Attach Multiple Drive Files to an Assignment in Google Classroom and more


Great resource links, tips, news, and updates shared by our Google+ community members from December 1 to 7, 2014.

Classroom Update - plus.google.com

Now you can attach multiple Drive files to an assignment in Google Classroom.



Google, a world within the World! - docs.google.com

Presentations slides by +Teresa Almeida d'Eca for her session during the first Portugal Google in Education Summit.

Draftback - chrome.google.com

Interesting Chrome plugin. Draftback lets you play back the revision history of any Google Doc you can edit. It's like going back in time to look over your own shoulder as you write. h/t +Kim Nilsson 


As we head towards the end of 2014, there are still a few more updates to Docs, Sheets, and Slides that can help you make your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations more beautiful and useful. 


If you want to work with a Microsoft® Office file, you can open and edit Office files on the web using the Chrome browser, from a Chromebook, or from the Docs, Sheets, and Slides apps.

HOLIDAY LIGHTS - holidays.madewithcode.com

Teach yourself (and students) to code by lighting up holiday trees outside the White House! Great project to do with your students in December. h/t +Sam Rosenfeld+Dan Taylor  


Google is planning to launch child-friendly versions of some of its services, with YouTube and Chrome expected to be among the first products to receive the feature. h/t +Chris Harte 

Overview of Google Apps Script - developers.google.com

Google Apps Script is a scripting language based on JavaScript that lets you do new and cool things with Google Apps like Docs, Sheets, and Forms. There's nothing to install — we give you a code editor right in your browser, and your scripts run on Google's servers.


Google’s Easter eggs are Awesome, Have you tried a Google search Easter egg : Here are some fantastic Google search easter eggs.

Writing Portfolio Template - sites.google.com

+Allison Mollica shared this Google Sites template to let students get started with their Writing Portfolio.  You can embed more than written text.  Use 2 column format for before and after writing. Use Insert from Google for Slides & more.  You can also embed digital stories, Prezi, Glogs, etc.  Be creative!