Ten years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post where I share three or four links I think are particularly useful and related to…ed tech, including some Web 2.0 apps.
Here are this week’s choices:
PickVote seems like a pretty easy way to take a poll. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Creating Online Polls & Surveys.
If you use a Kindle, you might find GetWellPut useful to organizing your highlights.
Giggl looks interesting – you can watch movies or surf the net with others, though I’m not sure of all the differences it might have with Zoom.
Powtoon: introducing cartoon videos in the classroom is from the British Council and has some nice student-made examples. I’m adding it to The Best Ways For Students To Create Online Animations.
How to Record Videos in Canva – New Feature! is from Richard Byrne.
Getting Started With Google Drive and Google Docs – Everything You Need to Know is from Richard Byrne. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning How To Use Google Docs/Google Drive.
This is a useful video about an often-asked question:
In #GoogleMeet, closed captions are now available in French, German, Portuguese, and Spanish. Whether your learners are a fan of closed captions or need the extra assistance, it’s easier than ever to follow along on Meet calls. https://t.co/mCp9P5s5Fu #a11y pic.twitter.com/wvyowiMoiM
— Google for Education (@GoogleForEdu) July 2, 2021
YouTube has a new tool that lets you create “Shorts” – supershort videos on your phone. Here’s a video about it: