Tag Archives: Google Docs

Editing and embedding Google Maps

I love editing and playing around with maps. The map shown below was created using Google Maps. In order to create your own map with Google Maps you need to have a Google account. I have made a brief video that describes the basic editing process, as well as how to add pictures to placemarkers. […]

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The Googlemail Plus Trick

Signing up for web services to use with your class can be a bit of a problem with some services that require individual web addresses ?and don’t allow multiple logins, especially if you don’t have individual email addresses for your class members. Fortunately there exists a loophole in Googlemail (Gmail) that allows you to create […]

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Embedit.in – a super-flexible way of displaying documents on your blog

Embedit.in is a very useful tool. Cutting and pasting documents into a blog post, especially if it’s a long document, can result in very text dense web pages which don’t work well for readers. It’s much better to “embed” a document into an onscreen reader such as that provided by Embedit.in. It gives the reader […]

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Google Forms: brilliantly simple way to make data handling relevant

If you haven’t yet signed up for Google Docs, it’s really about time you should. It offers a range of online applications including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and best of all, a really simple form designer that automatically puts the results into a spreadsheet for you. And the form is incredibly simple to put into […]

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