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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

Managing announcement email notifications

By default, students will receive email notifications when you post an announcement (or any other type of post) to the Stream:

Figure 3.24 – Email notifications of announcements

These emails contain the title of and link to the post in Google Classroom. Another method where students receive notifications is through the Google Classroom app on their smart device.

Teachers will receive even more email notifications. Examples of additional notifications include when students comment on announcements or other posts, send private messages about assignments, or when scheduled announcements are posted. Students and teachers may choose to customize the email notifications they want to receive.

Disabling all email notifications

If you or your students do not wish to receive email notifications whenever a co-teacher or student posts in the Stream, you can disable email notifications from within Google Classroom...