Category Archives: Helpful Tips

These posts are just helpful, not really a review or a how-to, just some helpful tips

New Google Docs, Sheets or Presentation? Just type “New”

Well, sort of. You see if you wanted to create a new document you could that out of Google Drive or go to Google’s respective Docs, Slides or Sheets website. Those individual websites seem a little silly to me but … Continue reading

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Start of the year – What’s on your to-do list?

It’s been a spell since I’ve sat down and wrote a post, but now that the school year is officially going, I thought it was time to brush the dust off the keyboard and jump back in. Oh yeah – … Continue reading

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Google Forms and Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Reflection

Alright! The day of the big event has happened and here is how it shook out. Overall the day was great due to the awesome planning from the PE department. So the day went well but how did the Google … Continue reading

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Google Forms & Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Part 5

It has been a long road and we are finally at the finish line. This post will talk about how to total everything so you can see who wins without calculating anything! We will also talk about limitations to this … Continue reading

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Google Forms & Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Part 4

Please check out Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 to get caught up. If you are just jumping in now and have little spreadsheet experience you may feel a little lost. Last post we made all the worksheets for … Continue reading

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Google Forms & Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Part 3

*NOTE: I ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED THIS ON MAY3 BUT THERE WAS A MISTAKE WITH BASIC ORGANIZATION OF THE WORKSHEET/ I HAVE CORRECTED THIS AND SINCE UPDATED IT TO WORK AS PLANNED. The journey continues and this marks the hump point of … Continue reading

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Google Forms & Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about the broad strokes of creating a scoring system for my school’s Olympics games. We talked about the services to utilize, how it was basically set up and what skills I used to make everything … Continue reading

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Google Forms & Sheets – Olympic Scoring – Part 1

What is with me and “multiple part” posts? OK and just a fair warning this series is going to get a little technical with formulas and linking multiple worksheets together to get a scoreboard of sorts for an “Olympic” event … Continue reading

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Chrome Extension – Kami

Here is another extension that I like a lot in Chrome. Now Chrome can view PDF’s and I have never really like the way they handle it. Check out the picture below to see what I mean. The image is … Continue reading

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Tech Support Problems, Apathy, & Solutions

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Recently I was reading a Technology Directors’ forum, and noticed that a few very well established schools were explicitly looking for people to assist them in improving their technology support system (Help Desk, Help … Continue reading

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