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How To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive

How To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive
Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article we originally ran on March 22nd, 2014, updated to reflect the latest Google innovations. Since its inception, Google Drive has been a source of excitement for innovation-minded educators. However, as with any new teaching technology, you may find yourself thinking “it sounds intriguing, but will it really make a difference?” In regards to Drive features like audio feedback, the answer to that question is an unequivocal yes. Aside from offering convenience and helping spare teachers from endless amounts of typing, the addition of voice commenting brings with it profound benefits to the learning experience as a whole. Below, you’ll find five compelling reasons to give it a try, as well as a simple guide on how to get started. Image via Flickr by Ben Marvin Conversational Grading: Red ink is synonymous with financial debt and academic failure. Unfortunately, there’s only so much that can be said with traditional grading methods.

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5 Ways to use Google Presentations (Slides) NOT as Presentations This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs” and “5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms” If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul.

The 5 Most important Google Drive Updates in 2017 February 24, 2017 Since the start of the new year, Google Drive released a number of important updates geared towards enhancing the performance of its services. The one we liked the most in this series of updates is the ability to add Google Drive videos right into presentations created in Slides. Before, you could only add YouTube videos but now you can easily embed videos stored in your Drive into your slides. New:You Can Now Add Audio Feedback To Students Presentations on Google Drive June 20, 2014 Kaizena is one of my favourite tools for adding audio and text feedback to Google Docs. I have already shared here a detailed guide on how to use it to attach audio feedback to students documents, check it out if you haven't read it yet. Until recently Kaizena allowed users to add audio feedback to only Google Docs but this is no longer the case. Now Google Presentations are also supported. With this new update, you can easily add audio to the presentations of your students and here is how you can do it.

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