Sunday, September 21, 2014

Doctopus: Your Digital Google Doc Photocopier

Break your chains from the photocopier!
Spend your time of more important things!
Maybe even save some trees!

You Need Doctopus!

Goal:  Add Doctopus to your arsenal of digital tools and decrease your workload.
Fishbowl  Times: 8:20  --  10:30  --  12:35  --  2:05


What is the plural of octopus? You might be surprised by the answer.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Juggling your Docs: (Getting Your Class Docs Organized)

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Let the gClassFolders Add-On help you utilize the collaborative tools,
 we all love in Google, more effectively with your students. 

The Goal is to: 
Create class folder sets to access and manage the workflow between you and your students.  

Come prepared!
Please bring your personal email information, or several KIS student names and email addresses for some of your students. This hand-on session will get you started.


Monday, September 1, 2014

Turn the Page: Google Docs in your classroom

Pages is a great word processor, but it makes sharing cross-platforms difficult.  Google Docs, however, has more powerful features, and is much easier to share to others.

The Goal of this session is to improve communication, collaboration, and quality of feedback.

  • Title document (Click Untitled Document in the top right corner)
  • Sharing options (Share button > Invite people to doc or Change who has access)
  • Page orientation, margins, page color (File > Page Setup)
  • Titles and headings (Toolbar)
  • Add a link (Insert > Link)
  • More fonts... (Toolbar > More fonts...)
  • Table of contents (Insert > Table of contents)
  • Inserting a drawing (Insert > Drawing)
  • Drag images into doc (Insert > Image)
  • Equations (Insert > Equations > New equation > Greek letters, Misc operations, Relations, Math operations, or Arrows)
  • Table (Table > Insert table > Choose number of boxes)
  • Customizing the table (Right click > Table properties)
  • Research (Tools > Research)
  • Export (File > Download as)
  • Revision history (File > See revision history > Restore this revision)
  • Translate document (Tools > Translate document > Choose a language)
  • Customize character or word preferences (Tools > Preferences)
  • Suggested Editing (Pencil icon > Editing, Suggesting, or Viewing)
  • Add-ons (Add-ons > Get add-ons)

What you can create with these features:


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