Cahokia Institute of Technology

Google Tools

Doctopus – Do you want a clear way to organize student Google documents and a way to easily share and create documents for students? Try Doctopus, one of Google’s many Apps Scripts.

Flubaroo – Flubaroo is a free tool that helps you quickly grade multiple-choice or fill-in-blank assignments.

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Google Arts and Culture – Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels. Also, take Virtual tours of many of the wonders of the world.

Google Calendar – Google Calendar is not only used to organize your daily/weekly schedule, but a good way to coordinate schedules with multiple parties. Invitations are a quick way to schedule group meetings and RSVP with automatic email response.

Google Classroom – Classroom is a free web-based platform that integrates your Google Apps for Education account with all your Google Apps services, including Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar. It’s designed to save you time and paper.

Google Docs Word Sort – Learn how to use Google Docs to do word sorts. NO SCISSORS NEEDED!

Google Drawings – Google Drawings is a free, web-based diagramming software. It allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organizational charts, website wireframes, mind maps, concept maps and other types of diagrams.

Google Forms Quiz – Use the quiz feature in Google Forms to grades responses automatically and give students instant feedback.

Google Keep – Keep is Google’s organizational management Cloud-based software that links devices, allows for collaboration, and uses Google Search technology for quick access.

Google Sheets: Formula – Google Sheets is a Web-based application that allows users to create, update and modify spreadsheets and share the data live online.

Google Tasks – Google Tasks is a very simple task list. It works inside Gmail, Android, and Google Calendar.

Google Tour Builder – Tour Builder is a way to show people the places you’ve visited and the experiences you had along the way using Google Earth.

Google Trends – Google Trends is a public web facility of Google Inc., based on Google search, that shows how often a particular search-term is entered relative to the total search-volume across various regions of the world, and in various languages.

Google Voice – Google Voice can turn your laptop or tablet into a phone.  You will be assigned a phone number that you can give to your students for assignments.