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#277 Change your default search on IE from Bing to Google

If you are an Internet Explorer (IE) user and you prefer using Google to Bing, then here is a quick and easy way to change your default search engine on IE11. Watch how to here… Featured image: “search” by Pleuntje is licenced under CC BY-SA 2.0

Digital collaboration · Google

#246 View your revision history in Google Docs

Google Docs, a part of Google Drive, has a great revision history feature. The revision history show the changes that have been made to your document and make it really easy to roll back to an earlier version (no more cold sweats when you realise you’ve accidently deleted a section of your document!). It’s also… Continue reading #246 View your revision history in Google Docs

Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital participation · Distance Learning · Images · Media literacy

#244 Creating VR [1/3]: Photospheres with Google Street View

Your phone now gives you the power to create VR (virtual reality) just using its camera combined with the power of Google Street View (get it on play or get it on iOS). This video shows how you can create photospheres, which you can use in various apps to create VR experiences. Really useful for virtual tours of areas… Continue reading #244 Creating VR [1/3]: Photospheres with Google Street View

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Google

#198 Google My Maps [3/3]: Share your maps

Have you missed the other two posts in this series? Catch up now. In this video we cover how to share your fancy new map! Remember, you can also share maps that can be editable, so you can build collaborative maps as a group. Featured Image: “1933 Mount Rainier Boy Scout map” by Monty VanderBilt licenced… Continue reading #198 Google My Maps [3/3]: Share your maps

Classroom technology · Digital creation · Google

#194 Google My Maps [2/3]: Add in your routes

If you missed the last post on customised Google maps, catch up now (#190  Google My Maps: [1/3] Create customised Google maps). In this video we look at how you can add different routes onto your map, remember that My Maps using layers, so you can add lots of different routes that can be switched on… Continue reading #194 Google My Maps [2/3]: Add in your routes

Classroom technology · Curation · Digital creation · Google Chrome

#190 Google My Maps [1/3]: Create customised Google maps

You can create customised Google maps for all sorts of reasons. You might want to use them to simply stop people getting lost, however, you can also add additional text, images and YouTube videos to the various markers. This makes the potential for Google maps as a tool for learning even greater. You can also… Continue reading #190 Google My Maps [1/3]: Create customised Google maps