How to Change Your Google Account Profile Image & Why You Should Change It
When your school problems you a Google Workspaces for Education account your profile image will just be a simple letter icon including your initials. Since they dont know how easy it is to change it, many people leave it that method only. In the video below I show
how to alter your Google profile image.
Applications for Education
Changing your Google account profile image can aid with name recognition so that parents start to put a confront with a name as quickly as they begin getting emails from you. They wont need to wait till the first parent-teacher conference or open house night to make the association between your face and name.
If you have more than one instructor in your district with the exact same name or similar names (at one point there were three Mr. Burns and a Mr. Byrne in my district) students seeing an e-mail with your profile image can visually confirm that they are emailing the correct person.
On an associated note, a lot of people dont recognize that there is a difference between finalizing into a Chrome profile and finalizing into a Google account. I explained the distinction in
this brief video..