Yesterday afternoon Google made an announcement that had some academics on Twitter buzzing. That announcement was that Google Classroom now has add-ons for academics to make use of. These add-ons are purported to make it simpler to entry well-liked instruments like EdPuzzle, WeVideo, and Pear Deck from Google Classroom.
However earlier than you get too excited, on the finish of the announcement Google talked about that add-ons are solely obtainable in faculties which have Google Workspace for Training Plus version or Educating & Studying Improve. In different phrases, it is solely obtainable within the paid variations of Google Classroom.
In case you do have Google Workspace for Training Plus, the brand new add-ons seem like they may very well be useful to you. From a classroom administration perspective, the add-ons ought to make it simpler to get college students signed into instruments like EdPuzzle, WeVideo, Kahoot, and a dozen different well-liked academic know-how instruments. Here is a bit of video overview of Google Classroom add-ons.
For individuals who shall be introducing colleagues to Google Classroom add-ons, Google provides this slide presentation.