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+.

6 ways to make the most of closed captions in Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides is a unique creature in the G Suite set of tools. Google has added a feature to make it even more […]. Ed Tech elearning day ideas g suite accessibility google classroom slides google slides closed captions using google slides in the classroomIt’s way more than an oral presentation program.

New Training Courses from Google - DigCit and Accessibility

Educational Technology Guy

Google has some great resources for educators at the Google for Education Training Center. The Tools for Diverse Learners Training helps teachers learn how to use the accessibility features in Chromebooks and G Suite to help their students succeed. Related: Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. g suite google Google for Educators professional development training

Using Google Slides live closed captions in the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Google Slides has a new feature — live closed captions. Ed Tech Screencasts google classroom accessibility google slides google slides in the classroom live closed captionsYou can turn on closed captions at the bottom of videos you watch on TV and online. But providing closed captions in real time in the classroom has been harder to pull off — until now! They transcribe your speech on the fly and display […].

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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+.

Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! (NEW!)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! Google Docs Cheat Sheet! I am #superexcited to announce the release of a brand new, updated, Google Docs Cheat Sheet for teachers, students, or anyone! What’s Included in the Google Docs Cheat Sheet? Google Docs keyboard shortcuts.

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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.

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+.

Knowledge vs. Access to Knowledge

The Principal of Change

You are unsure of the answer, so you google it, tweet out if anyone has an answer, or use a plethora of resources that are at your fingertips. When you hire someone, you do not just hire their knowledge, you hire their access to knowledge. I ask you a question.

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.

1112 Great GOOGLE CLASSROOM Tutorials by Early Access Testers

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FINALLY got my invitation to Google Classroom today. Thank you, Google! Google Classroom - Teacher and Student View video by +Roger Nixon , June 15 2. The Electric Educator - Setting Up your Google Classroom , June 25 including a Google slide show 3.

Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. Look at some of the resources from Google, and find a good PD partner to assist. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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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.

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

NEW! Google Classroom Comment Bank

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Improves Feedback Workflow Yesterday Google Classroom gave a pretty major update to the Google Classroom BETA. Beta Access If you […]. Google Classroom Comment Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google I/O 2018 - big announcements from the opening keynote - very cool stuff!

Educational Technology Guy

Google kicked off Google I/O 2018 , their developer conference, yesterday, 5/8/18, with a keynote that had some amazing announcements in it. Many will be great for education, including news, accessibility and more. Google for Education Resources) Google AI is the big topic of the day. AI is being implemented in pretty much everything Google does and there are some really amazing things being accomplished. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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This amazing tech tool helps pupils, who are new to English, access learning

EdTech4Beginners

Google Translate now works in real time! Tagged: classroom technology , edtech , education , educational technology , ELT , English teachers , Google Translate , teaching , tech , translate , translation.

5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Google Docs Explore tool brings you quick access to your Drive files, web search, images, recommendations and more. 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool! Google Docs tips.

Learning in motion: EASY stop-motion animation with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Animation is easy with stop motion Google Slides. really, millennia), students have had access to paper. Ed Tech google classroom activities google slides animation powerpoint animation stop-motion animationLet students put what you're studying in MOTION.

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Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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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?

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.

Univ of Louisville launched free open access internal medicine resource

Educational Technology Guy

The University of Louisville Department of Medicine has launched a free, open access, internal medicine online resource, LouisvilleLectures.org. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know you can edit images inside Google Docs and Slides? In just a few clicks, you and your students can add some pizazz to your images in Google Docs and Google Slides !

Ready to Get Google Certified?

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The post Ready to Get Google Certified? All Google Certification Course Open on November 20th! Are you ready to get Google Certified? Many have been waiting for my Google Certification Courses to open for enrollment again, and your wait is almost over!

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.

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+.

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Get Google Certified This Winter!

Shake Up Learning

The post Get Google Certified This Winter! The winter break is the PERFECT time to start working toward your goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google Certified Educator Level 2, or Google Certified Trainer, and I can help you get there!

Google Apps and Chromebooks for Special Education and Special Needs

Educational Technology Guy

Chromebooks and Google Apps are excellent assistive technology (AT) that help students with special needs access curriculum and information. Google Apps and Extensions in the Chrome Web Store provide many supports to students with learning challenges.

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+.

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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.

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.

ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Stephanie Goldman and her first-year mentee Lindsay George have used Google Drive and Google Classroom to supercharge their mentor/mentee relationship. Stephanie calls this the ACE method of mentoring: Access, Collaboration and Experimentation. So accessAccess.

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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.

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Google Certification FAQ – All Your Questions Answered!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Certification FAQ – All Your Questions Answered! I get so many questions about Google Certification that I decided to put together this dedicated post that answers the most frequently asked questions. You can also access the entire YouTube playlist here.

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

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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The Problem With Expecting Student Access

CUE

Birthplace of Apple, Facebook, and everyone’s favorite edtech company, Google. This wide variety of lifestyle, income, and infrastructure can get in the way of student access to learning or our assessment of our students.

How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s Talk About How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites! Google Sites is the perfect tools for you and your students to create ePortfolios.