Google Meet is a video conferencing tool that allows you to connect with your child’s teacher and other parents in real-time. It’s easy to use and can be accessed from any device with an internet connection.
To get started, you’ll need a Google account. If you don’t have one, you can create one for free at accounts.google.com/signup. Once you have an account, you can access Google Meet by going to meet.google.com and signing in with your Google credentials.
Joining a Meeting
To join a meeting, you’ll need an invitation from the host. The host will send you an email or message with a link to the meeting. Click on the link and you’ll be taken to the meeting page. You can also join a meeting by entering the meeting code in the “Enter a meeting code” field.
Sharing Your Screen
If you need to share your screen during the meeting, click on the “Present now” button in the bottom toolbar. You can choose to share your entire screen or just a specific window or tab. Once you’ve selected what you want to share, click on the “Start sharing” button.
Muting Your Microphone
If you don’t want others to hear you during the meeting, you can mute your microphone by clicking on the microphone icon in the bottom toolbar. You can also turn off your camera by clicking on the camera icon.
Chatting with Others
If you need to chat with others during the meeting, click on the “Make a comment” button in the bottom toolbar and type your message. You can also use the chat feature to share files or links with others.
Ending the Meeting
When you’re done with the meeting, click on the “Leave call” button in the top right corner of the screen. This will end your participation in the meeting and disconnect you from the call.
Google Meet is a great tool for parents to connect with their child’s teacher and other parents. It’s easy to use and can be accessed from any device with an internet connection. By following these simple steps, you can join a meeting, share your screen, mute your microphone, chat with others, and end the meeting when you’re done.