Meet the NEW Google Calendar

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New Google Calendar Features The New Google Calendar has a number of feature improvements that users make this must-have Google tool even more usable and powerful! See event details easily, add events more quickly and manage settings in one location. Check out my New Google Calendar Cheat Sheet. To immediately gain access to ALL of my Google Cheat Sheets, subscribe to receive ...

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Teaching Statistics with Google Forms

Teaching Forward Blog Post Teaching Statistics with Google Forms

Google Forms for Teaching Statistics Google Forms offers teachers and students opportunities for authentic, project-based learning. Grade 7 CCSS statistics & probability math standards were targeted. Students demonstrated their ability to summarize and analyze data while contributing valuable information to the community. Students worked in teams to develop questions, analyze data and summarize results for clients. Google Forms & Sheets ...

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Mosaic Art Geometry Project with Google Drawing

Google Drawing Geometry

Creating “Stained Glass” With Google Drawings Grade 6 students used Google Drawing to create “stained glass” or mosaic art while practicing their geometry skills. Completed work was printed out on a color laser printer onto transparencies for display in windows. The project took only two class periods with students who had never before used Google Drawing. Providing students with the ...

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Teaching Physics with Sphero Robots

Guest Blogger: Special thanks to Adam Stahl for the following guest post in which he shares his experience incorporating Sphero robots into his middle school physics unit. Re-Imagining Physics Labs with Sphero Robots Teaching 8th grade science students about motion using Sphero SPRK+ robots added excitement, not to mention a serious infusion of coding to an otherwise ordinary physics lesson. ...

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Improved Teacher Experience with Google Classroom

Google Classroom Updates

Google Classroom Updates Shout out the the Google Classroom Team for continuously improving the experience for students and teachers with new features launched today! Check out the key updates teachers can look forward to as they return to school in the coming weeks (yikes!!). Re-order Classes It’s easiest to view your classes in the order you teach them. Now you ...

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Organizing Files into Multiple Folders in Google Drive

TeachingForward Organizing G Suite Files into Multiple Folders Google Drive

Organizing Google Files into Multiple Folders Google Drive allows users to organize the SAME file into multiple folders without duplicating the file. Any changes to the file will be reflected globally in all folders for you and your collaborators. This feature is particularly important given the collaborative nature of G Suite. The ability to access a file from multiple folders is ...

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