Google Classroom is a popular choice with many schools looking to enhance the learning experience by organising assignments and class content in one easy-to-access online space. The benefits of this workflow management system from Google include, going paperless, two-way communication, personalisation and accessibility – some of the very same benefits afforded by users of My School Portal.
Google Classroom acts as a central location to store and share online resources for classes, as well as managing the distribution, submission and marking of assignments. It allows for dialogue to take place between students and teachers about assignments, teachers can track students’ progress and feedback directly to each student. Parents can also be invited to the Classroom to encourage parent participation.
My School Portal’s integration with Google Classroom allows staff and students to quickly see which Classes they are enrolled in and to click through to these direct from their My School Portal accounts. The same applies to parents, who can access Google Classroom information direct from the Portal, rather than having to log-in to a separate Google account. Set up is simple and the seamless integration makes it easy to securely share information between Google Classroom and My School Portal.
This integration is an important development for schools like St Joseph’s College as Technical Consultant, Keiron Orris, explains: “As a Google Apps for Education school, integrating single sign in with Google and Google Classroom with My School Portal has meant our students are able to access their homework, Google Classroom classes, timetable, events, reports, recognition & correction all in one place from any device.”
My School Portal’s ongoing objective is to provide schools with one secure hub, one point of contact and one online communication and information platform. To find out more please get in touch