In this video, I’m going to show you how to use Google’s new videoconferencing solution for enterprise and education users, Google Meet. This product replaces Google Hangouts and is meant to make your video conferences easier to set up and use.
Recently, we've noticed that a lot of people are requesting flash installs on lab computers and Chromebooks. Flash is built in to Chrome, but there have been a few changes recently that require a couple of extra steps for our users to get it working again. The tutorial below shows how to make those changes. I have also included a visual document guide for those who would prefer the steps that way.
In a previous tech tools post, I showed you how to set Chrome as the default handler for email links when using Gmail. Sometimes, this doesn't completely do the job, though, and there's another process you need to follow. This tutorial shows you how to change the Windows 7 setting for mailto: protocols.
MimioStudio Notebook is the powerful collaborative and presentation software that comes with Mimio hardware. In this quick tutorial, you will learn how to import a SMART Notebook file into a Mimio Notebook file. While this only demonstrates a SMART Notebook file, the same approach and steps can be used for PowerPoint, Word, PDF, Flipcharts, and pretty much any other kind of file on your computer.
Many times, you will want to send an email out to a group of recipients without sharing everyone's email address with everyone else. This quick tutorial will show you how to open up the bcc: field in Gmail and add a contact group to it.
Our Moodle site now allows us to embed videos directly from Learn 360 again. The instructions for embedding the Learn360 videos can be found on the Learn 360 support site or you can watch the short tutorial below.
Google just announced the capability to add columns to your document in Google Docs! The video below demonstrates this feature in less than 60 seconds.
Gift format is a text-based code that you can write with a regular text editor to create question banks in Moodle much more quickly than using the editor in the site. The tutorial below shows how to import these questions into your course after the question bank has been completed.
Guest poster Abby Fitzgerald from Bennington Elementary shows you how to set up contact groups in Gmail. This is quick and easy for email lists, just remember to keep it up to date!
The best way to get parent email addresses is to pull them in from SIMS, but first you need to set Gmail as your default handler for mailto: links (if you don't know what that means, don't worry - the video will explain!). From SIMS, you'll want to select the Apple Mail link, not the Outlook link from before.
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