Tuesday, November 15, 2016

NEW Google Sites is LIVE

Finally, the day that we have all been waiting for! The NEW Google Sites is LIVE for anyone to use.  The user friendly ability to drag and drop items from Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, PDFs, Images, Charts and More), move text boxes and create pages that are truely your own! 

Check out the video below for a brief overview of how to create, change, add and publish from the NEW Google Sites! 

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Communication is Key

At the beginning of the year, as we are setting up our Google Classrooms, OneNote Notebooks, and Email distribution lists, we can also think about other ways to communicate with parents and students. The following two means, allow third party texting with parents and students, but NO ONE knows each other's phone number.

Remind - A communication tool that provides a safe way for teachers to text message or email students and parents.

Bloomz - With Bloomz, teachers can safely communicate with parents, share class photos & updates, and coordinate through volunteer and conference signups.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Google Classroom Topics and Parent Contact

Did you know that parents can now get summaries of students work in Google Classroom? You can also categorize your assignments, announcements and questions by Topic!

Here are just a few of the new changes in Google Classroom and a walk through of how to add parent email addresses, what parents will see and how to categorize your assignments, announcements and questions into Topics! 

Monday, September 5, 2016

New Forms Features

If it's been a while since you have used Forms, you may have noticed two major changes.  

1.  Now you can GRADE quizzes directly in the Form!! NO NEED FOR FLUBAROO!! 

2. You can now insert images into questions and answers!!