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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

Tips and tricks when creating Google Form assignments

Now that you have created a Google Form and graded it with the Quiz feature, there are several additional settings in Google Forms that are beneficial in the classroom. Here are 10 tips and tricks that you can use when creating Google Form assignments and exams for your students:

  1. If a student needs to resubmit a Google Form quiz, delete the first submission from the Individual page of Responses:

    Figure 7.46 – Delete response icon


    If you have a linked spreadsheet, deleting a response does not remove that submission from the spreadsheet.

  2. You can choose whether to make a Google Form accessible to anyone or limit it to users within the school district. The drop-down menu to change this setting is found within the settings gear of the Google Form. Be sure to click the Save button at the bottom of the settings popup:

    Figure 7.47 – Restricting a Google Form to users in the organization

  3. By default, students...