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Access Calendars

Organization can be a barrier for student learning and engagement. Google Classroom has been updated to provide easy links to access the Classroom Calendar and the students’ personal Google Calendars.     On the left-hand side of the screen, click the “Classroom Calendar” button to be taken to the the calendar overviewing the class assignments.

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Get a Summary of Student Work

Google Classroom makes it easy to see an overview of students work. Click on the “Students” tab to open up the class roster.   From the “Students” tab, you can email individual students by click on the three dots. You can also click on the student’s name to access a complete list of assignments.  

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Google Classroom: Link Other’s Documents

In Google Classroom, you can now link documents that do not belong to you. Sometimes you may want to link a document that belongs to someone else. Previously, you had to make a copy of this document in your Google Drive or change the share settings on the document. Now, Google Classroom gives you the

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Preview Files in Google Drive

Press P to Preview in Google Drive

Press P for Preview I like to describe Google Classroom as Google Drive management. When reviewing student work on the assignment assessment screen, notice the Google Drive folder icon below the Done count. This will launch Google Drive to view the student’s assignments in Drive. Opening documents can be slow depending on internet speed. Pressing

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Send Google Classroom Feedback

Send Feedback In the bottom left hand corner of Google Classroom is a question mark. This allows you to “Send feedback.” Only include one feedback each time. You can fill it out multiple times. The feedback is tagged and they will let you know if they incorporate your feedback. 2 suggestions, click “Send feedback” twice.

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Copy class code in mobile Google Classroom

Google Classroom Mobile: Copy Class Code

Copy the Class Code On the browser version of Google Classroom there is a tiny triangle next to the class code that says “Copy code.” However, on mobile there does not appear to be any way of copying the class code. Seemingly frustrating because copying the code to email to a student is very handy.

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Google Classroom: Sort Students By Last Name

Students Tab Sort Students When clicking on the Student’s tab you can find a roster of your students. The default is that students are sorted by their first name. Tiny Triangle Notice the tiny triangle next to “Sort by first name” located right above the first student listed. Click on the tiny triangle to change

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Google Classroom Answer the Question

Google Classroom: Students Answer the Question

Answer the Question or Ask a Question Using the “Create question” option in Google Classroom is a great way to hear from all students. It can be a little tricky for students at first since it seems there are 2 places to answer the question. One is the answer line that says “Type your answer.”

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Google Classroom: 5 Tiny Triangles

5 Tiny Triangles When Creating an Assignment When creating an assignment in Google Classroom notice there are 5 tiny triangles. Click on all of them! Assign to multiple classes Assign to individual students Set a due date and time. Add a topic Assign, schedule or save as draft.