10 Reasons You Should Start Using Google in the Classroom by @emilyjohnson322

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10 Reasons To Start Using Google In Your Classroom

Modern children use digital gadgets daily, and the Internet is high on their list. Thus, creative teachers should get the most out of the digital era and adapt their lessons to include online education as well.

Obviously, the educational process can be productive when the working place is well-organized: the fewer distractions pupils have, the more productive they are. If you want to create a great working environment for your pupils, you need to share this step-by-step infographic about workplace organization with them.

Once your students are ready for studying, you should think about reasons to start using the Internet in the class, and we are going to show you the importance of Google for modern education.

Interest Your Pupils

Let’s call a spade a spade: modern children are keen on technologies and they would be more than happy to combine education with the Internet. Furthermore, Google has a wide range of possibilities to involve students into the educational process.

Share Materials Online

To become a modern teacher, you need to know how to work with all students despite everything. No matter where your students are, whether at class or home, you can send them a link to share materials. For example, you can upload a book that they don’t have or an article that is important to read. Share materials online is easy as never.

Visit Museums and Galleries

Art plays an important role for children development. While it’s nearly impossible to visit all museum in the world, it’s important to remember that Google gives an opportunity to attend virtual tours online. If you want to organize an interesting class, invite your pupils to watch a museum collection.

Grow Creative People

Creative thinking is an important part of human development. The Internet helps to grow creativity: pupils have to write their own thoughts as it is easy to find cheated materials on the web.

Keep in Touch with Others

You probably use Gmail to communicate with your friends. However, you can use email and blogs to keep in touch with your students and their families. It is a comfortable way to share your students’ achievements (marks) with their parents, analyze problems, and build trustful relations with them.

Develop Research Skills

Surfing the Internet can develop research skills. When you ask pupils to write an essay or a research paper, you expect them to do a deep research and analysis as the information should be trustful and interesting. Thus, students start using Google to find materials and they develop research skills even without knowing that.

Start Working with Data

Google drive is a good way to create, share, and keep important tasks on the web. There are many different types of documents (docs, sheets, slides, etc.), so teachers can ask students to complete almost any type of home assignment online. Plus, as it is easy to share docs, parents can track their child works, and read teacher’s feedback.

Increase Productivity

The digital era helps to keep studying even if a pupil is not in the class. There are many apps and tools that increase productivity, and teachers should show these useful resources to their pupils. As soon as you help students boost productivity, they can start learning faster without sacrificing the quality.

Stick to a Schedule

Google helps students learn the art of time management. Google Calendar is an app that is aimed to create events and invite people to attend them. All in all, your students know when they have a test or an excursion, so they won’t miss it. Being stick to a schedule means being organized and ready for future achievements.

Master Your Skills

Google offers educational programs and master classes for teachers who want to master their skills. It is great to learn from gurus, and the digital era is here to help you: enroll courses or contact proficient teachers to share experience and tips. Keep developing skills to become the best teacher ever.

Living in the digital era, it’s nearly impossible to skip using Google. So, you’d better learn how to get the most out of it and start teaching your pupils with modern technologies. Let the technological progress be with you!


 

Here is my short bio: Emily Johnson is a review writer at OmniPapers blog. She also shares tips and tricks with fellows, helping them improve writing skills. Connect with Emily on Twitter.

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