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Cynthia Nixon
Mom, Teacher, Ed Tech Coach, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Educator Level 2, Hapara Certified Educator
Mom, Teacher, Ed Tech Coach, Google for Education Certified Trainer, Google Certified Educator Level 2, Hapara Certified Educator

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The Time is Now
A few weeks ago, I attended the 2017 CUE National Conference and I had the opportunity and privilege of taking eight teachers and two administrators with me.  It was an outstanding learning experience for all.  If you ever have the chance to attend a CUE Na...

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"Tweet" Template with Google Slides
When you can't take your kids to Twitter, take Twitter to your kids!  Often age limits, privacy laws, and school policies prevent you from having your students use Twitter.  This isn't necessarily a bad thing, but sometimes having your students write a twee...

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Google Forms: Digital Assignment Tracking
You can use a Google Form to easily keep track of the turn-in rate of homework or other student assignments.  Make the first question the name of the assignment for easy sorting.  As the second question, use a multiple choice grid with each row being a stud...

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Google Forms: Anecdotal Student Notes
I have tried all kinds of ways to take anecdotal notes.  Spiral notebooks, 3x5 cards, Evernote, Google Docs with table of contents, you name it, I’ve tried it.  Nothing was just what I was looking for.  I wanted something easily accessible, private while I’...

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Google Docs: Editing, Suggesting, and Viewing
Did you know there are 3 modes with which to view your Google Documents?  As long as you have editing rights to the document, you can move freely between the three modes.  They each have a specific purpose. If you look at the top right corner of your Google...

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Google Docs: Insert Table of Contents
Did you know you can make a clickable table of contents in Google Docs with just a few clicks?  You can - and it's simple. Highlight all the parts in the text that you'd like to become a 'title' in your table of contents.  Then click on the drop down to the...

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Google Keep Chrome Extension
I've introduced you to Google Keep before - basically a website where you can store digital sticky notes with access across all your mobile devices.   Click here to get more information about Google Keep. They now have a Google Keep extension for Chrome tha...

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Tab Cloud Chrome Extension
There are times when I know I need a certain set of tabs open in my Chrome browser.  For a specific lesson or presentation, I'd like certain things to be open each time I start.   Tab Cloud is my hero in these situations. Tab Cloud is a Google Chrome Extens...

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Yes. Do this!
If you're a Google user, I suggest you do this. - Two-factor authentication: What you need to know #gafechat

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10 Ways to Use Socrative Student Response
Socrative is a very simple and versatile student response tool.  It allows you to ask questions (open-ended, multiple choice, true false) and get answers from students using any device - without a student account needed.  You can do whole class activities o...
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