Sometimes technology in education leads to teachers exclaiming, “This is awesome! I can’t wait to use it. This is a game changer!”
And sometimes technology in education leads to teachers wondering, “Is making the textbook digital really that big of deal? Kids are just reading on the screen instead of on the page. Oh and there’s no ‘annotate’ function yet…”
We’ve all been there.
Google Classroom definitely falls into the “This is awesome!” category. Every teacher I know who has tried it out has loved it!
This video gives a great overview. Essentially it’s a way to organize, track, and provide feedback on assignments in a pretty amazing way. One particularly important perk you’ll get to say goodbye to the days of trying to figure out which “Untitled Document” was your student’s final draft. Google names and categories all the assignment for you. Pretty sweet eh?
To start using it, click here. Try it out and let us know what you think.
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