When using Google Classroom the default for feedback is suggestion mode in a Google Doc. Switch to Edit mode.
Easily get a report of a students missing assignments from Google Classroom.
When presenting your screen in a Google Meet, annoyingly, the majority of the Meet screen is taken up by “You’re presenting to everyone.” Control Minus A common trick when using any program is to use Control Minus to zoom out. Oftentimes it is surprising how this works. In Google Drawings using Control Minus actually helps me zoom IN on the… Read More »Google Meet: When Presenting See More People
Mote for Voice Comments Guest blog post by Jon Neale I’ve been a classroom teacher for 16 years. In April 2020, at the start of lockdown, I came across Mote on Twitter and everything changed! Don’t tell anyone: I’m leaving teaching to help more teachers! For the past 16 years, I’ve been a teacher AND doing as much as I… Read More »Voice Comments in Google Docs: It’s going to be e-mote-ional!
Looking for ways to engage students? Try some gamification and choice. I have added some features to my Badge Game template that I hope will make it easier and more fun. Template New Features I updated several new features to the Badge Game Change the game colors. Create a Google Slides tutorial to go with the game. Google Slides are… Read More »SUPER COOL Badge Game Updates
If you use Google Classroom you can call on students randomly from within the Google Classroom App. Mobile App This works only on your phone or iPad (or using the Google Classroom android app on a Chromebook.) This currently does NOT work on the web version of Google Classroom. People Tab At the bottom of the screen of Google Classroom… Read More »Google Classroom Popsicle Sticks – Call on Students
Bitmoji is an app you add to your phone to add an avatar that looks like you to your text messages and what not. You can also add your Bitmoji to Google Docs and Google Classroom. First, Install on Your Phone You must sign up for Bitmoji on your phone. Install the app. You can sign up with email. This… Read More »Add Bitmoji to Google Classroom Header
Google Classroom is designed to be organized on the Classwork page. Instead of just telling student to “Go to Google Classroom” give them the link to the Classwork page. Copy the Link Go to the Classwork page of your class. Copy the link at the top of the browser. This link will open up directly to the Classwork page. On… Read More »Google Classroom: Share the Classwork Page
The Stream on Google Classroom is your landing page for you class but it is NOT your class website. It is NOT intended to be a place to organize your work, resources or announcements. In fact, you have very little control over organizing the Stream. The Stream is your Social Space ESPECIALLY as we move to remote learning it is… Read More »Using the Stream on Google Classroom
You can add a rubric to a Google Classroom assignment using Google Sheets. This is my preferred way. Template Make a copy of the rubric template to help you successfully upload your rubric. It has to be in a specific format. I created a no code template. Rename Spreadsheet Google Sheets automatically saves to Google Drive. No need to do… Read More »Add a Rubric to Google Classroom with Google Sheets
In Google Classroom on the Classwork tab you can create assignments. One of the choices is “Quiz Assignment.” DO NOT USE THIS! It is an Assignment with a blank Google Form What is the difference between assignment and “Quiz assignment”? They are both assignments. You can edit, score, and reuse. Quiz assignment adds a blank Google Form for you that… Read More »Google Classroom: Do NOT Use Quiz Assignment
Google Classroom is designed for students to find their work. There is no ability to give parents the ability to see the Classwork page other than the student showing it to them. If you would like to communicate with parents the list of assignments I have coded a way to extract the assignments list from Classroom. AliceKeeler Add-on I have… Read More »Google Classroom: Give Parents a List of Assignments
How to Update Student Google Sides If you have a Google Slides PER STUDENT in an assignment in Google Classroom you may want to update the students slides. You could open each students slides and copy paste new slides. OR you can use my Add-on Reuse GC to push slides to students slides to update them. Reuse GC Add-on The… Read More »FREE – pushSlides to Update Student Slides in Google Classroom
If you add a Google Form to a Google Classroom assignment and the student fills out the Form it will automatically mark the assignment as done in Google Classroom. Only if the Google Form is the only attachment. Only Attachment When making a Google Classroom assignment you have an Add button and a Create button. You can use this ONLY… Read More »Auto Submit Google Classroom from Google Form
If you have a list of emails for your students in Google Classroom it is easy to add them all at once! Copy List of Emails Take your list of emails and copy them. Notice I have a list of email addresses in a Google Sheets spreadsheet. I highlight ALL the names and use Control C to copy. People Tab… Read More »Google Classroom: Paste a List of Students