As the COVID-19 epidemic raged, many schools continued to offer distance learning as a way to keep both students and teachers safe. This has required more changes to online teaching tools to provide features and settings appropriate for online classroom at home. Realizing the need, Google recently announced a series of new features for Google Meet to improve the online learning experience for both students and teachers during the COVID-19 era.
With Google Classroom integration, Google Meet will be able to know who is on the list and will only allow those members to participate in online learning sessions. Teachers will automatically host lessons as well as school administrators have control over who can participate, which can make it easier for teachers to control students when needed. set. Google is also improving its Google Meet logs so that administrators can better investigate and handle potential security issues.
Ensuring teachers have more control over online lessons on Google Meet, Google will give teachers the ability to end lessons for all participants so that students no longer have to exit the class by themselves. before. Teachers can also “mute everything” as a way to keep focus when they are needed and can control when students mute themselves. Google is also continuing to improve the reliability and performance of Google Meet by making it work better with slower internet connection, which is often a major problem for online lessons. the student is often poor.
Last but not least, emojis will appear on Google Meet, giving students a new way to interact with the classroom. And of course, teachers and administrators will be able to moderate use of this feature so that it will be used when appropriate. Many of these will roll out over the next few months or later this year, along with a host of features rolled out to Google Classroom like offline learning and improved administration tools.