Tech Time Newsletter

December 8, 2015

Classroom News

  • Kindergarten will print their wish list.
  • First grade will explore holiday sites.
  • Second grade will finish their Around the World projects.
  • Third grade will use Smart Art to create comparisons between two Math concepts.
  • Fourth grade will edit a document.
  • Fifth grade will finish wish list in Excel and publish their Weebly

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Using Google Spreadsheet to Create Placemarks on a Map

Map spreadsheet data:
One of the overlooked and or misunderstood features of Google My Maps is the option to import spreadsheet data. Provided that your spreadsheet contains at least one column that has location information in it, you can have the data in the spreadsheet displayed as placemarks on a map. In the video embedded below Richard Byrne provides a demonstration of how this can be done.
Thanks to Richard Byrne from Free Technology for Teachers for this instructional video.
How to Map Spreadsheet Data in Google My Maps
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Thanks, Sherri