Category Archives: Google Apps

Technology Surveys for New Hires

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Since 2008, I have been working with groups of new hires. There is much stress and confusion when people are relocating to another country. I always try and provide the information … Continue reading

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Uh oh – BroPro

Guess what I discovered this week with the Chromebooks in my classroom?? Well, if you see the picture above this post, you probably can guess – BroPro. This is a VPN Chrome Extension. It basically lets people (students mostly) get … Continue reading

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Making an area calculator in Google sheets

Google sheets is pretty powerful – heck most spreadsheets program are pretty powerful. This guide will show you how to create your very own spreadsheet that will automatically calculate area. Area is not terribly difficult for students but it is … Continue reading

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Episode 132 – Election Episode

Tony and Patrick are back with a compelling election edition! We talk about the historical 2016 US election (of course) and how it should be the ultimate teachable moment. We also talk about Patrick’s quest for his next computer, why the … Continue reading

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I’m chained to Google – Is that bad?

Hello from the Interwebs. I came to a realization recently. It is a little unsettling and I’m oddly OK with that. I decided that I am all in with Google Apps for Education (GAFE). That may not sound like a … Continue reading

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Making a GCF and LCM calculator in Google Sheets

Howdy everyone! It’s been a looooong time but I’m back and ready to post more frequently (at least I hope) 🙂 Today is a little tutorial for just about any middle school (probably a fifth grade too) math class. It … Continue reading

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Students making their own gradebook in Google Sheets

In my last post I talked about the importance of grades being transparent for all stake holders involved. One idea I recommend is having students build their own gradebook in Google Sheets (or any spreadsheet program). This gives them significantly … Continue reading

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Creating a Surface Area Calculator in Google Sheets

In my post about the benefits and the possibilities of using spreadsheets in middle school math classes, here are the instructions that I used to get my students started on spreadsheets. If you want it to download the PDF then … Continue reading

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If This, Then That: Link Apps Together to Double Your Productivity!

You can create connections between apps/products that you love to make them work more efficiently for you – if this… then that happens Continue reading

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