Google added Calendar Support to Classroom – but it’s a little buggy :(

Google has finally added automatic Google Calendar support – an obvious feature that should have been included from the start. It was one of the Five things I wish Classroom could do right now that I wrote about a few months ago. So I’ve been playing with it. Here is my first impression of it without actually… Read More Google added Calendar Support to Classroom – but it’s a little buggy 😦

Returning students’ test/exam scripts with Classroom

Introduction If you have attended some of my talk/workshop, you’d have known my stance on returning of students work. Generally, both teachers and students stand to benefit when they have access to their marked test/exam script. If you are using Google Classroom as your central point where work is collected or given out, it makes sense to also… Read More Returning students’ test/exam scripts with Classroom

Why every students should learn Computer Science (aka Computing or IT in SA)

Recently, our Grade 9 students have had a chance to think about what subject they would like study in the final phase of their high school careers. These are my top ten reasons why students should do computer science (computing) as one of these subjects. I have been updating them over the years and this is… Read More Why every students should learn Computer Science (aka Computing or IT in SA)

Creating Classroom Assignments for multiple classes (on different days)

I have four grade 9 classes, each of which, I see only once a week on different days. Because of the lack of groups in Classroom, I have set up four separate classes. When creating new assignments, I avoid creating it for all four classes (by ticking all four in the drop down list) because they… Read More Creating Classroom Assignments for multiple classes (on different days)