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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

Creating multiple-choice questions

Question posts can either be short-answer or they can be multiple-choice. To switch between short-answer, which is the default option, and multiple-choice, use the first drop-down menu in the question options, as shown:

Figure 4.21 – The Multiple choice option

Each question can only have a single multiple-choice question. Chapter 7, Creating Multiple Choice and Fill-in-the-blank Quizzes using Google Forms, shows how to create assignment posts with several multiple-choice questions. After selecting the Multiple choice option, radio buttons will appear below the question options. To add more multiple-choice options, click on Add option in the list:

Figure 4.22 – Adding another multiple-choice selector to a question post

Multiple-choice questions only have one option: Students can see class summary. The checkbox is found below the Topic section of the question post. The results will be displayed...