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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


The question post provides several tools that enhance what you can do with the Stream to promote discussion within your class. It allows you to easily track which students have responded to the question that is posed and grade those responses. When integrating question posts into your teaching, they can be used to enhance class discussions, as well as promoting out-of-class discussions for your students.

You are now able to create short-answer and multiple-choice question posts within the Stream of your Classroom, assign a due date, and grade and return questions with feedback. Students are now able to reply to each other's responses and your feedback. The grades, student responses, and feedback are all stored in the post, which can be easily found on the Classwork page.

This chapter did not explore every feature of grading in Google Classroom. Some features, such as how a student views all question and assignment grades and how teachers view student grades and assignments...