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How to Link to Public Dropbox Files With Google Calendar


How to Share Dropbox Files in Google Calendar

How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website (Part 6 of 6) In the sixth and final part of the Public Google Calendar series, we will explore: How to add a link to a calendar event using HTML Code (as we did here), how to copy the public/shared Dropbox file link, and how to paste the public/shared Dropbox file link into your Google Calendar HTML Anchor Code. Watch the ...


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How to Embed Links in Shared Public Google Calendar Events


How to Embed Links in Shared Public Google Calendar Events

How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website (Part 5 of 6) In the fifth part of this six-part Google Calendar series, we will explore: How to add a link to a calendar event using HTML Code, and how to save time by copying and pasting the same code to new entries. Watch the following short video or see the screenshots below to get started: http://youtu.be/qLgcDMiKO-A ...


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Attaching Files to Your Public Google Calendar With Google Drive


Attaching Files to Your Public Google Calendar With Google Drive

How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website (Part 4 of 6) In the fourth part of this six-part Google Calendar series, we will explore: How to Enable Event Attachments via Google Labs settings, how to upload a file to Google Drive for attaching to your public calendar, how to change the file privacy settings to public, and how to attach a file from Google Drive to a publi...


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How to Create a Bit.ly Shortlink For Sharing Your Public Google Calendar


How to Create a Bit.ly Shortlink For Sharing Your Public Google Calendar

How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website (Part 3 of 6) In the third part of this six-part Google Calendar series, we will explore: How to create a free Bit.ly shortlink, and how to customize the bit.ly link (i.e.: bit.ly/YOURNAME). Watch the following three (3) minute video or see the screenshots below to get started: http://youtu.be/OUqSJC8jUaM Step 1 - Copy...


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How Students Can Access Your Public Google Calendar


How Students Can Access Your Public Google Calendar

How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website (Part 2 of 6) In the second part of this six-part Google Calendar series, we will explore: How to ensure your Google Calendar is public, and how to share the public calendar link with students. Watch the following two (2) minute video or see the screenshots below to get started: http://youtu.be/lKVTf3Lk6o4 Step 1 - Acc...


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How to Use Google Calendar as a Class Website


Using Google Calendar As A Class Website

How Educators Can Get a Web Presence In Minutes In the past, I have led workshops that assisted teachers in building a classroom web presence by using the free Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Calendar feature that many have been using for personal scheduling for years. Since Google Calendar allows users to embed HTML code including anchor tags for embedding links as well as attaching docu...


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Feedly: Organize Your Online Educational Blogging Resources


Feedly: Organizing Your Educational Blogging Resources

If you have been following educational blogs for some time now, you may be familiar with Google Reader; the ultimate RSS Feed Reader that was discontinued on July 2nd, 2013. For those who were avid users of Google Reader, you were likely devastated and were fast to find a replacement that would provide the same convenience and organization. If you are new to the online professional developme...


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How to Create a Self-Hosted Educational Blog


Where to Self-Host Your Blog

A growing trend for teacher reflection is to share experiences and connect with other educational leaders through blogs and social media. With great free blogging services such as Wordpress, Blogger, Weebly, and an assortment of others, most educators choose a free blogging service that also hosts their content. If you're like me, you like the sound of free. However, there are a few reaso...


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Under the Hood: @MathletePearce’s Classroom Tech Toolbox


Under the Hood - @MathletePearce Class Tech Toolbox

Many of the questions I receive through my blog or after leading a workshop are related to the equipment I use in my classroom teaching, at conferences when presenting, at the office prepping material, or even at home relaxing on the couch. I'll try to touch on some of the tech equipment, big and small, that I use throughout my work (and play) day. Under the Hood: Classroom Tech Many as...


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Sunshine Blog Award – Two 4 One!


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This past week, I was honoured with nominations for the Sunshine Blog Award 2013 by two great educators and friends from my PLN. A Sunshine Blog Award nomination requires some reflecting and some fun at the same time. The requirements include: acknowledging the nominating blogger(s), share 11 random facts about yourself, answer the 11 questions the nominating blogger has created fo...


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