Icons, History of Immigration, Awesome Carved Pumpkins

Did you know?
Coming Soon! Google Forms will have a “File Upload” answer option - coming on or about Nov. 9th. This feature will only work in Forms that are restricted to your Education domain.
What else is coming?
  1. Forms will be able to predict the type of question you are asking and suggest response options.
  2. There are new voice typing commands, click here to see the VERY comprehensive list.

How to Find/View Responses in Your Google Forms/Quizzes - a short video to show your 3 options for viewing the responses/data. +Google for Education

What if?
A Capitalization and Punctuation Practice Activity with Google Docs - Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you set up a capitalization and punctuation exercise for your students. Quickly...with a Google Add-on to save you time from +Eric Curts. If posting in Google Classroom remember to “make a copy for each student”!

Lesson Idea using Google’s “My Maps” for World Geography https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gIdoMPwWOI

Something to think about…
2 Great Search Tips for You and Your Students - From +Eric Curts, giving help to those trying to enter long URL’s and teaching us all how to search for keywords within a website. Quick and easy instructions! http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2016/10/simple-search-lifesavers.html

Take Ozy's Presidential Daily Brief Quiz to “find out whether your knowledge of current affairs is presidential … or worthy of an unpaid intern.”  http://www.ozy.com/wildcard/the-pdb-weekly-quiz/72605

10 Activities With Photos And Video - a nice list from +Matt Miller to help you or your students create “visually rich, personal ways to connect learning to our own lives.” If you’re looking for a few fresh ideas, check this one out. http://ditchthattextbook.com/2016/10/20/teaching-through-the-camera-lens-10-activities-with-photos-and-video/

10 Chrome Icons (You and) Your Students Should Know - you may already know about these, but if your students are new to Chrome and/or Chromebooks here is a nice pdf you can download or share with them from +EdTechTeam http://blog.edtechteam.com/2016/10/10-google-chrome-icons-that-will-change.html

Animated Map Shows The History Of Immigration To The Us - From Business Insider, “Today, more than 1 in 8 Americans are immigrants, and almost all are descendants of those born in foreign lands.” https://youtu.be/Fe79i1mu-mc

In Addition…
Outrageously Awesome Carved Pumpkins - from +Cool Mom Picks http://coolmompicks.com/blog/2016/10/19/awesome-carved-pumpkins/

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