Free Know-how for Academics: Google Classroom Now Has Add-ons


Yesterday afternoon Google made an announcement that had some lecturers on Twitter buzzing. That announcement was that Google Classroom now has add-ons for lecturers to make use of. These add-ons are imagined to make it simpler to entry fashionable instruments like EdPuzzle, WeVideo, and Pear Deck from Google Classroom. 

However earlier than you get too excited, on the finish of the announcement Google talked about that add-ons are solely out there in colleges which have Google Workspace for Schooling Plus version or Educating & Studying Improve. In different phrases, it is solely out there within the paid variations of Google Classroom

In the event you do have Google Workspace for Schooling Plus, the brand new add-ons seem like they could possibly be useful to you. From a classroom administration perspective, the add-ons ought to make it simpler to get college students signed into instruments like EdPuzzle, WeVideo, Kahoot, and a dozen different fashionable instructional know-how instruments. Here is just a little video overview of Google Classroom add-ons. 

For individuals who can be introducing colleagues to Google Classroom add-ons, Google affords this slide presentation.

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