Teacher Review for Google Calendar

Great tool for keeping teachers, students, and parents organized!

Devon R.
Classroom teacher
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Social Studies
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Further application
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
I use Google Calendars as my online lesson plan book. My teammates and I use one calendar to organize lessons, due dates, and upcoming school events. We also have our grade level blog linked to our calendar so that students and parents can view what's going on for the week. It's important to remember that it is a shared calendar, so any items that are entered can be view by anyone with access to the calendar.
My Take
Google Calendar is a great tool for organizing and keeping track of deadlines and assignments. If students are taught how to enter information on the calendar and have frequent access to their calendar, it can be helpful. If students do not have access to the online calendar, then this would not be the best tool for you. It can also help communicate information to parents.