Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Watch the Video from the October 2016 Google User Meeting

Catch up on everything new in Google Apps over the last month, and see great ideas and resources!

Below is the recorded video from our October 2016 Google User Meeting, along with the meeting agenda with links to all the resources and Google Apps updates from the last month.

The monthly meetings are hosted by the Google Educator Group of Ohio, but are open to anyone from any location. The purpose of these meetings is to:
  • Connect Google-using educators
  • Share the latest Google Apps news and features
  • Provide tutorials, demonstrations, and how-to’s
  • Share best practices of how Google Apps is being used within schools
  • Ask questions and get answers
For those who cannot attend in person, the meetings are broadcast live using a Google Hangout. Users can join the Google Hangout remotely to participate in the meeting, or can simply watch the live stream. The video from the meetings is recorded and available for later viewing for those who cannot attend or connect live.

See below to view the recorded video from the October 2016 meeting:

Note: If you would like to see each of the agenda items with links directly to those spots in the video, open the video using the YouTube link below and then click “Show More” below the video.
 YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l5Y3Pjj3x8

You can view the full Google Document agenda with links to all the Google Apps updates from the last month, as well as all the resources covered in the meeting in the Google Doc linked below.
 View the agenda - Google Document link
  • Welcome
  • Important Links
  • Upcoming Events
  • What's New in Google Apps
    • Google Docs now supports columns
    • Converting non-Google files to Google format now saves original in revision history
    • Android Apps for select Chromebooks now in the stable channel
    • Google Apps rebranded as G Suite for Education
    • Explore feature added to Docs, Sheets, and Slides (Research tool removed)
    • Google beta testing Drive for teams and Hangouts for teams
    • Google launches Daydream VR headset
    • Google launches Google Assistant
    • Docs table of contents now support page numbers
    • Turning graphs into music with Science Journal app
    • Google Code-in begins for students November 28th
    • Google launches Google for Education Transformation Center
    • Google launches "The Keyword" blog to collect all Google news
  • Questions and Answers
  • Show and Tell
    • Alternatives for the Research tool citation feature
    • Google Tour Builder
  • Wrap-Up

To see the schedule for upcoming Google User Group meetings visit:
 Google User Group schedule - http://google.apps.sparcc.org/usergroup

If you have something to share and would like to join the Hangout for an upcoming meeting, send me an email to let me know at: ericcurts@gmail.com

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