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Google Educast #046 - Font Explosion

Host: Diane Main
Host: Sean Williams
Host: Kevin Brookhouser
Host like a sir: Fred Delventhal

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Segment #1: In the News - What happened this week?

Segment #2: Tool Shoutout - An in-depth look at 1 Google product

Segment #3 Tips and Tricks - Cool things we run across

Segment #4: Classroom Applications - Cool things that we (or others) are doing with Google in the classroom.


Segment #1: In the News - What happened this week?

New fonts in docs!
See the list at the bottom of the blog post for a whole bunch of recent feature additions.  We’ve only talked about some of them on recent episodes of the Google Educast.

Plus 60 new templates https://www.google.com/google-d-s/templates/

Did you attend the Education On Air conference?
What did you think?
Don’t forget to give feedback before May 9
https://sites.google.com/site/eduonair/evaluation

Doodle4Google State Finalists Announced
Vote for your favorites for national winner
http://www.google.com/doodle4google/vote.html

A Google A Day

New Search Education Site
http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/2012/05/helping-students-become-savvy-searchers.html

http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/

A Google A Day in the Classroom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=X9X2iFKn01c
Screen sharing




Segment #2: Tool Shoutout - An in-depth look at 1 Google product


Docs V Drive






Segment #3 Tips and Tricks - Cool things we run across

Custom Letterhead in Docs

I didn’t realize you could do this: Contacts Delegation (DM)

MapsCube Available as an app or web based

Where are the Chrome tips? Did we quit that?
John Sowash Chrometip blog

Evernote
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/pioclpoplcdbaefihamjohnefbikjilc

Evernote Clearly
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/iooicodkiihhpojmmeghjclgihfjdjhj

Segment #4: Classroom Applications - Cool things that we (or others) are doing with Google in the classroom.

I could talk about my students’ 20% projects. (Kevin)

Follow Dana - http://firstbite.tv   
http://www.firstbiteblog.com/p/about-me.html


Shoutouts!

California Apps summit http://ca.gafesummit.com/
Midwest Google Conference: https://sites.google.com/site/gapsmidwestsummit/