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Enhancing Curriculum through Google Earth 

Google Earth is a powerful, web-based tool that allows for students and teachers to explore the world, visualize data, develop critical thinking skills, and become creative communicators. Learn how to enhance the curriculum through Google Earth and other Google Geo resources.

Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms 

Personalized learning creates a variety of challenges for teachers. Understanding the tools that can support the creation of a personalized path for each student is a key part of making it work. The article focuses on an often overlooked feature in Google forms that can help teachers do just that.

Creating Draggable Stacks in Google Slides and Google Drawing 

Interactive digital activities in Google Slides or Google Drawings are quickly taking the place of paper and pencil activities. They are designed in such a way that students interact with text and images – moving (by dragging and dropping) objects to an appropriate location on a canvas to demonstrate understanding of concepts they’ve learned. As […]

Differentiation of Instruction with G Suite 

Moving from an analog environment to a digital one has never been more important or easier. It can be challenging to design learning experiences which allow students voice and choice while providing opportunities to support diverse learning styles. Digital differentiation using G-Suite allows information to be presented in multiple ways and encourages students to take […]

Chromebook Accessibility Features 

Accessibility features are an essential part of any operating system. They’re vital for people with disabilities, but most users can use them in some capacity. In this YouTube playlist, see what can be found in the operating system on your Chromebook.  These features can compliment and allow learning to occur across all domains. Watch these […]

4 Ways to Differentiate the Self Editing Process in Google Docs 

By Avra Robinson and Rosey McQuillan Differentiating instruction is giving students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn. In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and demonstrate their understanding (Tomlinson, 2001). As educators, we are always […]

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs

Three Ways to Differentiate the Writing Process with Google Docs 

By Avra Robinson & Rosey McQuillan for more from Avra and Rosey follow them on Twitter: @avrarachel & @romcquill Differentiating instruction gives students multiple options for taking in information, for making sense of ideas, and for expressing what they learn. In other words, a differentiated classroom provides different avenues for students to acquire content, process ideas, and […]

Google's Applied Digital Skills Curriculum

Get Started with Google’s Applied Digital Skills Curriculum! 

Over the past several years, Google for Education has become a mainstay in classrooms across the world. As these schools integrate the G Suite of tools in their classrooms they have a unique opportunity to really prepare their students for the future workforce. This is an opportunity schools cannot afford to miss. As a recent […]

5 Google Search Tools and Strategies to Cut Through the Clutter 

We use search engines each day to help us search for information. Our biggest hurdle is the amount of information we need to sort through to find exactly what we want.  Knowing how to effectively and efficiently search is part of being informationally literate.  Teaching students to locate, evaluate and effectively use this information should […]

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Google Classroom is a workflow management system designed with the goal of saving teachers and students time by organizing assignments and class content in one easy-to-access online space.


As a fully integrated part of the G Suite for Education platform, Google Classroom works seamlessly with all of Google’s apps for education, allowing students and teachers to effectively and efficiently manage their digital workflow.

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