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Tips from the Tribe III - GTT089

Google News and Updates Dark mode available for Calendar and Keep on Android A new look for Google Search Glass Enterprise Edition 2: faster and more helpful Collaborating to protect nearly anonymous animals Featured Content In this episode, we celebrate all of you who listen by sharing tips and tricks submitted by listeners like you! Sarah Kiefer (OH) On The Blogs “Awesome Lesson Planning Made Easy”Video 1: One quick protocol to get your lesson plans structuredVideo 2: Four...


End of the Year Google Classroom Cleanup - GTT088

Download Episode! Google News and Updates Three new machine learning courses What’s so interesting about spreadsheets? Affirming the identities of teachers and students in the classroom Carmen Sandiego is back on Google Earth, gumshoe Featured Content It's the end of another school year or you're approaching the end of the year and either way you should consider cleaning up Google Classroom and Drive. Return all work, grade it if you need toCreate new folders for the things you want to...


Summer Learning Opportunities - GTT087

Google News and Updates Three new features to format and work with data in Sheets Create and insert image carousels in new Sites Helpful new visual features in Search and Lens Bringing you the next-generation Google Assistant Featured Content Get Google Certified This Summer! The Google Certification Academies open for limited enrollment on May 21, 2019! There are three courses designed to fit your needs: The Google Certified Educator Level 1 Academy The Google Certified Educator...


Conquer Summer Learning with Google Tools - GTT086

Google News and Updates Team Drives is being renamed to shared drives Get lost in the new Earth Timelapse, now on mobile After school, this teen tracks climate change with NASA This National Tell a Story Day, take a page from your Assistant Featured Content Collaborative Notes with Docs or Slides Buddy up with your team or friends and take collaborative notes.When everyone attends different sessions, you all walk away with collective knowledge and...


Accessibility Tools, Tips, and Tricks for Google - GTT085

A G Suite user guide to accessibility! Google News and Updates: Work anywhere with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in new offline mode Work with Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in Dropbox with a new beta Duplicate larger sites in new Google Sites Visit US National Parks in Google Earth Google Accessibility Features: - FULL LIST! G Suite user guide to accessibility Adapting to the needs of learners, educators and schools with...


What's Going On At Google? - GTT084

Google News and Updates At Tech Day, hundreds of kids dive deep into STEM On World Heritage Day, explore historic sites in 3D Want to Change the Game? Design your own with Google Play Avoid double-booking rooms in Calendar RSVP to Calendar events from forwarded invitations Save time with new scheduling features in Calendar Master your email with these essential Gmail tips Improvements to organizing and finding Team Drives Easily customize theme colors in Slides Get more done in...


How to Create Google Sites Templates with Joe Marquez - GTT083

Google News and Updates Live captions in Hangouts Meet Exploring new possibilities in cloud-based education technology Gmail Smart Compose subject suggestionsOffice editing makes it easier to work with Office files in Docs, Sheets, and Slides Featured Content Joe Marquez is a passionate educator who loves nothing more than to discover new ways to motivate and engage students. Technology has been the spark which has ignited his exploration into next-generation educational technology...


Apps That Integrate with Google Classroom - GTT082

Google News and Updates Write now, send later with Schedule send in Gmail Enhance presentations in Slides with audio Quickly find support resources in Gmail, Docs, Drive, Calendar and more Featured Content Google Classroom is one of the nicest kids on the playground of education technology. There are many apps and websites that want to play with Google and Google is happy to play with so many of the other apps and sites that are enjoying the nice days and...


Google For Enrichment & Free Time - GTT081

Google News and Updates Set start times and import reminders in Tasks Dynamic email in Gmail (beta) Threading changes in Gmail conversation view Take action faster with customizable swipe actions in Gmail on iOS Featured Content 20 sites for students with free time on their hands GeoGuessr— GeoGuessr uses Google Maps Street View to place you on the ground somewhere in the world in full panorama. The problem? You have NO idea where you are! You must use context clues to guess your...


