Weekly post #55 – Interview Warmup, mote’s STEM model and the work of Childnet

Google Interview Warmup

Google’s Interview Warmup Google released Interview Warmup this week as part of their Grow with Google programme. The Interview Warmup is interesting. It poses interview questions, it then transcribes the responses and offers tool to highlight the most-used words, job-related terms etc. Even if you are not looking for a new job the technologies here … Read more

Weekly post #43 – 2021 in Search, copying pages in Google Sites, document approvals and new ways to work with tables in Google Docs

Google Documents Table

Google – Year In Search 2021 Google produces one of these videos every year. You can explore more trends from the year at https://yearinsearch.google. Copy a single page or subset of pages in Google Sites Google have added the ability for editors to copy a single page or subset of pages into a new site. … Read more

Weekly post #17 – Google Sites, Earth, Meet and the Magellan-Elcano circumnavigation

The First Journey Around The World

Four things to check out Customize text style and appearance in Google Sites Those of you using Google Sites can now adjust text size, color, font, spacing, and more while typing in a text box. This significantly expands control over how individual words, paragraphs, pages, and sections look. In 2021, Google will add the ability … 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

Gridlines in Google Earth – lesson updated

Google Earth

With the announcement that gridlines are available in Google Earth for Chrome it would seem time to update a rather old geographyalltheway.com lesson to make use of this new feature. “You can turn gridlines on and off in the Map Style panel, and they’ll appear in either decimal degrees or degrees, minutes and seconds, depending … 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. An example worth checking out of a site created by … Read more