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Google posts this week #26

7. Google Drawing - Google Apps for the Classroom

This info on Google Draw comes from a site called Google Apps for the Classroom

Fantastic Resources for Teaching Using YouTube ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

YouTube is definitely one of the best platforms for searching and accessing educational video resources. We have already covered several ways teachers can leverage the power of this platform in instruction. In fact, the strength of YouTube is not only in it being a resource of educational videos but is also a powerful tool for creating and editing videos. Several teachers still overlook some excellent editing features and creative possibilities that YouTube provides. For instance, you can use YouTube editor to create beautiful slideshows and presentations to share in class, or create use it to create a Hangout and invite students to take part. These and several other hacks are all available right in your YouTube account and if you need help discovering YouTube's hidden gems, this section is a good place to start with.

Here Is A Good YouTube Tool for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Magic Actions for YouTube is a good Chrome app to use on YouTube to enhance your watching experience. It provides a wide variety of excellent features that allow you to make the best of your YouTube. For instance, the AutoHD feature lets you play all YouTube videos in HD. Cinema Mode shades the whole page and makes you feel like you were in a movie theatre. And with one click you can switch to browse YouTube in black and white.

Google SuperPowers for Your School Library with Awesome Apps & Extens…

Are your using your web browser to help your web curation, creation and search super powers? The Google Chrome Browser is fast and powerful! Are you making the…

Keep Google Chrome’s Memory Usage in Limits & Prevent Your PC from Slowing Down

We have all the praise in the world for Google Chrome. It is the third most used browser in the world, which was released by Google in 2008. It has been my default browser since 2010. Chances are high, that it’s your default browser too. But one thing that is disliked by many people is that it is …

4 Important YouTube Search Tips for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Youtube is definitely one of the powerful video resources for us in education. It is probably by far the most frequented video platform. Similar to Google search engine, YouTube disposes of a very sophisticated search functionality that is often overlooked. There are several handy features and tips that we can use to render our YouTube search much more focused and get relevant search results.
In this post, I want to introduce you to some of these features and show you how you can use them to filter your YouTube video search.

Using Google as a Simple Classroom Timer - Instructional Tech Talk

Google’s Omnibox (the fancy name for search bar) can be used for so many things other than just searching. One of the latest finds (thanks to Alice Keeler) is that the Google Omnibox can be used as a timer. It takes seconds to setup and is a great tool to use in the classroom when [&hellip

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring

    If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the 'About' section of Google Classroom. This creates a permanent video ca...

New Classroom treats for much-appreciated teachers

Grade assignments from your phone or tablet, and add private feedback to give students guidance, encouragement, constructive criticism or personalized feedback.

You can create and edit assignments on the go, including the ability to make a copy for every student.
Just take a photo to create a post or assignment, so you can easily share those whiteboard notes with the class or assign the math problem that you jotted down on that napkin.

27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you'd really want. It's for tha

'Primarily' Google - TechCoachSusan

Twelve K-3 activities for Google Classroom. This is a slideshow made with Google Slides showing some great ideas on how you can use Google Classroom with K-3 students.