[2019 version] So you are leaving us…

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Your @ecolint.ch, @learning.ecolint.ch or @pgce.ecolint.ch account is a ‘G Suite for Education’ account. Depending on whether you are a staff member, a PGCE student or an Ecolint student dictates how much time you have to get any content out of your account before it is deactivated and then deleted. My advice is to decide upon … Read more

10 things to cover when introducing somebody to Google Sites

Google Sites

Google Sites is Google’s website creation tool and is a key part of G Suite for Education. Google Sites helps students and educators to efficiently create websites that work equally as effectively on a whole range of device sizes – from smartphones to desktop computers. Some examples worth checking out of sites created by educators … Read more

Videonot.es – taking notes that are automatically synchronized

VideoNotes

VideoNot.es is a great online application to explore if you wish students to make notes upon the contents of a video. The notes that are made are automatically synchronized with the video. So if a note is added about something mentioned 3 minutes into the video then they are time stamped at 3 minutes. Clicking … Read more

Updates to Google Forms that you may have missed

Google Forms

Quizzes in Google Forms   With Quizzes, it is possible to select correct answers for multiple choice and checkbox questions to speed up the process of feedback. You can enter explanations and review materials to help students learn.   You can then specify point values for each multiple choice question. In that same menu you … Read more

Updates to Google Slides that you may have missed

Google Slides

Google Slides is a presentation application. It is Google’s version of Microsoft’s PowerPoint or Apple’s Keynote. It comes with all the online collaboration features that you would expect from G Suite for Education application. All staff and students have G Suite for Education accounts and therefore access to Google Slides.   Google is constantly updating … Read more