Google Education Trainer

Anthony Speranza

St. Mark’s Primary School

Dingley, VIC

Senior Leading Teacher &

ICT Leader

e: anthony.speranza@gmail.com

t: @anthsperanza

g: +AnthonySperanza

b: anthsperanza.global2.vic.edu.au

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101

.: This presentation can be found on my blog

bit.ly/speranzaclassroom

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Google Classroom 101

Launched August 2014

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What is it?

.: Google's latest offering on the GAFE platform, Classroom, promises to save time, improve organisation, and enhance communication between teachers and students.

.: Teachers can distribute, collect and grade assignments .

.: The assignments are filed into folders in “My Drive” for teachers and students.

.: At a glance, teachers can see who has or who has not completed the task.

.: Students can keep track of when tasks are due.

.: Students can keep track of due dates and begin working with just a click or two.

.: Notifications are sent to students when a new task is assigned.

.: Notifications are sent to teachers when students submit an assignment or post a question.

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Pros

.: Classes are easy to setup. Teachers can easily add students or give them a class code for access.

.: Create, review and grade assignments from one location.

.: All assignments are collected and stored in one place for students and automatically placed in a folder in Google Drive.

.: Allows teachers to send announcements or start conversations.

.: Teachers can post assignments to multiple classes.

.: Multiple teachers can administer a class.

.: You can join classrooms over multiple domains (must be whitelisted).

.: Web and mobile apps.

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Round up of useful resources

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Let’s play!

.: Go to www.google.com.

.: Sign in with your given training account.

  • email: demo00@smdingley.catholic.edu.au
  • password: training00

.: Go to www.google.com/classroom.

.: Click I am a STUDENT.

.: Click the + sign in the top right hand corner and enter the following code: TBA

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Tasks

.: Leave a comment on the “Introduce Yourself” announcement.

.: Complete the task on the second announcement by viewing the image and leaving a comment.

.: Complete the assignment posted to the Classroom and turn it in.

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Assignment 1

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Assignment 2

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Assignment 3

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Apps & Extensions

Google Classroom app on the Chrome Web Store

Share to Classroom extension on the Chrome Web Store

Search Google Classroom on Google Play for Android or iTunes for iOS to download mobile app.

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Examples in action

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Techwizards

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Nihongo at St. Mark’s

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GAFEsummit Melbourne 2014 - Google Classroom 101 - Google Slides