Teacher Tech blog with Alice Keeler

Paperless Is Not a Pedagogy

Alice Keeler

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION: This site will be updated shortly to provide a complete screenshot tour of Google Classroom

A Tour of Google Classroom
Alice Keeler (and co-authors Libbi Miller, Matt Miller, Kim Mattina, Christine Pinto, and Diana Herrington) has authored educational technology books designed to help you go further than simply replacing paper. Engage more learners through Google Apps, Google Classroom, Google Jamboard, and by Ditching That Homework. Find Alice Keeler’s books on Amazon or bulk order from books@daveburgessconsulting.com. Want more help with using technology in the classroom? Consider becoming a member for tech support, premium resources, personal interactions and support, and online workshops.

Teacher View

Both students and teachers start at classroom.google.com to access Google Classroom. It can also be accessed from the Apps Chooser (Waffle) in the upper right of Gmail or Google Drive.

Home Screen (Classes Page)

Google Classroom Home Page
  1. Click on the plus icon to create a new class or to join a class as a student.

Alice Keeler - Paperless Is Not a Pedagogy

Students Prepare to Present

Help Your Students Prepare to Present

Maximize student success in presentations with ‘Speaker Notes by AliceKeeler,’ the ideal Google Slides add-on. Enhance how students prepare to present with easy transfer of speaker notes to Google Docs, promoting effective communication skills. Dive into the world of engaging, technology-aided presentations and empower students to shine in their academic endeavors. Discover the key to transforming student presentations into interactive, skill-building experiences.

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Infographic 7 Basic Steps for a Google Form

New to using Google Forms? This tool is essential for teachers to not only save time but to be adaptive to student needs. Use Forms to survey students, play games, personalize instruction, and assessment. This infographic on the 7 basic steps for a Google Form will help you get started.

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How to Add a Background on Google Docs

The age old question, how to add a background in google docs. For a long time this was not possible without hacks. Now you can easily add a background image to Google Docs and print it!

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Create Badges in Google Sheets

Wanting to gamify your class with badges? One option is to create badges in Google Sheets. Create a list of achievements and add a badge for each one.

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Classroom Jeopardy Template in FigJam

Check out this flexible use Classroom Jeopardy Template in FigJam. Make a copy and customize for your classroom content. Add tutorials and support resources for students to get extra help.

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