ACEd Tech

ACEd Tech

The podcast on Google for Education & Android. This is Mr.G's journey in Educational Technology while learning from different EdTech Leaders.


December 10, 2022 4 mins

It is difficult to make a blanket statement about whether or not artificial intelligence (AI) is bad for students to use. The potential impact of AI on students will depend on several factors, including how it is used and the specific context in which it is used.

AI in the Balance.

AI can enhance students' learning experience significantly. For example, AI-powered tutoring systems can provide personalized and tailored feed...

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The actual practice of a fully funded esports program will include a curriculum for different classes, not just CTE courses. This episode will cover getting started for those with many limitations.

Funding will be an essential aspect as your esports program grows. This is how we started the program in a limited environment. First, without administrative support, there is no esports program district-wide. However, any program that b...

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December 7, 2022 2 mins

One common misconception is that video games are for boys. My daughters participated in a previous district tournament at 6 and 8 in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Squad Strike 3v3. My eight-year-old daughter took third place in the Elementary Tier. My students took first place in the Secondary Tier, led by a female team captain who is also the club president.

In that competition, we had students who were labeled 504 and SpEd. One of t...

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December 7, 2022 6 mins

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December 7, 2022 3 mins

Before examining some studies, we need to dispel some misconceptions about esports. Moral Panic is a fear of a new cultural change that exceeds the threat posed to people—the 19th century vilified reading, specifically novels, that were once thought to corrupt the reader. Similarly, other media went through moral panic during its respective timeline, from comic books to movies and, not so recently, video games. Video Games tend to ...

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December 7, 2022 56 secs

Video Games are misunderstood but are great for education. Primary, secondary, and district administrators should understand the importance of an esports program in a school environment.

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March 16, 2021 38 mins

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Chrome under attack for second time this month — here's what to do

Grow with Google

Discover professional certificates developed by Google and designed to connect you to over 100 top employers who are hiring for related roles.

Recorder for Google Pixel instantly transforms audio into text so you can search, edit and share your favorite audio moments. And it all works offline...

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February 23, 2021 52 mins

Livestream will be available by others here:    After editing, we will air the podcast.

Guest info (anything you want to share, feel free to add):

High School CTE Teacher

Google for Education Certified Trainer & Innovator

Leader for Google Educator Group of South Texas

Ambassador to WeVideo, Flipgrid, Wakelet, & DonorsChoose

Social media contacts:

(Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Website):

Twitter @eduGOOGdroid


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Dr. Bonnie Shaver-Troup

Bonnie is the founder of LEXEND and the creator of the LEXEND fonts. She has a particular interest in reading performance, typography, perception, cognition, and the visual field.

ACEd Topic


Lexend — Change the way the world reads.

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July 13, 2020 46 mins

FamilyBookform is an education technology product for Social Emotional Learning Projects. Children complete story collecting projects to create books and complete curriculum aligned SEL Projects.

Ambassador code is: 6KFM6P

Carey created FamilyBookform as a writing & communication tool for students to easily collect personal oral stories, family histories & photos, using speech-to-text & collaboration, to create polished...

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July 10, 2020 37 mins

Bruce Reicher

Hawthorne, NJ USA
Upper Saddle River Schools/ Cavallini Middle School

  • Technology Teacher
  • Computer Apps Teacher (Digital Leadership, Python Coding and Video Production)

Google Level 1 and 2, Ambassador for Wakelet, WeVideo, Codesters and Brainpop
Board Of Education Member for the Hawthorne Board of Education Since 2013.



The Bruce Reicher PD page is all about sharing all th...

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May 18, 2020 25 mins

Kim Mattina

Hi, my name is Kim Mattina, and I am a Google Certified Trainer and Educator, a Gold Product Expert for the Google for Education team, and the host of my own show, The Suite Talk. I am from New Jersey and I am a middle school technology teacher in southern New Jersey.

ACEd Topic

Visit my website, and click on the Jamboard page. You will see my Ideaboard 4 Jamboard, and my Wakelet Collection...

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Alfonso Mendoza Jr.

  • Edinburg, Texas
  • Instructional Software Specialist for Sharyland ISD.
  • Share Captain for GEG-SOUTX

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Stay Healthy


COVID-19 Tips


Here is some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute. Don't be afraid to discuss the coronavirus. Most children will have already heard about the virus or

Hankerchiefs & Gloves

Remote Learning


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March 13, 2020 23 mins

Kristina Holzweiss

  • 2015 School Library Journal and Scholastic School Librarian of the Year, author of Scholastic makerspace books and co-author of Hacking School Libraries
  • Location (Long Island, NY, USA)
  • Syosset High School
  • Job Title: Educational Technology Enrichment Specialist
  • Subject or Department: Innovation Lab, Library, News Production (coming in September 2020)
  • Blog/website/social media/etc Hacking Scho...
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February 25, 2020 9 mins

STEM Summit 2020

In this episode, I attended the STEM Summit hosted by ESC Region One. This allowed me to have some fun conversations with some who attended. This is what they had to say:


I'm going to start first with Gus Perez and would like to introduce yourself. Sure. So, my name is Gustavo Perez. I am a stem specialist for the original one education service center. I've been there about almost 11...

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Apps of the Year

  • Android: Live Transcribe
  • Chrome: ColorZilla


📱 Aced Apps


Check out ACEd Tech apps of Previous Years

Google Updates


Propose a new meeting time or add a note to Calendar invites from Gmail

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January 15, 2020 10 mins

Stadia - Games, without a console or downloads - Google Store


Play Stadia with Premiere Edition. Get access to Stadia at launch, three free months of Stadia Pro and play in up to 4K on your TV with Chromecast Ultra.


Stadia - One place f...

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November 30, 2019 34 mins
Episode 26 with Attendees How to leave a recorded lesson Aaron AlvaradoCTE Instructor SHARYLAND ISD MOS in Word, Google Level 1 Notes Using Screencastify 3PR: Pause, Perform, Play, Review Using Podcasts Equipment for podcasting Don't Ditch That Tech Matt Miller Author Ditch That Textbook GEI, MIE Expert, Skype Master Teacher @j...
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October 23, 2019 14 mins

G Sweet Ideas

Google for Educations Updates

  • The first major announcement. Google Stadia will be available November 19th.
    • $130 pre order Founder’s Edition
      • 3 mo Stadio Pro + 3 mo buddy pass
      • Chromecast Ultra
      • Night Blue exclusive controller
      • Founder’s badge
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    • $130 Premiere Edition
      • No buddy pa...
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Guest Star

Jennifer Scott

  • Bakersfield, California
  • Compton Jr. High, Bakersfield City School District
  • Classroom teacher
  • English, history, yearbook
  •, @JenTechnology
  • Google Innovator with #MEX16, Google Innovator Coach #MEX18, and Google Innovator Mentor with #BRZ17, #MEX18 #LON19. Jennifer is competing the 59 Days of Code Project. Wish her luck!

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