Nov 10, 2022
Canva has a free PDF Editor and has added background removal, customizable animations, and more to Canva Video. Focusable seeks to help you and your students grow your ability to focus on tasks. Gmail has added new layouts and a multi-send option for email marketing or newsletters. And, finally, we’re saying goodbye to another edtech tool in this episode.
Access this episode on YouTube as well: youtu.be/6oBsx-H4KII
00:00 - INTRO
01:43 - 1. Canva PDF Editor
“Free Online PDF Editor - Edit PDFs with ease - Canva” - canva.com/pdf-editor
04:46 - 2. TODAY'S SPONSOR: Focusable
14:31 - 3. Remove Backgrounds with Canva Video
“Canva joins the big boys with an entirely new collaborative ‘Visual Worksuite’ of tools” - chromeunboxed.com/canva-outpaces-google-microsoft-visual-worksuite#:~:text=Launch%20Canva%20Whiteboard-,More%20tools,-Canva%20Video%20has
16:50 - 4. Gmail Layouts & Multi-Send Features
“Google Workspace Updates: New integrated email marketing tools for Gmail” - workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2022/07/new-integrated-marketing-tools-for-gmail.html
“Compare Editions - Google for Education” - edu.google.com/intl/ALL_us/workspace-for-education/editions/compare-editions
“Use built-in mail merge tags like @firstname to personalize multi-send emails” - workspaceupdates.googleblog.com/2022/10/gmail-built-in-mail-merge-tags.html
22:33 - 5. Synth Has Been Shut Down
“Synth shutting down - focusable” - getfocusable.com/m/synth-shutting-down
23:45 - #EduDuctTape Book Study Q&A Zoom
25:03 - Dad Joke Time!
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