TU12: Teachers are Makers: Coding with Google Scripts

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Show Notes

Broadcast Date: 08 September 2017

Presenters: Jordon Rhea, Martin Hawksey and Bruce Mcpherson

We are joined by Jordan Rhea a 5th grade English teacher with a focus on the language arts. Jordan has been using Apps Script to develop tools for teachers based on their specific needs, work which has seen him accepted into the Google Innovators Academy. As part of this Jordan shares his tips on learning to code with Google Apps Script. We also look at recent Google Apps Script news and community developments.

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Highlights

Intelligent conversational apps with Google Apps Script and API.AI

+Jordan Rhea (@rheajt) highlights some of his projects including a library project to teach kids about genre, a sheets add-on that helps teachers with inquiry based learning, a simple way to create data validation dropdowns across multiple columns. As part of this Jordan shares his tips on learning to code with Google Apps Script.

Find out more about Jordan's work at http://jordanrhea.com/

News and Community Spotlight - August 2017

The News and Community Spotlight from Totally Unscripted episode 12. As part of this we cover:

  • Google Data Studio Community Connectors
  • New ‘Document add-ons’ list
  • Google Cloud Prediction API deprecated
  • Microsoft OneDrive Library
  • Object-spreadsheet mapping library
  • Custom Functions Repo
  • Gitter chat room for App Script
  • SlidesMerge open sourced

Resources