This is so neat. You upload a picture of yourself, and then add words and it makes this sort of thing. If we took the pictures and the computer teacher would let us do this in the computer lab, this could be really interesting. Maybe as a scrapbook accompaniment to the 8th grade project??
21st Century Icebreakers: 10 Ways to Get to Know Your Students with Technology - great ideas for middle school and high school students (be sure to monitor sites requiring students to be 13 years old to sign up for an account). Teachers could use some of these tools to introduce themselves or set up a classroom account for student use - depending on the site.
This tutorial is just over an hour long and focuses on all the fundamentals of how to use Google Drive for creating, sharing, and storing documents using Google’s free, full-fledged office suite. In this 1 hour+ windshield tour of Goole Drive, you’ll learn how to create text documents, spreadsheets, presentations, drawings, and even forms and surveys! (The forms and surveys are REALLY cool!)