Tech A Byte

Monthly, tech tips, tricks and highlights from IT! 1-2016

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Google Classroom: Mr. Chasteen

Mr. Chasteen, a Middle School Math Teacher, is taking advantage of Google Classroom's blended learning capabilities. With Classroom, teachers can:

  • post questions and topics for engaging in-class discussions
  • can be used for any subject for personalized learning and communication
  • attach relevant videos, documents, websites
  • upload any files (pdf, image, doc) to Google Drive and assign in Classroom
  • grade & return student work in real-time.


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Get Students Focused on Your Screen: Share!

Chrome Extension: Share to Classroom

Make using Google Classroom even easier!

Add "Share to Classroom" extension to your Chrome browser to push webpages to your any of your Classroom classes, so they open instantly on your students' computers. With this extension, you can get your students on the right page, quickly and reliably every time. You can also post announcements, create assignments, or save webpages to post to Classroom later. Watch this short video on how it works & go grab it in the Web Store now!!

Here is a video link for the how to:


Wanna Make Less Copies?

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Make a Copy for Each Student

How many times have you rushed to school in the AM to get that classroom set of copies ready for 1st period?. How much time we all spent waiting in line for our turn at the copy machine, fixing a paper jam, or collating papers? Google Classroom will free you from the copy machine!

Make a Copy for Each Student

When attaching a file from Google Classroom, the default is that students can view the file. Change the file settings to “Make a copy for each student.” This pushes a copy of the digital document to each student. They simply need to click on “OPEN” in the stream and open the file.

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