One of the hardest parts of teaching a foreign language is showing students how to insert the languages special characters. Often students had to type some special keystroke like Alt + 0225 to create a 'á' letter. This could all be made much simpler by using the Google Docs Add-on called Easy Accent. Watch the tutorial two minute tutorial below to see how easy it is to add and use.
Over the years Google has been hard at work digitizing thousands of primary sources from around the world. At first it started with art collections, but now it also contains photographs, letters, and many other historical primary sources.
One of the most amazing parts is you can also tour museums from around the world using Google Street View. So instead of just talking about ancient Greek culture, you can take students on a virtual field trip to the Acropolis Museum in Athens!
Greek culture not your thing? Well, how about instead of just talking about how bad the Milwaukee Brewers are, take students to Cooperstown and let them see US history through the eyes of baseball.
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