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Google Accessibility Features and Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Last month, I posted an article about some of Google Chrome''s accessibility features and resources. Google has a great site with resources about all of the accessibility features in all of their products. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Assistive Technology and Accessibility Resources

Educational Technology Guy

I've been working on a resource document that has resoures on Assistive Technology and Accessibility and thought I would share it here: Related: More Accessibility Resources Google Accessibility Features and Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Accessibility Features in Chrome (OS and Browser)

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks , and the Chrome Web Browser, offer a tremendous amount of accessibility features to help vision and/or hearing impaired students. Google Accessibility , Using Google Products, [link] , contains a wealth of information and resources, along with apps, that can help students, and teachers. hl=en-US Introduction to Read & Write for Google [link] Boost reading confidence. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Find Open Access Articles Faster with UnPayWall

ProfHacker

It is a free Chrome/Firefox extension that helps you quickly find open access versions of articles you’re searching for. However, open access versions might exist on authors’ own websites, or institutional and subject respositories. Have you heard of Unpaywall?

Open Access & Copyright: A View from the South

ProfHacker

In all the discussions about open access and copyright, I want to add my story as someone from the Global South who strongly advocates for open access. However, I know that most Egyptian academics have no such access. This goes some way towards equitable access.

Unpaywall: Free, legal access to scholarly articles! (and a couple of other strategies)

NeverEndingSearch

Installed as a free browser extension for Firefox or Chrome , Unpaywall allows searchers to legally access full-text research papers from its index of ten million, legally loaded, open-access articles. Open Access Button is integrated with BASE , an index of more than 5.5

Access TONS of Free Digital Content via @EDpuzzle and Personalize It for Your Class!

Kleinspiration

Access TONS of Content & Remix It to Fit Your Class! - They can register with a nickname or just using their google account. add your voice throughout the video & insert questions to check for understanding - Education is about building a relationship with your students.

How to create accessible e-learning design

Neo LMS

In a recent post I touched upon the subject of designing for accessibility in e-learning. The things is, there are millions of people out there who are living with some sort of disability, and they all should be able to access online learning content the same as everyone else.

Student Voice and Access in G Suite!

EdTechTeam

In this video you will learn how to use Voice Note and Screen Mask to help students scribe in a Google Doc with Read&Write for Google. Jeffrey Humphries Canadian Director Professional Development/Product EdTechTeam Google Certified Innovator & Trainer Ottawa

Managing Workflow with Google Sites and Google Classroom

Tomorrow's Learners

Many teachers battle with the decision of whether to use Google Sites or Google Classroom. Besides, ask yourself this question: Would Google create two products that do the same thing? So how can Google Classroom and Google Sites coexist? Google Sites .

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Help Students Get Organized, Track Progress, Take Notes, and more with Google Keep! Get the Google Keep CHEAT Sheet. Using Google Keep in the Classroom.

Google launches new security tools

Educational Technology Guy

Google recently launched a new Devices and Activity dashboard that gives you a view of all the devices that have accessed your Google account. This allows you to see if anyone else may have accessed your account. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Here Is How to Access and Edit Google Drive Files Offline

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 31, 2017 One of the important Google Drive features that is overlooked by several teachers is the ability to use Drive files offline. This allows you to access, view and edit files such as.read more. Google Drive Tips

Easily Accessing Google Drive Templates

Hansen's Link to Tech

Just recently Google Drive has updated to allow all users to easily create docs, sheets, slide, and forms from a template. Note: if you are in touch with your Google Admin have them check out Manage Templates for Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms.

Using Google Drive as a Course Organizer

Educational Technology Guy

Since it will be shared with many other people, I decided to do the organization in Google Drive, instead of Evernote like I usually do my course organization. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. curriculum Evernote google drive Google for Educators

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Google Docs: Turn On Offline Access

Teacher Tech

Access Google Docs Offline I am on a plane right now and with no WiFi I was able to pull up Google Drive in the Chrome browser and open a recent document I was working on (it was a spreadsheet, no surprise). Google Drive You will want to enable offline mode in Google Drive. The post Google Docs: Turn On Offline Access appeared first on Teacher Tech. Drive Google Intermediate drive google

More Accessibility in Google Apps for disabilities

Educational Technology Guy

Google Accessibility is a collection of resources that Google has to make Google''s products more accessible and usable by people with disabilities. Last year, Google added enhanced accessibility for Google Docs, Sites and Calendar , and continues to improve the features and resources for accessibility. You can read more about all of the improvements and new features here on the Google Accessible Group.

The new Google Sites – Features and Limitations

Tomorrow's Learners

Recently Google released the new version of Google Sites. I have used the older Google sites extensively over the last couple of years, so I was intrigued to see what the new platform had to offer. The old Google Sites took me a while to figure out how to use it effectively.

