What Is Google Classroom and How to Use it in Your Teaching?

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Google Classroom is a platform that helps facilitate and enhance teaching and learning. It provides a set of powerful features that make it an ideal tool to use with students. In this post, I share with you this compilation of video tutorials and guides to help you make the best of Google Classroom in your instruction. Make sure you bookmark this page for later reference.

Google Classroom

What is Google Classroom?

Google Classroom is an educational platform that offers a wide variety of features to help enhance teaching and learning, boost collaboration, and streamline assignments. These features include the ability to create and manage classes, share assignments with students, grade students work paperlessly, provide real-time feedback, and many more. Students can use it to turn in assignments, engage in discussions, share learning resources, track learning performance, and more. Google Classroom is available on the web and as a mobile app for Android and iOS.

Google Classroom How-to videos

Below is a compilation of Classroom video tutorials I curated from Google for Education YouTube channel. Go through the list and click on the title you are interested in to watch the tutorial in YouTube. These tutorials include:

Google Classroom video tutorials for students

In this playlist, Google for Education shares a number of interesting tutorials to help students understand how to use Google Classroom in their learning. These tutorials include: how to use Google Classroom code, how to join Classroom with a link and/or email invitation, how to join a video meeting in Classroom, and how to turn in assignments in Classroom.

Google Classroom guides for teachers and students

Check out this collection of resources covering the main important things you need to know to start using Google Classroom in your teaching and learning. All of these resources are sourced from Classroom Help Center.

A. For Teachers
Check out these Google Classroom guides created specifically for teachers:

1- Getting Started
2- Creating and Managing Classes
3. Creating and managing assignments
4- Communicating with your Students

B.  For Students
The guides below are intended for students. They include:

1- Managing Classes
2- Managing Assignments
3- Connecting with Your Classmates