Posts Tagged: Google Suite

View the Edit History of a Cell in Google Sheets

View the Edit History of a Cell in Google Sheets

Whether multiple students are adding data to a class spreadsheet or I’m sharing a sheet with colleagues, real-time collaboration is my favorite feature in Google Sheets. Unfortunately, it’s easy for collaborators to make changes to the wrong cells. Now it’s easier than ever to view the edit history of a cell in Google Sheets. While… Read more

How to Create Google Docs Templates

How to Create Google Docs Templates

Note: Google Classroom does this automatically for any assignment that includes a Google file. Google Docs Templates Sharing templates through Google Drive is a great time saver for teachers. You could share a “view only” version of your file and require students to go to File>Make a Copy. Unfortunately, this often results in your inbox… Read more

A .new Shortcut for Creating G Suite Files

A .new Shortcut for Creating G Suite Files

Looking for a quick way to create a new Google Doc? Just type doc.new and a new Google Doc will open instantly. The .new shortcut works for nearly all types of G Suite files.  It’s also forgiving in allowing variations of the shortcut. For example, you can open a new Google Sheet by typing sheet.new,… Read more

Seven Great Google Slides Templates for Creativity and Critical Thinking

Seven Great Google Slides Templates for Creativity and Critical Thinking

Seven Great Google Slides Templates for Creativity and Critical Thinking Google Slides is too powerful to limit its use to boring presentations. Create engaging learning experiences while promoting critical thinking and creativity with these seven Google Slides templates you can use in virtually any classroom. The sharing settings for all of these templates are set… Read more

How to Revive & Transform Observational Assessment with Google Forms

How to Revive & Transform Observational Assessment with Google Forms

How to Revive & Transform Observational Assessment with Google Forms Observational Assessment Thoughtful observational assessment is among the most powerful tools a teacher can use to better understand what their students have learned, and what they need. Observational assessment is most effective when it’s an ongoing practice. Not only can teachers use it to adapt… Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Blackout Poetry

The Ultimate Guide to Digital Blackout Poetry

Digital Blackout Poetry – The Ultimate Guide Blackout Poetry Blackout poetry has become increasingly popular in classrooms everywhere. If you’re not familiar with blackout poetry (a.k.a. erasure poetry), it’s a form of poetry where students take an existing text and black-out, or somehow obscure, most of the text, intentionally leaving behind words to create their… Read more