P.S. About Google Classroom

A unique position for me, I actually discourage use of a certain technology. That is atypical, but it might be understandable, let me explain.

I cannot stop hearing about Google Classroom. Coincidentally, this surge in chatter coincides with a mandate for use of our district Learning Management System (LMS). So really this might be the last attempt of current Google Classroom users to assert their preference for how they administer online portions of their courses.

Google Classroom is a scaled down LMS. Centered around one of the most awesome educational technology products so far – Google Drive – is the strength of Classroom. Google Classroom is designed for educators to easily administer Google documents: assigning, submissions by students, and organization of those Google documents. However good it is, if your school/district uses another LMS I am going to explain to you why you need to leave the Google Classroom behind.

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