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Google Products & Tools for Diverse Learners

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Google Products & Tools for Diverse Learners

  1. 1. Education On Air Education on Air Google products for diverse learners Martin Cisneros Academic Technology Specialist Santa Clara County Office of Education Innovation.Sccoe.Org Twitter: @TheTechProfe
  2. 2. Google products for diverse learners
  3. 3. Education On Air Introductions Agenda Chromebook accessibility features Leveraging G Suite apps for diverse learners Exploring additional Chrome apps & extensions Where to learn more Questions
  4. 4. Education On Air Education on Air Chromebook accessibility
  5. 5. Education On Air 1. Increase the size of browser content ○ Press Ctrl + Plus to increase, Ctrl + Minus to decrease 2. Adjust the screen resolution ○ Press Ctrl + Shift + Plus to increase, Ctrl + Shift + Minus to decrease 3. Use the fullscreen magnifier ○ Settings > Accessibility > Enable Screen Magnifier ○ To adjust, hold Ctrl + Alt and scroll 2 fingers on the touchpad For demos, watch our video on Making Your Chromebook Easier to See! Magnification: 3 ways to zoom Google Edu on Air
  6. 6. Education On Air Google Edu on Air Speaker Name Large cursor Settings > Accessibility > Enable Large Mouse Cursor
  7. 7. Education On Air Speaker Name High Contrast Settings > Accessibility > Enable High Contrast
  8. 8. Education On Air Speaker Name Highlights Settings > Accessibility > Enable Highlights Enable focus rings around: ● Text caret ● Mouse cursor ● Keyboard-focused item
  9. 9. Education On Air Speaker Name ChromeVox spoken feedback Ctrl + Alt + Z to enable at any time ChromeVox is a screen reader for Chrome which brings the speed, versatility, and security of Chrome to visually impaired users. It is built within all Chrome OS devices. Visit chromevox.com to learn more!
  10. 10. Education On Air Speaker Name On-screen Keyboard Settings > Accessibility > Enable On-Screen Keyboard
  11. 11. Education On Air Speaker Name On-screen Keyboard: dictation Settings > Accessibility > Enable On-Screen Keyboard
  12. 12. Education On Air Speaker Name On-screen Keyboard: handwriting Settings > Accessibility > Enable On-Screen Keyboard
  13. 13. Education On Air Speaker Name Physical keyboard & touchpad options Touchpad Settings Physical Keyboard Settings ● Automatic clicks ● Tap to click ● Tap dragging ● Adjust keyboard repeat rate ● Autocorrection of words ● Next word prediction ● Auto-capitalization
  14. 14. Education On Air Speaker Name Mono audio Settings > Accessibility > Mono Audio Play the same audio through all speakers! Helpful for any users who may have limited hearing in one ear.
  15. 15. Education On Air Education on Air Leveraging G Suite apps for diverse learners
  16. 16. Education On Air “If a child can’t learn the way we teach, Maybe we should teach the way they learn”
  17. 17. Education On Air Imagine students with executive functioning issues. Drive is their virtual backpack. It can be organized or very quickly become a mess. Drive
  18. 18. Education On Air Google Edu on Air Speaker Name Docs ● Gives our students independence - we can work together without sitting next to each other ● Embed links to images/videos to help with comprehension ● Speech to text for kids who shut down when they are told to write
  19. 19. Education On Air Google Edu on Air Speaker Name Forms Excellent for: ● Tracking student growth ● Documenting IEP data ● Gathering information from students, parents, staff, etc. ● Student work submissions ● Flipped lessons ● Students gathering info from each other
  20. 20. Education On Air Google Edu on Air Speaker Name Slides ● “Ignite” talks ● Vocabulary and shared notes that are interactive ● Images, videos, annotations ● Groups on shared slides - helps our students participate in a way that is best for them
  21. 21. Education On Air Education on Air Exploring Chrome apps & extensions
  22. 22. ● Removes clutter from busy websites Reducing Clutter and Distractions ● Limits time you spend on each site ● Huge help for students with ADHD ● Blocks all adds to reduce distraction and clutter Stay Focusd MagicScroll Web reader Adblock Plus
  23. 23. ● Reduces eye strain ● Assists with eye tracking ● Dyslexic-friendly font Improving Content Consumption ● Word prediction ● Text to speech ● Picture dictionary ● Voice notes ● Collect highlights ● Splits screen on a Chromebook like a dual monitor ● Helps with focus Read&Write BeeLine Reader Dualless
  24. 24. ● Embed questions into videos ● Great for flipped lessons and grading Making Videos More Engaging ● Simple way to take notes and leave annotations on videos VideoNot.es EdPuzzle
  25. 25. ● View definitions easily as you browse the web Moving Forward, Faster ● Create new Google docs right from your Chrome toolbar ● View translations easily as you browse the web Google Docs Quick Create Google Dictionary Google Translate
  26. 26. Education On Air Education on Air Where to learn more
  27. 27. Education On Air Google Edu on Air Speaker Name Resources & Communication ✓ Google Accessibility site: google.com/accessibility ✓ Chromebook Help Center: Personalize your Chromebook > Accessibility ✓ More info on ChromeVox screen reader: chromevox.com ✓ Chrome & Chrome OS Accessibility Video Series (YouTube) ✓ Chrome Web Store Accessibility Category ✓ Join our Google Group: chromebook-accessibility@googlegroups.com
  28. 28. Education On Air Education on Air Questions?
  29. 29. Thank You!
  30. 30. G Suite We’ve designed our G Suite coursework to include elements of future-ready pedagogy, reflection, and classroom application as well as the hard skills included in the Google Certified Educator Level 1 training and assessment. Choose individual courses to explore or experience our recommended collections geared towards personal exploration of the 4 Cs. innovation.sccoe.org

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