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beginning of the semester course-prep checklist

So here it is...the beginning of another semester. This time I'm taking the time to carefully document how I go about beginning each semester class as I create gradebooks, schedules, etc. This post will look at these specific things:
Gradebook and Attendancepreparing course descriptioncalendar (specifically a Google Calendar)BlackboardCreating a student contact group in gmailCreating a student group filter in gmail Gradebook and Attendance
I use Teacher Aid Pro 2 for Android to record attendance, grades, student notes. It has a ton of useful features including the ability to randomly call on students.

1) Create a Student Information Form so that you can import the data into Teacher Aid Pro 2
2) Create a Contact Group for the class
3) Create a calendar for the course - I like to use the name instructor name...

2) Create a