Welcome to episode 12 of Somethin’ to Tech About! We are excited to be recording again and hope everyone is staying happy and healthy! In our weekly newsletter, we share Timely Tidbits and thought we would share them with our listeners! And if you haven’t subscribed to our newsletter, fill out the info in the footer to begin receiving our weekly newsletter full of tips, tricks, and those timely tidbits.
Welcome back to Season 3 and Episode 11! We have been away from the recording studio for several weeks due to the Covid 19 Outbreak and today are excited to be recording our session from home. Thank you Zach and Asha for your production work behind the scenes. In this episode, we are focusing on the Pear Deck add-on available for Google Slides and Microsoft PowerPoint. Many educators and presenters in the business world share their content using Slides and PowerPoint which certainly helps by providing supporting visuals, charts, and text. The thing is - the audience is passively receiving the information with barely any interaction with the presenter. Yes, laughs, nods, and gasps count as interaction - but there is no interaction with the speaker in terms of questions, comments, agreements, and other responses.
There are many options for cloud storage but if you are a G Suite user, Google Drive should be your go to. Google Drive is of course your cloud storage but to make full use of your drive while keeping it organized, there are some tips and tricks that can help. Welcome to episode 9 of Somethin’ to Tech About where we are discuss ways for making Google Drive even better than it already is!
Welcome to a Bonus Episode of Somethin’ to Tech About! As a global community, we are hearing of K-12 schools, universities, and businesses, experiencing the impact of the Corona-virus. Many are staying connected with students and employees through virtual communication. With this in mind, we are sharing our top three suggestions for connecting home, school, and work during extended absences. If you are a business, school, or university planning for extended absences, here are some things to consider.
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Screencastify with Google for Education tools!
In the world of education, data is huge. Using Google Sheets to collect and manage that data can be a real benefit for educators. Beyond that students can collect Science data, track their grades, and more. Today's challenge will have you manipulating some data to practice just some of the features of Google Sheets.
Google Slides have features that can turn your presentation into more than just a presentation! Creating interactive slide presentations immerses the learner into the learning. Challenge 4 offers a template for getting started. Are you up to the challenge? Scroll and click "Challenge Accepted" image.