DigCompEdu Competence area

2.1 Selecting digital resources & 3.3 Collaborative learning

Progression Level

Integrator (B1)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

Target group

Any kind of teacher or trainer. 
Basic level of digital pedagogy competences.


  • PC/laptop/smartphome
  • Internet connection
  • Email account


This recipe is based on a tool where the teacher can plan different tasks, activities or exams with students.
Google Calendar is very easy to use, and you can add colours for each group or subject. You can prepare plans for the whole term as the students can be more aware about what they need to do.
Google Calendar is a web2.0 tool that allows you to create and modify a virtual agenda with the great advantage of being able to access it from any place and / or mobile device with Internet access. You will be able to keep your appointments, interviews, jobs to be delivered updated, special dates, holidays, holidays, etc. This tool supplants the well-known personal agendas

How to do it (step by step)

Step 1

In order to use Google Calendar, you must have a Gmail / Google account, through which you will access the service. Once inside Gmail, in the upper right corner of your browser you will see an icon that gives you access to the applications of your Google account, among which you will find Google Calendar.

Step 2

Open your account in Google Calendar.

Step 3

Create a specific calendar for the class. To create an event you must click on the create button, in this way the window that appears below for the creation of the same will appear.

Step 4

Select a different colour for each subject.

Step 5

Invite your students to the calendar.

There is more…

You can also invite parents of the students so that they can know about the tasks or the exams.
You can also send reminders for tasks due! Or motivational comments, tips, and hints!

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