This past week marked the first anniversary since the Covid-19 was declared a pandemic, a pandemic that has changed many things every day, and which, among other areas, has also affected the way in which students receive training by their respective educational centers.
Although, at this stage of the pandemic, some educational levels are betting on presence within the possibilities, according to the strategies of different territories, distance training is still quite present in our days with a general nature.
In this sense, Google has just published a simple guide so that parents and guardians can become familiar with Google Meet focused on the educational field, that is, as part of the Google Workspace for Education applications.
To become familiar with Google Meet for education
For Google, parents and guardians have been forced to assume the roles of teachers and technicians in new technologies, which they have had to add to their usual functions.
Therefore, in addition to explaining what Google Meet is, how it works, what privacy measures it incorporates to protect students, and how it does so that students can be attentive to classes, it has also announced a series of new features.
In this sense, they point out that educators They can now mute everyone present participating in a video call simultaneously, later arriving new configurations that allow the main managers of the educational centers define who can join the video calls from the centers themselves and if the people from schools can also join video calls from other schools.
They also promise that the emoji reactions as a way for participants to express themselves more easily, without defining the specific moment of arrival.
Yes, by the end of this year, Meet support multiple hosts to hold video calling sessions, allowing, for example, that educators can take their video call sessions in collaboration with other people.
And also by the end of the year the meeting transcripts as a measure to help all those who could not participate in the live classes to can catch up of everything that has been commented on them.
Google has also pointed out some of its resources to those most interested, including the Families.google website, where it has resources and tips for families when it comes to new technologies.
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