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Teaching with Google Classroom - Second Edition

By : Michael Zhang
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Teaching with Google Classroom - Second Edition

By: Michael Zhang

Overview of this book

Google Classroom is designed to help you manage and deliver online and in-person courses in an interactive manner. Using Google Classroom saves time organizing and communicating information to students and parents. This updated second edition of Teaching with Google Classroom covers the modern features of Google Classroom that meet the current needs of online teaching. The book is written from the high-school perspective but is applicable to teachers and educators of all age groups. If you’re new to Google Classroom or an experienced user who wants to explore more advanced methods with Google Classroom, this book is for you. With hands-on tutorials, projects, and self-assessment questions, you’ll learn how to create classes, add students to those classes, send announcements, and assign classwork. The book also demonstrates how to start an online discussion with your students. Later, you’ll discover how you can involve parents by inviting them to receive guardian emails and sharing Google Calendar with a URL. This will help them to view assignment deadlines and other important information. The book goes step by step through all the features available and examples of how best to use them to manage your classroom. By the end of this book, you’ll be able to do more with Google Classroom, managing your online or in-person school classes effectively.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Section 1: Getting Started
Section 2: The Basics
Section 3: Diving Deeper
Section 4: Going Digital

Creating a Google Form

While it is possible to create a Google Forms quiz from Classroom, these steps will begin in the Google Forms app so that you can create Google Forms for a wider range of purposes.

Since Google Forms is not as well known as Gmail or Google Calendar, it may not be immediately visible in the app launcher. To create a Google Form, follow these instructions:

  1. In the app launcher, scroll down within the launcher and click on the Forms icon:

    Figure 7.1 – Forms icon in the app launcher


    If there is still no Google Forms app icon, open a new tab and type into the address bar.

  2. Click on the Blank template to create a new Google Form:

    Figure 7.2 – Blank form thumbnail in the Forms app

  3. To name the Google Form, click on Untitled in the top left and type in the name. This will change the name of the form. If necessary, you can click on the form title to change the title afterward:

    Figure 7.3 – Form filename and title

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