Google Meet New Features — FINALLY!! ((Crowd goes wild))

Posted on October 9th, 2020 by

Google Meet

Google Meet recently launched 7 FABULOUS new feature to Google Meet! These new features are being rolled out by Google in a staggered format so it may can take up to 2 weeks for these features to show up, but they are certainly worth the wait!

  1. Digital Whiteboard with Jamboard – host can open a jamboard (whiteboard) & share with students
  2. Breakout Rooms – host can split attendees into groups and have them meet in their own room
  3. Attendance Reports – host gets a report on all attendees in their meeting
  4. Q/A – allow attendees to ask questions & other attendees can upvote questions so the host knows which questions are a priority
  5. Polling – host can poll attendees and share results
  6. Background Blur – blur the background of your video
  7. Host Controls – host can lock down aspects of the meeting

For more information on these features, please visit the Google Meet Blog at https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/fall2020-updates-google-meet/amp/

For Video Tutorials, visit the Google Meet Youtube Playlist located at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRBcJAOS10LNWh0IEWPPiuaLXtMVKWUMo

 

 

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