Google Building a Learning Management System As Part of Google Apps for Education

Google is developing Google Classroom as a learning management system to it Apps for Education space.

The following tools have been added:

  • Assignments that integrate with Google Drive and Google Docs;
  • Grading;
  • Real-time feedback on student work;
  • Assignment sheets;
  • Real-time questions;
  • Announcements;
  • Commenting; and
  • Homework collection and organization.

When teachers open the classroom app they see cards with their classes on them.  They can then click on the cards to manage the classes, grade assignments, etc.

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Rick W. Burkett runs the John A. Logan College Teaching and Learning Center, teaches history, and heads an educational nonprofit. He publishes blogs on a wide variety of topics, including history, teaching and learning, student success, and teaching online.

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