Taking a Peek
Classroom
Learning Management System
by
Meg Tufano, M.A.
Clean Interface!
Guided Tour
Easy to Add Students
Teacher Announcements Clean/Clear
Teacher can post attachments, Drive assets,
YouTube, or links. VERY nice!
Drag and Drop from Drive
N. This is the Drive WITHIN the EDU.
Embedding a YouTube in Announcements
Can Post a Pic AND a (different) Link Easily
Still creating an Announcement with a Pic.
One may add comments. ••• And share inside the EDU.
But this seemingly
benign-l...
We’re in the Chrome Store
with every distraction
possible. Not sure whether
this is available to students
or not.
If I had...
Back to the Tour (Still in Announcements)
Can create URL links to comments.
One can set Email Notification Levels
One may comment to a point INSIDE of a picture. Very cool.
(When pic is muted, you know you are in Comments.)
What you see when you click on “Help.”
(We are still inside of “Announcements.”)
It APPEARS that one could share an
Announcement with the world (public URL).
It APPEARS one must “update” through “refresh.” Not sure
students would know to do that.
Creating an Assignment
Google gives a good tour for creating
Assignments
Easy access to assignment resources.
Due Dates (Hope they integrate calendars.)
And do not require date-by-date entry of Assignments. <sigh>
Nice feature. See at a glance how many have
handed in the Assignment.
All in all, looks very streamlined, very easy to use. Hope they
will incorporate Calendars. Have not checked out what
repo...
More when I know more! So far, so good!
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Meg Tufano's share of her review of Google Classroom from a teacher's perspective. Original slide show here:
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Meg Tufano's Peek at Google Classroom as an LMS

  1. 1. Taking a Peek Classroom Learning Management System by Meg Tufano, M.A.
  2. 2. Clean Interface!
  3. 3. Guided Tour
  4. 4. Easy to Add Students
  5. 5. Teacher Announcements Clean/Clear
  6. 6. Teacher can post attachments, Drive assets, YouTube, or links. VERY nice!
  7. 7. Drag and Drop from Drive
  8. 8. N. This is the Drive WITHIN the EDU.
  9. 9. Embedding a YouTube in Announcements
  10. 10. Can Post a Pic AND a (different) Link Easily
  11. 11. Still creating an Announcement with a Pic. One may add comments. ••• And share inside the EDU. But this seemingly benign-looking link leads to . . . (see next slide) . . .
  12. 12. We’re in the Chrome Store with every distraction possible. Not sure whether this is available to students or not. If I had a say, I’d say “NOT!” Too distracting.
  13. 13. Back to the Tour (Still in Announcements)
  14. 14. Can create URL links to comments.
  15. 15. One can set Email Notification Levels
  16. 16. One may comment to a point INSIDE of a picture. Very cool. (When pic is muted, you know you are in Comments.)
  17. 17. What you see when you click on “Help.” (We are still inside of “Announcements.”)
  18. 18. It APPEARS that one could share an Announcement with the world (public URL).
  19. 19. It APPEARS one must “update” through “refresh.” Not sure students would know to do that.
  20. 20. Creating an Assignment
  21. 21. Google gives a good tour for creating Assignments
  22. 22. Easy access to assignment resources.
  23. 23. Due Dates (Hope they integrate calendars.) And do not require date-by-date entry of Assignments. <sigh>
  24. 24. Nice feature. See at a glance how many have handed in the Assignment.
  25. 25. All in all, looks very streamlined, very easy to use. Hope they will incorporate Calendars. Have not checked out what reports are available as yet. Intuitive design. Assume Google Groups will be part of the software.
  26. 26. More when I know more! So far, so good! End

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