Teacher-Led PD Agenda

Session Title:
Going Paperless with Google Classroom
Panagiota Karellas and Rene Munoz
Antonio Pantoja Preparatory Academy (X376)
Session Date(s):
April 5 ~ May 17 ~ June 7, 2017
Session Time:
4:00pm – 7:00pm
Session Description:
Participants will learn how to utilize Google Classroom, a free web-based platform that integrates the Google Apps for Education account with other Google Apps services, including Google Docs, Gmail, and Google Calendar. Google Classroom saves time and paper, and makes it easy to create classes, distribute assignments, communicate, and stay organized. Teachers can receive to-the-minute updates on student progress and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades right in classroom.
Work Flow:
(Please include breakdown of time and include hands-on activities)
15 min.
Introductions – Ms. Karellas, and Mr. Munoz

15 min.
Paperless Classroom (Google Slides presentation)

1 hr. Student Experience
“Join our Classroom”
Distribute student Demo IDs --@APPABX.org accounts
Each attendee will join sample class

Hands-on Activities: in student mode
All attendees experience Google Classroom in various tasks--
  • Access online poll – Are you familiar with Google Apps for Education?
  • Picture Activity with open-ended questions
  • What is your impression of these illustrations? Can you relate to these images?
  • Create a 3-slide auto-biography presentation in Google Docs
Focus Question: How does technology affect and influence your pedagogy?

1 hr. How to Evaluate Student Material & Hands-On Activity
Attendees view presenters actual, current Google Classrooms & review:
  • Assignments
  • Students’ comments
  • Students’ grades
  • Contacting/Providing feedback to students through Google Classroom
  • Looking at Google Drive (How are items stored in Google Drive to showcase teacher system?)
  • Hands-On exploration- Distribute teacher Demo IDs--@APPABX.org accounts
Attendees sign-in with teacher IDs and explore/create

Questions & Answers | Feedback Surveys (Google Forms)
School Google Apps Domain (School account with Google Apps for Education)
Point person for administrating staff and student accounts
Classroom App
Gmail App
School domain (appabx.org)
Google Classroom (Mr. Munoz Class Workshop)
Ms. Karellas’ classes
Mr. Munoz’ classes
Google Survey
Video Clips – How Big is the Solar System; Shaun the Sheep

Evaluation Link: https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/2964059/iLearnNYC-Professional-Learning-Feedback-2016-2017