Google Meet

Teacher Support

Basics of Google Meet

Learn how to use Google Meet. Follow the tutorial document
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Google Meet Tutorial
Click here to view a document with instructions on how to start a meeting in Google meet, present your screen, record a Google meet meeting, and Live stream.

Video tutorial - How to use Google Meet for Remote and Online learning
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This video will demonstrate the main features of this platform and show you haw you can use Google Meet to teach online.

7.25 minutes

Viewing a Google Meet Stream
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Google Meet Streaming allows teachers to stream a presentation to their students. The following is information for students viewing a Google Meet Stream.

To view a Google Meet Stream, Click the live-stream link in the Calendar event or an email.

When you watch a live-stream event, you can:

Stop and start the live playback.
Adjust the playback speed and video quality.
Switch to full-screen mode.
Troubleshooting information for viewing a Google Meet Stream, can be found here on Google’s website.

NEW Host Control Settings
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NEW Host Control Setting Google Meet Update - Protect Your Google Meet! This new Google Meet Host Controls tutorial will show you how to make participants ask to join the meeting, turn off participant ability to chat, share screen and more!

4.25 minutes

New Tiled View Settings Guide
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NEW Google Meet TILE VIEW UPDATE - 49 TILES At One Time!!!
1.08 minutes

Google Meet Tools for Teachers

Teaching with Hangouts Meet
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Did you know you can teach a lesson with Google Meet? When you connect Meet to Google Clasroom, it works really well

7.19 minutes

Google Meet Guide for Teachers, Students and Parents
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Full Google Meet overview. Help with distance learning through Google Meet. Teachers and students can collaborate in real time in Google Meet digital video conferencing platform.

4.06 minutes

Netiquette Guide for Online Learning in 2020
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Tips on how to get kids to behave and have full participation during online learning


How to take Attendance in Google Meet
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In this video you will learn about Meet Attendance, a brilliant extension that will enable you to take attendance of your students and see when they’ve joined or left the Meet.

5 minutes

How to Combine Google Classroom with Meet for Remote Learning
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If you are teaching with Google Classroom, this video is for you! Let’s take a look at how you can integrate Google Meet with Google Classroom.

6.47 minutes

Google Meet: Four Tips for Teaching Virtually
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Many teachers across the country have been forced to teach virtually due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Need some help with establishing protocols and getting started? Here are some quick tips:

Tip # 1: Proactively Set Your Expectations for Students

Tip # 2: Reduce Distractions

Tip # 3: Virtual Learning is Interactive

Tip # 4: Image is Everything

Want more of an explanation? Check out the video below:

Google Meet: 3 Ways to See Your Students when Presenting your Screen
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This video is one in a series of videos on Google Meet. This video covers 3 different ways to still see your students while you are presenting your screen in a Google Meet video conference. You can access the full series of videos at

7.26 Minutes

Using the Special Features of Google Meet

Google Meet Breakout Rooms Guide
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Everything you need to know about Google Meet Breakout Rooms!

2.33 minutes

How to Create Breakout Rooms, Polls and Q&A in Google Meet
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How to Create Breakout Rooms, Polls and Q&A in Google Meet!

4.55 minutes

How to Share Files and Attachments in Google Meet
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Every Meet can have Files attached to the meeting. Everyone in your meeting can access these links and use them during the Conference Call. This is not only a great way of making sure everyone has the files they need, but you can keep Meeting notes and other important information linked to the online Meet up.

5.31 minutes

How to Share Video WITH Audio in Google Meet
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How do I share a video with Audio in Google Meet. In this video you will learn the steps needed to enable this.

5.29 minutes

Make Google Meet better With These 5 Chrome Extensions
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While Meet doesn’t have all of the fancy features of Zoom, you can add in some of these missing elements by installing a few Chrome

15 minutes

Google: How to Use Google Meet and Jamboard (whiteboard)
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This video demonstrates how to use a free whiteboard called Jamboard (which is included in the
Google Suite of Apps) in conjunction with Google Meet.

10.32 minutes

Guide to Google Jamboard for Beginners in 2020!! Online Collaborative Whiteboard!
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This is a basic guide to Google Jamboard

5.09 minutes

How to Record A Google Meet Session and Computer Screen
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2.47 minutes

Guide To Google Meet On Your iPhone, iPad or Android Device
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2.01 minutes

How to Blur your Background in Google Meet
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NEW Google Meet Background Blur Feature Is Here! How to Background Blur in Google Meet
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Troubleshooting issues with Google Meet

No Sound When Playing Video From Browser Within Meeting in Google Meet
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If you are trying to play a video for meeting participants in Google Meet to see, but the sound from the video isn’t playing, you can change audio settings to fix this issue. Click here for instructions on how to fix this issue.

How to Change Volume/ Unmute Your Microphone in Windows 10
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If you are not able to Unmute your microphone in Windows 10, or you would like to adjust the volume of the microphone, Click here for instructions to fix the issue.

Google Meet Participant Unable to Rejoin Meeting
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Did you know? If you inadvertently remove a participant from your Google Meet video call, they will not be able to rejoin the meeting without being invited to the meeting again.

Google Workspace for Education users: Participants (both in-domain and out of domain) who are removed from the meeting can't request access to re-join the meeting. If a participant's requests to join a meeting are denied twice, they won't be able to request to join the meeting again. In these cases, the meeting organizer can manually invite them back into the meeting.

There are two ways to add someone to a Google Meet Video call.

Option 1:

  1. On the right, click the People icon > Click Add people.
  2. Enter the name or email address > Send invite.

Option 2:

  1. In the bottom left corner, click the meeting name.
  2. Click the Copy joining info button.
  3. Paste the meeting details into an email, or other app, and send it to the person.


NOTE: Unfortunately, we will only be supporting Google Meet for student use, and will not be supporting other platforms (e.g. Zoom). Zoom has several security and privacy issues that violate FERPA and CIPA regulations. You are welcome to use Zoom with other staff members, but Zoom is blocked for all students across the district due to these issues. 

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