Going Google

Volume 3 - Issue 2

Tip 1 How to Set Default Page in Chrome

Did you know that you can decide which page (or group of pages) open up when you open Chrome?

Tip 2 Making Appointments in Google Calendar

Why would you want to set up Google Appointments?
  • Easy way for parents to schedule a conference

  • Saves time coordinating available times for conferences

  • Gives parents / teacher the freedom to choose days and times to better suit their needs

  • Keeps you from double booking conferences

Here's a link to a tutorial video on YouTube from lynda.com: http://youtu.be/YJ97hx8-mdA

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When a parent clicks on the link, this is what they'll see.

They can then make an appointment.

If you need to talk a day off the calendar, click to edit the appointment and simply delete that day.

Tip 3 - Google Classroom Announcements

Announcements are posts from the teacher that students enrolled in the class can see. [example: Remember to have your reading log signed! or Bring a #2 pencil to class tomorrow.] To create an announcement, go to the Stream page and click Announcement.
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