Shukes and Giff The Podcast

Shukes and Giff The Podcast
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. #ShukesAndGiff

S3 Ep02 - Parler Vous Français?
Oct 8 • 28 min
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.
The Bard and Barbara Streisand
Sep 18 • 28 min
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…
Shukes And Giff: The Podcast LIVE from MI GoogleFest!
Aug 12 • 39 min
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, Planbook,…
Take 2 for the end of season 2
Jun 11 • 36 min
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…
S2 EP13 - Bon Appetit!
May 21 • 36 min
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
S2 Ep 12 - Shall We Play A Game???
May 7 • 24 min
In this episode we discuss a tools for drawing, searching, spelling, and reading and we do it all with digital games. #ShukesAndGiff
S2 Ep 11 - Is it an Eagle? Is it a Birdie? No.. It’s a Tiger!
Apr 23 • 36 min
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. #ShukesAndGiff
S2 Ep 10 - What’s the Title?
Apr 9 • 29 min
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. #ShukesAndGiff
S2 EP9 - The Robots Are Coming…
Mar 26 • 35 min
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. #ShukesAndGiff
#FaheyAndMoura - Midterm #5
Mar 12 • 35 min
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! Shownotes at:…
Midterm EP 4 - #FakeKimAndKelly
Feb 26 • 35 min
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…
AHA Overflow #2
Feb 15 • 35 min
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 solving…
Midterm EP 3 - #ShukesAndDanny
Feb 12 • 31 min
In this midterm episode, Kim chats with Danny Leeming (@dleeming2) #ShukesAndGiff
Midterm EP 2 - #CurtsAndVincent
Jan 29 • 32 min
In this episode we talk about some tools to remove background from photos, a teleprompter tool, resources for teaching arts, music, and science, a cool video app, and a dad joke resource. #ShukesAndGiff
Midterm EP 1 - #ShukesAndJake???
Jan 15 • 31 min
In this episode we talk about an extension for typing shortcuts, a brand new incredible education podcast, quick check-ins with Forms, Videos in Drawings, stylizing comments and bullets, and a couple of command shift surprises. #ShukesAndGiff…
S2 EP8 - Maybe We Should Talk About EdTech?!
Dec 11, 2018 • 42 min
In this episode we talk about an emoji builder, a different resource from Eric Curts, some wellness tools, a way to integrate coding and storytelling, a digital notetaking tool and a cool Chrome extension.
S2 EP 7 - Changing the World, One Keystroke at a Time
Nov 27, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode we share a bunch of keystroke and Google Classroom Itty Bitty Shukey Giffy’s, an augmented reality app to showcase notable women, a couple of new Screencastify features, and a website the curious.
S2 EP6 - This Might Be The Shukes Show!
Nov 13, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode, we talk about easily accessing websites on a mobile device, making direct links to pages in a PDF, finding people in a Google file, force copying a Google Form, the truth behind linking slides in Google Slides, Twitter shortcuts, bulk…
AHA Overflow #1
Nov 5, 2018 • 10 min
In this overflow broadcast, we share some tips that just could not wait for the next official episode. Check out Unhangouts, Cool Keystrokes, and a new feature in Google Sites. #ShukesAndGiff
S2 EP5 - Slides, slides, and … wait for it… more slides
Oct 30, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode, we talk about a whole bunch of ways to use Google Slides including stop-motion animation, making GIFs, embedding Screencastify videos, the new closed captioning feature, and a way to showcase social media, as well as Drive and Dropbox…
S2 EP4 - Full of Apologies
Oct 16, 2018 • 30 min
In this episode, we share a message from a listener, and we talk about #SketchnoteFever, embedding Twitter in Sites, two Chrome extensions - one for accessibility amongst other uses, another for lesson delivery, some design tips, hiding pages in Google…
S2 EP3 - Seven Nifty Shares
Oct 2, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we talk about a couple of ways to help you tell your accounts apart in Chrome, a tip and an extension to help you cue up YouTube excerpt quickly, another mindfulness tool, a fast way to make infographics in Google Slides, and a nifty math…
S2 EP2 - Itty Bitty Shukey Giffy
Sep 18, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we talk about a mindfulness tool, the Chrome Music Lab, a new back channel tool, and a tool to create pngs. #ShukesAndGiff
S2 EP1 - Weeeee’re Baaaaaaaack!
Sep 4, 2018 • 27 min
In this episode we talk about changes in Google Classroom, Flipgrid, YouTube, an extension for recording sounds in Google Slides, an app to create GIFs from your photos, a Google Forms add on to help with loaning out resources and how to copy images from…
Special Episode: #ShukesAndgIffSTE18
Jun 29, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode we share some AHA Ambushes from #ISTE18
Ep. 13 - Season 1 Finale
Jun 19, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we talk about big Flipgrid news, Lunapic, the green screen tool , a Mac screen capture time saver, and Gmail tricks. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 12 - Making Things Pretty
Jun 12, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode we talk about an easy way to access & edit FormMule templates, docAppender for primary teachers, design tools for the design challenged, and how to make yourself into an android. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 11 - Say Anything
Jun 5, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we talk about embedding a live slide in Doc, Prefixes and Suffixes in a numbered list, Saving photos directly to drive from an iOS device, and making a copy of a Google Site. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 10 - A Ping Pong of AHAs To Get You Going
May 29, 2018 • 19 min
In this episode we talk about 10 tips, tricks and extensions. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 09 - Talking, Looking, and Saving for Later
May 15, 2018 • 23 min
In this episode we talk about things that are trending, yet another way to force copy, a new AI tool from Google, a new feature in Google Photos, a pair of tools to keep you up to date, and a bonus! #ShukesAndGiff
EP 08 - We’re Getting Good At Keeping Secrets
May 8, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we talk about the Checkmark extension for feedback, the Grasshopper app to learn Java Script, a change to Google hangouts, and the Name Those Docs! add-on for Sheets. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 07 - The Cut Off
May 1, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we talk about alternatives to Today’s Meet, using the CopyDown Sheets add-on to keep formatting, & a teleprompter tool #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 06 - We Need Sound FX
Apr 24, 2018 • 20 min
In this episode we talk about Commenting in Slides, Tab Resize & Tab Glue, Converting from Classic Sites to New Sites, Backing up iOS Photos to Google photos and searching multiple people in Google Photos. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 05 - Ditch that Regular Format
Apr 17, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we have a special guest co-host Matt Miller, we talk about saving images in Chrome, Slides Yearbook, & the Toby Chrome extension. #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 04 - Let’s be Lazy
Apr 10, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode we talk about Padlet changes and alternatives, Collaborative YouTube Videos, Video Notes and 10 great Google Drive Tips for the “The Lazy”.
Ep. 03 - Elton John Can Never Destroy Anyone’s Day
Apr 3, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode we talk about, the Doc To Form Add-on, Noisli, Time/dates in google sheets, & #Sketch50, and using comments to make thinking visible. Shownotes at: http:/ #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 02 - Waffles, Pancakes & Timbits & other Google Goodies
Mar 27, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode we talk about the PhotoMath, Google Doc URL Tricks, Editing Master Slide on Google Slides, Version History & the Story Speaker Google Docs Add-on. Shownotes at: http:/ #ShukesAndGiff
Ep. 01 - We’re Giving It A Go!
Mar 26, 2018 • 21 min
The very first episode of Shukes and Giff The Podcast! In this episode we talk about the Anchor app for podcasting, changes in Bitmoji, new formatting options in GSuite, inserting GIFs in Google Classroom headers, new activity dashboard, & the Flipgrid…