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 speculated to make it simpler to entry common 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 obtainable in colleges which have Google Workspace for Training Plus version or Instructing & Studying Improve. In different phrases, it is solely obtainable within the paid variations of Google Classroom.
If you happen to do have Google Workspace for Training Plus, the brand new add-ons appear to be 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 common instructional know-how instruments. Here is slightly video overview of Google Classroom add-ons.
For many who can be introducing colleagues to Google Classroom add-ons, Google provides this slide presentation.