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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

Chapter 9: Customizing to Your Subject

Welcome to Google Classroom. Here you will explore how to set up Google Classroom and deploy it effectively in your classroom…

You've been caught, haven't you?

If you have flipped all the way to this chapter first, you are not alone. Even if you have been using Google Classroom and Google Workspaces for Education, I encourage you to start at the beginning of the book. Jumping in near the end means missing out on valuable tips and tricks on using Google Classroom and implementing it with other Google apps. This chapter covers some extra tools to help with subject-specific needs. They will be more like finishing touches, similar to icing flowers on a cake. Therefore, starting with this chapter may not provide you with the resources you need to effectively implement Google Classroom in your classes.

This chapter's format deviates from the rest of the book as it will showcase and reference some of the apps that my colleagues...