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+.

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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.

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+.

1112 Great GOOGLE CLASSROOM Tutorials by Early Access Testers

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

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 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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+.

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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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 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+.

Home Internet Access for All Students Is a Game-Changer

Leadership Lounge

An ongoing challenge for technology-focused K-12 schools is ensuring that all students have home Internet access. Schools have tried to identify adequate solutions to this problem at a critical moment when all students in school should have reliable home Internet access.

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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Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey. I always like to use Google Maps.

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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 Slides: Add Your Roster

Teacher Tech

Add A Slide per Student in Google Slides One of my favorite activities is collaborative Google Slides. That is all students in the class on the SAME Google Slides. Create BLANK Google Slides and share it with edit access with the class. The post Google Slides: Add Your Roster appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Apps Script Google Sheets Slides google sheets slides spreadsheets

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.

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+.

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 .

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.

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.

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 Certified Educator Capacity Matrix (Level 1)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Certified Educator Capacity Matrix (Level 1) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Certified Educator Capacity Matrix (Level 1). If you have followed this blog for very long, you know that I am a fan of Google certifications. All Google Certifications.

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 Guide to Google Drive Sharing – FREE eBook

Shake Up Learning

The post The Guide to Google Drive Sharing – FREE eBook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A Teacher’s Guide to Sharing Files in Google Drive. Do you ever get confused by all the options for sharing in Google Drive and G Suite for Education?

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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 -.

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

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.

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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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+.

The Google+ Communities You Should Know About

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google+ Communities You Should Know About appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Guide to Keeping Up with Google – Part 4: Google+ Communities. Welcome to Part 4 of The Guide to Keeping Up with Google ! Keeping up with Google is a fun challenge!

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+.

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.

How to Easily Assess Student Writing in Google Docs

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Easily Assess Student Writing in Google Docs appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Assess Student Writing in Google Docs with WriQ. WriQ is currently a FREE tool that helps teachers assess writing in Google Docs. Become a Google Certified Trainer E-Course.

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 Slide Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

After posting my Google Doc Scavenger Hunt activity, I had several teachers ask if I had created scavenger hunts for any of the other Google tools. Below is the scavenger hunt I designed for Google Slides. Teachers are welcome to access and use this Google Slide Scavenger Hunt.

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.