Google is bring to us a new tool which is going to be an aid for education. Classroom is a new tool coming to Google Apps which weaves together Google Docs, Drive and Gmail to help teachers create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease.
The tools also lets students organize their work, complete and turn it in, and communicate directly with their teachers and peers.
Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students. Among the benefits the app is bringing are:
Easy to set up Teachers can add students directly or share a code with their class to join. It takes just minutes to set up.
Saves time The simple, paperless assignment workflow allows teachers to create, review, and grade assignments quickly, all in one place.
Improves organization Students can see all of their assignments on an assignments page, and all class materials are automatically filed into folders in Google Drive.
Enhances communication Classroom allows teachers to send announcements and questions instantly. Since students can post to the stream, they can help out their classmates.
Affordable and secure Like the rest of our Google Apps for Education services, Classroom contains no ads, never uses your content or student data for advertising purposes, and is free for schools.