Benefits of Google for Education

Today, many educational institutions have created and announced corporate accounts for each student and teacher and distributed them in Google groups of classes and methodological associations, respectively, for the organization of newsletters, discussions, and networking. Also, the Classroom created subject courses for all classes (subgroups) in accordance with the curriculum and invited many to teach subject teachers, to teach students. The Google Workspace Administrator manages all accounts, configures basic and advanced services by age and user needs, and advises teachers, students, and parents on working with Google Workspace for Education.

Analysis of Google for Education

Google Workspace for Education is a free suite of specialized cloud software and collaboration tools from Google. To access the single information environment of the college, each student and teacher in the domain of the institution creates corporate accounts (email address and password), which give much more benefits when using cloud services. All Google Accounts and access to Google services for age groups are set up by a Google Workspace administrator.

The GW for Education package includes 14 basic and 50 additional Google services. Additional services for teachers include YouTube, Blogger, Google Photo, Chrome Web Store, Google Arts and Culture, Google Maps, Google Translator, Google Earth, and for students only Google Arts and Culture, Google Translator, and Google Earth. Of course, there are pros and cons of Google, more about this you can find in the article google meet VS zoom. The settings of Google services are different for teachers and students, the main ones are:

  • Gmail;
  • Google Contacts
  • Google Groups;
  • Google Chat;
  • Google Meet;
  • Google Calendar;
  • Google Notes;
  • Google Tasks;
  • Google Class;
  • Google Drive and Google Docs, Google Spreadsheets, Presentations;
  • Google, Google Forms;
  • Google Jamboard;
  • Google Sites;
  • Google Safe;
  • Chrome Sync.

To ensure the quality of the educational process using quarantine learning technologies and creating a single information environment, many colleges are switching to the Google Workspace for Education (formerly Google Suite for Education). The site LetsGradeIt provides the best result in writing essays and studying processes while using Google. College teachers provide technical and informational assistance to students when they first connect to their study accounts and join Classroom classes to work effectively. Benefits of Google Workspace for Education:

  • free services;
  • security of the information environment;
  • access to internal users and materials created by them within the domain of the lyceum;
  • setting up restricted or temporary access for external users, not from the lyceum;
  • lack of advertising;
  • protection, configuration, and recovery of personal data of users;
  • unlimited cloud file storage;
  • built-in services for communication and video meetings;
  • possibilities of special rooms for communication and chatbots;
  • creation and recording of video meetings only by the organizers (teachers).

Google Class benefits:

  • unlimited number of courses and participants;
  • creating a regular video call;
  • import grades from Google Forms (tests);
  • reporting on student performance to guardians (parents).

Numerous learning platforms today have similar advantages and disadvantages, and among such diversity, it is difficult for the average teacher to choose the most appropriate tool for learning. Most often, the administration of the educational institution undertakes to organize such a mode of operation and to teach research and teaching staff the skills of working with a distance learning platform. But sometimes teachers need to choose their own distance learning platforms, spending a lot of time and effort that they could direct in a more useful direction. This state of affairs has led to the relevance of the study of the analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of more complex (Google Classroom) distance learning platforms, which can be organized by an individual teacher.

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Summing up the analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of distance learning platforms Google Classroom as a tool for implementing blended learning in educational institutions, it should be noted that it will be more appropriate to use Google Classroom because it has all the necessary functionality to implement distance learning in full. The stumbling block is always the ability to use the full functionality of Google Classroom, but this problem can be solved by conducting training seminars for the teaching staff of the school or by self-teaching teachers through web technology.

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Eric Wyatt always prioritizes knowledge. He doesn’t care if it’s sensational or not, or whether it attracts a great audience any other way. For Eric, it’s most important that people would find his articles practically useful for them.

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