Fukuoka JALT:

Google Classroom - The Basics

Date: Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Speaker: Charlotte VT Murakami (Kurume University)


Interested in getting started on Google Classroom? Good! You will be taking advantage of a free and very versatile platform that has enabled teachers all over the world to 'flip' learning and/or go almost paperless.

Please bring your laptop or tablet. You will also need a Gmail account or two! Note, university G-Suite email accounts have a strong firewall, preventing others from joining.

At this workshop, Charlotte VT Murakami (Kurume University) will show attendees how to do the following with just a few clicks:

  • Create a class and add students
  • Create announcements and assignments
  • Track, grade, and return assignments (with or without feedback) to the students with the end goal of making sure students are really learning
  • Integrate Google Classroom with the Chrome Extension Additio App which enables teachers to sync and calculate grades with relative ease.

After-meeting hangout: TBA
Our after-meeting hangouts are informal and not official Fukuoka JALT events, but are just a good chance to hang out with and get to know other teachers over a meal or a drink. We don't organize any set menus, no RSVPs, just whoever wants to come along can do so and order whatever they like. We'll choose a place each time that allows for your preferred food and/or drinks. Anyone is welcome, even if you don't come to the meeting.

Organization: Fukuoka Chapter of the Japan Association for Language Teaching (Fukuoka JALT)

Cost: JALT Members: free
Non-members: 1,000 yen

Venue: Tenjin, Fukuoka City: Kurume University Satellite Campus (ELGALA, room 601-2, see Google map)

Location: Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan


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Contact Fukuoka JALT

Website: www.fukuokajalt.org

Trevor Holster
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