Google Educast 162 – The Catch Up Episode

This week on the Google Educast:
Lots to catch up on in this episode with Fred, Megan and Chris. After a hiatus of several weeks we run through the changes and updates to the Google universe that have happened over the past two months. We talk about Hour of Code, show some great tools for working with your holiday photos, talk about the exciting future of Chromebooks, and prepare for Christmas with this year’s Santa Tracker.
Show Host: Fred Delventhal
Show Contributors:

Megan Ellis

Chris Betcher

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Google Educast #161 – Google goes Interstellar

 This Week on the Google Educast:
Kim and Seani are back and join Fred, Juan and Chris this week for a bumper edition of Google goodness. News about Google Classroom, Inbox, Google Drive for iOS and YouTube Music. Learn some great tips for managing your toolbar icons, some awesome Chrome apps like Draftback, SimpleExtManager, and of course some great ideas for teaching Search skills using Google Apps in the Classroom.
Show Host: Kim Zimmer
Show Contributors:
Fred Delventhal
Sean Williams
Juan De Luca
Chris Betcher
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Google Educast #160 – A New Kind of Inbox

This Week on the Google Educast:
Join Juan and Chris this week as they talk about the new Inbox tool for streamlining access to your Gmail. Add-ons come to Forms, so now you can limit responses and bring values from lists. We give an overview on the new suite of Nexus devices, some good tips for 2 factor authentication, seeing maps in your new tabs, and some tips for bookmarks. Learn about two very cool classroom applications.
Hosts: Juan De Luca and Chris Betcher
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Google Educast #159: Google Unlimited

Google-Educast-Logo-LargeThis Week on the Google Educast:

Google has been working overtime releasing new apps, new features and making announcements about what is coming in the future. This week the Educast looks at unlimited storage for education accounts, free backup for school districts, image editing in Google slides, spell check in Google Sheets plus other additions and tricks in Google Sheets. Google continues to show that Google Voice is not going away by adding MMS support. They released a new Google News app for iOS and on Android and the web you can quickly create polls.

Hosts: Fred Delventhal and Chris Betcher!

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Google Educast #159: Google Unlimited

This Week on the Google Educast:

Google has been working overtime releasing new apps, new features and making announcements about what is coming in the future. This week the Educast looks at unlimited storage for education accounts, free backup for school districts, image editing in Google slides, spell check in Google Sheets plus other additions and tricks in Google Sheets. Google continues to show that Google Voice is not going away by adding MMS support. They released a new Google News app for iOS and on Android and the web you can quickly create polls.
Hosts: Fred Delventhal and Chris Betcher!

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Google Educast #158: Google’s Moonshot Teen Scientists

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Join Juan, Kimberly, Fred and Chris as they bring you all the latest education news from the Googleverse. Learn about the Google Science Fair winners ( some truly amazing teens who are probably going to change the world), new features in Takeout and Drive for Mobile, the new file picker, calendar changes and more. Learn to make some awesome, styled maps, get cool app packs for back to school, and dig into the finer points of Google Classroom.

Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Kim Zimmer, Juan DeLuca, and Chris Betcher!

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Google Educast #157: It Ships Itself

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Where did Maps Engine Lite go? Oh, it’s now in My Maps! What password should you choose now? Who cares? Let Chrome make one for you! What’s the shortcut for bulleted lists or numbered lists? I don’t know, I just let it happen automatically. Why is managing iOS devices so hard? Because you’re not letting Google do it for you. Listen to the GoogleEducast this week to answer more of your most pressing questions with the help of Chris, Fred, Megan and Kevin.

Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Kevin Brookhouser, Megan Ellis, and Chris Betcher

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Google Educast #158: Google’s Moonshot Teen Scientists

This Week on the Google Educast:

Join Juan, Kimberly, Fred and Chris as they bring you all the latest education news from the Googleverse. Learn about the Google Science Fair winners ( some truly amazing teens who are probably going to change the world), new features in Takeout and Drive for Mobile, the new file picker, calendar changes and more. Learn to make some awesome, styled maps, get cool app packs for back to school, and dig into the finer points of Google Classroom.
Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Kim Zimmer, Juan DeLuca, and Chris Betcher!

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Google Educast #157: It Ships Itself

This Week on the Google Educast:

Where did Maps Engine Lite go? Oh, it’s now in My Maps! What password should you choose now? Who cares? Let Chrome make one for you! What’s the shortcut for bulleted lists or numbered lists? I don’t know, I just let it happen automatically. Why is managing iOS devices so hard? Because you’re not letting Google do it for you. Listen to the GoogleEducast this week to answer more of your most pressing questions with the help of Chris, Fred, Megan and Kevin.
Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Kevin Brookhouser, Megan Ellis, and Chris Betcher

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Google Educast #156: Scratching The New Forms

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Now you get two hours to return apps that you buy in Google Play. Google Voice update may signal a longer life for this Google Product. The first Android Apps that can run on Chromebooks includes 3 educational apps. Google Educators Groups go global. Check out the new Snagit for Chrome. Juan shares a cool way to use Google Calendar in history class and Chris shares his Scratch theme using the new customizable themes in Google Forms.

Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Juan DeLuca, and Chrit Betcher!

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Google Educast #156: Scratching The New Forms

This Week on the Google Educast:

Now you get two hours to return apps that you buy in Google Play. Google Voice update may signal a longer life for this Google Product. The first Android Apps that can run on Chromebooks includes 3 educational apps. Google Educators Groups go global. Check out the new Snagit for Chrome. Juan shares a cool way to use Google Calendar in history class and Chris shares his Scratch theme using the new customizable themes in Google Forms.
Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Juan DeLuca, and Chrit Betcher!

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Google Educast #155: Makes My Organizational Heart Sing

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On the show we chat about the new iPad Drive apps including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Hangouts is now a core part of the Google Apps for EDU suite meaning Google is fully supporting this if admins have any problems. Juan gives the Pope a big +1 for his Scholas initiative.  Kevin shows how to quickly customize the calendar view by using the minical. Juan busts out a great workaround for group work in Classroom. Megan reveals the new themes in forms and there is much rejoicing. And Kevin wonders why you can’t see a calendar if it’s hidden.

Hosts: Kevin Brookhouser, Juan DeLuca, Sean Williams, and Megan Ellis!

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Google Educast #155: Makes My Organizational Heart Sing

This Week on the Google Educast:

On the show we chat about the new iPad Drive apps including Docs, Sheets, and Slides. Hangouts is now a core part of the Google Apps for EDU suite meaning Google is fully supporting this if admins have any problems. Juan gives the Pope a big +1 for his Scholas initiative.  Kevin shows how to quickly customize the calendar view by using the minical. Juan busts out a great workaround for group work in Classroom. Megan reveals the new themes in forms and there is much rejoicing. And Kevin wonders why you can’t see a

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Google Educast #154: RISE Above It

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In this week’s show, Fred, Juan and Chris look at recent changes in Drive, including the handling of native Microsoft Office documents and new features in charts for trendlines. We also talk about big tablets and their place in education, fill you in on the RISE awards, share some amazing new Android apps, and much more!

Hosts: Fred DelventhalChris Betcher, Juan DeLuca.

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Watch the show here on YouTube:  http://youtu.be/OKRAXqRWVko

 

 

 

 

Google Educast #154: RISE Above It

This Week on the Google Educast:

In this week’s show, Fred, Juan and Chris look at recent changes in Drive, including the handling of native Microsoft Office documents and new features in charts for trendlines. We also talk about big tablets and their place in education, fill you in on the RISE awards, share some amazing new Android apps, and much more!
Hosts: Fred Delventhal, Chris Betcher, Juan DeLuca.

Here’s our Show Notes! 
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Google Educast #153: Classroom Validation

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There were a lot of new changes in July and Google is keeping the updates coming into July. We share the release date for Google Classroom that will the next school year. Google Science Fair has been narrowed to the final fifteen. Megan tells us that Gmail gave you an update that will make your busy life so much happier. We go to Mars and the moon in Google Maps. Kevin shares an example of using data validation in Sheets (psst it sounds harder than it is.) You can do a vector drawing on the web and we share the app that allows you save them to your Google Drive. Juan shares an app to work with language learners and to build vocabulary.

Hosts: Kim Zimmer, Fred DelventhalChris Betcher, Megan Ellis, Kevin Brookhouser.

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Google Educast #153: Classroom Validation

This Week on the Google Educast:

There were a lot of new changes in July and Google is keeping the updates coming into July. We share the release date for Google Classroom that will the next school year. Google Science Fair has been narrowed to the final fifteen. Megan tells us that Gmail gave you an update that will make your busy life so much happier. We go to Mars and the moon in Google Maps. Kevin shares an example of using data validation in Sheets (psst it sounds harder than it is.) You can do a vector drawing on the

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Google Educast #152: There Is A Power Tool For That

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This week we cover new announcements from Google about Hangouts for everyone along with better support and an eject button. Google Drive might look different in the coming weeks, but like it or hate it, the new appearance is most likely here to stay. Learn how to split or concatenate cells in Sheets and Chris shares how to open Microsoft Office files in Google Drive with their new add-on along with making it the default way to open Office docs on your operating system.

Hosts: Kim Zimmer, Fred DelventhalChris Betcher

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