Extend your Google Sites skills to curate engaging activities for your students

Google Sites is an extremely powerful tool for curating resources for your students. If you are already familiar with Google Sites you might be wondering how to extend its use and curate even more engaging activities for your students. By using the embed feature of Google Sites you can insert many amazing features into your site. In this video I will show you how to insert the following tools into your Site: Click the times to go straight to that app .

We will also look at Iframely and iFrame Generator to help us.

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This video goes quite in-depth and will also cover some of the things that do not work. If you are new to Google Sites you might want to get set up first by using Google’s fantastic help center.

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If you’re new to Google Sites also check out this blog post on inserting video into Google Sites.

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Add a table to a Gmail message

A common feature people miss when transitioning to Gmail is the ability to insert a table into an email. However, although Gmail does not have an in-built function to insert a table, it does support the use of tables in a message. The trick is to copy an existing table into the email. The quickest and easiest way to do this is by…


The line of best fit and scatterplots in Google Sheets

Collecting data and finding the strength of the relationship between the variables, a method used in statistics. Making a scatterplot and finding the line of best fit or trendline in Excel was a piece of cake. I could never do it in Google Sheets until I found a solution! It is easy to build a meaningful scatterplot, put in a trendline and find the correlation coefficient within a couple of clicks.


Understanding Google Search – Knowledge Graph & Beyond

Google Search is evolving rapidly into a service where you no longer need to search for information! I was hosting a Q&A session at Google headquarters in Sydney awhile ago to launch the Using Technology Better Community and the discussion turned towards Google search and what is next.  One of the Google employees made a


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In 2018, Using Technology Better designed and delivered a two phase post-migration training program for this New Zealand based graphic design firm. The initial goal of the training program was to reduce frustration with G Suite, with the long term aim of facilitating a change in culture and collaboration that can lead to transformative practices

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