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The Google Teacher Podcast is designed to give K-12 educators practical ideas for using G Suite and other Google tools in classrooms and schools. Hosted by Matt Miller (Ditch That Textbook) and Kasey Bell (Shake Up Learning).

Apr 6, 2020

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Featured Content

What is G Suite for Education

Google Classroom Cheat Sheets for Teacher and Students (FREE)

Melanie’s Tips:

  • Share a quick daily video with your students (Melanie uses the “Shorts” camera in Flipgrid)
  • Move items to the top of the stream (three dots menu button: click “move to top”)
  • Use topics to keep things organized (In classwork: New > Topic … and they’re draggable!)
  • Use “email guardians” under People tab to keep parents in the loop

6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom

4 Must-Have to Google Classroom Skills

How to Package Your Digital Assignments

How to manage Google Classroom assignments during remote learning

How to use Google Meet with Google Classroom

How to provide feedback

How to record videos to share with students through Google Classroom

How to Organize Assignments in Google Classroom

  • A topic for “Due this Week,” or “Due Today!” 
  • If your students are tech savvy enough, you can have them collect all of their links in one document and submit all at once.

How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know

Google Teacher Podcast Mailbag

Vicki Heupel (Montana) -- With remote learning: more need for forms for formative assessment. Tips and tricks for assigning thru GC: When do you assign for one class vs. for all classes? To be effective. Autograded within Google Classroom.

MrWiseley in a blog comment: “Oh my goodness! I have an answer for the need!!! Select the column with the student IDs (better than names that might have varied spellings by the teachers). Select "Format --> Conditional Formatting". Then do a "custom formula" of =countif(D:D,D1)>2 where D represents column D (replace with the column letter for YOUR sheet). Choose to format with a cell color, and BOOM! Any kid listed more than twice will be highlighted in that color!”

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