Google Classroom Updates

Help Desk student Henry Lutwama demonstrates some of the newer features of Google Classroom in this video tutorial. The list of all new features since Google Classroom was released can be found here, and we’ll periodically create new tutorials to demonstrate these features. Advertisements

Easy Accents Google Docs Add-On

Lately, I’ve received several inquires from foreign language teachers at both the high school and middle school levels asking about the best way to add accents to characters when writing in a foreign language in a Google Doc. The web is filled with resources that provide different methods to insert accents in various languages on both…

Creating an Archive of Your Data with Google Takeout

As of July 1, graduating seniors from Burlington High School will no longer have access to their school Google accounts. We highly recommend students use Google Takeout to create an archive of their data in Drive, Gmail, etc. Google Takeout allows students to select specific Google products and download that data onto a home desktop…

Power Up YouTube with Playlists

Earlier this year, I worked with BHS English teacher Callie Graham and helped her create a YouTube channel for her journalism class. This channel showcases the videos created by her students each semester. Today, Mrs. Graham visited me in the Help Desk wanting to know if there was a way to organize the videos her…

Shortcuts for Feedback in Google Docs

Editor’s Note: This post originally appeared on the blog of BHS Help Desk senior Josh Boulos In this Edtech tutorial, I explain the importance of this awesome new tool that I discovered with Google Docs! This tool will come in handy for teachers who constantly find themselves giving the same comments to all their students…