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More Than Youtube for Google Slides
May 12, 2017

When Google Slides first became popular, the original design allowed for users to create simplified presentations. Yet over time, Slides has developed into more than just a basic presentation tool. With Slides, you can add animations and transitions on and between slides, but now, you can also add video content without hassle. Although adding Youtube content may not be new to […] Read More


How to Change Your Name in Google Classroom
April 18, 2017

After working with countless numbers of teachers who wish to take full advantage of the G Suite for Education app of Google Classroom, there has been a nagging concern for some—how do I change my name in Google Classroom to have it list as Mr./Mrs./Ms./Miss/Dr., etc? G+ and Google Classroom The way for any educator with […] Read More


Export Quizzes from Google Docs to Google Forms with Formenate
April 12, 2017

We have found an add-on that can help alleviate some of the time it takes to create surveys or quizzes. Although in its current form, it does not allow you to import question sets (from Docs, or Word docs, etc.), it can export to Google Forms. Google Forms is great for getting a formative and/or summative measure of student […] Read More


Poll Everywhere: The Poll in Google Slides Edition
December 21, 2016

One of the best ways of reaching an audience to poll them is to embed a survey tool inside of a presentation. In previous posts, we discussed how the Poll Everywhere (PE) application can be embedded on a PowerPoint presentation–thereby collecting data and responses from the audience. As noted in our previous e-Book, “Mobile and Web-Based Assessment” […] Read More


Effective Uses of the Google Earth App
February 16, 2014

Google Earth is one of my favorite applications. During Teq webinars and online professional development classes, I’v eluded to the using the Google Earth app. This started a buzz among teachers, reaching out requesting to learn how to better integrate the desktop and mobile platforms. Teachers can now integrate the mobile app as a means […] Read More


6 Steps to Getting Started Using SAFARI Montage
June 19, 2013

SAFARI Montage is a Learning Object Repository (LOR) and Digital Media and Curriculum Delivery solution. It is being adopted more and more by districts that want a single interface for accessing and managing all of their digital resources. As with any enterprise-wide solution, there is a professional development component to help the district’s administrators and […] Read More