An “Ah-Ha!” Moment Using My Favorite Text To Speech For Emergent Readers in G Suite

“Text To Speech” Can Be a Game Changer for Many Kids (& Teachers too!) This post is the fifth in my “Using Google Voice Tools” Series. In this blog post series, we will have talked about three creative ways in which Google has woven Voice Tools into its suite of apps and how I am currently using…

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Using Google Voice Typing in Docs With Elementary Students

Why Use Google’s Voice Typing Tool? Increased Endurance for Documenting Ideas Find and Correct Writing Mistakes Access Multiple Modalities – Audio & Visual Dictate in over 100 languages that can then be translated in English I explain Google’s Voice Typing Tool to kids by saying- “Did you know that you can talk to your computer and…

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Teaching Kids to Use Images in Google- Saving Images To Drive From Websites

Google Basics Series – Step 2 -Saving Images In this Google Basics series so far, “Working With Images” we have walked through Copyright Basics and Step 1 of the four steps kids need to follow when using images in their digital work: Find & Insert Copyright Safe Images (Previous Post Link) Saving Images From Websites…

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Google Basics For Kids- 4 Steps to Sharing in Google Docs and Slides- Step 4 – “Where Will The Link To My Doc Be Available?”

Sharing in Google Docs & Slides Step 4- Where Will The Link To My Doc Be Available For Others? I want to thank you for the remarkable feedback I have been getting on my “Google Basics” series. As I suspected, there are so many of us working with younger students that are new to Google…

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Google Basics For Kids- 4 Steps to Sharing in Google Docs and Slides – Step 3 – “How Will Collaborators Use My Doc?”

Step 3 – How Will Collaborators Use My Doc? As mentioned in my previous post, setting up editing permissions can be a tricky step for our younger students. I introduce this concept to my students by simulating the same scenario with a paper copy. I ask a student to go get a paper from our…

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Google Basics For Kids- 4 Steps to Sharing in Google Docs and Slides – Step 2 – “Who Will I Share With?”

Step 2- Who Will I Share With? Sharing in Google Docs and Slides can be confusing for our younger students. So, I decided to begin a four-part series helping you walk your students through the four basic steps of sharing their digital work in G Suite. My previous post was the first in this series,…

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Google Basics For Kids Series- Revisited

Apparently, my latest blog posts have not been displaying correctly, particularly on mobile devices so here are the links to my last four posts. Hopefully, the repair has been made so that you can access my content better! Thank you for your patience. Chromebooks For Kids- Hyperdoc – Now on Amazon! Collaborating In Docs & Slides – Part…

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