Showing posts from March, 2016

Embedding Videos from Google Drive

Upload a video to your Google Drive

1-  Set the Video share settings to anyone on web can view.

2- Highlight video and click the preview icon

3- In Preview mode click the Pop-out Icon

4-  Then click the more actions symbol

5- A window will open        a) In the new window click on embed item

Using Blogger in a K-12 Classroom

Blogger is one of the overlooked features within the Google APP for Education (GAfE)  Accounts. I found when mentioning GAfE to other educators they immediately associate the account with Google Drive, GMAIL, Calendar, Docs, Slides, Forms and Sheets. However there are many more components then these. Today I’m going to focus on one of the overlooked and hardly mentioned components. This is using Google Blogger to create blogs. Did you say how can creating a blog make a difference in education? Well let me count the ways…. Integrating Google Blogger for in the ClassroomCreate a Classroom Newsletter to share with parentsInclude the students as creators in this activityGreat school to home connectionHost a student help blog for different content areasStudents can create tutorials to share math tips & tricksEmbed screencasts instead of writingMake a classroom gallery to showcase student projects!Another great way to make a school to home connection!!!Have students upload the images o…