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Google Classroom Basics

  • Teachers post assignments and announcements for the class

  • Students open assignments, complete, and turn them in via Google Classroom

  • Parents can be connected via Guardian Summaries, a summary email to keep you in the loop on assignments and due dates

  • Teachers can give students direct feedback within Google Classroom and within Google Classroom assignments with comments

  • Students can ask questions directly to the teacher in Google Classroom via private comments or to the whole class if class comments are enabled

Video Tutorials

This video shows how to use Google Classroom from home starting with logging in and navigating the platform.

This video shows how to accept an invitation to get and manage guardian summaries.

This video shows the basics of logging into Google to access Google Classroom from home.

This video walks through the student view of Google Classroom and how to navigate the site.

This video shows how to use and manage the class calendar connected to Google Classroom.

This video shows how to manage the notification settings within Google Classroom.

This video shows how to take a picture on a Chromebook and add that picture to an assignment in Google Classroom.

Additional Resources

Guardian's Guide to Classroom.pdf

The document above is an overview of Google Classroom from Google. It shares how teachers use the platform in their classes and how students will engage with Google Classroom for their classes.

Screenshot from the Google Classroom help center homepage, text says "How can we help you?"

The Google Classroom Help Center has some great information on specific issues and specific topics. They include step-by-step articles and thorough information on using Google Classroom. This is a good place to start if you have a question or need help in a specific area.