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Tuesday, May 5

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Thursday, March 19

  1. page Google Classroom edited ... View a returned assignment Change account settings Troubleshooting Classroom and Additional…
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    View a returned assignment
    Change account settings
    Troubleshooting Classroom and Additional Resources
    Classroom is not accessible
    Email notifications are not received
    Accessibility and screen readers
    Send Feedback
    Video Tutorials
    Google Classroom Guide: Help & Support for Educators
    Google Classroom Help

    Tips and Tricks
    Never give a form as an assignment (+Twyla Felty)
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    Never say, "Classroom can't do that", because the next time you go back, it might.
    Keep your eye on Classroom's developing features and submit ideas and suggestions via the Send Feedback button that is always on the bottom right. (Well, maybe not always, but it is today).
    Video Tutorials
    Google Classroom Guide: Help & Support for Educators
    Google Classroom Help

    Additional Resources
    Google for Education
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  2. page Google Classroom edited ... Click Add materials and upload documents, add Drive documents, YouTube videos, attach links I…
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    Click Add materials and upload documents, add Drive documents, YouTube videos, attach links
    Invite students to a class
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    Google Contacts blyby clicking the
    Invite by code on the right
    Adding Content to a Class in the Stream
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Wednesday, March 18

  1. page Google Classroom edited ... Use Google Contacts bly clicking the blue Invite button on the left Invite by code on the rig…
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    Use Google Contacts bly clicking the blue Invite button on the left
    Invite by code on the right
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    a Class in the Stream
    Post an Announcement
    Add an Assignment

    Managing a Class from the Home Screen
    Click the name of a class to change the Theme or add a Profile Photo
    Rename or delete a class: click the Menu button in the upper right corner of the class tile
    Remove a student from a class by going to the Student tab

    Communicating with a Class
    Email a student or students from the Student tab
    Working with Assignments
    View Assignments via the Assignment Status page
    Grade and return an assignment
    Change an assignment grade
    Export grades to a CSV file using the Download button at the top of the page

    Using Classroom as a Student
    Add a class
    View assignments
    Post to the class stream
    Send an email
    Mark an assignment done
    View a returned assignment
    Change account settings

    Troubleshooting Classroom
    Classroom is not accessible
    Email notifications are not received
    Accessibility and screen readers
    Send Feedback

    Tips and Tricks
    Never give a form as an assignment (+Twyla Felty)
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  2. page Google Classroom edited ... Resource: How Do I Get Started? Learn Google Classroom Creating a Class Sign into Classroo…
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    Resource: How Do I Get Started?
    Learn Google Classroom
    Creating a Class
    Sign into Classroom
    Click + icon (upper right) and select Create Class
    Fill in the appropriate information and click the Create button
    Create the Class Resource page
    Click on the course and click the About link
    Fill in the Class Overview information
    Click Save. You can always edit from the Menu button (upper right)
    Click Add materials and upload documents, add Drive documents, YouTube videos, attach links
    Invite students to
    a class
    Use Google Contacts bly clicking the blue Invite button on the left
    Invite by code on the right

    Adding Content to a Class
    Managing a Class
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  3. page Introduction to Chromebooks edited ... Enter your SDP Google account (name@philasd.org) and password. Click Enroll device. You will …
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    Enter your SDP Google account (name@philasd.org) and password.
    Click Enroll device. You will receive a confirmation message that the device has been successfully enrolled.
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    Admin. They will needcan keep this information to "claim" the device as belonging tofor their school organizational unit to manage.records.
    If you accidentally create a user account before enrolling the device, you will need to use the Developer Mode wipe (different from the Powerwash) or the Chromebook Recovery Utility to put your Chromebook back into a state where the management license can be associated with the device.
    Steps to Enable the Developer Mode (Wipe): Warning: This will wipe all of your data!
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  4. page Introduction to Chromebooks edited ... Setup Procedures for the School District of Philadelphia Classroom: OUT OF THE BOX: Turn I…
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    Setup Procedures for the School District of Philadelphia Classroom:
    OUT OF THE BOX:
    TurnI. Turn on the
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    time zone.)
    I.

