g(Math) for Sheets QuizNinja, launch desktop applications from Google Drive in Chrome, and more


Great resource links, tips, news, and updates shared by our Google+ community members from November 3 to 9, 2014.

g(Math) will now create individualized, differentiated quizzes and grade them mathematically!! mathtechtips.blogspot.com

The g(Math) for Sheets QuizNinja will create individualized quizzes that can be differentiated with random questions. The grading aspect also uses a mathematical aspect so if the answer is 4x, it will be marked correct if you put in any value equivalent (like 4*x, x*4, x4, 3x+1x, 16x/(4x), etc...) - +John McGowan

Easy Accents Google Docs add-on - chrome.google.com

This Add-on allows users to easily insert accents for different languages directly from a sidebar in their Google Doc. h/t +Kim Nilsson

A new day for Google Calendar - gmailblog.blogspot.com

Google is introducing a brand new Google Calendar app. It’s designed to be a helpful assistant, so you can spend less time managing your day, and more time enjoying it.

A more modern Gmail app for Android - gmailblog.blogspot.com

the Gmail app for Android is getting updated with a more modern style, sleeker transitions, and a few other handy improvements. As part of the new design, there’s now a convenient reply button at the bottom of every message, making it quick and easy to continue a conversation when you’re on the go. And if you access the app on your Android tablet, you’ll notice it’s easier to switch between accounts and the different inbox categories.



The Complete Guide to Google Apps Security - pages.backupify.com

This guide outlines the best settings and tools available to keep your organization working safely and securely in the cloud. - +Katie Thornton

Launch desktop applications from Google Drive in Chrome - googledrive.blogspot.com

A new extension for Chrome lets you open files from Google Drive directly into a compatible application installed on your computer. This includes apps like advanced image and video editing software, accounting and tax programs, or 3D animation and design tools. So, no matter what you keep in Drive, using the web to access and manage files doesn’t mean you’re limited to using applications that only work in your browser.

Google Maps - youtube.com

Great video overview on Google Maps by +Carrie Zimmer. Video shared by +Allison Mollica



Flip your classroom with Google - www.slideshare.net

Switching roles in flipped learning is not easy. Teachers needs appropriate tools to rule classroom activities, encourage students' home work and evaluate their learning progress. Google tools provide a horn of plenty of resources to better flip teaching. - +Flavia Giannoli



Gantter at school - www.slideshare.net

Are you in trouble in designing and planning your educational projects? Are you in trouble in coordinating collaborations with other teachers? Make it easy and chart progresses and changes! - +Flavia Giannoli 

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