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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

Citing references in Google Docs

With information becoming more and more readily available, properly citing sources is being taught to students at a younger age. English and social studies classes require a larger amount of writing with citations. Google Docs provides a Citations feature, which can add inline and end-of-document citations.

In addition, the EasyBib Bibliography Creator adds the ability to search for the citation of a work instead of manually typing in the information.

Using the Citations feature

The Citations feature allows students to enter and save citations in Google Docs. Then, when the students are writing their papers, they can insert citations directly from the citations sidebar. Furthermore, this feature formats the inline and end-of-document citations to match formats such as MLA, APA, and Chicago. To enter a citation source, follow the steps given here:

  1. In a Google Doc, select Citations from the Tools menu. Citations will open in the right...