New Google Meet Interface

Coming in May, schools on the rapid release schedule will begin rolling out the new layout on May 3rd and schools on the scheduled release will begin rolling out on May 17th. Both releases could take up to two weeks to complete.

In the meantime, take a look at Eric Curts’ overview of what’s to come. Google listened to the needs of educators and other users and made some fabulous changes. After watching Eric’s 5 minute video, I think you will agree.

Google Meet Translate

This built-in tool can be especially handy for students who don’t speak English. The Google Meet menus, chat conversations, and live closed captions can be translated in real-time.

Eric Curts, Google Expert provides step-by-step instructions with pictures and a short 5 minute video for visual learners on how to engage the translation tool in Google Meet.

Google Meet Translate Tutorial by Eric Curts