Google got it wrong. Google for Education created a free applied digital skills curriculum open to all. One vital digital skill is resume creation. Google’s curriculum includes a module on resume creation that recommends using Google Docs for this task. Google reached into the G Suite toolbox and retrieved the wrong tool. This is my… Read More Meet Google Slides – The Ultimate Resume Creator!
G Suite for Education is a great platform for giving students feedback on their work. The apps in G Suite are also great for facilitating student collaboration. Let’s look at how teachers can use G Suite for student collaboration. A Quick Note This post is meant for teachers who are almost proficient with or just… Read More Collaboration in G Suite – An Overview
Teachers and students in districts that use Google for Education have access to a free suite of apps, G Suite, to create and publish. But why use G Suite? Why not Microsoft, pen-and-paper, or go full tactile and have students use typewriters? The reason to use G Suite is feedback – collaboration too, but that is… Read More Feedback for Students in G Suite – An Overview
I recently read Kids Deserve It! by Todd Nesloney and Adam Welcome. One tool Welcome speaks of using in his practice is the voice typing feature of Google Docs: “…We need to be showing our kids how to utilize this tool, even more so than typing skills. Kids still need to edit their writing, of… Read More Voice Typing in Google Docs
I am honored to once again be published on ImagineEasy’s blog. This time, I write about how educational technology improves writing and research. Please enjoy GAFE-friendly Tools to Teach Evidence-based Writing. If you want to discuss these tools, please comment below or tweet me at @edtechtom.
Google Classroom is a great tool for moving towards a paperless classroom. But what happens when curricular materials are in print with no Google Docs or Microsoft Word copies available? Don’t worry, we can digitize that! You will need a scanner to turn your print document into a PDF. I am fortunate to work at a… Read More We Can Digitize That: A Visual Guide to Using Google Docs to Digitize Print Documents