Fukuoka JALT:

Google Classroom - The Basics

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

Speaker: Charlotte VT Murakami (Kurume University)

Description:

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

0

You can add this event to your iCal calendar.

  1. Click on the iCal icon. Your iCal software will start.
  2. Click 'Subscribe':
    click subscribe
  3. Under 'Auto Refresh', select 'Every day' in case the the basic details change:
    auto-refresh daily

You can add this event to your Microsoft Outlook calendar.

  1. Click on the MS Outlook icon.
  2. See what happens.
  3. Tell us what happens. I don't have MS Outlook on a Windows computer, so I can't test it.
  4. If you click on the icon and nothing happens, do this:
    1. Right-click on the icon and save the file.
    2. According to Microsoft's support page, in Outlook's File menu, you should click Import and Export.
    3. Click to select Import an iCalendar or vCalendar file (*.vcs), and then click Next.
    4. Click to select the vCalendar file you've just saved, and then click Open.

Contact Fukuoka JALT

Website: www.fukuokajalt.org

J. Lake
Email QR Code: