In the page we will share to you how to Step-by-Step Setup your Google Classroom for Teachers and start up a class online in just a few clicks.
Google Classroom: is designed to help teachers and students communicate and collaborate, manage
assignments paperlessly, and stay organized. Google Classroom is part of the Google Apps for
Education suite of tools and is only available to Google Apps for Education accounts.
Google Classroom is a free application designed to help students and teachers communicate,
collaborate, organize and manage assignments, go paperless, and much more!
This guide is chocked full of step-by-step instructions for using Google Classroom, setting up
classes, creating announcements, discussions, assignments, assignment management and tips! You
will also find helpful screenshots of both the teacher and student side of Google Classroom. This
reference guide is great for new users and full of handy reminders and tips for more experienced
How to set up your class in Google Classroom
Follow these steps to set up your Google Classroom
1. Go to: classroom.google.com.
- Google Classroom is now available for Google for Education accounts as well as regular Gmail accounts. Anyone with a Google account can now use Google Classroom.
2. Click on the “+” button in the top right to create your first class.
(It’s next to the checkerboard icon you use to access all of your apps.) Then click “Create class.”
- If you’re getting started for the first time, your screen will likely look like the one above.
- If you have some classes already, they’ll display on this home screen. You can add new classes with the “+” button.
3. Add information about your class.
- You must add a name for your class. This is how your students will identify your class when they open Google Classroom.
- Use the “section” field to differentiate between different classes of the same type. Many teachers will use this field for the class period. (This field is optional.)
- The “subject” field lets you choose from a list of class subjects or type your own. (This field is optional.)
4. Once your class is created, students can start joining it.
- Students can join your class with a join code (above). This is a quick, easy way to get students into your class. By displaying the join code (click [ ]), students can log in to Google Classroom, click the “+” button and “Join class” to enter the join code. Then they’re added to your class.
- You can invite students to your class by email. This is a good option if students don’t meet in person for your class. To do this, click the “People” tab at the top. Then, click the “Invite Students” button (an icon with a person and a plus). You can invite students individually with email addresses or by groups if all students are in a Google Group.
5. Customize your Google Classroom.
- There won’t be any students in your class the moment you create it. This is the time to get creative and have some fun with it! Click “Select theme” on the right side of the header. It will open a gallery of header images you can use to spice up your classroom.
- You can also upload a photo to display at the top of your Classroom. You can use an image of your class or something that pertains to your class. Some teachers will create a custom header image with important information and fun graphics.
There you have it, if you follow the steps above correctly you have now created your google classroom successfully, Please be advised that this is just the first basic steps in creating your virtual classroom online, We will be posting more tutorials about google classroom so stay tuned there will be more tips and guides to come.
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