Audience response system · Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital communication

#546 Need a back channel chat for your class? Try Yo Teach!

Yo Teach is a very quick and easy way of setting up a back channel/chat area for your students. You can have access to admin features that enables you to delete messages, create word clouds, set up voting, along with a host of other options! Take a look… Featured Image by Foundry Co from PixabayFeatured

Audience response system · Classroom Technologies · Classroom technology · Digital participation · Formative assessment

#545 Nearpod Add-on for Google Slides

Did you know that Google Slides now has an Add-on for Nearpod? The Nearpod Add-on for Google Slides allows you to add in Nearpod’s interactive activities and features, directly within your Google Slides presentations. To enable this feature, go to Google Slides – Add-ons – Get add-ons – and install Nearpod from there. Once you… Continue reading #545 Nearpod Add-on for Google Slides

#1minuteCPD · #iOS · Apple · Digital identity and wellbeing (self-actualising) · ICT proficiency · Images · JISC: 6 elements of digital capability · Mobile · Top tip

#543 What the HEIC !? Convert HEIC to JPG

Some of the newer iPhones have started saving pictures that you take as a HEIC format. There’s a few ways of converting these to jpg and here’s one that I tend to use. Visit ZamZar.com This video will show you one of the ways in which you can convert the HEIC format to JPG Image… Continue reading #543 What the HEIC !? Convert HEIC to JPG

#1minuteCPD · Digital creation · mmutube · Uncategorized · Video

#542 Add hotspots to your videos with Kaltura

Kaltura has a range of features that can be accessed through the mmutube platform. In this video, I will demonstrate how to add a hotspot to a video. This can be a really useful way of sharing a link to some information that you are talking about in a timely manner. You can also link… Continue reading #542 Add hotspots to your videos with Kaltura

Curation · Video Libraries

#541 Sometimes you just need a GreatBigStory to illustrate your point….

GreatBigStory is a really high quality video library created by researchers at CNN. They have helpfully organised their videos into Channels and Playlists, (Check out Tech and Science for example) and they also have a really good search function to help you find content. The videos are super slick and make a great resource to… Continue reading #541 Sometimes you just need a GreatBigStory to illustrate your point….

Communication / Collaboration · Digital collaboration · Digital creation · Google docs · Microsoft Office · Top tip

#540 Work with Office files using Office editing in Google Drive

Did you know that you can now directly edit, comment, and collaborate on Office files using Office editing in Google Drive? The great thing is that you can view version history and collaborate in real-time with others and all changes you make will be saved to the original Microsoft Office file. This is a good… Continue reading #540 Work with Office files using Office editing in Google Drive