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Lesson Plan Revamp

40HTW, Google Drive, Organized Teaching, Planning, Schedule, SMARTboard

I’m revamping the way I do my weekly lesson plans.  In an effort to lessen the amount of time it takes me to lesson plan, I’m utilizing something that I already create for my students to create my new lesson plan format. Previously I had rather fancy-schmancy plans.  For years I’d been creating visual plans  using Microsoft Word, tables, visuals, and a variety of fonts.  The system worked well for me, but it was time consuming.  I even created copy…

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Unable to View or Download a Google File?

Google Drive, News

Having trouble accessing one of my Google Drive files or folders?  Occasionally I receive an email from a visitor requesting access to a Google Drive folder of file that I’ve shared on my site.  These files are set to “public” and “can view” which means anyone with the link can view them and download them and print. But it doesn’t always work.  Why?  Because schools sometimes have tight network security settings that don’t allow users to access files from outside of…

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