Feedback from Google Forms with formMule

If you use Google Forms to collect entry or exit tickets, or other information from students, a quick and fast way to offer custom feedback is to use the formMule add-on. I posted a how-to before on using formMule, and you can follow that page with a couple of  changes. By using formMule, you can […]

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Simulations with emoji in the browser

Nicky Case has created an easy to use site for creating simulations. These simulations use a grid and emoji to represent complex systems. The first examples on the page are about forest fires, and then they evolve from there. Items can be placed on the grid with a purpose or randomly through the set up of […]

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Twitter tips for a Friday

Here are some of my favorite Twitter tips from Missing Manual. 140 Unicode characters The length of a tweet is limited to 140 characters, and unicode characters count as one character. For most this would be assumed, but if you know how Unicode characters are stored, they are usually two or more bytes, so you may […]

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Forget Google Drive Stars, use bookmarks

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Google Drive navigation can sometimes become an exercise in tedious clicking and waiting. Google Drive isn’t always the fastest interface, and you may have folders 3 or 4 levels deep that you need to access quickly. For example, I create a folder for each school year, such as 15-16, inside of my Documents folder. You […]

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Inserting special characters and emoji into Google Docs

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Google Docs has offered the ability to insert special characters, such as arrows and emoji, for awhile now. Under the Insert menu, select Special Characters. Google Docs opens the special characters palette. Mousing over the characters brings up a magnification of the characters the mouse pointer is hovering over. The listing of characters is broken up into […]

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Three hot posts for the week of March 6, 2016

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The implications of Lee Sedol’s defeat by Google’s AlphaGo Lee Sedol has won game 4, so humanity is safe… For now.  Sharing videos without Youtube by using Google Drive Google Drive is pretty amazing.  Two big updates for Google Docs – epub export and outline mode ePub publishing is something I’ve been wanting for years! […]

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