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The EdTech MacGyver
17 minutes | Apr 22, 2019
Custom Fonts in the New Google Sites; Google Slides Audio Insert Option
Join Joe Marquez, The EdTech MacGyver, as he details how to add custom fonts to New Google Site headers and the body of any text. Through the use of a simple html code, you will be able to add any font from the https://fonts.google.com/ repository and also font effects! Use this Google doc: bit.ly/GSiteFonts to copy and paste the code into your google site. Use the Embed from Code option, paste the code, then fill in the font and effect name in the require fields. If you get stuck, her is the how to video: https://youtu.be/418K5o5GZFE . Also Google just released the ability to insert audio directly into Google Slides! This is great bews for students, who can now include voice notes and narration into thier projects! Hey Google, how about adding an on the fly insert webcam video next ;) Please connect with Joe on Twitter @JoeMarquez70 and listen to "The Podcast" by @SonsofTechEDU on all podcast platforms such as Apple Podcasts and Spotify!
11 minutes | Apr 17, 2019
Emojis in Google Classroom and Google Classroom Topic Filters are BACK!!
Join Joe Marquez, The EdTech MacGyver, as he details how to add emojis to Google Classroom Classwork Topics. With Emoji icons in the topic header you can now use iconography to help younger students navigate Google Classroom a little better. Idea was based on a post shared on Twitter by @TomEMullaney and later updated by @DonYTechGuy . Here is a link to the original tweet : https://twitter.com/TomEMullaney/stat... and a link to www.getemoji.com. Also it's BACK!! Google brings back the Google Classroom Topic Filters to easily navigate your classroom Classwork section! Here is a link to details on how to add emojis to your Google Classroom Topic Headers Please connect with Joe on Twitter @JoeMarquez70 and listen to "The Podcast" by @SonsofTechEDU on all podcast platforms.
13 minutes | Apr 12, 2019
Kahoot! and Quizizz Kid Quiz Maker Hack; Google's Native PDF Annotations
Join us as Joe Marquez, The EdTech MacGyver, details how to hack Kahoot! and Quizizz with a way your students can collaboratively create a whole class quiz in a matter of minutes. This allows the students to become the creators of the content. Joe will also reveal Google's hidden native PDF annotation tool in the Chrome OS 73 build behind chrome://flags Here is a link to details on the Kahoot Hack and the FORM Template HERE Here is a link to the details on the Quizizz Hack and the FORM template HERE Here is the information on the Google PDF native annotation Tool. Please connect with Joe on Twitter @JoeMarquez70 and listen to "The Podcast" by @SonsofTechEDU on all podcast platforms.
13 minutes | Apr 3, 2019
Introduction, New Google Sites Template Hack, Google Introduces Priority
Join Joe Marquez, the EdTech MacGyver, as he introduces the synopsis of the podcast, unveils the New Google Sites Template Hack, and promotes the new Priority option in Google Drive. Watch how to complete the New Google Site template Hack HERE: https://youtu.be/xLSmsHt_MhI Do you have a hack you would like featured? Let Joe know by connecting with him on Twitter @JoeMarquez70
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