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…

Translate, Thesaurus & Hello Sign: 3 Simple Docs Add-Ons

Editor’s Note: I’m pleased to introduce Nick Whitney’s first post and screencast on the Help Desk blog. In his first screencast, Nick demonstrates three different Add-Ons for Google Docs. I’m super proud of the time and effort Nick put into this assignment. The final result clearly demonstrates his commitment to producing a high quality and…

Custom Headers & Footers Now Available in Docs

Yesterday, Google announced two new features in Docs that many students and teachers will be happy about. 1. Docs users now have the ability to customize how headers and footers appear on the first page of their documents. Students can now easily follow the academic formatting guidelines required by their teachers; whether it be MLA,…

Adding a Table of Contents in Google Docs

Inserting a table of contents into a Google doc is not only easy; it’s an excellent way to quickly navigate to a specific section of a lengthy document. There are many use cases for a table of contents and one example that’s applicable to many high school teachers would be adding a table of contents…

Google Drive Tech Tips: Series I

First year Help Desk student John Vallerand will be featuring a weekly series of quick tech tips. Series I of Google Drive Tech Tips focus on Google Docs and include: 1. Creating a document in drive 2. Basic formatting tips 3. How to use a hanging indent for a bibliography page Creating a Google Doc:…