Math, Rocks, and Overlooked Features – The Month in Review

Good evening from Maine where the sun is setting on the first month of the year. It seems like just yesterday we were ringing in the New Year. How are you doing on your New Year’s resolution? I’m 50/50 on the follow-through for the two resolutions that I made.

As I do at the end of every month, I have compiled a list of the posts that were visited the most in previous 30 days. Take a look and see if you missed anything new and interesting in January.

Here are January’s most popular posts on
1. Ten Overlooked Google Docs Features
2. Gamifying Writing Instruction
3. Google Calendar is Changing Whether You Like It or Not
4. 10 Free Apps for Elementary School Math Lessons
5. 12 Free Lessons About Rocks, Minerals, and Landforms
6. Ten Overlooked Google Slides Features
7. 10 Good Resources for Math Teachers and Students
8. How to Create an Interactive Diagram in Google Slides
9. Automatically Issue Certificates When Students Pass a Quiz in Google Forms
10. Free Music to Use In Google Slides Presentations

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