Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/92468d14-3088-45a6-845d-a03b72bb8956.mp3Google has made a new tool available in their Classroom Android App to make it easier for you to randomly select students from your roster and keep track of the students you have, or have not, called upon in class. It is really easy to use. To get started you open you class, tap on …

Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/6647d04a-f732-44fd-b227-0729b1bfa831.mp3On October 8, 2018 Google announced a new feature that a lot of educators are going to love. Automatic, real-time captioning is now available in Google Slides. If you are presenting in full-screen and have a microphone connected to your computer, you can enable the captioning feature and Slides will display captions of your speech …

Certify’em & Google Forms

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/a414a32f-438b-4411-8987-4e6ff79e6e1c.mp3Certify’em allows a Form creator to automatically issue out certificates to those who complete a quiz, test, or assessment created in Forms. This add-on is currently free and offers up several free templates to use for your certificates. You also can easily create your own following the instructions or find a link to an example …

1:1 in Pickerington Local Schools w/Brian Seymour

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/572dff68-8c25-4436-9d05-edcaa75ba2f0.mp3Brian Seymour (@seymoureducate) is the Directory of Instructional Technology for the Pickerington Local School District (PLSD) in Pickerington, OH. PLSD is the largest district in the state of Ohio to have a 1:1 initiative providing a device for every student. On this episodes of the show, we discuss the program, preparation, and an upcoming Google …

Coding, Drones, and 1:1 w/Rich Senatore

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/70a8d44d-0739-4133-b8aa-e0bc4823e9dd.mp3Rich Senatore works as a Technology Integration Specialist at Mylan Park and Suncrest Elementary Schools. Rich has background as a physical education teacher but has expanded and included technology topics such as coding, drones, Chromebooks, G-Suite for Education, and others into his area of expertise for Monongalia County Schools. On this episode we discuss his …

WVDE Spring Network Designs and TSS Workshop – Fairmont, WV – April 4 &5, 2017

On April 4 & 5, 2017, the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) hosted the Spring Network Designs and TSS Workshop at the High Technology Foundation in Fairmont, WV. The agenda for the event covered some great topics from Blended Learning, Office 365, wireless network innovations, URCast, Azure & Windows Security, Meraki, Apple, and ethics …