Teaching with Google Classroom

Put Google Classroom to work while teaching your students and make your life easier

Teaching with Google Classroom

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Michael Zhang

Put Google Classroom to work while teaching your students and make your life easier
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ISBN 139781786466280
Paperback256 pages

Book Description

Google 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.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Google Classroom
Creating your first Google class
Navigating around Google Classroom
Inviting additional teachers
Accessing classes from Google Classroom's homepage
Summary
Chapter 2: Inviting Students to Their Virtual Classroom
Setting up Google Classroom on student devices
Allowing students to join using the class code
Managing students in your classroom
Summary
Chapter 3: Sending Your First Announcement
Creating an announcement
How students receive announcements
Commenting on announcements
Summary
Chapter 4: Starting an Online Discussion with Questions
Online or offline discussions
Creating a question
Creating short answer questions
Replying to student responses
Creating multiple choice questions
Grading a question
Summary
Chapter 5: Handing out and Taking in Assignments
Creating an Assignment post
Sharing files in assignments
Viewing student files
Turning in assignments
File ownership for assignments
Summary
Chapter 6: Grading Written Assignments in a Flash
Assigning a grade
Providing feedback with private messages and comments
Using a rubric to grade assignments
Summary
Chapter 7: Google Forms for Multiple Choice and Fill-in-the-blank Assignments
Creating a Google Form
Installing Flubaroo
Assessing using Flubaroo
Summary
Chapter 8: Keeping Parents in the Loop
Inviting parents to receive guardian e-mails
Sharing Google Calendar with a URL
Creating a website for Google Calendar
Creating additional events in Google Calendar
Summary
Chapter 9: Customizing to Your Subject
Citing references in Google Docs
Adding letters with accents in Google Docs
Creating chemical models
Inserting math equations in Google Docs
Plotting graphs in Google Docs
Deleting apps, extensions, and add-ons
Exploring the Web Store by category
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Create a Google Classroom and add customized information for each individual class
  • Add students to a Google Classroom
  • Send announcements and questions to students
  • Create, distribute, collect, and grade assignments through Google Classroom
  • Add events to and share a Google Classroom’s calendar with parents to track a student's progress
  • Reuse posts, archive classrooms, and perform other administrative tasks in Google Classroom
  • Use Google Docs Add-ons, and Google Chrome Webstore Apps and Extensions to enhance assignments
  • Set up Google Classroom’s mobile app

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Getting to Know Google Classroom
Creating your first Google class
Navigating around Google Classroom
Inviting additional teachers
Accessing classes from Google Classroom's homepage
Summary
Chapter 2: Inviting Students to Their Virtual Classroom
Setting up Google Classroom on student devices
Allowing students to join using the class code
Managing students in your classroom
Summary
Chapter 3: Sending Your First Announcement
Creating an announcement
How students receive announcements
Commenting on announcements
Summary
Chapter 4: Starting an Online Discussion with Questions
Online or offline discussions
Creating a question
Creating short answer questions
Replying to student responses
Creating multiple choice questions
Grading a question
Summary
Chapter 5: Handing out and Taking in Assignments
Creating an Assignment post
Sharing files in assignments
Viewing student files
Turning in assignments
File ownership for assignments
Summary
Chapter 6: Grading Written Assignments in a Flash
Assigning a grade
Providing feedback with private messages and comments
Using a rubric to grade assignments
Summary
Chapter 7: Google Forms for Multiple Choice and Fill-in-the-blank Assignments
Creating a Google Form
Installing Flubaroo
Assessing using Flubaroo
Summary
Chapter 8: Keeping Parents in the Loop
Inviting parents to receive guardian e-mails
Sharing Google Calendar with a URL
Creating a website for Google Calendar
Creating additional events in Google Calendar
Summary
Chapter 9: Customizing to Your Subject
Citing references in Google Docs
Adding letters with accents in Google Docs
Creating chemical models
Inserting math equations in Google Docs
Plotting graphs in Google Docs
Deleting apps, extensions, and add-ons
Exploring the Web Store by category
Summary

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ISBN 139781786466280
Paperback256 pages
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