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What are your favourite new #google features? This week on the podcast, we are sharing our favourites in #GoogleClassroom, #Gmail, #GoogleDocs, and more! We'll take a look at Google Classroom add-ons, Gmail new view and marketing tools, Google Chat spaces features, Google Calendar appointment scheduling, Google Meet picture-in-picture, companion mode, live streaming, Google Docs table templates, emoji reactions, and notification settings, and Google Forms fonts!
It's that time of year to talk all about cleaning up our digital lives to get organized and ready for summer (and the new school year)! We are chatting about tips and tricks to organize your Google Drive, learning management systems (LMS) such as Google Classroom, Brightspace, Canvas, or others, and your other digital and local file storage systems. #EduGals #GoogleET #GoogleEDU #OntEd #podcastPD
Ready to get #Google certified? We’ve got you covered! This week, we are discussing the NEW format of the Google Certified Educator exams (Level 1 and Level 2), as well as Google's other certification programs (Trainer, Coach, Innovator). We'll get into some great ideas on how to prepare yourself for the certifications, as well as our best advice on which of the other Google certification programs might be right for you.
Focusing on mastery-based learning in your classroom is easy with @GoogleForEdu tools! This week, we are diving into the Google Workspace to discuss how you can leverage Google tools for your mastery-based classroom. We've got a lot of great ideas and examples for ways that you can start using Google apps to support mastery learning in your classroom. Tools covered include: docs, slides, drawings, sheets, jamboard, forms, classroom, and more! #EduGals #OntEd #GoogleET #GooglePD
The Google Certified Educator Level 1 program is a great way for teachers to gain the skills needed to be confident using Google tools in the classroom. Here we give you lots of great tips to help you ace your Level 1 exam so that you can use these tools effectively and efficiently with your students.
Chrome extensions are a great way to expand the capabilities of the Google Chrome browser. We are sharing our top 10, most amazing Chrome extensions that we love for teacher productivity. We also have some honourable mentions as well as others that are just, plain fun! From Screencastify to Wakelet to Bitmoji and more, we share some amazing tools for you to save time and improved your educator workflow. #teacher #edTech #BlendedLearning
We are exploring the world of Google Arts and Culture in this episode, a hidden gem created by Google that often gets forgotten. We will share what you can find on this app, and how you can use it with your students. There are so many amazing resources in here to use in your classroom, from the Blob Opera to Google experiments and so much more! Get ready to get lost in a world full of arts and culture in this resource to learn more about how you can leverage it in your classroom.
In this episode, we are getting into the debate of which tool we think is better - Google Slides or Google Jamboard. We'll do comparisons of different features and give you our overall impressions and preferences for these two tools. So stay tuned and make sure you listen right to the end!
We are talking all about Google Drive. We are going to share strategies on how you can organize and clean up your Google Drive, especially with the new storage updates with Google Workspace! In this episode, we cover topics such as storage, Google classroom, Screencastify, orphaned documents, numbering systems, color coding, starred folders, priority tab, workspaces, and so much more.
Labels in Gmail are an awesome way to begin organizing your Gmail. As an educator, you deal with so many emails on a daily basis. We are going to dive into how to create labels and how to add them to your emails to start to get organized. We'll also go through how you can use labels to search for old emails and find them faster in your Gmail account. This is a skill you need to master for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam.
Are you interested in the Google Innovator program? If so, then you need to listen to this podcast episode! We are chatting with a special guest, Fonz Mendoza, from My EdTech Life. Fonz is an Instructional Technologist from South Texas. Fonz is sharing his Google Innovator journey with us as well as his goals around his show. We were guests on Fonz's show almost a year ago and we really wanted to highlight this amazing educator. Lots of great tips for the Google Innovator application process!
Getting organized with Gmail is so important, so we're going to show you how to use stars in Gmail to help with your organization. This is an important skill for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam. We'll show you how to apply stars to your important emails, how to filter and search for starred emails, and how to personalize what stars are available in your Gmail account. #Gmail #OrganizationTips #GoogleCertifiedEducatorLevel1
Did you know that there are six different inbox types in Gmail? In this video, we go over all of the inbox types in Gmail as well as our suggestions on how to select the right one for your workflow. Get ready to get yourself organized in Gmail! This is an important skill to know for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam, so we've got you covered! #Gmail #OrganizationTips #GoogleCertifiedEducatorLevel1
Searching within Gmail can be a struggle... sometimes it is just so challenging to find that email that you are looking for! In this video, we'll show you how you can search effectively in Gmail using the advanced search features. After watching this video, you'll have all the tools that you need to search your Gmail like a pro and find exactly the email that you are looking for.
In this video, we'll explain what filters in Gmail are, why you should be using them, and how to set them up to really maximize your workflow. Using filters in Gmail is best when combined with other features such as labels, templates, and stars. Be sure to check out our other Gmail videos in the series to learn all the basics about Gmail and how to make it work for you!
When we first saw the power of smart chips in Google docs, we immediately thought about how amazing they will be to level up our hyperdocs that we create in Google docs (and, in the future, slides and sheets too!). We’re going to walk you through our ideas here, so click on the link to learn more!
Are you preparing to take the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam? In this episode and post, we will go over how to best prepare for the Google Certifications and give you our best tips to get ready. Since we are up for recertification this year, we're also reflecting on our initial experiences with the exam.
Are you looking to complete your Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam? We’re here to help! This is the first of a series of posts to help you gain the confidence that you need to ace your Google Certification! Here, we’re going to go over the 5 key Gmail skills that you need to know. Gmail is quite a powerful tool and has lots of intricacies, so we are stripping it down to the essential skills for the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam.