Adding a Google Calendar is a great way of keeping your parents informed about what events are coming up and ties in perfectly with our Cluster goal related to COMMUNICATING with parents!


Here's how-

1. Sign into your Google Apps account.
2. Click on Calendar.
3. On the left you have a list of your calendars. At the top you will see your class calendar, eg. room3@nelsoncentral.school.nz
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Clicking on it will toggle it on and off your main calendar page.

5. Click on the small, downward pointing arrow-


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6. Click on the tab at the top that says, 'Calendar Details'.

7. Check your details, make amendments if necessary and have a play with your colour scheme if you wish. Change the size to fit your blog.

8. Copy the html script...


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ADD TO ONE OF YOUR BLOG 'PAGES'

Here's how-

9. Open your class blog - New Post - Edit Pages - Add new page - Add title, Eg.'Room 3 Calendar' - Click on 'Edit HTML' tab - copy and paste in html script - Preview/Save and VOILA- The new tab will appear at the top of your class blog and parents can click it to view your Google Calendar!

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PARENTS CAN CLICK ON EACH EVENT AND GET MORE DETAILS, PROVIDING YOU HAVE ENTERED THEM :)


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