October 31, 2016
The Top 4 Reasons Why Teachers Should be Using Google Classroom
As part of our #ETTchat series, we will be chatting with our EdTechTeacher instructors about some of their favorite tools, apps, and strategies for the classroom. In this post, he chats with Ben Sondgeroth about why teachers should be using Google Classroom.At the beginning of the 2014 school year, Google released Google Classroom--an innovative online platform that allows teachers to manage the creation, distribution, and grading of assignments from one centralized, web-based location. Since its launch, Google Classroom has seen widespread adoption in schools across the country, with thousands of teachers and students signing on to use it every day. Even with this explosive growth, however, only a fraction of teachers who could be using classroom are taking advantage of this valuable tool. I recently had the opportunity to discuss the many benefits of Google Classroom with Ben Sondgeroth. Ben is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, and one of EdTechTeacher’s newest instructors. Ben is also a fierce advocate for Google Classroom and explained some of his thoughts on why it’s so helpful for teachers. Here are Ben’s top 4 reasons why teachers should be using Google Classroom.