Spring Break: Google Style - GTT080

Google News and Updates It’s now easier to insert images in cells in Google Sheets Work smarter with the new Priority page in Drive Driving change with Rolling Study Halls Your mission, gumshoe: Catch Carmen Sandiego in Google Earth Featured Content Spring has finally sprung! Matt and Kasey share some great Google related things you can do on Spring Break or related to Spring Break! Courses to Try Over Spring Break: FREE Course: How to Create Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides and...


What G Suite is Capable of with Lissa Brunan - GTT079

Download Episode! Google News and Updates Inspiring girls and women to pursue their career ambitions A look at one woman’s job at Google: opening doors for other women Explore millennia of human inventions in one exhibition Using Data GIF Maker to compare data and tell stories Featured Content Lissa Brunan is the owner and Chief Engagement Officer (CEO) of Engaging TECHniques & Adjunct Professor for Grand Valley State University. She has worked in the field of education her entire...


Google My Maps for Activities in Your Classroom - GTT078

Google News and Updates Changes to the Google Classroom Stream Helping developers create more choice for educators Find ideas and activities on the new Chromebook App Hub Living the "multidream" by blending coding with a rap career Featured Content MyMaps Resources from Google Through Google My Maps students can explore the basics of cartography, share information about local communities and far-flung destinations. The map is their canvas on which they can build with points, lines, and...


Favorite Google Chrome Tips & Tricks - GTT077

Google News and Updates Updated UI for Jamboard web home page Accessibility settings are now easier to access on Docs, Sheets, and Slides Insert a Table of Contents in Google Sites Spelling and grammar improvements in Docs for Enterprise Featured Content Favorite Chrome Features, Tips, Tricks, and Extensions Chrome ProfilesWith profiles, you can keep all your Chrome info separate, like bookmarks, history, passwords, and other settings.Profiles are ideal for:Sharing a computer with...


Webcams in Docs, Slides, Drawings and More! - GTT076

Google News and Updates Lost in translation? Try interpreter mode with the Google Assistant(into 26 languages w/Google Home) Google Classroom: move any post to the top- Announcements ONLYGoogle Slides accessibility tab (h/t Alice Keeler blog) New Innovator Academy dates and locations released for 2019 Featured Content The webcam feature in many Google products (Docs, Slides, Drawings, etc.) makes a lot of cool learning activities possible. How to activate it: Insert > Image >...


REPLAY - Google Forms Magic - GTT009

This is a REPLAY of episode 9 from March 20, 2017. ) You access the show notes by visiting


Student Led Tech Teams with the Chrome Squad - GTT075

Download Episode! Featured Content The Chrome Squad is an elite group of students at Royse City High School that provide tech support and learning opportunities for both students and teachers. In the four years the Chrome Squad has been in operation they have evolved--developing new teams and products to serve not only Royse City ISD, but others districts as well. The Chrome Squad has helped over 50 other districts across the US start student internships, spoken at conferences like TCEA,...


F2F at FETC 2019 with Holly Clark - GTT074

Google News and Updates An updated roadmap for classic and new Google Sites Get your whole team jamming with Jamboard web improvements Adapting to the needs of learners, educators, and schools with Chromebooks Choose your own adventure with 13 Google for Education tools Featured Content We're live at FETC 2019 and we had the opportunity to sit with and speak to Holly Clark, author of The Google Infused Classroom. Why do we, as educators, attend live, face-to-face professional learning...


App Smashing with G Suite - GTT073

Google News and Updates New Gmail compose formatting and download options Allow Google Calendar users to book Microsoft Exchange resources Around the world and back with Google for Education What’s new in Scratch 3.0, a programming language designed for kids Featured Content Matt and Kasey share ideas, sites, and tools other than those made by Google that plays nicely with Google for an enhanced teaching and learning experience. Padlet and Sites - gather feedback through an embedded...


The Power of Hyperdocs and Lesson Design with Lisa Highfill - GTT072

Google News and Updates Material Design for Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites on Web Helping teens root out misinformation and get media savvy Featured Content Lisa Highfill is an Instructional Technology Coach in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her masters in Educational Technology Leadership and has been a classroom teacher for over 20 years. As a Google Certified Innovator, and a YouTube Star Teacher, she travels the country presenting at edtech conferences and speaking...