Weekly post #6 – Google Meet changes and the 4 C’s of Collaboration, Creativity, Communication and Critical Thinking

Tiled view

Two things to check out In-built ‘Tiled’ view up to 49 people You can now see up to 49 people at the same time in the auto and tiled layout options in Google Meet. In addition, Google have added the ability to see yourself as a tile on the call. When you hover over your … Read more

Weekly post #5 – Google Sites, Lucid for Education and Google Arts & Culture

Two things to check out Transition your classic sites to new Google Sites If you have a ‘classic’ Google Site you need to take steps to move it to ‘new’ Google Sites before November 2020. If you have ‘classic’ Google Sites associated with your G Suite account you should have received an email from Google … Read more

Weekly post #4

Google Meet

The wonderful world of educational technologies continues to spin during our summer holidays. There have been a number of developments related to platforms that we use. Several companies have also released roadmaps of future changes. A request… Please sign into Chrome with your school Google Account. This not only allows your bookmarks etc to be … Read more

Weekly post #3

Campus des Nations Weather Station

The school weather station The school weather station has been running smoothly since early in the academic year. You should have seen the ‘live’ display on the corridor screens. The data is being recorded and stored should any department want to explore it and it’s possabilities. Audience questions via Google Slides Google Slides has the … Read more

Finding your Chrome extensions, deleting one and adding another

There are a few ways to find which extensions you have installed on Google Chrome: Type chrome://extensions into the omnibar (the search/URL bar at the top of Chrome) and press enter. or Click on the three dots in the top right hand corner of Chrome, then More Tools, then Extensions. The Extension page lists all … Read more

Weekly post #2

Padlet

The idea is a weekly post – aimed at the needs of the educators at the International School of Geneva – Campus des Nations – linked to from the ‘Week at a Glance’. Each post will highlight four things of interest with some kind of increasing complexity or involvement. All International School of Geneva – … Read more

[2020 version] So you are leaving us…

Goodbye

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. Ecolint students – you have five … Read more