Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Google Classroom Tips and Tricks

Google Classroom is a great workflow solution from Google Apps for Education.
It is important to understand that Google Classroom is not a traditional website that teachers can fully customize. Google classroom is also not a full Learning Management System.
Google Classroom is a great communication resource for teachers and students. Classroom allows teachers to post announcements, assignments, ask questions, share resources, and create a calendar of due dates in a secure online location.
Google Classroom is an essential tool to support collaboration, communication, and digital workflow connected to Google Apps for Education.

Learn more about using Google Classroom with our Google Classroom Tutorial:  
Google Classroom Tips, Tricks, & Training Resources

Google Classroom - Teachers
Google Classroom - Students

  • Teachers can add students directly or share a code with their class to join.
  • Teachers can add co-teachers. 
  • Google Classroom helps teachers organize, distribute, and collect student classwork and homework paperlessly. 
  • Teachers can seamlessly integrate Google Drive resources to create and share activities.
  • Teachers can provide feedback for in-progress and completed work,
  • Communicate with their students directly and with whole class announcements--all without using a single piece of paper.
  • Use the Google Classroom App to annotate PDF files on their mobile device.  
  • Connect due dates to a shareable Google Calendar connected to classroom
  • Post poll questions and exit slips.
  • Create and facilitate online discussions.
  • Create drafts & copy posts from different classrooms (Including archived classes. )
  • Connect selected web apps and resources directly Classroom. 
  • Connect parents to Google Classroom with Guardian Summaries.
  • Tag posts with customizable topics. 
  • Students can work on assignments in Google Docs and turn it in with a few clicks.
  • Students can easily see due dates on their assignments page, so they can stay organized and submit work on time.
  • Students can post questions connected to announcements or assignments 
  • Students can stay connected by receiving an email when a teacher posts a new assignment or announcement. 
  • Classroom creates a folder in Google Drive that automatically stores/organizes their class work.
  • Connect with the updated mobile app. 
  • Participate in online discussions and respond to questions. .
  • Share resources directly with their teacher using the Share to Classroom extension.
  • Use the Google Classroom App to annotate PDF files on their mobile device. 
  • Access essential resources posted by their teacher in the about section of the course

Learn more:
Google Classroom Introduction (Quick Overview of the Google Classroom Features)