I would imagine that every single educator who teaches English Language Learners online are jumping for joy today – Google announced that Google Slides will now provide automatic slide captioning for everything a speaker says.
In addition, it would seem to me that physical classroom teachers who use Google Slides a lot would find it useful for the same reason – while they are talking, their words would appear on the slide (assuming they had a hand-held mike connected to a computer).
You can learn more about this development at:
What’s that you say? Present with captions in Google Slides is from Google.
Present slides with captions is from Google.
Here’s a video about the feature:
How to Use Automatic Captioning in Google Slides is from Richard Byrne.
If you haven’t app smashed @GoogleForEdu‘s new real time closed captioning and Screencastify – you’re missing out
It’s magic! CC are known to increase literacy and accessibility. Screencastify makes your cc accessible forever! pic.twitter.com/6WCA8bTBvP
— Screencastify 🎬 (@Screencastify) October 17, 2018
An Easy Way to Create Your Own Captioned Flipped Video Lessons is from Richard Byrne.
Coming Soon to PowerPoint – Real-time Captions and Translations is from Richard Byrne.
6 ways to make the most of closed captions in Google Slides is from Matt Miller.