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Melissa Schneider
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HS Media Specialist & Self-taught Tech Geek
HS Media Specialist & Self-taught Tech Geek

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Chrome's Incognito Mode is a teacher's friend...
A Chrome feature that I use regularly is Incognito Mode . When I want to see how something will look to others (without logging out of my Google Account), I simply pop open an Incognito window and check it out. For teachers, Incognito Mode can be a valuable...

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Easy Publishing with G-Suite Applications
In my daily work with 7th-12th grade students and many different teachers and support staff, I often see people trying to make applications do things for them that they are not designed to do. One of the most common things I see is that people try to use Go...

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Differentiate with Google Classroom
The people at Google have done it again! Teachers asked and they've responded with Classroom's newest feature - the ability to differentiate . Teachers using the Classroom application now have the option to assign, announce, or pose questions to individual ...

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A few Google Updates...
First off, Google Apps for Education is now G Suite for Education .  Consider it a new name for all of the great educational and collaborative tools you are already using! Google Docs now has columns!  This may seem like a miniscule update, but the lack of ...

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It's good to be a #GAFE school!
As an educator who uses Google tools regularly, I love the fact that they are continually updating their products to reflect emerging trends in education as well as to address needs of their users.  Below are  a couple of updates that Google has launched th...

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Scrible - free online tool for organizing research
Scrible is an online tool that provides a simple and efficient method for organizing online research; I like to think of it as a powerful curation tool.  With just a few clicks, teachers and students can create an account that is linked to their Google Apps...

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Voice Typing in Google Docs - new and improved!
Google Docs is a go-to application within the Google Apps for Education suite, and it's Voice Typing tool has recently been updated to include some great features that allow users to do more than just dictate words. A comprehensive list of voice commands me...

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I love these ideas for reclaiming work time.

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Easily Create Newsletters in Google Slides
I've had many teachers ask me how to create newsletters using Google apps. We've tried Docs , but it just doesn't make formatting easy. We've tried third-party apps like Lucidpress , but for most, it's just too full-featured. Little did I know, the answer h...

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Back on the Twitter bus...
My personal travels with Twitter have been somewhat tumultuous.  Over the past four to five years, I've jumped on the Twitter bandwagon multiple times, only to be derailed again and again.  Here are a few tips I have for those educators who are new (or star...
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