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By: Janice BandickPublished On: July 24, 2015
Google Classroom is a blended learning platform for schools that aims to simplify creating, distributing and grading assignments in an entirely electronic format. It was introduced as a feature of Google Apps for Education following its public release on August 12, 2014.
Google Classroom is a tool in Google Apps that enables instructors to create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and easily communicate with their classes.
With Classroom, instructors are able to:
Google Classroom ties many of Google's products together to help educational institutions transition to a paperless education system.
The video below highlights the experiences of some of the teachers and students who provided feedback to help develop Google Classroom.
At Ashton College, we don't try to replicate the classroom experience, we strive to improve it.
We build our courses using Google Apps for Education, providing students with personalized course support and ongoing technical support. As Ashton College works to increase our online course offerings, we are also moving to include Google Classroom into our online platforms. Check out the video below to find out more about the Ashton Online advantage!