Thursday, June 9, 2016

190 - Kim wins the Educast!

Join Dan, Kimberly and Chris this week as they talk about the latest from Google in Education. We look at some great updates, apps and extensions for Calendar, as well as Mobile Docs, and more. Dan asks if voice search going to be a “thing” in education. We check out the latest on Chromebooks and their soon-to-be Android capabilities, and Kim drops the mic with a great coding tool that runs on Chromebooks, plus more. We also share a great new feature that lets you embed live charts in Docs and Sheets.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

189 - Spaces, Slides and Snagit

Join Dan, Sean and Chris as they catch up on the last few weeks. Just because we take a break doesn’t mean Google does! Meet Spaces, Google new tool to solve some problem we didn’t know we had. Slides gets a Q&A feature. Yay! We talk VR, Tiltbrush, Chrome based alternatives to sophisticated software tools, GBoard, and more. We say goodbye to Snagit, and ruminate on what might happen at Google I/O tomorrow.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

188 - To The Batcave!

This Week on the Google Educast: David Hotler, newly minted Google Education Innovator, joins Fred and Sean to discuss the Innovator Academy. Lots of updates for iOS as well as new updates for Cardboard and Streetview. Creating video on a Chromebook? Several choices are available as well as some *free* photo editing software!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

187 - The SXSWedu Episode

Dan takes the lead on this week’s show. Kim is in Austin, Texas for SXSWedu and gives a repost on what trends she sees coming out during this year’s conference. It’s time to enter the Google Science Fair. We say hello to a new way to save Google Docs and new templates available in Docs, Sheets and Slides and we say goodbye to Picasa. Google Search can be used to follow the election and search for animal sounds. Coincidence? We let you decide. Teaching coding resources, Chromebook tips, YouTube editing and more all on this week’s show.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

186 - Organise Your Drive

Chris and Sean are back and trying to catch up with Google updates. Drive has new updates to make organization easier, Calendar has added more holidays as well as suggestions on the mobile version. Google now has a billion Gmail users and is valued as the world's most valuable publicly traded company. Commenting has gotten easier in Docs and Slides, a few great extensions, and an update for the Classroom iOS app.