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I love food. I am not a good cook. I have a distinct fear of cooking for others.

Pull a list of blog posts into a Google Sheet

This is a continuation of my ‘start of term’ setup process…

My students contribute weekly blog posts in-class. Aside from a qualitative review of their contributions, I need to quickly grab a list of who actually made a submission during class time (as a part of their participation grade).

There is a function in Google sheets that makes it pretty easy to pull a list of blog posts into a Google sheet.

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Google Script to create lots of folders

I use Google apps for SO MANY different things when running my course. I collect info, I plan my weekly lectures, assignments and activities.

At this time of year, when I’m preparing for the start of a new term, I’m creating a load of new folders.

As a part of my organization process, I create a new folder for each week of class in a term. This can be an incredibly tedious process, so I decided to look to see if Google scripts could help me out a bit — and I found one that did!

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Embed an audio file from Google Drive in a WordPress blog post

Did you know?

You can embed media files from Google Drive into your WordPress blog posts or pages.

When you upload certain media files to Google Drive, it encodes them in such a way that they can be played back right in the browser – sort of like Youtube (which is also owned by Google). Like with Youtube, you can get the embed code that will allow you to embed this media on other websites. It’s a bit obscured – you have to know where to look in order to find the embed code.

That’s what this post is for! Enjoy!

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