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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


Throughout this chapter, you have learned how to create a Google Form, convert it to a quiz, create an answer key, assign it in Google Classroom, and grade it. Using Google Forms and Google Sheets to enhance Google Classroom shows how the apps in Google's Workspace for Education interact with each other to provide a powerful tool for you. Not only does Google Forms allow you to create and assign multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions, but you now also have tips on shuffling question order, password protecting your forms, and ensuring that students only submit a Google Form once.

With Google Forms, your Google Classroom assignments can include non-linear question orders, multiple opportunities for students to demonstrate their understanding, immediate feedback, and automatic grading. What began as a chapter to save time on grading multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions has provided tools to expand the types of assignments you can give your students...