Quickly create Google documents in a specific folder with a specific account through these special links

We now know how to create Google documents quickly, and can even create the new documents in a particular folder. But, what if we have multiple Google accounts? To select the account, we can use the trick we learned on linking to a particular Gmail account. But first, lets review …

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Pop up keyboard shortcuts in Gmail, on a Chromebook, and more

Although I’ve created a couple of cheat sheets for remembering keyboard shortcuts, there are other ways to remind yourself which key does what. A lot of Google products have a key sequence that will show you the keyboard shortcuts for the current product: Product Show Keyboard Gmail* Shift – / …

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Student screencasts, highlighting Google Sheets, Timer in Google Slides – Top 3 posts for the week

Students creating screencasts instead of presenting A great use of screencasts in the student centered classroom. Highlight rows in Google Sheets with conditional formatting A way to highlight an entire row based on conditional formatting in Google Sheets Adding a timer to a Google Slides Use a Youtube video to …

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Highlighting rows in Google Sheets, Twitter for new users, and Google Slides timers – Top 3 for the week

Highlight rows in Google Sheets with conditional formatting This is one of the most popular posts on Eduk8me, showing how to highlight a row based on conditional formatting. Twitter tips for new users A checklist for new Twitter users. Adding a timer to a Google Slides A nice little hack …

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