A couple of weeks ago I shared that YouTube had added a new video privacy option called "unlisted" videos. Tekzilla has a video that shows you how to implement the unlisted option for your videos. Check it out in the short video below. … [Read more...] about Implement YouTube’s Unlisted Video Option
A couple of days ago Google announced that personal Google Accounts will now be able to allocate 15GB of storage however they like across Drive, Gmail, and Google+ photos. Today, Google announced the same will be true for Google Apps for Education too. The bonus for Google Apps for Education users is that you will have 30GB of storage to use between Drive, mail, and Google+ images. This change will be rolled-out over the next few weeks. … [Read more...] about Google Apps for Education Gets Streamlined Storage Too
Backpack Practice is new site from the creators of Backpack TV. The purpose of Backpack Practice is to provide a place on which students can practice basic skills and review facts in math, science, social studies, and language arts. On Backpack Practice rather than typing or dragging and dropping answers into place students speak their responses into their computers. Backpack Practice keeps track of the number of correct and incorrect responses throughout each activity that students use. Backpack Practice only works in Google Chrome. See how it works in the video below. Applications for Education Backpack Practice could be a good site for students to use to review for an upcoming quiz without having to type. … [Read more...] about Backpack Practice
Is Your State Short Changing Schools is an infographic from Certification Map. The infographic highlights the school budget cuts by state across the US. Thanks to Angela Maiers for sharing. I've dropped the infographic into Zoom.it to make it easier to explore on this page. … [Read more...] about Is Your State Short Changing Schools?
Last month I wrote a post about using Wappwolf to automate file conversion and syncing between multiple devices and multiple apps. Today, I received an email from Wappwolf announcing integration with Google Drive. Now you can automate file conversion and synchronization to Google Drive using Wappwolf. Of course, Wappwolf still supports Dropbox synchronization too. Watch the video below for more information about using Wappwolf with Google Drive. Applications for Education For teachers and students who use multiple devices and need to be able to access their files in a variety of formats, Wappwolf could be a fantastic tool to use in conjunction with Dropbox and or Google Drive. Have a series of audio recordings from your students that need to be converted for use in multimedia projects? Upload them through Wappwolf and they'll be automatically converted in the file format of your choice. Have a series of documents that you want students to be able to read on their iPads, but don't … [Read more...] about Wappwolf Automator for Google Drive