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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

Viewing student files

The Assignment post has greater complexity than the other posts because there are files associated with the assignment. There are two different locations to access files turned in by students – Google Classroom and Google Drive.

Viewing student files in Google Classroom

To access student files in Google Classroom, regardless of whether they have turned in their work or not, follow these steps:

  1. In the Classwork section, click on the title of the post and then click on View assignment:

    Figure 5.10 – Opening the assignment in the Classwork tab

  2. You will now be on the Student work page. This page only shows thumbnails of the first attachment for each student. To view all files a student turns in, click on the name of the student in the left column:

    Figure 5.11 – Selecting a student to view attachments


    If you have been using Google Classroom before the 2018 major updates or coming from the previous version of this book, clicking...