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Google Science Fair: What is it?

Ever heard of the Google Science Fair? No? This video is a short description of some of the amazing things previous winners have done. Are your...

Google Classroom: Posting Assignments

There are lots of ways to use the assignments features inside Google Classroom. It is one of the most flexible parts of Classroom. This video is...

Google Classroom: Training Center

Five-Star is an official training partner with Google, and we love their products! The Pyxis Team has developed numerous trainings for Google...

Google Classroom: Creating Classes

Are you ready to create your first class in Google Classroom?  Google has created a fantastic resource page to help get you started and guide you...

Google Docs: Basics of Sharing

Mom always said that it's best to share! That is a simple enough concept, but how about when it comes to sharing a Google Document? In this video...

Lesson Example: I know How To...

Creating great lesson plans with technology can be tough, but it isn't impossible. Common Sense Education has a great site filled with all kinds of...

Google Forms: Overview for Teachers

Google Forms is one of the most useful and versatile tools for a teacher. The power of Forms is its ability to gather various kinds of information...

Google Forms: Self-grading Quizzes

In this video tutorial by Richard Byrne, author of the blog Free Technology For Teachers, demonstrates how easy it is to set-up and use Google Forms...

Google Drive: Uploading Files

We hear about the advantages of the cloud all the time. Don't wait any longer. Get your files off that computer and store them in a safer place, your...

Google Draw: How to Create a Vector Icon

Creating icons can really come in handy as a teacher. This video will take you through a step by step process that will allow you to create a vector...

iPad: Google Slides Intro

Google Slides is a powerful tool for teachers and students. If you are using an iPad you will need to download the Google Slides App. This video will...

Google Drive: Changing the Color of Your Folders

If you love organization, we know you love colors. Did you know that you can change the colors of your Google Drive folders to help keep things...

Google Drive: Transfer Ownership of Files or Folders

If you have created a file or folder but no longer need it, you could simply delete it from your Google Drive. However, if you do this, anyone who...

Google Docs: Crop Images & Apply Masks

Square images are for "squares." Did you know that there are lots of things you can do with your images in a Google Doc? You can change size, color,...

Google Drive: Advanced Tricks

Time to level up! You might know your way around Google Drive, but do you know these tricks? Take a look at some advanced maneuvers and see if you...

Read & Write Extension for Google Chrome

This video will demonstrate some of the powerful features of the Read & Write for Google extension. Never hear of this tool? That's OK. Here is what...

Google Classroom: Discussion Questions

This video will tell  you how you can use Google Classroom to lead discussion in your classroom and foster communication. It will show how to...

Create a "Never Fail" Quiz with Google Forms

This video demonstrates how to use the "Go to section based on answer" feature of Google Forms to offer students automated, digital re-teaching...

The Power of Google Add-ons

If you really want to get the most out of the Google Education Suite, you need to explore the catalogue of numerous Add-ons that Google has...

The New Google Sites Basics

Google Sites has always been a great way for students to share their interests and learning with the world and fellow classmates. The old Google...