Falling behind on #MTBoS30 already!

Here’s my excuse.

I’m loving Google Classroom. We have effectively gone nearly paperless by doing warm-ups, weekly PoWs, problem solving, almost anything and everything in Classroom. I appreciate the efficiency of organizing folders and the seamless integration with Google Drive. I still have a lot to learn, but I’m excited with how we’re using Classroom already.

I put a visual pattern in Google Draw for students to mark up the pattern and figure out the equation.

Students complete a Google doc for other warm-ups. Here’s one we just started today.

Students do PoWs (from NCTM The Math Forum) in Classroom, and I can give them feedback directly on there.

We save valuable class time by posting answers to textbook problems in Classroom.

You get the idea. I would love to learn how **you** use Classroom! Please share in the comments or hit me up on Twitter @fawnpnguyen.

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Fawn – I’ve been working with some teachers on a format for using google forms for ESTIMATION 18o tasks. Happy to share the template when I am at my computer next!

Thanks for sharing how you use Google Classroom in math. You have a one to one classroom? Is that new this year? Our district is interested in moving in this direction, but is still a few years out.

Hi Shannon. We do have 1 to 1; this started after winter break, in late January. We have Acer laptops that they check out in the morning and return to the cart [to charge] at the end of the day. It’s been godsend.

Thank you for getting me motivated to try Google Classroom. The hardest part is taking the first step. Sometimes we need a push.

Fawn, how do you get notes back to kids/families about what’s going on? Looking at the visual patterns, do you ever share those with parents?

Hi Jeff. We don’t share the visual patterns with parents, but they are there if anyone is interested. And that’s the beauty of it, no more papers that need to be filed away. Whenever I need to communicate with parents about their kid’s progress, I just open up Google Drive and share from there.

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