Teachers can now save their time through Google Classroom
Teachers usually spend their precious time in doing things which are aside their actual teaching schedule. Now Google taken a step for the teachers to save their time and has introduced a free service called Google Classroom. With Google Classroom, teachers can easily create and collect their assignments, communicate with their students and save assignments in an organised way.
Google introduced Classroom service in honor of Teacher Appreciation Day. In the words of Google, “Classroom is based on the principle that educational tools should be simple and easy to use, and is designed to give teachers more time to teach and students more time to learn.”
Google Classroom requires a Google account to use Google services like Google Docs, Drive and Gmail. After connecting a Google account, teachers can use the new service create and collect assignments paperlessly. In addition to creation and collection of assignments, Google Classroom allows teachers to make announcements, ask questions and comment with students in a real time.
Using Google Classroom, teachers are just required an active Internet connection to access previously stored assignments of their students. The service is designed to automatically create Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to ease the operations for the teachers.
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Google Classroom is currently available in preview and based on the requests received, the company will send invites a limited number of educators to try Classroom in about a month. However, educators will freely able to get Classroom for any school using Google Apps for Education starting September.