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Mail Merge from a Google Spreadsheet

I know you’re thinking why in the world would I want to do this… Have you ever wanted to email each student in your class individual feedback? But then realized how overwhelming that task is. You’re 20 emails into it … Continue reading

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Making an Email List from a spreadsheet list

I love it when I see people getting excited about Excel commands. mrmadden77Robert Madden The answer to life’s problems (at least for today): =CONCATENATE(B2, LEFT(A2,2), RIGHT(F2,4)) 19 minutes ago   One of my favorite things to teach in an advanced … Continue reading

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Nudge with shift key in drawing

When I am drawing in PowerPoint or Google Presentation sometimes I need to nudge a shape over, but the arrow keys nudge it over too much. Hold down the shift key while using arrow keys and your object you are … Continue reading

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Step One: Title your Google Doc

  When you start a document in Google Docs it is defaulted with the name “Untitled document.”  Before you start anything on your document you want to CLICK on the words “Untitled document” and name it something meaningful. Several times … Continue reading

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Table of Contents in a Google Doc

A feature in Google docs is the ability to create a table of contents. Start a google doc From the insert menu create a table of contents. This will insert at the top where the table of contents will go. … Continue reading

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Inserting Images into a Google Spreadsheet

If you want to insert an image into your Google Spreadsheet you will want to use the formula: =image(“url”) Type the formula right into the cell in the spreadsheet.  Make sure you start with an equals sign. You will also … Continue reading

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Math Symbols in Google

If you want to put math symbols into your Google Presentations it can be a little tricky.  In Google Docs there is an equation editor that will allow you to directly insert equations.  (Note: If you know LaTeX you can … Continue reading

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Google Docs in the Classroom

The information on how to go Google in your classroom was better than I could do, I am copying what was listed: https://docs.google.com/View?docid=dcdn7mjg_72nh25vq Using Google Docs in the classroom: Simple as ABC What is Google Docs? Google Docs is a … Continue reading

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Switch to Google Docs

I am becoming more and more convinced that most people do not need Microsoft Office. There are a few people who need advanced features in Office, but most people do not need it. Here is a link to a list … Continue reading

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Collaborating with Google Docs

I am a fan of collaboration, and I’m always trying to spread the google docs love, but today was just the ultimate for me.  I run the neighborhood association and was tardy on making the agenda for the meeting.  I … Continue reading

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