Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)

https://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 … Continue reading “Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)”

Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

https://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 … Continue reading “Automatic Captioning in Google Slides”

Google Tone

https://pinecast.com/listen/56ab62fe-7cab-497e-a81c-acea6a019508.mp3Sharing URLs in the classroom can be a teadious process. Students often have a hard time typing in a long URL and some URL shorteners are being blocked by content filters in use by some districts or schools. Google Tone is an easier way to share out these URLs.

G-Suite Training Extension

https://pinecast.com/listen/35ba29d3-9954-4adc-bb35-0a28c9ebd9a6.mp3Has your school or district has recently turned on the G-Suite for Education and you are lost in where to start? Then check out the G-Suite Training Extension for Chrome by Google!

ChromeOS Keyboard Shortcuts

https://pinecast.com/listen/91fe4c57-cf23-4859-ad07-7fdf13de4ac2.mp3ChromeOS and Chromebooks have become extremely popular over in education over the past few years as more and more schools and districts implement 1:1 programs. This episode of EdTech Shorts shares some of the popular keyboard shortcuts for ChromeOS and the Chrome web browser. You can find a list of all shortcuts available at https://randallblack.com/chromeshortcuts.

Certify’Em Add-On for Google Forms

I recently learned of a great add-on for Google Forms while listening to The House of #EdTech podcast. Certify’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 … Continue reading “Certify’Em Add-On for Google Forms”