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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

Considerations when recording meetings

While in a meeting, the kebab menu has a Record Meeting button:

Figure 10.54 – Record meeting option in the kebab menu

In Google Workspace with Education, only non-students can start a recording. (However, in business versions of Google Workspace, anyone can start a recording.) When a meeting is recorded, an mp4 video file will be added to the meeting creator's Google Drive and shared with whoever started the recording. Google Chat text is also recorded as a separate file when recording is enabled. Only the portion of the meeting for which recording was turned on will be saved. Participants outside the organization will receive a notification that the meeting is being recorded.

When recording a meeting, the active speaker and anything being presented is recorded. The recording will also include the active speaker's first and last names. Because there is a large amount of sensitive information being...