Getting Started With Google Classroom
Google Classroom is a Learning Management System that allows teachers to share links, documents, and communications with their students. The first few videos on this page are about setting up your Google Classroom. About halfway down, you'll find videos on how to use Google Classroom. If you would like to watch a longer overview of Google Classroom, there is a summary video at the very bottom of this page.
Prefer Help Sheets to videos? Google Classroom "Cheat Sheet"
How to Create a Google Classroom
Setting up your first Google Classroom? Start here.
Adjusting Your Settings in Google Classroom
After you create your classroom, you can change the theme and adjust settings like how your stream appears, what email notifications you get, etc. See how in this video.
How to Add Your Students to a Google Classroom
This quick video looks at how to add students to your classroom so that students can log into classroom and accept the invitation. If you would prefer to email your students a code, you can bulk email your students from Infinite Campus. here is a help sheet to walk you through those steps. Emailing Students and/or Parent-Guardians from IC
Using Infinite Campus to Bulk Invite Students to Google Classroom
Particularly handy for secondary teachers with 5 - 6 Google Classrooms and 180+ students. Helpsheet for Getting Google Usernames in Bulk
How Students Accept the Invitation to Join a Classroom
Students can accept an invitation to join a Google Classroom two ways: via email, or from Google Classroom itself.
Using Google Classroom
Posting Your Daily Connection Meeting in Classroom
Creating an Assignment
Asking a Question to the Class
Parents and Guardians can receive an automatic summary email of their student's progress and upcoming work. Here's how to set that up.
Creating a Quiz for Your Students Inside of Google Classroom
Sharing a Link to a Specific Assignment
Sometimes a student can't find a particular assignment. While we are working remotely and you can't just walk over to their desk and help them, sharing a link to the assignment via a hangout chat or email can be super-helpful. Here's how to do that.