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John Calvert
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Dad, Google Innovator, GEG Leader, and struggling amateur carpenter
Dad, Google Innovator, GEG Leader, and struggling amateur carpenter

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2nd Grade Infographics with Google Drawings
This is a overdue follow-up on my “Infographics Two Ways” post. Late last year I decided to eschew Canva in lieu of Google Drawings based on the success my students found in their Immigration Poster project. My first test was with the second grade and they ...

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Hey folks, Here's another share that some might find useful. I've made a souped-up Google Sheet to help with K-5 class placement. Let me know if you have questions!

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Student Articulation With a Google Sheet
It’s that time of year when teachers thoughtfully build classes for next September. A while back I built a Google Sheet to help visualize the process with charts and graphs in real time. Each year I try to improve it based on the experiences from the previo...

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Hey folks, I just put together a Google Drawing template for students to make Infographics. It worked really well with my kids and I thought it might be interesting to some folks here. Here's a link to the post:

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Infographics in Two Ways
This year I wanted to use infographics with my 5th grade students to explore visual design. This format provides a rich vehicle to teach color, typography, and even statistics. Earlier in the year my 5th grade students explored Canva.com and they recently u...

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You've read my mind with this blog post, and you've done such a good job executing your ideas. Thank you SO much for sharing!

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I remixed +Baptiste Quin's amazing "suggestion box" build to create this social bookmark system for my elementary kids. I'm really stoked about it, thanks Baptiste!

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Social Bookmarks using a Google Form & Awesome Tables
Last January I had the pleasure of attending a Teacher’s College workshop hosted by Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs .  Dr. Jacobs reminded us that the process of evaluation, selection, and categorization is especially valuable in our information rich world. She enco...

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Build a Commenting system With These 5 Spreadsheet Tips
Google elevates the humble spreadsheet by bundling in forms, multi-user capacity, and the inherent connectivity of the Internet. This combination gives Google Spreadsheet application authoring-like chops. This post is going to explore this idea by making a ...

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