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The EdTech News Brief

May 19, 2022

Google adds dropdown menus, new smart chips, and emoji comments to Google Docs. Canva is offering a free design course for students, and Microsoft Teams gets a video feedback option.

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TODAY’S CONTENT:

Segment 1 - Google Docs Dropdown Menus and Smart Chips!

- “Use...


Apr 29, 2022

Google gives us Calendly-like appointment booking pages, Flipgrid adds a bunch of updates to the mobile app, plus lets anyone record videos without needing a topic or a group, and Quizizz adds audio and video responses and other features. Also, Microsoft rolls out OneNote Live Captions with translations to almost all...


Apr 22, 2022

Today I share about the new Pageless setting in Google Docs, improvements to how students interact with Seesaw Assignments, Microsoft's announcement of Reading Coach, and some updates to the Reading Progress tool.

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Today's Resources:

  • “Change a document's page setup:...


Apr 14, 2022

There’s a new free tool for video comments and video emails, Google is beta testing a formative assessment tool, and Microsoft continues to improve their free tool Reading Progress.

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Apr 11, 2022

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