Google Tutorials

This page contains tutorials for using Google tools. The tutorials that I've created you are welcome to use in your own blog, website, or professional development session. Before using the tutorials created by others, please contact their creators.
Google Docs for Teachers 2012

Google for Teachers

Google for Teachers II -

Google Earth Across the Curriculum -

Create and Publish a Quiz in Google Docs
Below I've embedded a slideshow with directions for creating and embedding quizzes using Google Forms, but here are a few points that should be emphasized.

1. Make sure the first question is "student name." Otherwise you won't know who submitted which answers.
2. You can mix question types (multiple choice, short answer, paragraph) but if you have too many types and too many students, the spreadsheet can become difficult to navigate.
3. When embedding the form into a blog, make sure you edit the width to fit within your blog's main column. You can use the same principles of editing the size of a YouTube video for editing the width of a spreadsheet.

Creating Stand-Alone Pages in Blogger.

How to embed Google Maps into your blog or website.

How to use the Google Docs Word Cloud Gadget.

How to add Aviary to your Google Apps for Education account.

How to remove the Navigation Bar from Blogger Blogs.

Google Earth Across the Curriculum.

Click to launch the full edition in a new window

How to use Google Maps Street View.

Marking locations in Google Earth.

How to put videos into Google Earth placemarks.

How to put pictures into Google Earth Placemarks.

How to record a narrated tour in Google Earth.

View Your Family Tree in Google Earth (this application does require a licensing fee of $16USD after 30 days, but it's still pretty cool).

Create data visualizations with Google Fusion Tables.

How to use and share Google Bookmarks.

Tutorials on Google Docs created by Michael Kaechele.

Creating Self-graded quizzes using Google Forms. Slides from Mark Wagner.

Creating Self-graded quizzes using Google Forms. Video from Mark Wagner.

Advanced Features in Google Spreadsheets.

Google SketchUp Tutorials.

Getting Started with SketchUp.

SketchUp Concepts.

SketchUp - Drawing Shapes.

SketchUp - Modify Tools.

SketchUp - Create a Chair.

Creating SketchUp Models for Google Earth.

Find more than 100 SketchUp tutorials in the Official Google SketchUp Tutorial Playlist.

Google Voice.
What is Google Voice?

VoiceMail Transcription.

Number porting in Google Voice.

SMS to Email.

Conference Calls.

Make calls from your computer.

Creating a blog using Blogger.

Adding Static Pages to Blogger.

Posting to your Blogger blog from your phone.

Directing your Blogger blog to a custom domain. (Or why you don't have to type "" after freetech4teachers to reach this blog).


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