Teachers must be logged into their BCPS Google account when accessing Google Workspace tools for use with students and for any BCPS related work.

Please reference Setting Up Users in Google Chrome for support in logging into your BCPS Google Account.


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Grade levels: Primary, Intermediate, Middle, High

Google Keep allows you to capture ideas with your voice, add images to notes, check tasks off your to-do list, and much more.

With Google Keep, you can create, share, and collaborate with people on notes and lists. Keep synchronizes across all your devices, so your notes and lists go with you, wherever you are.

Learning How

Getting Started with Google Keep

The Google Keep Help Center is full of user-friendly resource pages with step-by-step directions on getting started with Google Keep and other tools. Some helpful Google Keep start-up resources include:

ISTE Standards for Students

    • Empowered Learner. 1a - Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.

    • Empowered Learner. 1b - Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.

    • Knowledge Constructor. 3c - Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.

    • Global Collaborator. 7c - Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.

Ideas for Use

  • Create collaborative notes and tasks to manage group projects and provide ongoing feedback

  • Manage workload by planning out weekly goals and setting reminders

  • Use the drawing tool for annotating and labeling, as well as sketchnoting ideas

  • Add a Google Keep note directly to a Google Doc or click-and-drag from your Google Keep to a Google Doc or Slide

  • Record weekly learning goals

  • Streamline planning through the Google Keep and Google Calendar integration to communicate upcoming reminders