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Integrating Technology in Education & Everyday Life
Integrating Technology in Education & Everyday Life

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Google Sites: New Features
There are a couple new features that Google rolled out recently to Google Sites and they are worth mentioning.  The first is a Layouts option for inserting a pre-defined page layout template that will help website designers create more visually appealing we...
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Google Forms Quizzes: Better Than Ever
If you thought the quiz feature built into Google Forms was cool, it just got better!  There are several new abilities that teachers can utilize to enhance their use of Google Forms Quizzes. Over the past two years, Forms has undergone several improvements ...
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Google Input Tools: Chrome Extension
A Spanish teacher recently asked me about typing in a foreign language in Google Forms.  In an effort to find an easy solution, I turned to the Chrome Web Store and found Google Input Tools .  With over 80 supported languages, adding this extension to your ...
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Chrome App/Extension of the Week: Just Read
The "Just Read" Chrome extension is simple yet very powerful in its execution.  Add this extension to your repertoire and you are instantly able to remove all the clutter from around web pages such as the page's styling, ads, p opups, and c omments.  This t...
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Side by Side Calendars in Day View: Google Calendar
With the latest release of the new Google Calendar, we have seen a refreshed look that follows the approach that Google has taken with several of their other services, such as Classroom, in making them look more universal across the platform and easier to n...
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Apps vs. Add-ons vs. Extensions
I have received this question many times even from more experienced Google Apps users: "What is the difference between an App, and Add-on, and an Extension?"  Although it may seem as they are one in the same or cross paths, they are actually quite distinct ...
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Chrome Web App/Extension of the Week: Checkmark
Here's a Chrome Extension that didn't make it into my recent session at #caslceca17 and should have been included.  Checkmark by EdTechTeam is an awesome enhancement to Google Docs that allows educators to easily provide and manage grammar and content feedb...
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Google Calendar Overhaul - Coming Soon to You
Google recently announced that they will be releasing a massive overhaul to the UI of their web-based calendar app.  The update, which is long overdue, boasts new event, calendar view, and settings features that will help users become more efficient in plan...
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Google Educator Bootcamp - August 1-4, 2017 - Hamden, CT
When: Tuesday, August 1 - 4, 2017, 8:30 am - 3:00 pm ( 45-minute lunch on own ) Where: ACES Professional Development Center , 205 Skiff Street, Hamden, CT 06517 Intended Audience: Classroom Teachers, Instructional Assistants, Counselors, Administrators, etc...
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ClapMotion - Chrome Web App for Stop Motion Animation
 I recently had the opportunity to mentor a middle school student who was preparing to showcase his talents in a technology expo.  It was truly delightful to witness this student's exuberance for his craft.  Using only his smartphone, this student was able ...
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