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The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + tips and tricks!

The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + tips and tricks!
Google Classroom makes organizing and managing all of your Google Apps activities streamlined and easy. Set it up in minutes. (Sketch by Matt Miller) Thousands of teachers are certainly finding their way to Google Classroom. It has been as billed by Google: less focus on tech, more focus on teaching. It has made managing Google Apps files in schools more streamlined and communicating with classes easier. Have you set up Classroom in your classroom? Well, now is the time! Consider keeping this post open in one tab in your browser and Classroom in another so you can refer back. In addition, you can check out 12 great ways to start using Google Classroom now and 10 ways Google Classroom will make learning better (which I wrote before Classroom was released). Let’s get started! Set up your class in Classroom Use the “+” button to create your first class. 1. 2. 3. Add a class name and section. (“Mrs. 4. Enter class details in the “About” tab. 5. 6. Give students the class code. Tips and tricks 1. 2.

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Student Guide to Collaborative Google Slides An easy way to have students start collaborating is to use Google Slides. Do not feel you need to create templates for students for every assignment, students can and should start from scratch and know how to share. Link to Graphic: Link to PDF: 10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective. Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. It has certainly saved many teachers hours of work. Without a solid workflow and some strategy, grading digital work can be cumbersome.

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Google Classroom + Google Forms = Magic It is now significantly easier to utilize Google Forms in Google Classroom. Simply attach a Form using the Google Drive attachment option when making a post. Students are automatically linked to the live view of the Form. For the teacher, Classroom provides a link right in the stream to view the results in Google Sheets. Google Forms is possibly the best Google App. Before Google Classroom, Google Forms was the main tool to go paperless.

Submitting Collaborative Google Slides One of the things I love being able to do with Google Slides is have all students in the class collaborate on a single Slides presentation. This gives me one document to open and assess. I can give feedback to students while they are working on the presentation. Just Google it - sandmountainreporter.com: Home The Albertville City School System is one of the “Googliest” in the state. Technology Coordinator Terry Freeman and a team from the Albertville City School System recently returned from a Google technology coordinators conference in Perdido Beach. Freeman said Albertville has integrated Google Classroom system-wide and the team was asked to speak at the conference about their experience with Google technology. “This is our third year to use Google Classroom,” Freeman said. “We started using it as soon as they rolled it out.

GAFE dokument Upload AnnelieMedoc Loading... Working... ► Play all 10 video apps to energize your classroom - BookWidgets Video. I can’t think of anything hotter than using video in your classroom. Not just the ordinary documentary or short video. A trendy video! 6 Great Things You Can Do with Google Classroom September 10, 2014 Google has recently announced the official release of Google Classroom in more than 40 languages. Google Classroom is a new tool in Google Apps for Education that helps teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes.As a teacher, here are some of the key features you need to know about Google Classroom. Creating Google Class for your class Google Class allows you to create multiple virtual classes for your students. Within these classes, you will be able to share announcements with students, create and distribute assignments with them, grade and provide feedback on students work, engage in whole or private discussions with students, and many more.

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