In My Pocket

A collection of digital goodness

Happy Almost-Summer!

Summer is just around the corner... I can feel it! Wishing everyone a wonderful end of the school year and hope you have exciting summer plans ahead. There have been plenty of fascinating finds on the interwebs lately. Enjoy the second edition of In My Pocket!

What's new with Google for Edu?

Google Slides Q & A

Gather feedback from your audience while you're presenting!

Learn all about the feature here!


Updates to Google Classroom... and more coming!


  • You can now schedule assignments, questions, or announcements to post at a later date!
  • Use questions to poll students!
  • Coming in the fall: parent notifications!

Read all about the updates here.


The Google Classroom team is also planning to offer developers deeper integration among their services and Google Classroom, so you may see more opportunities for using Google Classroom in different ways in the future.


The What’s New in Classroom help page from Google lists each update with more details about each. Keep that page handy along with subscribing to the Google for Education blog so you never miss any news about Google Classroom or other Google products! You can also follow Google for Education on Twitter!


The Google Play Store, Coming to a Chromebook Near You!


7 big Google changes and how they help educators by Matt Miller

Summer Learning Opportunities

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Join me and Simple K-12 for some great webinars this summer!

June 18, July 28, August 13


Click here to register!

About Lyn

Lyn is an instructional technology coach and learning/ed tech consultant & presenter and adjunct college instructor who is also mommy to two littles. During her former gig as elementary principal she discovered the power of connected learning. She likes reading and writing and drinking coffee and traveling and laughing.