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Google Meet gets new features for teachers, students

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Google Meet new features (Google)

Google Meet will soon come with more control for teachers to end call and mute everyone, and more.

Google has announced over 50 new features for its education products including Classroom, Meet and Chrome. In Google Meet, teachers are getting more control with options to end meetings for everyone, mute all students, moderation tools and more. The new Google Meet features will be rolling out later this year.

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Google Meet end meeting for everyone. (Google)
Google Meet for tablets, smartphones
Google Meet for tablets, smartphones (Google)

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Google is also making Classroom and Meet work together better. Meetings generated from Classroom will require teachers to join first, and Meet will also know who’s on the Classroom roster. Every teacher in Classroom will be a meeting host by default, and meetings that aren’t from Classroom will also support multiple hosts.

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Google Meet’s admin console is also getting the option for school leaders to decide who can join their school’s video calls, and whether people from their school can join video calls from other schools. Google said it has also made “significant improvements” to the performance of Meet on Chromebooks for better audio, video and multitasking capabilities.

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