Teachers use Google to improve the functionality, organization, and communication in the classroom. The following tech tools will demonstrate ways to add Google to your classroom.
1. Use Google To Make Your Classroom Paperless
“Google classroom is great for assessment using leveled texts, audio feedback and comprehension questions rather than traditional paper/pen grading.” – Kara Wilkins
2. Learn Easy Ways To Collaborate Using Google
“When students are able to take notes together, it allows them to learn from each other AND gives the teacher a way to check for understanding.” – Kasey Bell
3. Try Google Forms For Your Next Rubric
Visit the MIT Crew Smore page for the full guidelines and instructions to improve your rubric with Google Forms.
4. Improve Communication With Parents & Students Using Google Hangouts.
“Hangouts is one of the best features of Google+. You can easily send and receive messages or just simply make a video call to anybody.” – Bonnie Andrews
5. Explore Chrome For Your Classroom
Many schools are deploying Chromebooks across their campus. Rafranz Davis created an interactive image to get you started!
Don’t let these tech tools intimidate you. Choose one at a time to master and then move on to the next. Soon enough you will be the Google master at your school.