What is Google Classroom?

Think of Google Classroom as a digital “place” to enhance your physical classroom. Teachers create digital assignments, track student progress, and give feedback online. Students complete assignments and communicate with teachers and other students using online tools. Parents may receive email reports showing student progress.

Google Classroom Teacher Guide

This is your ultimate guide to using Google Classroom to create your digital classroom. Getting started with Google Classroom can be simple if you take it step-by-step.

Set Up Your Online Classroom

Create a Google Classroom

This article is your jump-start into Google Classroom and shows the first step to creating your digital classroom. Getting started with Google Classroom can be simple if you take it step-by-step.  This tutorial is for teachers that are completely new to Google Classroom.

Tutorial: Getting Started with Google Classroom

Getting Started with Google Classroom

Google Classroom Theme

Google Classroom has a gallery of theme options for you to choose from. But, you can also create a custom theme using Google Draw and a little creativity. You can also add a Bitmoji avatar or find Facebook cover art.

Video Tutorial: Google Classroom Theme

Google Classroom Theme

Co-Teachers in Google Classroom

You’re not alone!

Google classroom allows you to invite co-teachers to help manage your digital classroom.  This step-by-step tutorial shows you how to invite a co-teacher to your classroom.  As the co-teacher, we explore how to accept your invitation.

Tutorial Video: Google Classroom Co-Teachers

Google Classroom Co-Teacher

How to Add Students to Google Classroom

In this tutorial, we show how to add students and guardians to Google Classroom. We cover invite codes and invite links. You will also learn how to invite guardians.

Tutorial: How to Add Students to Google Classroom

How to Add a Student to Google Classroom

Engage Your Students

Communicate with Students Google Classroom Stream

The stream is the first thing your students see in Google Classroom. As the teacher, you can use the steam to share news and announcements. This tutorial shows you how to use the stream and control how students communicate.

Tutorial: Google Classroom Stream

Google Classroom Stream

How to create an assignment in Google Classroom

You post assignments in Google Classroom on the Classwork tab. Assignments may include files uploaded from your computer or Google Drive. This tutorial shows you how to organize your assignments and control who receive them and when.

Tutorial: How to Create an Assignment in Google Classroom

How to Mention in Google Classroom

A Mention (or tag) is how you grab someone’s attention in Google Classroom or Google Docs. The mention is added to a comment. They get an email letting them know you mentioned them. The person can reply to the comment.  This article shows how to mention others in Google Classroom.

Tutorial: Mention people in Google Classroom

Mention in Google Classroom

How to create a quiz in Google Classroom

This tutorial shows how to create quiz assignments from Google Classroom. Quiz assignments are Google Forms with added features for streamlined grading.

Tutorial: How to Create Quiz Assignment in Google Classroom

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