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Monica Isabel Martinez, M.Ed.

Director of Professional Development

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  • This blog is intended to share ideas of how you can use Google tools in an education setting. Feel free to browse and send me suggestions. 
  • +1 Button in Google Sites Adding the +1 button to your site will allow your visitors to recommend it to their friends and contacts, which helps more people discover it via their personalized search results ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2013, 11:52 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • What can you do with Google Docs Mobile? Google Drive on Mobile Devices - DocumentsDate of Review: September 30, 2013Objective: What can you do and what can’t you do with Google Drive Documents on a mobile ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2013, 3:40 PM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • Using Comments with Current Events Comments are a handy way of adding notes to your regular document text and are visible to viewers and collaborators. These can be invaluable for communicating with collaborators about specific ...
    Posted May 6, 2013, 3:40 PM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • Google Voice 4 the Classroom? While Google Voice is a good solution for managing all your phones into one number, this tool can also play a role in education. Imagine a classroom where students use ...
    Posted Apr 4, 2013, 11:48 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
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Recent Announcements

  • New Sign-On Screen New sign-in page for Google Apps customersReleased on 1/21/2014The new sign-in page that was announced last November will be rolling out over the next ...
    Posted Jan 24, 2014, 8:56 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • Vault Admins can place user account on hold Targeted legal holds in Google VaultPosted: 22 Jan 2014 11:03 AM PSTVault admins have had the ability to put an entire user account on hold to preserve ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2014, 5:12 PM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • New Google Sheets Features Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013Whether you’re crunching big data or tracking your family budget, you don’t want to waste time waiting for files to load or re ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2013, 10:52 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • YouTube Captions Manager Youtube Captions Manager The captions team recently launched a new version of the YouTube captions manager. The new design improves discoverability of the automatic timing feature -- syncing a transcript to ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2013, 7:56 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • View and Save Gmail Attachments to Drive Posted: 03 Dec 2013 07:15 PM PSTYou can now view Gmail attachments and save files directly to Google Drive without ever leaving Gmail. The next time you open ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2013, 7:56 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • Gmail and Calendar Support in Takout Posted: 05 Dec 2013 01:54 PM PSTYou can now export your emails and calendar events in addition to the other supported products using Google Takeout. Access to Google ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2013, 7:54 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
  • Maps Autocomplete in Calendar Posted: 05 Dec 2013 01:56 PM PSTUsers who create events for meetings in public places like cafes and restaurants can now easily and accurately populate the name, street ...
    Posted Dec 11, 2013, 7:42 AM by Monica Isabel Martinez
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