Weekly post #45 – New features from WeVideo and ManageBac

Google A – Z – Tools, Extensions, Programs and Courses from Google for Education

This super informative document, produced by Google for Education, outlines useful tools from Google and other trusted sources.

Some you might have forgotten about, such as A Google a Day, and others you may be complete new to you, such as Auto Draw.

Well worth 15 minutes of your time to have a look through!

NEW – WeVideo Classroom

WeVideo is an online video editing platform. Students and staff at Campus des Nations have access to WeVideo accounts.

WeVideo has just released a interesting development → WeVideo Classroom.

If you would be interested in exploring how WeVideo Classroom could be integrated into your teaching and learning – please get in contact with Richard Allaway and we can have a conversation about the possibilities.

NEW ManageBac feature → Task Due Date extensions

WeVideo has introduced a new Task Due Date extensions feature, which will you to easily extend due dates for student coursework submission.

Simply navigate to the Task and scroll to the Dropbox section to Extend Due Dates by selecting a student. This will automatically notify the student of their approved extension and adjust their due date submission cut-off (Early / Late status).

NEW ManageBac Home Menu arriving soon

ManageBac reports that they will be releasing a new Home Menu in January.

“As the first landing page when you login to ManageBac, the new Home Menu has a cleaner, minimalist look & feel.”

The new Home Menu will be fully customisable, so you can optionally toggle on/off sections, and pin your most important menu tiles and classes for fast access.