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 😦
Whatsapp Web is now available on all the popular mobile platforms (see right) and it’s really a good tool for use in communicating with your students. My students have really taken up to using Whatsapp (see my survey result here). In this post, I look at using Whatsapp from your computer from the perspective of… Read More Whatsapp Web, its Usages & Limitation – for now
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
Originally posted on IT Rocks – Teaching IT in South Africa:
When I got myself an iPad, one of the things I wanted to find ways of incorporating it into my marking process. The iPad with its touch screen should lend itself well to marking scripts but as usually there are many Apps that would…
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)
From automatic calendar to better assignment handling and management, here are five things I wish Classroom could do right now, in no particular order – hope Google is listening.
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)