    II.
    Network Connection
    Go through the first few setup screens before entering any accounts. You will need to click a Cancel link when it says you can’t connect to the Internet and it will bring up the District’s wireless log-in screen:
    Chromebooks Assigned to Faculty/Staff (non-BYOD Pilot schools): if the Chromebook is assigned solely to a faculty/staff member, then they will need to login to the wireless each time they use the Chromebook.
    Chromebooks Assigned to Students (non-BYOD Pilot schools): The Chromebooks will be registered for you by IT. You no longer need to register the Chromebook for the wireless. Just log into the network as yourself and continue to enroll the Chromebook.
    Chromebooks at Pilot BYOD Schools: Everyone, faculty, staff and students, will need to log-in to the wireless network each time the device is accessed.
    II.III. Enroll Chromebook
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    District account.
    Turn on the Chrome device and follow the onscreen instructions until you see the sign on screen. Do not sign in yet.
    Before signing into the Chrome device, press the key combination Ctrl-Alt-E. The enrollment screen appears.
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    Wait for the machine to prepare itself - (may take a while)
    The computer will beep when done. Then you can connect to the Internet and begin the device management association process above again.
    III.IV. Set-up Accounts
    K-8: You can no longer fake Google student accounts.
    Teachers can set up a classroom Google account for themselves. (Recommended)
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  5. page Introduction to Chromebooks edited ... Setup Procedures for the School District of Philadelphia Classroom: OUT OF THE BOX: Turn on…
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    Setup Procedures for the School District of Philadelphia Classroom:
    OUT OF THE BOX:
    Turn on the Chromebook. SET THE TIME AND TIME ZONE IF IT IS NOT CORRECT! (Look for it in the lower right-hand corner. You have once chance to do this. If you don't do it now, once the Chromebook is enrolled, you will need to use the Chromebook Restore Utility to reset the Chromebook in order to change the time and time zone.)
    I. Network Connection Setup: Chromebooks will need to be connected to the Internet in order to set them up.
    Go through the first few setup screens before entering any accounts. You will need to click a Cancel link when it says you can’t connect to the Internet and it will bring up the District’s wireless log-in screen:
    Chromebooks Assigned to Faculty/Staff (non-BYOD Pilot schools): if the Chromebook is assigned solely to a faculty/staff member, then they will need to login to the wireless each time they use the Chromebook.
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    Pilot schools): if the Chromebook is assigned solely to student use,The Chromebooks will be registered for this year (Spring 2014) pleaseyou by IT. You no longer need to register the Chromebook using regular wireless network registration procedures (i.e. atfor the sign-on screen click onwireless. Just log into the network as yourself and continue to enroll the little blue computer icon, etc.)Chromebook.
    Chromebooks at Pilot BYOD Schools: Everyone, faculty, staff and students, will need to log-in to the wireless network each time the device is accessed.
    II. Enroll Chromebook Devices: Each Dell Chromebook has been purchased with a Google device management license. This license needs to be registered to the District domain BEFORE THE DEVICE IS SETUP WITH AN ACCOUNT.
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    a Device:
    A. If you are the GAFE Admin for your school:
    Turn on the Chrome device and follow the onscreen instructions until you see the sign on screen. Do not sign in yet.
    Before signing into the Chrome device, press the key combination Ctrl-Alt-E. The enrollment screen appears.
    Enter your school's administrative Google Apps
    Anyone can enroll a Chromebook. There is no longer a need to use a special admin account (schoolname-gafe@philasd.org - you received this information when your principal designated you the school Google Admin in the Role Access Delegation app in the Employee Portal).
    Click Enroll device. You will receive a confirmation message that the device has been successfully enrolled.
    For GAFE Admins only:
    To "claim" (move)
    or to claim Chromebooks enrolled by others that belong to your school (or were previously enrolled - "married" to a management license):
    Obtain a spreadsheet of the serial numbers of the Chromebooks you wish to move into your organization unit to manage.
    Go to this setup form and fill it out using the information in the spreadsheet above.
    B. If you are NOT the GAFE Admin for your school:
    District account.
    Turn on the Chrome device and follow the onscreen instructions until you see the sign on screen. Do not sign in yet.
    Before signing into the Chrome device, press the key combination Ctrl-Alt-E. The enrollment screen appears.
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    Click Enroll device. You will receive a confirmation message that the device has been successfully enrolled.
    Record the device's serial number in a spreadsheet to give to the school Google Admin. They will need this information to "claim" the device as belonging to their school organizational unit to manage.
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    the Powerwash) or the Chromebook Recovery Utility to put
    Steps to Enable the Developer Mode (Wipe): Warning: This will wipe all of your data!
    To enter developer mode:
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Tuesday, March 17

  1. page Google Classroom edited ... What is Google Classroom? (*video) Google Classroom is a management system for Google Drive, …
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    What is Google Classroom? (*video)
    Google Classroom is a management system for Google Drive, Docs and Gmail and that helps students and teachers organize, create, grade assignments, and communicate. It is available to anyone with a Google Apps for Education account.
    Sample Assignment Workflow:Workflow
    :
    {https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/pqlw3ZRWzBzzxVv8nMPIiueK4Tpwy-PsJ39HocaUIIH3LFQgc6g5YV-er14lrRsbIXSDvrdfgQrgwlUH-F7UIj__p9bImrhuhrt6y7Cs-qk3t8cLwXJZsfMiFmPR_cvdjL_Ey6U0HQ}
    *video: Google Classroom 101
    Resource: How Do I Get Started?
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