Mr. Yamouth needs to contact a student’s parents to congratulate the student on improved progress. However, their first language is German and they are not fully fluent in English. What is the quickest action he could do to produce an effective email on his own?

  • Post the message text on Google+ to see if someone can help translate it to German
  • Use Gmail to send a message around the school to search for a student who can help translate the email to German
  • Use Google Search to find someone local offering German translation services to help with the email
  • Search the Chrome Web Store for the Google Translate extension for Chrome. Use the extension to provide a German version of the text within the email

Mr. Bentley finds it easy to use Google Docs, Sheets and Slides in his classroom as they are very similar to other programs he’s used in the past. He overhears his colleague Ms. Bernard talk about using Google Forms as well, but isn’t sure how it’s relevant in a school environment.

  • Designing a logo for a school football team
  • Surveys for collecting data for group projects
  • Gathering feedback on field trips
  • Create formative quiz checks at the end of each lesson
  • Performing basis calculations with numeric data
  • Creating an interactive presentation

Mr. Elba is editing a presentation in Google Slides and wants to improve the appearance of the slides. What visual elements can he incorporate into his presentation to make it more visually appealing?

  • Embed relevant YouTube videos to break up the text and presentation
  • Insert fonts and color combinations intentionally to attract attention to key elements of the lesson
  • Use as much text as possible to provide a more thorough understanding of the content
  • Change the background color of the slides so they are not all white

Mr. Brixham is the principal at a large school and receives an overwhelming volume of emails from teachers, support staff, students, parents, and the school district governors. He often struggles to find important emails quickly.

  • Search for emails containing hyperlinks
  • Search for keywords within emails
  • Filter emails by word count
  • Filter emails that have attachments
  • Search for emails within a label
  • Search for emails by sender or recipient

Mr. Yarmouth needs to contact a student’s parents to congratulate the student on improved progress. However, their first language is German and they are not fully fluent in English. What is the quickest action he could do to produce an effective email on his own?

  • Use Google Search to find someone local offering German translation services to help with the email
  • Post the message text on Google+ to see if someone can help translate it to German
  • Search the Chrome Web Store for the Google Translate extension for Chrome. Use the extension to provide a German version of the text within the email
  • Use Gmail to send a message around the school to search for a student who can help translate the email to German

You need to speak with local schools to discuss a sports tournament you are hosting at short notice. Your intention is to gain feedback on a planned program of events and share images of available facilities. Match the feature of Google Hangouts with its benefit by moving the rows up and down.

Hangouts Feature Benefit
Video Calling Meeting can be extended visually with up to 15 remote participants
Chat Participants can communicate by text without disrupting the meeting and their conversations are saved
Screenshare Any participant can share their desktop with the group
Android and iOS app People can join the meeting even when mobile
Calendar integration Hangout details are simply added when creating a meeting

Integrating technology in the classroom can benefit a school in many ways, and for various groups of people. Match the benefits of a digital classroom with the pain points they overcome by moving the rows up and down.

Paint points Benefits
Prescriptive teaching methods that do not allow for teacher creativity in class instruction or materials Students given access to different types of information from a range of sources for enhanced problem-solving
Students limited to school hours when working with other students on collaborative projects The ability to collaborate remotely in real-time with peers on group projects
Standardized teaching resources for all students regardless of learning speeds and abilities Access to resources and information relevant for different learning speeds
High volume of printing for assignments and worksheets, and photocopying from textbooks for take-home resources Lower printing and copier costs with online resources and file storage

Mr. Perry has bookmarked a large number of webpages in Chrome while researching class topics. Unfortunately, he’s bookmarked so many that’s he’s struggling to find relevant content Quickly. What can he do within the Bookmark manager of Chrome to simplify and organize his list of bookmarks?

  • Delete bookmarks that are not urgently required and search for them again when they are needed
  • Use the search function in the Chrome Bookmark Manager
  • Rename and organize bookmarks into themed folders so they are labeled clearly
  • Create a Doc that lists all favorite websites with links

Students already familiar with a web-conneced world will feel immediately at home with Google Classroom. What benefits will they enjoy from their assignments going online?

  • Students can discuss assignments in a collaborative environment
  • Students can choose to have assignment results sent directly to their phone as a text message
  • Students can view each other’s assignments if they need ideas
  • If students are sick from school they can cancel pending assignments from home using the Cancel button
  • Assignments and resources are kept organized in one place
  • Students can see at a glance when assignments are due

Ms. Dent wants to use Google Forms and Google Sheets to collect and tract different aspects of her students’ work. Use drag and drop to show how she could use these Google tools effectively.

Google Application Task
Sheets Analyze trends on a record of books read by students
Create a gradebook to track student scores
Protect collected data from change
Forms Check class understating of a topic
Collect anonymous feedback