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Setting up Google Classroom for Teachers. Google Classroom: A great introduction. Many of you have emailed me to ask about Google Classroom and when you might get access to it.

Google Classroom: A great introduction

According to Google, it will be turned on any day for our system. We still have some unanswered questions about how it works with multiple domains (woisd.net vs. wostudent.net), but we will get those answered as soon as it launches. That being said, Kelly Fitzgerald from Leander ISD has done an incredible job of identifying each of the icons you will come into contact with in all of the menus that we have seen in the Beta launch. It will truly help you get started stepping into this new product. Be sure to scroll through her slides below.

For Education: Google Classroom: Basics. Students have an entirely different view of Classroom than teachers.

for Education: Google Classroom: Basics

But it is equally as easy to use. Students can join classes, communicate with their teachers, turn in assignments, and even revise work that has already been turned in. Add a class A teacher can directly add a student to a class, or give them the class code to join themselves. Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 3) Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 2) Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 1) I get lots of emails asking about Google Classroom.

Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 1)

Oftentimes I can’t provide adequate answers to these inquiries given my limited experience with the platform. Although I educate my newsletter subscribers and the readers of this site on all things Google Apps, I have never had the task of actually managing a classroom full of students. Luckily, a reader of the site and real-life teacher was kind enough to help me put a lot of these Classroom dilemmas to rest by putting together a massive guide on everything you need to know in Google Classroom.

The guide is too long to fit into a single post so I will be releasing sections on a weekly basis. Google Lesson Plans & Resources. 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators. Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before. Teachers wanting to implement Google Classroom can use these resources to get started, level up their learning, or become a pro at all things Google. But there are so many sites! I’ve spent several weeks combing through resources and have picked some of my favorites. What are yours? I’ll keep updating this page as I add resources. Updated: July 28, 2016. 10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently. Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.

10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. It has certainly saved many teachers hours of work. Without a solid workflow and some strategy, grading digital work can be cumbersome. Orange Slice - Teacher Rubric. Google Sheets 101: The Beginner's Guide to Online Spreadsheets. Humans are great at processing images, making connections between words and concepts, and remembering obscure trivia.

Google Sheets 101: The Beginner's Guide to Online Spreadsheets

But we're bad—really bad—at mentally processing and storing accurate, easy-to-use data sets. We invented Data Tables—more commonly known today as spreadsheets—to organize arrays of information that our brains can't recall. Spreadsheets help us sort and label in a way that makes sense, so we can reference it and perform calculations later. The practice actually dates back thousands of years, to the papyrus spreadsheets in the diary of Merrer, an Egyptian Old Kingdom official involved in the construction of the Great Pyramid of Kufu.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities Back then, paper was one of your only options for cataloguing huge amounts of data. When VisiCalc, the first digital spreadsheet, was released in 1979, it eliminated the need to physically write data, calculate values, and store paper spreadsheets. 20 ways Google MyMaps can enhance lessons in any class. Maps cross all content areas and grade levels.

20 ways Google MyMaps can enhance lessons in any class

By creating custom MyMaps, students can see the content they’ve studied in a new light. (Public domain image via Pixabay) Maps are a fundamental part of everyday life. Even if we don’t pull paper maps out of our car glove compartments anymore, we still rely on GPS and digital directions. Without maps, we’re lost. With maps, we can clearly see how widespread or concentrated our data and content is. Maps touch practically every content area and grade level. MyMaps, a somewhat unnoticed app in the Google Apps suite, lets students create their own highly customized maps to share with others and display. Below is an example — a MyMaps map I created with everywhere I’ve presented this year (as of the publication of this post) … Using Orange Slice and Google Classroom to Streamline Your Workflow. Google Classroom - How Students Can Attach Their Own Work To An Assignment. Google Classroom Tutorial 2015. Google Classroom.

Today we're launching an integration with Google Classroom, so that you can use the Classroom Share button to send out Quizizz games.

Google Classroom

How does it work? Just begin a Live or Homework game as you normally would. On the page where you get the game code, you'll now see a Classroom Share button.