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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

Deleting extensions and add-ons

As you continue to explore different Chrome extensions and Google Docs add-ons, there will be ones that you try and decide not to use. Leaving those unused add-ons can slow down Google Chrome and Chrome OS. To maintain the best performance when using Google Apps, delete these unused extensions and Google Docs add-ons whenever possible.

To delete an extension, right-click on the extension in the omnibar and select Remove from Chrome…, as shown here:

Figure 9.35 – Context menu of an extension

Removing add-ons in Google Docs requires a couple of steps:

  1. In Google Docs, select Manage add-ons in the Add-ons menu:

    Figure 9.36 – The Manage add-ons option in the Add-ons menu of a Google Doc

  2. Hover the mouse cursor over the extension and click on the Kebab menu:

    Figure 9.37 – The Kebab menu of an add-on

  3. Select Uninstall from the Kebab menu:

    Figure 9.38 – The Uninstall option in the add...