I’m a huge fan of Google Classroom. It has saved me invaluable time, allowed me to make my classes more dynamic, and greatly helped me cut down on paper (and lost assignments). With all of that said, I believe there are a number of things that need to be added or enhanced in Google Classroom to make it a more powerful tool for students and teachers.
For the 2015-2016 school year Google made a number of “enhancements” on how teachers can grade student work. Previously there was a list of students and their assignments with the newest submission being at the top. Teachers could easily add grades and see work that wasn’t completed yet. It wasn’t perfect, but it worked somewhat well. (more…)