Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)

Google 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 […]

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Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

On 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 […]

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Google Tone

Sharing 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. https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/56ab62fe-7cab-497e-a81c-acea6a019508.mp3

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G-Suite Training Extension

Has 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! https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/35ba29d3-9954-4adc-bb35-0a28c9ebd9a6.mp3

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ChromeOS Keyboard Shortcuts

ChromeOS 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. https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/91fe4c57-cf23-4859-ad07-7fdf13de4ac2.mp3

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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 […]

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1:1 in Pickerington Local Schools w/Brian Seymour

Brian 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 […]

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

Rich 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 […]

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Chrome: Books, Boxes, Bases, and Bits

During the current school year, Cabell County Schools has begun to implement Chromebooks into English/Language Arts (ELA) and Health classrooms. These devices have always been a bit of a “no-go” for me as a Technology Integration Specialist (TIS). The main reason why is that the build quality has not been that great on most of […]

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