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Our school starts one-month from today.

I thought it was a good time to send out email messages on our Infinite Campus system, tell students and parents/guardians how much I was looking forward to seeing them, and invite them to join the Google Classroom for our classes (it’s difficult to send them out directly from Google Classroom because our district has not yet “populated” that database).

When they join Google Classroom, they will see this short welcoming video, along with see some opportunities to do some classwork in August for extra credit.

The videos I’ll be making for my ELL classes will be bilingual, but this one is English-only:

I sent out the messages about four hours ago, and a fourth of my students have signed up for Google Classroom. There’s no telling how many actually check their school email or Infinite Campus account. But I figured it couldn’t hurt to reach out.