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The EdTech News Brief

Sep 16, 2022

Google Docs is making it easier to add emojis in our documents. Did you know that Edpuzzle added a screen recording Chrome Extension a while back? They also added the ability to use their site in Spanish and a few other languages. Plus, Flip is letting students see their videos and the comments on them even when a topic...


Sep 6, 2022

We can now get notified when changes are made to our Google Docs and we can add summaries to them. My favorite story for today: Canva has added a super useful collaborative Whiteboard mode. Also, Microsoft has made some awesome updates to how Reflect operates in Microsoft Teams. And, unfortunately, I’ve got some...


Aug 16, 2022

Google Classroom has added special add-ons for using Edpuzzle, Kahoot, Pear Deck, Nearpod, and 14 other tools from within the Classroom window. Also, now you can format text within your Google Forms. And, Canva fanatics rejoice, Canva has added a screen recorder and other enhancements!

 

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Jul 28, 2022

Pear Deck has given us a sneak peek at a new gamified feature, Quizizz has added matching and reordering questions, plus a live whiteboard feature. Also, Wakelet has a trio of new features: easily adding Canva designs, Adobe Express creations, and Flip videos into collections. Sticker Mule Studio is available...


Jul 14, 2022

Flipgrid is rebranding as Flip and has many changes on the way, Edpuzzle is allowing students to upload videos in student projects, Screencast-O-Matic has added interactive quizzes and polls, Loom has added automatic transcription to all accounts and added the ability to stitch videos together, and, finally, Mote has...