What’s New in Google Classroom for 2018 – Part 1

Hi everyone and welcome to the 2018 school year!

Below are a couple of short videos going over some of the changes that Google Classroom has update to.

What’s New In Google Classroom 2018 – Overview

What’s New In Google Classroom 2018 – Topics

 

I will be adding more videos that will go over changes that Classroom and other G Suite tools have recently gone through.

Stay tuned!

A Fresh New Look for Google Drive

Google Drive for the web is getting a bit of an update to align with Google’s latest material design principles.

Don’t worry, functionality isn’t changing, just a new look and feel, new logo and some options are moved to different places

image sourece: G Suite Updates Blog. https://gsuiteupdates.googleblog.com/2018/05/google-drive-ui-updates.html

Here’s’a folder of screenshots of the new interface here.

Fancy New Google Sheets Features!

Checkboxes!

You can add checkboxes to cells in a spreadsheet. Use checkboxes for many purposes, like to track a project, take attendance, and check off your to-do list.

For more information, visit the official Docs Editor Help page.

Macros!

You can save time by automating repetitive tasks with macros.

For more information, visit the official Google Docs Editor Help page.

Even More!

For even more information on the latest updates with Sheets, visit the G Suite Updates Blog post here.