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  • Virtual Office Hour video14:21 Virtual Office Hour, Sept 3

    Tyler Torek shares a list of upcoming feature enhancements to Google Meet and Google Classroom. Lynda Moore demonstrates how a teacher may display grid or lined paper in a Jamboard session. She also discusses the need to switch profiles in Chrome when multiple people are using the same laptop or desktop computer.

    Uploaded Sep 04, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video19:24 Virtual Office Hour, Sept 2

    Tyler Torek gives an overview of Google Meet, highlighting options that useful to teachers during synchronous instruction. Lynda Moore shows where a Google Meet recording lands in Google Drive, how to download a copy for editing, and how to upload it in place of the original recording.

    Uploaded Sep 02, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video9:57 Virtual Office Hour, Sept 1

    Tyler Torek cautions teachers from inviting students to Google Meet through a meeting ID, like those provided in Google Calendar. He shows that the Google Meet link found in the header of the Google Classroom has extra restrictions built in that prevent students from entering the meeting when teachers aren't present. Lynda Moore demonstrates a super tip within conditional format spreadsheets that will provide the student a link for additional help if the wrong answer is submitted.

    Uploaded Sep 02, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video15:53 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 28

    Tyler Torek rethinks his demonstration from the previous day and decides to demonstrate what he believes is the easiest method for adding students to a Google Classroom. Lynda Moore shows us a free web tool for removing the background of animated GIFs and videos, called Unscreen.com.

    Uploaded Aug 28, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video17:52 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 27

    Tyler Torek reviews three options for inviting students to join a Google Classroom. Tyler combines the new method, invite by link, with a QR code and demonstrates how students can scan the code using a camera on their device. Lynda Moore demonstrates a tip for connecting all Google Forms to one spreadsheet for simplicity and easy management.

    Uploaded Aug 27, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video9:27 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 26

    Lynda Moore explains the difference between searching for PNG vs JPEG images. Tyler Torek demonstrates how to use a free online tool, called Remove.bg, to make the background of an image transparent.

    Uploaded Aug 26, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video22:15 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 25

    Tyler Torek demonstrates 5 options for taking attendance during a live Google Meet. Lynda Moore demonstrates her favorite chrome extension to date for annotating on any Chrome browser tab, called Annotate Meet.

    Uploaded Aug 25, 2020
  • 23:02 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 4

    Tyler Torek and Lynda Moore walk through a demonstration of ClassLink.

    Uploaded Aug 22, 2020
  • 46:55 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 6

    During this hour, Lynda Moore and Tyler Torek provided an overview of Google Classroom.

    Uploaded Aug 22, 2020
  • Virtual Office Hour video20:35 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 21

    Lynda Moore explains how to force a copy or preview of a Google Doc, Slides, or Sheets using the chrome extension, Sir Links-a-Lot. Tyler Torek discusses the difference between the two Google stores available for extensions and add-ons: the Chrome Web Store, and the G Suite Marketplace. Tyler demonstrates a chrome extension, Distraction Free Mode. Tyler and Lynda share two Google Slides add-ons, cons For Slides and The Noun Project Icons, which provide solid color icons that can be colored to match and dropped in any Slides document. The chrome extension, Colorzilla Color Picker, is shown and used to match the color of these icon objects to content that is already on the slide.

    Uploaded Aug 21, 2020
  • 13:06 Virtual Office Hour, Aug 20

    Tyler demonstrates how Burke County teachers may send emails, text messages, and/or calls directly to parents of students they teach using our communication app, Blackboard Parentlink. Lynda demonstrates how to integrate a student engagement add-on to Google Slides, called Poll Everywhere.

    Uploaded Aug 20, 2020