10 helpful links you should visit!
As part of my daily routine, I scan dozens of blogs, visit a handful of Facebook groups and skim through Twitter. The goal: find the most helpful resources, tools, and articles that I can share with my teacher friends (that’s you!)
Here are my top 10 links for December 2019!
Check out this lesson idea for creating virtual tours in your classroom!
2. Digital Advent Calendar of Computer Games – get into the spirit with this fun activity from Erin Flannagan.
3. Christmas math activities to decorate your Classroom – some neat ideas for turning practice math problems into classroom decorations.
4. Celebrate computer science week with Grasshopper – Dec. 9-15 is computer science week! Grasshopper is a neat coding tutorial ideal for older students.
5. Version History in the NEW Google Sites – Google continues to add features to the updated version of sites. Version history will be rolling out in 2020.
6. Review changes to your Google Site before publishing – A new update to sites will show a side-by-side comparison of your existing site and the changes you are about to publish.
7. See Google Drive files when searching from the omnibox – The omnibox is the Chrome URL bar which can now auto-search Google Drive files!
8. Smart compose for Google Docs (beta) – Smart compose helps speed up writing tasks by suggesting content as you type. Smart compose has been available in Gmail for over a year. Admins can sign up to beta test smart compose for Google Docs.
9. Fun Holiday features from Google – Google has a bunch of holiday easter eggs, games, tours, and features detailed in this blog post. (Tip: If you have a Google Home, say “Hey Google, what’s new at the North Pole” for some fun holiday updates.)
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