Google Hangouts Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google Hangouts free chat and video conferencing. Integrates with other Google apps too. Google Hangouts Google Hangouts By: Google Need : You need a G+ account to use it. Abilities: text-based chat, video chat, receive phone calls, accessible on any device/computer and, screen share, remote desktop connect, connect to Google Drive, live broadcast stream your video chats with Hangouts On Air and much more! Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides File storage, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and more Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides now support Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) files! Getting Started with Google Drive https://support.google.com/drive/?hl=en#topic=14940

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10 Ways You Can Make the Web More Accessible

EdTechTeam

Read&Write for Google Make files and the web accessible for those with learning disabilities such as dyslexia, struggling readers & writers, and ESL/ELL. Supports multiple le types: - Google Docs - PDF - ePub - Kes Link to Install: [link] 2. Ok Google” Search by voice > Go to www.google.com and click on mic > Download the app Android: goo.gl/1MV0qL Chrome Extensions by Google Accessibility extensions you can add to Chrome (all made by Google).

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. Google Classroom Resources. Just use the GAFE tag on their blog and see all the latest Google Classroom news.

CK-12 Integrates Its Awesome Educational Resources With Google Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced that it is integrating with Google Classroom. Google recently updated Classroom to allow third parties to integrate and share with Classroom and CK-12 has just done that.

4 Hidden Features of Google Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Over the past two years, Google Classroom has become a popular learning platform for many teachers using G Suite for Education. While Google Classroom provides many great affordances, three in particular can save teachers and students much time and also increase workflow efficiency.

Tips to Using Google Keep in Education

Educational Technology Guy

Google Keep , Google''s easy to use note taking app, is a great resource for students and teachers. Here are some tips for using Google Keep in Education : (click link or image for full article). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Texthelp Announces Teach for Google - free PD to help educators use Google Edu

Educational Technology Guy

Texthelp, a language and literacy support software company, has just announced Teach for Google , a new, online, professional development resource for educators. It is designed to help educators use Google Apps for Education to increase student achievement.

Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. Three models are getting access in June with more getting access later. I also think that this would be a good time for Google and OEMs to work on a 7" Chrome OS tablet! Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

OMG – Google Classroom For Gmail Accounts

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom now allows users with Gmail accounts (email ends in @gmail.com) to join a Google Classroom class. Notice that new features for G Suite ROLL OUT so if your Gmail account does not have access to Google […]. The post OMG – Google Classroom For Gmail Accounts appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom googleToday my life got infinitely better.

Google Classroom update - students can join class - teacher in different domain

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom is an excellent tool from Google that allows students and teachers to collaborate and communicate and allows teachers to assign work to students, collect that work, grade it and comment on it and return it to the student. Google Classroom Resources for Educators -.

Black Menu - access all of your Google apps from here - Chrome ext

Educational Technology Guy

I''m a huge user of Google''s many apps and services. Black Menu is an extension for Google Chrome Browser that is awesome! It installs into your browser and gives you instant access to all of Google''s apps and tools, including Google+, Calendar, Tasks, Maps, Play and more.

The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide

Shake Up Learning

The post The Ultimate Google Cardboard and Expeditions Resource Guide appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions Resources for Teachers! Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions are hot topics in the edtech world and with good reason!

Free alternatives to Microsoft Access, including a web based one

Educational Technology Guy

Access is Microsoft''s well known data base tool. It also can work with SQL and Access files. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. However, it only comes in the higher priced versions of Office and many people don''t use Office at all. Here are two alternatives : 1.

What Does Google Spaces Mean for Education

EdTechnocation.com

As of it's release on May 16, 2016, Google Spaces is not yet available for Google Apps for Education accounts. But since gaining access to it with my personal Google account, I can't help but think how this might impact the classroom.

Calendar Integration Comes to Google Classroom!

EdTechnocation.com

Google Calendar integration has finally arrived for Google Classroom! Back in August, +Google for Education posted about a bunch of new feature updates for Google Classroom, and calendar integration was one of them! Easy access to the calendar from the About tab.

Google Tools To Check Out

The Web20Classroom

Most folks are familiar with the most common Google tools. In fact this blog is written with Google Blogger. I use Google and live there most days. Here is just a handful of some of the Google Tools to check out for your classroom. Google has you covered. Google

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15 Awesome Blogs to Follow for All Your Google Needs

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Awesome Blogs to Follow for All Your Google Needs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready for more ways to keep up with all things google? Part 1: The #Google Hashtag Dictionary. Part 3: Who to Follow on Google+. 15 Blogs to Follow for All Things Google!

Google now has one click access to Docs, Sheets, and Slides

Educational Technology Guy

Google just announced this week a nice addition to Google Drive - the ability to immediately start a new document. Related: Google for Education Resources (lots of great resources for students and educators). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.