Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

Automatic Captioning in Google Slides

On October 8, 2018 Google announced a new feature that a lot of educators are going to love. Automatic, real-time captioning is now available in Google Slides. If you are presenting in full-screen and have a microphone connected to your computer, you can enable the captioning feature and Slides will display captions of your…

NEW Features in OneNote Online

NEW Features in OneNote Online

In starting off the new school year, Microsoft has announced some new features for OneNote Online to enhance creativity, productivity, and collaboration. Insert from Camera – This feature is extremely popular in the Windows 10 OneNote App and has now been imported into OneNote Online. To use it, simply choose Insert -> Camera and…

Create a Grading Rubric in Microsoft Teams

Create a Grading Rubric in Microsoft Teams

Are you an educator using Microsoft’s Teams to manage your course content and assignments? Did you know that you can now build grading rubrics directly in the Teams interface? To build a rubric, simply create a new assignment. Click the + Add Rubric button. Fill-in all the criteria and point values for your rubric.…

Create a Math Quiz in Microsoft Forms

Create a Math Quiz in Microsoft Forms

Are you a math teacher looking for a way to create online assessments with the tools provided to you by Microsoft as a part of Office 365? You can now build a math assessment in Microsoft Forms. It is really easy to build your quiz. First navigate to https://forms.microsoft.com and login using your Office…

Chrome Extensions for Citations

Chrome Extensions for Citations

Students and teachers often times struggle to remember the various formats for citations of sources they may be using for work in their classes. Today on EdTech Shorts, we’ll look at a few options for creating citations of your sources using Chrome Extensions. Apogee (Link) Apogee is a citation maker that will cite your…

Insert Learning

Insert Learning

Insert Learning¬†(Chrome Extension) saves teachers and students time while keeping students engaged. Teachers can insert questions, discussions, and insight directly into any website. When students go to that website, they can respond to those questions and discussions, see that insight, and take their own notes. Here are some tips on how to use Insert…

Microsoft Educator Community

Microsoft Educator Community

If you are looking for a way to connect and collaborate with other educators, find trainings and lessons for your classroom, and earn badges and certificates to better your skills with technology in the classroom; then you need to check out the Microsoft Educator Community. Some of the awesome things on the Microsoft Educator…

Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft: Education Edition

Minecraft has taken the world by storm and Microsoft has created an Education Edition available to schools. Today on EdTech Shorts, we’re going to learn about Minecraft: Education Edition. Minecraft: Education Edition is a collaborative and versatile platform that educators can use across subjects to encourage 21st-century skills. This makes for an awesome tool…

Yo! Teach featuring Chris Nesi

Yo! Teach featuring Chris Nesi

Previously on EdTech Shorts we shared Tozzl as a replacement for the recently shut down Today’s Meet. On today’s episode we’ll be hearing about another free alternative call Yo! Teach. To share this tool with us is Chris Nesi (Twitter, Website)from the House of #EdTech podcast. He recently featured this tool as his #EdTech…