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 October 2020!
Citation for Google Docs – Google Docs has a NEW citation feature that supports MLA and APA citations and bibliographies. Click Insert > Citation to try it out!
Migrate data between Google Domains – If your district is stuck with two Google domains, the new migration tool can help you consolidate data and users into one domain. Note: Only available with the enterprise edition of G Suite for EDU.
Introducing Google Workspace – G Suite will now be called “Google Workspace.” This rebranding includes a deeper integration between various Google products. This change will not impact education domains until 2021.
Google Meet gets all the things – Google has released all of the features for Google Meet that were announced this summer: breakout rooms, polling, attendance reports, background replacement, and more. Some features are only available for enterprise domains.
Sweet new virtual whiteboard – Whiteboard.fi give every student in your class a space to draw, sketch, and diagram; it’s kind of like Jamboard, but also very different!
Virtual parent teacher conferences – Combine Google Forms, Calendar, and Meet together to organize and manage virtual conferences!
Why you should read Edgar Allen Poe – this wonderful lesson from TedEd is perfect for the spooky season of Halloween!
Need a Halloween costume? Google can help! – Check out this creative look at halloween costume trends globally and locally…and plan your own costume!
Halloween Choice Board – add spooky fun to your class with this cool choice board created by my friend Tonya Nugent from Northville, Michigan.
Virtual Pumpkin Carving with Slides – This simple activity is easy for elementary students, or turn it into a geometry lesson for middle school students!