Tips and Tricks for Google Classroom

Dates: March 2 – April 12

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Description

Part of the Genius of Google Classroom is you can get up and running in under 5 minutes. But then what… now that you’re using Google Classroom how to maximize your efficiency and hack it to do what you want? The format of this workshop is different than traditional Go Slow Workshops. Monday – Friday you will receive a tip a day for 6 weeks. Some of the tips will encourage you to try something and report back but most of the tips are just that… TIPS! You will have the opportunity to ask questions and interact around each tip. 

Outline

Week 1: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 
Week 2: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 
Week 3: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 
Week 4: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 
Week 5: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 
Week 6: 5 tips taking your Google Classroom game to the next level. One each day, Monday to Friday. 

Unlike a self paced video course, Go Slow Workshops™ are designed to be interactive and collaborative. Activities for the week are USUALLY posted on Monday and you have all week to work through the activities and interact with the teacher and other workshop participants. HOWEVER, the format of this workshop is a new tip a day. At the end of the 6 weeks the workshop will be archived, but can be found in Google Classroom by using the menu to access “Archived classes.” 

Go Slow Workshops™ are 6 weeks. This gives you the opportunity to practice what you have learned before moving on to learning something new. Each week’s activities are designed to take about an hour. (Note, this does not include the time you spend with your students to try out the activities.) 

Unlike a self paced video course, Go Slow Workshops™ are designed to be interactive and collaborative. Activities for the week are posted on Monday and you have all week to work through the activities and interact with the teacher and other workshop participants. At the end of the 6 weeks the workshop will be archived, but can be found in Google Classroom by using the menu to access “Archived classes.” 

Workshop not a class. Go Slow Workshops™ are not a graded class. Participate as much or as little as you wish. As the saying goes “You get out of it what you put into it.” You can simply lurk and see what is posted or fully interact with Alice and workshop participants. If you would like Continuing Education credits for the Go Slow Workshops™ please fill out this Google Form

Go Slow Workshops™ are conducted through Google Classroom. Classroom is designed to be collaborative, interactive, and makes sharing easy. For this reason I choose to use Classroom as the platform for the workshops. The default for school G Suite accounts is to RESTRICT you to your school. You will need a PERSONAL Gmail account that ends in @gmail.com to join the workshops. If you would like to use your school G Suite email please have the Google Apps admin whitelist fresnoteach.org in the admin panel. 

If you have any challenges joining a Go Slow Workshop™ or have questions about a workshop please email info@alicekeeler.com

 

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