When you schedule a post in Google Classroom you receive an email letting you know it was posted. I’m not the best at just deleting them right away so they gather up in my email. Periodically I go to the search box at the top of Gmail and type in “posted scheduled.” And then delete
In the Stream you want to scroll for if students are DONE with an assignment. Try using CONTROL F to do a search of the Stream. Type in DONE and press enter. Continue to press enter to cycle through all the instances of DONE. This will allow you to scroll the Stream faster.
Use the Instructions Tab to Edit While reviewing student work it is not uncommon that I realize I need to update the instructions. The student work reveals I was not as clear as I thought I was. I like to edit the instructions now so that when I reuse the assignment next year I don’t
Upload to Drive Attachments in Google Classroom are not attached to Google Classroom. They are actually added to Google Drive. All “attachments” are really just links to Google Drive. Try it. Click on the paperclip icon when creating an assignment and upload a file. Now go check Recent in Google Drive. There it is!
Code.org and Google Classroom Now Google Classroom can sync with Code.org. This makes it fast and easy for teachers to find Code.org courses and add existing students. Begin by going to Code.org. Create a new class section by choosing “Set up your classroom” and click “Use Google Classroom.” You will need to authorize Code.org to
Schedule Assignments Google Classroom allows for teachers to plan ahead and build content before sharing it with the students. After creating an assignment, instead of choosing “Assign” click the down arrow to open up a menu of options. Choose “Schedule” to automatically post the assignment at the chosen time and date. Add Scheduled Time Add the
Create Exit Tickets with Google Classroom Google Classroom makes it easy to create, distribute and collect an Exit Ticket at the end of a class. Click the + icon and choose “Create question” to create the Exit Ticket. Write your question in the question space. You can choose whether your question is a short
Google Inbox http://inbox.google.com is another way to access your Gmail emails. Unlike Gmail, Inbox identifies what class an email from Google Classroom is sent from. Emails are grouped by class so you can view notifications from just one class rather than them being mixed together.
When using Google Classroom, be on the lookout for the TINY TRIANGLE! There are many of them and they mean “More options.” Click on them.
Use the Apps Chooser Google Classroom has added the app chooser into the toolbar of Google Classroom. Now you can easily access all of your Google Apps. Click on the App chooser in the upper right hand of the page. This will open your full list of Google Applications. Once you click the application, a