Key FeaturesThis is the first book to guide educators step by step through teaching with Google ClassroomIt’s focused on you, your students, and providing great learning experiences easilyIt’s easy to follow, with everything you need to get started and keep going even if you’re not a technology fanBook DescriptionGoogle Classroom helps teachers bring their work online. According to Google Trends, it’s already bigger than Moodle after barely a year in the wild. This book is a complete start-to-finish guide for teachers using Google Classroom for the first time. It explains what Google Classroom is, what it can do, how to set it up, and how to use it to enhance student learning while making your life as a teacher easier. It shows you how to place resources and activities online, gather assignments, and develop group and individual activities. It’s not just a manual, you’ll also discover inspiring, easy ways to put Google Classroom to work for you and your class.What you will learnCreate a Google Classroom and add customized information for each individual classAdd students to a Google ClassroomSend announcements and questions to studentsCreate, distribute, collect, and grade assignments through Google ClassroomAdd events to and share a Google Classroom’s calendar with parentsReuse posts, archive classrooms, and perform other administrative tasks in Google ClassroomUse Google Docs Add-ons, and Google Chrome Webstore Apps and Extensions to enhance assignmentsSet up Google Classroom’s mobile appAbout the AuthorMichael Zhang is a certified trainer for Google Apps for Education. Mike Zhang's post-secondary degree is in Education and he works within a school district in Canada. Therefore, he is in contact with a large population of teachers and often questions them regarding modern technologies within the classroom. Occasionally, he teaches classes as well and has opportunities to use Google Apps for education for a consistent set of students. Furthermore, he facilitates technology training at the University of Alberta in Google Apps. This makes him able to communicate the technology in a comprehensible manner to his readers.
Author: Mike Zhang