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A Quick, Free Way to Add Captions to Any Video Call — Easy EdTech Podcast 102

March 9, 2021

In this episode, learn about a way you can add captions to any video call through a quick Google Slides hack. If you haven’t thought about using captions during lessons, webinars, trainings, or live calls, this episode will show you how easy it is to include captions on every and any call.

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Add Captions to Any Video Call

  • First, open up a Google Slides presentation.
  • Next, set it up in Presenter mode.
  • Then, change the captions to appear in the Extra Large size at the bottom of the screen.
  • Finally, layer any other windows on top of the slide deck you’re using for captions.

This episode is sponsored by they have lots of resources for educators — including a free guide on ESSER Funding and a free webinar to learn about the best ways to support learning gaps from this school year. You can find the free guide and webinar at

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Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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