This week at our staff Tech Brekkie, we were able to experience using Google Expeditions, with smart phones, and a cardboard viewer to go on virtual reality field trips. Forget about the pre-trip visits and risk assessments, with Google Expeditions, experience an immersive tour into space or through the digestive […]

Google Expeditions

Posting a question From within your Google Classroom choose the “+” from the bottom right and select “Create Question” Some ways to use questions in Google Classroom Exit Ticket Get students to install the Google Classroom app on their devices for easy exit ticket management. You can quickly see which […]

Questions in Classroom

Teachers can use Google Classroom to assign work to individual students and groups based on their unique needs. When creating an assignment, post or question, choose whether to share it with the entire class or just with a subset of students. How can this be used? Differentiate a learning activity […]

Differentiation in Google Classroom

Google has recently added team drives to the G Suite within Google Drive. Team drives are collaborative spaces that allow users to easily share and collaborate on files or folders. Unlike normal Google Drive folders the team owns the files rather than a single user. When new people join the […]

Google Team Drives

Once you start moving your files and documents into Google Drive it can become confusing to remember where everything has been saved… sharing those files and folders with others can just add to the complexity. The video below has some good tips on organising and searching through Google Drive to […]

How to organize your Google Drive folders

Google classroom has recently been updated to allow teachers to submit activities or learning material directly to specific students within each classroom. Teachers are able to use this feature to target specific groups of students with activities to better differentiate between their learning needs, either by providing extension or review […]

Google Classroom Updates

Google Sites allows teachers and students to easily create webpages with your own content. You can also add media from other Google services like Google Drive, Docs, Slides or Youtube. Why use it? Google sites allows anyone to post content to the web using an easy online editor to create and edit […]

Google Sites

With an increasing number of staff and students at WCCS using Chrome and adding extensions this video shows you how you can sign in to Chrome using both your WCCS Google Apps for Education account ( plus a personal gmail or other google account and then easily and quickly switch between them. […]

Switch accounts in Chrome Browser

Using Google Docs? Don’t know a quick way to correctly reference resources? EasyBib is for you!   Getting the Add-On To use the EasyBib Add-on you must install it on your Google Docs account (it’s free). Open Google Docs. Click on Add-ons and select “Get Add-ons”. Search for “EasyBib Bibliography creator”. […]

EasyBib – Google Doc bibliographies made easy!