Google for Education has made their Classroom service available to all users. What are the benefits?

google-classroom-studentsWith yet another year of school getting set to begin, this is a great time to take stock of the many ed-tech services that have the potential to transform the learning experience in the coming year and beyond.

One such service that is now available for all users is Google Classroom from Google Apps for Education. As the name suggests, the service is designed to act as a virtual classroom, making communication between students and teachers easier and helping to keep all parties more organized.

Though the service does not necessarily boast a multitude of new features, it is designed as a platform that combines the most useful aspects of Google services such as Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs all into one complete package that simplifies any and all digital matters between students and teachers.

Any service that clarifies expectations and communication between students and teachers could prove useful, but why should colleges and universities consider adopting Google Classroom if they already have assignment management systems in place?

What’s so special about Google Classroom?

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