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10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

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. 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. Google Classroom does make working with student work more efficient — but only if you understand how Classroom works and how to use it to your advantage. Sometimes, a few quick tips can make all the difference. Here are 10 tips to help you use Google Classroom more effectively and efficiently: 1. 2. 3. Adding class comments: Do this by adding a comment in your class stream on the “outside” of an assignment or announcement. 4. 5. 6. When you reuse a post, you can even choose to create new copies of all the attachments you used before. 7. 8. 9. 10. Looking for more? Click for full-sized infographic! Related In "Ed Tech"

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Just Google it - Home The Albertville City School System is one of the “Googliest” in the state. Technology Coordinator Terry Freeman and a team from the Albertville City School System recently returned from a Google technology coordinators conference in Perdido Beach. Freeman said Albertville has integrated Google Classroom system-wide and the team was asked to speak at the conference about their experience with Google technology. “This is our third year to use Google Classroom,” Freeman said. “We started using it as soon as they rolled it out.

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom - Teacher Tech I have been asked by math teachers how they can use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is great for any subject area, especially math! Earlier I had posted on 5 ways Students Can Use Google Docs in Math. This builds on those ideas with a list of 60 ways Google Classroom can be used by Math teachers. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Google Released A New Educational Tool to Wirelessly Share Computer Screens in Class July 17, 2016Google Cast for Education is a new Chrome app from Google to help teachers and students wirelessly share their computer screens from one Chrome browser to another. The app is still in beta version and is available only for Google Apps for Education users. The way Google Cast works is very simple: teachers install the app on their devices then install the Cast feature in Chrome for students. The Cast feature will be available by default to all Chrome users in the upcoming release expected by the start of the new school year.

11 Google Now tips you need to try today 1. Set it up right Make sure you have set Google Now up correctly before you begin exploring. Firstly, get Google Now to recognize your “OK Google” command from any screen by tapping the hamburger menu icon in the Google app. Then go to Settings > Voice > "OK Google" detection. Here you just slide all the toggles to the right. Lesson Plan Ideas - IntegratorsGoogleResources Google Documents Challenge #1:1. Create a new document. 2. Insert a hyperlink and an image or drawing into your document. 3. Invite two other people to collaborate on your document. 4. Head back to school with new features in Google Classroom Posted by Will Phan, Google Classroom Software Engineer As you gear up for the new school year, try the newest features in Google Classroom for more ways to save time, engage your students and keep everyone organized. Most of these features are rolling out this week; stay tuned in the next few weeks for more back-to-school goodies in Google Classroom, Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, all designed to help you make this school year yours. Keep students engaged with question-driven discussions Since Classroom launched last year, teachers have been using their class stream to host student debates, Q&A and discussions. Starting today, you’ll be able to do this in a more collaborative way.

3 Ways Google Arts & Culture Can Enrich Your Lessons Imagine your students learning about the massive prehistoric creatures that used to walk the earth and being able to look them in the eye. Or imagine your class studying van Gogh’s art and being able to look closely enough to study his brushstrokes. We’re not describing an episode of The Magic School Bus; we’re talking about the reality that is Google Arts & Culture. Similar to its foray into virtual reality via Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions, the tech giant announced in September that it had partnered with more than 50 natural history museums across the world to create a catalog of hundreds of interactive stories, photos, videos and virtual tours. Included in the catalog are 360-degree views of creatures like Rhomaleosaurus, a 180-million-year-old sea dragon currently on display at London’s Natural History Museum.

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. 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.

Grading By Hand - Welcome to Flubaroo [Back to Help Center] Grading Questions By Hand At long last, you can now use Flubaroo to grade questions by hand! Technology in the Classroom: How to Use Google Forms There are lots of free survey and polling sites (two popular options are PollDaddy and Survey Monkey), but often they limit the number of surveys you can create or how many questions you can include without “Leveling up” to a premium version. Among the teachers I know who are always looking for ways to save their limited pennies yet still use technology in the classroom, Google Forms is a runaway favorite. It is intuitive, flexible, professional, can be adapted to school colors and images, and can be shared as a link or an embed. You can work alone or with colleagues, and there are a wide variety of options that tweak the form to your technology in the classroom needs. Using available templates, a customized form can be completed in less than five minutes.

5 Reasons to use Google Classroom - The Styled Teacher - by Cate Hi guys! I’m Aris Rossi, the author behind the blog Sailing into Second! I am SO excited to be guest posting on Cate’s blog while she is away! Google Tutorials Upload Twitter Richard Byrne Google: Girls Can Achieve Great Things Through Coding Rose Broome, founder and chief executive officer of HandUp, grew up in California's Silicon Valley, playing in computer server rooms and making backup tapes. As an undergraduate at Santa Clara University, she studied computer science and business computing as an information systems student, but then switched disciplines. Graduating with a degree in campaign management, Broome thought that it would enable her to do more community-focused work, such as public health messaging.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom by Terry Heick Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology.

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