Google Hangouts from a Google Community

I have a small addiction to Google Communities. I love using them with students and also with groups I am collaborating with. One feature of a Google Plus Community is the ability to add events. I will use these events to post major due dates, and to just create an...

Try student presentations like this

I had lunch today with someone from the local city college and we were thinking of ways that college professors might be more productive with Google. Here is one of our ideas: Create Google Presentation templates (like PowerPoint) and allow students to create their...

Create a Document from an Email

How many times have you gotten an email that you will want to keep a record of, to create a project out of, or want better collaboration communication with?  Usually I copy and paste the email into a Google doc, but gmail will actually do this for you! When you have...

Twitter – Professional Development Tool

I have never been a fan of twitter.  It seemed lame, I don’t need to know that someone is eating mac & cheese.. besides, I have facebook.  However, at the CUE conference this year I attended Dr. Mark Wagner’s session on a Professional Learning...

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 duplicated the last months agenda and within a...