Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Incredible Live Closed Captions in Google Slides!

While using your microphone in Google Slides, if you turn on live captions, Google will display real-time captions at the bottom of your screen as you present to your audience. You'll need to present your slides using Google Chrome. It's only offered in the English language so far. When you're ready, select "Present" and select the "CC" button. Speak into the microphone connected to your computer. 

For more information on how to add real-time captions in Google Slides, 
visit the TechRepublic page here.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Free Online Video Creation Courses!

TechSmith Academy offers free online courses to assist you in the creation of videos. A few examples are: 

  • Getting Through Your First Video Alive - Video Survival Course
  • Basics: Setting Up to Shoot Video
  • Basics: Syncing Audio and Video
  • Basics: Recording Your Screen
  • Basics: Writing and Using Scripts
Check out their videos HERE!

Monday, October 22, 2018

What is Content Curation?

Start by checking out the content creation tool, 

With wakelet, hosting student projects is easy. You may have them document their thoughts or illustrate their collections and share them with the class. Guide students in the creation of their own digital storytelling like a chronological historic event or a fictional story. Wakelet makes it easy to promote independent interests and projects. You can also create your own engaging lessons through the planning process by embedding resources and placing all your multimedia in one place. 

Check out an example here: