Weekly post #31 – GCE L1, images in front of or behind text and Google Slides Theme Builder

Four things to check out →

An update on the Google Certified Educator Level 1

If you have not yet completed your Google certified Educator Level 1 certification, or have let your lapse, this video is worth 14 minutes of your time →

Produced by John R. Sowash who is definitely worth subscribing to on YouTube for Chrome and Chromebook ideas and updates.

Positioning an image in front of or behind text in Google Docs

Positioning an image in front of or behind text in Google Docs

You can now position an image in front of or behind text in Google Docs.

You’ll see the new option for positioning an image above or below text within the image options sidebar and in the image toolbar when clicking directly on an image.

Read more here → Google Workspace Updates – Create and import documents that contain images above or behind text in Google Docs [24 May 2021]

Present from Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides directly to Google Meet

Present from Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides directly to Google Meet

You can now present content from Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides directly to an active Google Meet call.

Read more here → Google Workspace Updates – Present from Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides directly to Google Meet [18 May 2021]

Google Slides Theme Builder

Google Slides - Theme Builder

Google has renaming the “Master” view in Google Slides to “Theme Builder”.

This change better communicates the benefits: to help users quickly customize the font, color, and layout customization for their current theme, ensuring a consistent experience throughout the presentation.

Read more here → Google Workspace Updates – “Master” view in Google Slides renamed to “Theme Builder” [25 May 2021]