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Things You Can Do with

Francis Jim B. Tuscano
in the classroom.
XS TILT l 8 October 2014
Source: http://www.google.com.ph/edu/apps/ Learning Has Gone Google
In XS: Grade 6 - High School

- access to the google apps via XSmail
- lessons in using google apps in their
computer classes
Apps that we
can use:

Gmail/ XSmail

Drive - storage

Docs - Work/ Pages-like

Sheets - Excel/ Numbers-like

Slides - PPP/ Keynote-like

Forms - survey

Sites - blogging

Calendar - events

Talk/ Hangouts - video-chatting

CLASSROOM - new!!!
Google
Classroom 101
Source: http://www.google.com.ph/edu/apps/ Google Classroom 101
Benefits
1. It’s a big online space where
you can post activities,
resources etc. Storage is
virtually unlimited.
2. Student interaction is
supported.
3. Automatic back-up and
creation of files in your Google
Drive account.
4. Faster tracking of who finished
or not yet finished an activity.
History of editing, passing papers,
etc. is tracked.
5. Classroom collaboration via
google docs, etc.
6. Easy access - Internet is the
answer. Whatever gadget one
uses.
Sample activities
1. Writing exercises
-
CLE : journal writing
-
English - a lot!!! :P
-
Filipino - Pwede!!! Marami!
-
Social Studies - reaction
paper (news article)/ surveys
-
Chinese is supported.
2. Using Different Media
-
Science - poster-making for
environment, comic strips
-
Math - fraction problems
using Google drawing or
slides/ making story problems
Individual Journal
Writing - CLE
Group Work/
Collaboration - student
works on the same file,
poster or research.
Source: Diego Bondo, 6C
First Step
S: JOINING A
GOOGLE
CLASSROOM
T: CREATING A
GOOGLE
CLASSROOM
url: classroom.google.com
Student Perspective:
JOINING A GOOGLE CLASSROOM
A.

Go to url: classroom.google.com

Type in the given class code:
wwd9vx (sample)
B.
Teacher gives in the invite.
Check your XSmail for the link of
the invite to join the classroom.
Student Perspective:
WELCOME TO THE CLASSROOM
Student Perspective:
THINGS TO DO FOR TODAY
ANSWER A SHORT
JOURNAL
PASS THE ASSIGNED
JOURNAL
Teacher’s Perspective
How can you use it in class?
1. Assign a journal/ writing activity.
2. Have the students accomplish it in class.
3. Have them submit their work to you on time.
4. Comment on them. This can help if your are
doing a writing activity that includes drafts
and revision.
5. Return their work.
Last thoughts…

There are more things left to be discovered. Just
explore and try the Google apps. Try their
tutorials here: http://learn.googleapps.com/.
Sources

http://www.google.com.ph/edu/apps/

https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/#

http://www.alicekeeler.com/teachertech/
2014/09/07/20-things-you-can-do-with-google-
classroom/

http://blog.appsevents.com/2014/07/google-
classroom-from-teachers.html