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Google Drive Word Search

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• Use this Word Search to introduce students to Google Drive or to supplement a Google Drive activity/investigation
• There are 2 versions of this Google Drive Word Search…
1. An easier 10 x 10 Grid Search
2. A more challenging 15 x 15 Grid Search
• Depending on the age and abilities of your students, you have a choice between these two options.

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KEYWORDS
1. DOCS
2. SHEETS
3. SLIDES
4. DRAWINGS
5. FORMS
6. GOOGLE
7. DRIVE
8. FILES
9. FOLDERS
10. SHARING

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Google Drive Word Search

Google Drive for Elementary Students

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• These program screen shots, pictures and questions are designed to spark a discussion or inquiry into what students can do with Google Drive
• This exercise will help you determine which programs and/or buttons your students are familiar and unfamiliar with

3 ways to deliver this lesson…

1. Show the Picture and Question on a projector or as a handout and discuss as a class
2. Show the Picture and Question and then have students explore Google Drive individually or in groups to find out the answers
3. Show the Picture and Question, discuss as a class and then have students go to their computers to explore Google Drive

TOPICS

Google Homepage (Search)
Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
Buttons
1. Letter Styles (Fonts)
2. Bold/italic/underline
3. Coloring Letters
4. Undo
5. Shapes
6. Tables

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Google Drive for Elementary Students

Google Drive Updates and Add-Ons 2014

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Google recently announced a series of updates and add-ons to Google Drive.  Here is a list I compiled of some of the changes…

  1. Edit Files Offline
  2. Edit and Share Microsoft Office Files – Without using Microsoft Office
  3. New Activity Stream
  4. Add-ons (including EasyBib Bibliography Creator)
  5. New Google Sheets
  6. Edit images right in Google Drive or Drawings

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Here are a few add-ons that you may be interested in exploring…

Kaizena is a fast and simple way to add voice comments, text comments and resource links to student work.

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WeVideo allows you to easily create and share videos and short animationsright in Google Drive.

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MindMeister – Create mind maps

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EasyBib – This Bibliography Creator helps you cite books, journals, and websites in MLA, APA, and Chicago style.

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