Google Meetings Series for Post Primary Schools

Google Meetings Series for Post Primary Schools

This Series will take place over six dates, from Monday 17th January - Monday 28th February 2022, from 4.15 - 4.45p.m. on each date. This Series promises to take users from the very beginning and aims to be practical in its nature. 

Session #1 - Monday 17th January 2022

  • How to access your Google Workspace,
  • Layout of Gmail and how to send an email,
  • Managing your email - labelling, staring and adding to tasks,
  • How to use schedule send,
  • Introduction to Google Drive and setting up folders, and
  • Introduction to Google Classroom.

Session #2 - Monday 24th January 2022

Focus on Google Classroom

  • How to invite students (e.g. sending the code to students, inviting them individually on the people stream, and adding a co-teacher)
  • The importance of the classwork tab rather than the stream
  • Using the stream for announcements and posting them/scheduling them,
  • Setting up topics to organize your class,
  • Moving topics around/filtering topics,
  • Distributing class materials – 'the one for everyone in the audience' option,
  • Reusing materials for another class,
  • How to email your students from Google Classroom,
  • Finding your material in google Drive,
  • Global settings – how to enable/disable settings, and
  • Archiving old classes.

Session #3 - Monday 31st January 2022

Working Collaboratively with Google Workspace

  • Introduction to Google Slides, and
  • Intoduction to Jamboards.

Session #4 - Monday 7th February 2022

Focus on Formative Assessment with Google Workspace

  • Sharing learning intentions,
  • Co-negotiating the success criteria with Jamboards,
  • Using the question feature - formative questions, exit tickets, and
  • Using the Jamboard to do KWL and other graphic organisers.

Session #5 - Monday 14th February 2022

Focus on Summative Assessment

  • How to set up an assignment so that plagiarism is checked,
  • How to see plagiarism in an assignment that has been turned in,
  • Marking work in suggesting mode, using comment banks (and the #) and returning multiple at once,
  • Downloading the mote extension and leaving voice feedback,
  • How to set up a marking rubric,
  • Using the rubric and reusing them across classes, and
  • Using the explore icon - citations, images.

Session #6 - Monday 28th February 2022

Focus on Assessment with Google Quiz

  • The basics of setting up a Google Quiz,
  • Allowing a Quiz to self-mark
  • Turning an old Form into a Quiz and using the document to form add-on.

Clare Wallace

Clare Wallace is an experienced Google Workspace Educator. She has led training in Google and other educational software for several years. Clare is currently a Deputy Principal in Coláiste Mhuire Co-Ed in Thurles. 

Course Properties

Course date 17-01-2022 4:15 pm
Course End Date 28-02-2022 4:45 pm
Capacity 40
Cut off date 28-02-2022 10:00 am
Individual Price Free
Speaker Clare Wallace
Number Hours 3
Location Online (via Google Meet)

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