February 3, 2018 at 3:45 pm #9738
8 ways to start using Google Classroom
If you plan to start using this great tool in the classroom, we tell you 8 ways to do it.
Google Classroom is a powerful yet simple place to manage everything related to Google applications in the classroom. Now that you have the app, you will notice that it is very easy to use and you can link it with the Drive and have special contents for the lessons.
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Google Classroom : learn to use it in the classroom
For those who use Google scripts to manage classes (Doctopus, gClassFolders) and for those who do not know what that is, Classroom will definitely make your life easier. We tell you the 8 ways to use the app in the classroom:
1. Choose the topic of the classroom
The first thing to do when creating classes is to choose the theme. There are beautiful photographs and color palettes for each subject and many of them will be ideal for certain classes, such as natural sciences, mathematics …
2. Use the About page
The About page, at the top, provides important information and links to or about your class. This place can host links and valuable information for students, if they require it.
3. Attach videos, links or files
What better way to show students what you want them to do or be inspired by a video? Create a video to explain a new concept, encourage them to make a new project or answer frequently asked questions, is a way to make things easier. You can also attach YouTube videos, photographs or Google Drive documents …
4. Choose the method of sending files to students
If you include a file to distribute among the students of your course, you can choose the editing rights, as well as allowing all students to have their own individual copy of the file instead of a shared one.
5. Start a conversation or announcements
When you post a post in Ads, all students can comment on it. Posting a conversation and allowing students to respond generates a virtual conversation and allows all students to be comfortable enough to contribute.
6. Send emails to students from Classroom
Through the Students tab you can send an individual email or select several students and send emails to all of them.
7. Provide an example of the desired work
Within the description of a job, it is possible to provide a link to an example or work model to emulate.
8. Provide a collaborative work space
A presentation allows everyone to have a slide to do their work in an activity in class. By creating files, everyone can work as a team through the network.
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