When students are in a breakout room you may want to have each group have a Google Slides for them to organize their conversations and guide the activities. To let students know that the time is up I have coded a “Time’s Up” announcement to push to the slides. Template Pile of Slides I have incorporated the capability of Pile… Read More »Time’s Up for Breakout Room: Google Slides Hack
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.
Every day I add a question to Google Classroom asking students to indicate their attendance. Create Question Google Classroom is designed to be organized on the Classwork tab. Click on “Classwork” at the top and use the “Create” button to choose “Question.” Choose Multiple Choice The default when you ask a question in Google Classroom is a “Short answer” response.… Read More »Google Classroom: Create an Attendance Check In and Schedule It
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 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
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
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
Not only have they added Google Forms to the filter, you can now easily add your Jams from Jamboard to Google Classroom.