Google presents the new tools for distance learning

Google presents the new tools for distance learning

In view of a possible second wave of coronavirus infections with consequent lockdown, but also just to simplify the lessons that will resume in September, Big G updates Google Meet and a homework support system

(Photo: Google) Since the onset of the pandemic, Google has spent a lot of time improving useful tools for distance learning. And now the Mountain View giant announces new ones that will help simplify the way of doing virtual education. Among these: other updates of Google Meet and a support system for homework (with a simple smartphone photo they can be shared).

Google Meet

In September comes the expected viewing of 49 participants in the videoconference (against the current 16) announced in June. And so Google Meet can rival Zoom on equal terms. In addition, Big G has chosen to integrate the digital whiteboard, Jamboard, to Meet, giving teachers the opportunity to draw or write formulas by hand exactly as in class.

With the October update, however, it will arrive the ability to interact with your own background by blurring it or replacing it digitally. Then, G Suite Enterprise for Education customers will be able to create breakout rooms. Finally, teachers monitor participation in Meet meetings.

Other tools for studying at home

(Source: Google) You know, to study at a distance it is not enough to attend the videolessons: it is also necessary to carry out the tasks assigned by teachers and professors. In this sense, Google shares new tools that take advantage of the technology most at hand: smartphones.

first of all , thanks to augmented reality , students can view almost 100 concepts of biology, chemistry, and other topics of scientific, technological, engineering, and mathematics by looking them up on Google and accessing the 3D models on Android and iOS devices.

Also, using the app education Socratic or the Google Lens , the students are able to transform the tasks paper-based to digital documents, simply by taking a photo or doing research online will help to solve the gaps that prevent the performance of an assigned task.

(Source: Google) For the little ones arrives Diya , a companion to digital reading, which, through voice recognition, it provides assistance. In particular, the function Read enables children to learn the pronunciation of words, listening to your own voice as the narrator uses it to read.

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