Shukes and Giff
Putting the "AHA" in EdTech
Shukes and Giff The Podcast is a weekly podcast by Canadian educators Kim Pollishuke (@KimPollishuke) and Jen Giffen (@VirtualGiff). The podcast aims to share EdTech treasures with the audience in hopes of creating an AHA moment and encouraging listeners to take those AHAs and give it a go.
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In this episode we talk about a few updates to Google Sites, audio in Google Slides – finally, a quick trick to mute sound in videos,  a few different accessibility tools, and a new feature in Chromebooks.
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In this episode we talk about some cool Keep extensions, a tool that shows you changes made in a Doc over time, nesting labels in Gmail, New .new shortcuts, and aligning Chrome profile pictures.  It’s a short one!
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In this episode we talk about Googley things like changes to slides captioning, their Pinterest account, getting started with Google for EDU, new ISTE standards for coaches, tools that are now free for Google for Education certified Innovators and…

In this episode we talk about a newish feature in Google Forms, an auto-magical add-on that translates slides, a new Wakelet layout, another way to engage audiences, a shortcut to voice typing and Gmail labels.

In this episode we talk about a free online PD opportunity, an emoji Chrome extension, some email hacks, inserting audio in slides, a way to digitize post it note activities,  new slide templates, the Bard and Barbara Streisand
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In this LIVE (from the MACUL conference in Detroit, MI)  we talk about Flipgrid shorts and camera  & AR, a tool to copy FOLDERS (!!) in Drive, and a couple of cool Drive tricks. Audience members share Google Photo scan, Autodraw in Book creator,…

In this episode we talk about a bunch of features and tools for your Mac, Chrome extensions to change favicons and access Instagram, some Google EDU on air learning on accessibility, making learning visible in Scratch, and an amazing student 20 time…

In this episode we talk about a rapid writing tool, ideas for student privacy, using lists in Twitter, new Google Meet news, writing poetry with robots, Google Tasks, and two Google Chrome extensions one for Google calendar and one for GMail

In this episode we discuss a tools for drawing, searching, spelling, and reading and we do it all with digital games.
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In this episode…we talk about updates from Google, a tool to create scavenger hunts or digital breakouts, communication and Netflix, Building an app prototype, some geo tools, and Can Lit. 
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In this episode we talk about art – seeing yourself in it and making it, a couple of Google Earth resources, design thinking tools, Google experiments, and how to change link colours in a slide deck.
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In this episode we talk about Two Itty Bitty (soon to be) Shukey Giffys, Twitter reply etiquette, captions to Drive files, a new curation and organization tool, and graphic organizers from a friend.
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In this episode we talk about a curation and collaboraton tool, a Chrome extension to gather a ton of links, virtual field trips on a budget, a kid safe search engine, and a bitmoji hacks that will blow your mind!
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In this episode Jen talks to Kim Randall and Kelly Kermode (author’s of “Bring the World to Your Classroom: Using Google Geo Tools”) about lists in Google Maps , a tool to get your students connected globally, A test creator powered by AI, Google Tour…

In this overflow episode we give some shoutouts, share some timeline making tools, tips to manage bookmark bar real estate, a Chrome extension to help with altering URL addresses for different kinds of sharing, a site to promote curiosity, problem…