Nice post by Jinny Gudmundsen, Special for USA TODAY
“These introductory apps set the stage for what kids can expect going forward. But your child’s age is relevant, so the following five starter apps — selected for their ability to provide a positive experience.”
Google announced today that it is releasing Android and iOS mobile apps for its Google Classroom service.
Classroom offers teachers a platform to plan lessons, assignments, and work alongside students – https://classroom.google.com/
It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student.
According to Google – “Classroom helps teachers save time, keep classes organised and improve communication with students. It is available to anyone with Google Apps for Education, a free suite of productivity tools that includes Gmail, Drive and Docs.
Classroom is designed to help Google capitalize on the existing use of Google Apps in education, as well as drive further adoption of said tools in schools.”
Features of Google Classroom App:
The Classroom mobile app gives students the ability to snap photos and attach them
It also allows them to share images, PDFs and more from other apps to Classroom
Offline caching so they can work on assignments without a data connection
Google Classroom apps are available on Google Play and the Apple iTunes Store: