With schools closed, teachers are using a variety of tools to work remotely with their students. Google Hangouts Meet is one of them. Google recently announced a variety of updates to it to enhance the experience for schools and to provide more controls. I recently found out about some extensions for Hangouts Meet that can help teachers:Nod Reactions for Google Meet – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/nod-reactions-for-google/oikgofeboedgfkaacpfepbfmgdalabej?hl=enThis allows muted attendees to use quick emoji’s as reactions. Great for teachers who want to check for understanding or have students use this to “raise their hand”Google Meet Grid View – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/google-meet-grid-view/bjkegbgpfgpikgkfidhcihhiflbjgfic/related?hl=en-USShows all attendees photos in a grid view making it easier to see who is paying attention and see reactions. Meet Attendance – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/meet-attendance/nenibigflkdikhamlnekfppbganmojlgCollect attendance in a Google Sheet from a Google MeetRESOURCESSetup Meet for Distance Learning https://support.google.com/a/answer/9784550?hl=enTeacher Training – First Day – Google Hangouts Meet – https://teachercenter.withgoogle.com/first-day-trainings/welcome-to-google-hangouts-meet Resources, tips and more for remote and e-learning (teaching online) http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/2020/03/resources-tips-and-more-for-remote-and.html .

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