What's Up Google? December 2017 GSuite Updates Roundup

Google released a couple of updates for G Suite last month. Here is our digest of some key updates and recommendations you might find helpful.

Embed HTML and JavaScript in the new Google Sites

Embedding of custom HTML and Javascript codes is now supported in the new Google Sites.

This means that aside from iframes, you can also add third-party widgets to your website, such as your Twitter profile or stream or an online quiz for your students!

To start adding custom codes, select Embed from the Insert menu and choose Embed Code.

New templates in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides perfect for Entrepreneurship Classroom Activities

For teachers planning to integrate creating of business documents as a learning activity (e.g. project management), Google added four new categories in the Templates Gallery developed together with experts.

1. Project Management in Sheets, in partnership with Smartsheet
2. Sales in Docs, in partnership with PandaDoc
3. Human Resources (HR) in Docs, in partnership with Zene…

Mata Expo Cebu 2018

Mata Expo is back in Cebu! The biggest multicultural, international expo that merges the Deaf community to the mainstream society is back in Cebu for the second time around.

This year’s event will be held on February 3, 2018 (Saturday) from 10AM - 5PM at the J Centre Convention Hall (Mandaue City, Cebu).

Expect a full day of visual entertainment showcasing some of the best Cebu based cosplayers and KPOP dance cover groups. There will also be a Lolita Fashion contest, an on-the-spot Tattoo competition, cultural shows, and a variety of other exciting activities, booths and raffles.

Early bird : PHP 250 | Door Price: PHP 500
Funds gathered from this event will go toward communication access and empowerment projects for the Deaf and hard of hearing by the Telecommunication Service Network for the Deaf (TSND) such as providing free real time captioning for public schools with deaf students and Video Relay Services.


For information on the Tattoo Competition, please reach out to Redeemed Tatto…

4 Things to Love from the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Just got the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update (a.k.a Windows 10 version 1709) last week. Huzzah!

I've never been the type of person who gets excited about Operating System updates (I only use my computer to access Chrome) but I'm glad I took the time to read the release notes.

Microsoft released some nifty little enhancements that both content creators and regular PC users will love.

1. Use emoji everywhere. No add-on required! 👌😍✨

Express yourself with emoji wherever you want as it is now integrated within the Windows system. Be it in a conversation, a document, a blog post, an email, or even a web search 😎

Simply press the Windows logo key  + period (.) to launch the emoji panel. 

*Caveat: This update applies to English (US) input only and you have to relaunch the emoji panel if you want to use multiple emojis in a single post.
2. Pin Skype contacts in your task bar
Save yourself a few clicks and pin your most important contacts right in your task bar. You can immediately c…

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