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The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast is a weekly podcast designed to give K-12 educators practical ideas for using G Suite and other Google tools hosted by Matt Miller (Ditch That Textbook) and Kasey Bell (Shakeup Learning).

May 20, 2019

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It's the end of another school year or you're approaching the end of the year and either way you should consider cleaning up Google Classroom and Drive.

  • Return all work, grade it if you need to
  • Archive Classes
  • Clean-up Folders in Drive
  • Create new folders for the things you want to keep and move things over
  • Create a folder for exemplary work
  • Do NOT Delete the Classroom Folder
  • Do NOT Delete from Shared with Me
  • Delete Old Class Calendars
  • Reflect on your Google Classroom practices, collaborate with others for ideas

Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year

How to Create a Google Classroom Template (for next year)

https://alicekeeler.com/2016/05/31/google-classroom-clean-folders/

https://alicekeeler.com/2018/05/25/google-classroom-archive-class/

https://alicekeeler.com/2018/07/17/school-is-out-7-tips-to-clean-up-your-g-suite/

Google Teacher Tribe Mailbag

  • KD Meucci (on the blog) -- I'm trying to access Jamboard, but it says my access is denied and to contact my systems admin. I'm getting some pushback, is there any reason not to give access? Also, my admin doesn't understand the platform and thinks I'm asking to purchase an actual Jamboard. From the podcast, it sounds like Jamboard is just like Padlet, but within G Suites. Help?!!
  • Dana Klement (Texas) -- long time listener, google trainer certification, excited to help teachers see power of Google tools, wants students to be set up for success, eighth grade in small school district, will have had the same drive since kindergarten, wants to train students to use g suite going into high school, last two weeks, streamline … set eighth graders up for success in high school, key features, extensions, organizational tips and tricks to help them to be set up for success?

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