YES!! You can now BOLD, Underline, Italicize, and add a bulleted list into the description of Google Classroom Announcements and Assignments. Note that all new features always “roll out.” Meaning you might not see these new features for a few weeks. Assignments and Announcements When creating an announcement on the Stream or an assignment on the Classwork page the option… Read More »FINALLY! RICH TEXT in GOOGLE CLASSROOM!
The answer is always a spreadsheet! The question is how can I show my students’ missing scores and progress reports from Google Classroom?
We do everything possible to fill up the tanks of our students, I wish that every eye who sees this post will also be fueled up with support, as well. You are important and what you do matters every day. Thank YOU for ALL you do.
The Google Classroom app for your phone is a must. When you open the app you see tiles of your Google Classroom classes.
Here are my top three Alice Keeler YouTubes for Beginners.
What I do know, even if I’m a Beginner in Tech, is that it really takes a willingness to learn to continue to grow.
If you have ever felt your eyes glaze over when excited techy teachers get into deep conversations about Google Classroom, I suggest this book to you!
Class Settings As always, you can change the Google Classroom code in the settings of your class. Click on the settings cog in the upper right. The General section of the settings is now updated to allow you to use a LINK to invite students to the class. To accommodate this the “Reset” option moved. It is no longer next… Read More »IT MOVED: Reset the Google Classroom Code
Use the Google Classroom class code to allow students to join the Google Classroom class. Class Header The class code is located in the class header. Students can not locate the code in the header, this is only in teacher view. Use the broken square next to the code to display the code. Class General Settings Go to the settings… Read More »Google Classroom: Find the Class Code
Guest post by Melody McAllister Many times when we ask our students questions, we encounter a problem: the same students answer and the same students stay quiet. Unfortunately, we often end up calling on those same students because of timing issues, under evaluation and we need to prove that mastery is happening, or we don’t even realize we just called… Read More »Asking Questions in Google Classroom by @mjmcalliwrites
By default the image on your Google Classroom is a letter to match the first letter of your name. However, what if you want to add your own photo. Note that your Google profile photo IS your Google Classroom profile image. If you change it in Classroom, it will update across Google. Note that the update can take a couple… Read More »Google Classroom: Change Your Profile Picture
After nearly 2 years Kim Mattina and I are excited to have our new book “Stepping Up to Google Classroom – 50 Steps for Beginners to Get Started” available. YouTube Playlists Kim and I also have a lot of helpful videos we’ve been working on. Check out our videos on YouTube: Kim Mattina also has some Google Classroom videos you… Read More »Book On Amazon: Stepping Up to Google Classroom
After this week of talking with many many teachers and of course seeing how my own 5 kids schools handle this crisis I have observed many many different things schools are doing for remote learning. What is the right way to do this? SMALL! You can not throw students, parents, teachers, and the community online and expect it to be… Read More »Remote Learning with Google Classroom – Start Small
How Will You Deliver Online Instructions? Kasey Bell has some great tips for if your school has to be closed for an extended period of time. One of her pieces of advice is to not start new tech! Google Slides or Google Classroom? If you currently deliver digital materials through Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, OneNote, Schoology, Canvas, etc… This should… Read More »Distance Learning with Google Slides
Get Students Started with Google Classroom I was helping a friend set up their Google Classroom and created a Google Doc to help the students navigate getting started with Google Classroom. Customize the Google Doc The Google Doc has a spot for you to put an introduction to the students along with your class title. Customize the greeting to welcome… Read More »Student Google Classroom Start Guide