Every year, I gather all the fabulous Google resources from our blog. This year, we have had so many amazing posts on topics ranging from Google Meet to Google Classroom. Check out this incredible list of Google blog posts from this past year categorized by topic/tool.
- Assistive Writing Features in Google Docs – Take a look at two assistive writing features in Google Docs that are sure to help your students.
- Grackle Your Google Docs – Are you sure the Google Docs you create are accessible by all your students? If not, find out how easy it is to check with Grackle Docs.
- Make Audio More Accessible with YouTube Playback Tools – Tired of listening to slow YouTube videos? Discover how to speed them up (or slow them down) using an audio accessibility Chrome extension.
- Planning G Suite EDU Use for Special Needs Children – Get help navigating the challenges of remote special education using by G Suite EDU and Chromebooks with this guide from Google.
- Celebrate Notable Women with Google’s AR App – Learn about Google Creative Labs’ app, Notable Women.
- Come Read with Me: Google’s Read Along App – Wish you had a free app with fresh stories your students could read with some digital assistance? Look no further than Google’s Read Along app.
- Google’s AI to the Rescue: Ask Socratic – If you’re a secondary student (or parent!) who needs help with assignments, check out Socratic. This free AI app can help you solve any school problem.
- Chrome Tablets in Your Future, Part One – Are Chrome tablets in your future? They may be if you are looking for a less expensive tablet solution for younger students.
- Chrome Tablets in Your Future, Part Two – Check out some of the amazing educational apps that work great on Chrome tablets.
- Five Amazing Add-Ons for Google Classroom – Make Google Classroom even more amazing with these five add-ons.
- TCEA Responds: Keep Parents in the Loop with Google Classroom – Need to keep parents in the loop? In this TCEA Responds, we cover a few approaches teachers are using, including Google Classroom.
- Video Sharing in Google Classroom and Seesaw – Video sharing is a critical need for both teachers and students. Here’s the latest roundup of tools that make that easy.
- TCEA Responds: Exploring Google Contacts – Keeping your Google Contacts up to date without duplicates might seem a chore. Explore these steps to help you keep it clean and organized.
- Cite Your References in Seven Easy Steps – Learn about a new feature in Google Docs that makes it so much easier to add citations and bibliographies into your documents.
- TCEA Responds: Making Copies of Google Docs – There are tons of great Google templates available online. In this TCEA Responds, learn how to make a copy of those Google documents for your own use.
- TCEA Responds: Organizing Google Drive for Others – Explore a few tips on how you can better organize content in Google Drive.
- TCEA Responds: Printing Google Drive Documents – Even today, printing documents is still required sometimes. Learn how to print a large group of Google Drive files.
- Declutter Your Inbox the Easy Way – Is your email inbox a mess, filled with emails you really don’t want? Fear not. We have four useful methods to declutter your inbox.
- Gmail Tips and Tricks – Gmail is more powerful than you realize. Learning how to filter emails and create an event within an email saves time. If efficiency is your aim, read this!
- Hypertext Docs: Teaching the Bonus March – Hyperdocs can increase engagement and encourage self-directed learning. Look at how you can use hyperdocs to teach about the Bonus March of 1932.
- Google Meet Add-Ons and Updates – Explore a few Chrome extensions that can improve your Google Meet experience, especially for classroom learning.
- Google Meet or Zoom Transcription – Need to keep a record of the content of a Google Meet or Zoom call? If so, come learn about audio transcription.
- Virtual Backgrounds for Google Meet – Wish you had an easy way to cover up that home office mess with a virtual background for Google Meet? Come learn how.
- Google Sites Bells and Whistles – See what Google Sites can do now with the new tools and features that have been added.
- Templates for Google Sites – Discover templates for Google Sites that can be used to create a website for a classroom, extracurricular activity, or portfolio.
- Recording Video into Google Slides – Need to share some quick instructions with students and avoid big screen recording tools? Record to Slide is your new go-to tool.
Various Google Topics and Tools
- Adding Webcam Video to Google Slides with Screencastify – Learn how to make your Screencastify video recordings look better and be easier for students to follow.
- Amazing G Suite Templates – These five G Suite templates will help both you and your students do some creative projects, have fun, and learn even more.
- Crafting Spoken Feedback in G Suite EDU – Need to provide spoken feedback for G Suite EDU documents? Look no further than this new tool, mote.
- Google Play Store Labels Teacher-Approved Apps – In search of teacher-approved apps for children using Android devices like tablets and phones? Then look no further. The Google Play Store now labels them.
- Teaching Math with G Suite EDU – Wish you had a way to draw, capture, and share diagrams and equations for math in the G Suite EDU classroom? This blog entry provides you with solutions.
- Maintain Teacher Privacy with Google Voice – Explore how to safeguard your personal phone number with a Google Voice number of your own.
- Translate YouTube Captions and Audio – Learn how to translate YouTube video subtitles, captions, or audio.
In addition, don’t forget to check out the 2019 Google Resource Roundup, 2018 Google Resource Roundup, 2017 Google Resource Roundup, and the 2016 Google Resource Roundup for even more phenomenal Google blog posts. As we move into 2021, stay tuned for more fabulous posts by joining our email list to ensure the latest content gets delivered right to your inbox and you never miss any of these wonderful resources.