If you're moving jobs, or even positions, you might be faced with this question: How do I save everything from my Google account and transfer it to another one? Well you're in luck. I ran into a little Google program that does just that. It's called Google Takeout. You can learn more about it HERE. … Continue reading Archive Everything in your Google Account
I recently attended a virtual presentation about social media in schools, sponsored by Campus Suite and provided by Jay Cooper (@jay4schools). There were a bunch of really neat ideas that I was able to get from the presentation about leveraging social media for my school. I wanted to share the one that I thought was … Continue reading Content Rule of Thirds for Social Media in Schools.
Are you tired of using the same 10 or so fonts that are available in Google Docs? Well you're in luck! You can actually add a ton more fonts to your docs to work with. There are more than 450 fonts to choose from. Here's how you do it. Add Fonts to a Google Doc: … Continue reading How to add more fonts to Google Docs
You can sign in to Chrome to access browser settings, such as bookmarks and apps, that have been synced to your Google Account. Make sure you sign in to Chrome on each computer that should share the same Chrome settings. See more reasons for signing in to Chrome Follow these steps to sign in: Open … Continue reading How (and why) to Sign into Google Chrome
Chromebooks have the ability to wirelessly share what is on their screen with a projector or other display in your classroom. This is a great feature for when students are researching, or creating content, and would like to share with the rest of the class. In order to be able to do this, you must … Continue reading Share your Chromebook Screen with a Chromecast
This is something that every person (student, faculty, and admin) in a school should really be aware of. Google allows you to refine your searches to look only for things that you can use. Need an image of a puppy to use for a presentation? Want a photograph to use on your blog? Go to Google.com. Search … Continue reading Use Google to Search for Images you Can Use Legally
PhotoCard is a simple iOS app. You can use it to make postcards and then send to your friends and family. Useful enough right? It seems like an everyday app, and it is.. but how can you get more out of it and use it with your students in the classroom? Use postcards to explore … Continue reading Postmarked with History
Google Tone (click to download) is a great little Chrome extension that makes sharing a URL super easy. The extension uses the speakers and microphone on your device to send a URL through a sound byte.
It's something that a lot of us overlook, but being able to right-click is an important skill and one that might not be as intuitive as we hope for students who are new to Chromebooks. So here's my next installment in #Chromebooks for Teachers... Please share if you think this is useful!