I had the opportunity to attend an event hosted by the Google for Education team featuring Kelly York and Rosanna Ortiz from Five Star Technology Solutions. The focus of the session was Google's tools designed to simplify online education. Specifically:
Practice sets allow faculty to create interactive assignments for their students.
The auto-grading tool cuts down on manual grading.
Schedule assignments for multiple classes
Built-in calculator for math problems and a space for students to show their work.
Feature built in for the student to request extra help.
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