Google Apps/G Suite Update: Insert Videos from Google Drive in Google Slides

Great news! You can insert and play your Google Drive videos in Google Slides, in addition to videos from YouTube. This feature has already hit commercial Google accounts and will be rolling out to our apps4pps domain soon. Get more information here.

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Common Craft Cut-Outs – Now Available for Your Projects!

http://www.commoncraft.com/common-craft-cut-outs-now-available-your-projects

From the Common Craft blog:
“The hand-drawn visuals from our videos, what we call “Cut-outs”, are now available to all Common Craft members. They are colorful, downloadable images for use in your presentations, videos and explanation projects.

Our goal is to help you create your own explanations. But that’s not all.  We’re also sharing our Know-how.
We’ve added a new resource to Common Craft focused on screencasts, downloadable guides and templates that provide specific directions for creating explanations and using Cut-outs.  For example, here’s a three minute video that illustrates the basics of how to use Cut-outs in PowerPoint. We’ll dive deeper soon.”

Digital Media in Portland Public Schools

Portland Public Schools subscribes to two digital media products, Learn360 and PCTV, which offer streaming videos, audio files and digital photos. Each service offers media from different vendors and publishers, so it is recommended that you subsc…

Portland Public Schools subscribes to two digital media products, Learn360 and PCTV, which offer streaming videos, audio files and digital photos. Each service offers media from different vendors and publishers, so it is recommended that you subscribe to both products.  To begin:

Feel free to share your school’s access codes with other teachers and staff at your school!  If you need any additional help or information, email multimedia@pps.net – please include “Streaming Issues” in the subject line.