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What is an online class timer?

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An online class timer allows a teacher to display a visual countdown clock to the class for a timed activity by using a shared site or an overhead broadcast with a whiteboard. The clock may appear as a stopwatch, hourglass or some other graphic representing time counting down.

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Teachers can use online class timers to help break up long periods of class into shorter segments. These timers can also be used to alert students to the amount of time left for breakout group work in large classrooms and to ensure that rest breaks between parts of the class do not extend too long.

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