gMath is a handy mathematical expression builder for Google Docs, Sheets and Forms. that lets you create complex expressions and graphs with ease. The following videos demonstrate how to use this handy tool.
Google Forms – student assessment
Google Docs – student worksheets
Google Sheets – worksheets and quick quizzes
gMath Help – In case your question about gMath wasn’t answered in these videos, there is additional information at the manufacturer’s site.
Great new feature added to Google Docs
Google just added a speech to text tool in Google Docs. If you are a struggling typist, or your thoughts flow faster than your fingers can dance on the keyboard, then you should give this new tool a try. Watch the video below to learn more.
The following is a partial list of voice commands that you can say to control punctuation and formatting within Google Voice Typing. As you speak, say the command in boldand Google will enter the corresponding keystroke(s). If you pause too long before saying the command, Google may type the word you spoke and not the command. It takes a little bit of practice to become proficient.
- Period = period (.)
- Comma = comma (,)
- Question mark = question mark (?)
- Exclamation or exclamation point = exclamation point (!)
- Enter or new line = moves to a new line
- New paragraph = new paragraph
- Colon = colon (:)
- Dash = dash (-)
- smiley face = 🙂
Convert PDFs into editable files using Google Drive
Google Drive can automatically convert PDF’s to Google Docs using its built-in optical character recognition (OCR) system. After the conversion, you can edit the document and collaborate with peers I explain the process in this video.
Not quite sure how to format citations in Google Docs or set tabs, then this 90 Second Tech video will get you started.
In this 90 second tech clip, we look at the difference between the editing and suggesting modes in Google Docs. “Suggesting” is a great tool for peer editing activities. Give it a try.