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 …

Google Tone

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/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.

ChromeOS Keyboard Shortcuts

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/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.

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 …