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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

Assigning a Google Form in Google Classroom

Before you assign your Google Form to your students, preview it. By doing this first, you will catch any errors before sending the assignment to your students, and it will be easier to find when you have to grade the assignment later. Click on the eye-shaped preview icon in the top-right corner of the Google Form to go to the live form:

Figure 7.30 – The preview live form icon

Fill out the form with all the correct answers. To find this entry later, I usually enter KEY in the name field and my own email address for the email field. Once you've checked that the Google Form behaves as expected (especially with releasing grades), it is ready to be assigned in Google Classroom.

In Google Classroom, once students have submitted a Google Form, Google Classroom will automatically mark the assignment as turned in. Therefore, if you are adding multiple files to an assignment, add the Google Form last and avoid...