Category Archives: Google

Chromebook or iPad-Which Do I Prefer?

At the recent #edcampchicago I was sitting next to a new friend who had brought both her iPad and her Chromebook with her. She preferred her iPad but knew the battery would not last the entire day. I had faced … Continue reading

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When Your Attachment is Too Big to Upload into Google Sites

It’s easy to add documents to Google sites for your students to use as resources. Sooner or later you will probably try to upload a Microsoft Word file that exceeds the maximum attachment size, which at the moment is 20 … Continue reading

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Your Google Site Looks Different on a Chromebook Than on Your Desktop

Many schools are getting ready for a one-to-one student Chromebook initiative, however most teachers use a laptop or desktop to prepare their work. If you are using Google sites with your students, be sure to look at all the webpages … Continue reading

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Creating Groups in Google Contacts for K12 Faculty

I did a bit of searching yesterday for a way to easily create groups in Google Contacts. Problem: How can  a teacher easily create Groups in their Contacts for their classes so that they can share and collaborate with their students? … Continue reading

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Getting Comments to Carry Over When Pasting in Google Sheets

Comments in Google Sheets Copying and pasting comments in Google sheets does not work at the present time. However, after some research I found that if you export your spreadsheet into Excel the comments go over with it. If you then open … Continue reading

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Tab Packager Extension for Google Chrome

There is an awesome Google Chrome extension available that allows you to send a collection of open tabs from your Chrome browser to another person. You can obtain the extension by searching for tab.bz in Chrome extensions. Go to the … Continue reading

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k12 Language Teachers – Enable Language Input Tools in Gmail

If you are a K12 language teacher working in a school using Google Gmail, your students might find the language tools in the Settings area useful. There are many languages to choose from and it’s easy to change between them. … Continue reading

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LiveBinders Side View and Blogger Photo Error Message: Upload Failed

Today I created a LiveBinder about what to do if you suddenly find you can no longer upload photos into your Google Education Blogger account because you receive the message: Upload failed: Permission denied.  Follow this link to the LiveBinder if … Continue reading

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How Does Your Google Form Look on a SmartPhone?

A great way to get students to quickly take a survey at your school is to post a QR code in your classroom, gym, or library. They can scan the code and quickly get to the survey. I’ve created a QR … Continue reading

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Editing Documents Using the Google Drive iPad App

If you have a Google account and you are using iPads, there is a great app from the iTune store, Google Drive, that allows you to edit Google Documents on your iPad. First you need to be sure that you change your … Continue reading

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