Google Classroom – An Online Learning Space

Google Classroom is a easy to use Learning platform facilitated by the Teacher

Teaching since 2006. Currently an educational instructional coach specializing in K&E and specialized learning. Grad of U of A.

What is Google Classroom?

Google Classroom is a free web service or app developed by Google for schools.  The primary purpose of Google Classroom is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students.  Google Classroom allows teachers to share files, create assignments, grade assignments and communicate with your students in a paperless way in real time.  Google Classroom has full access to all Google apps (Forms, Slides, Sheets, Docs, etc.) and can be accessed by any device with internet capabilities at any time

How to access Google Classroom

Google Classroom can be accessed online through Google, Gmail (Google Suites), or online on your home desktop computer or mobile device.  Simple go on the internet, using any browser and visit google.com to sign in.  Sign in with student email and password to see ‘student view’ or as a parent with the information provided by the teacher for ‘parental view’.  You can also access Google Classroom at  https://classroom.google.com/

Why use Google Classroom

  • Google Classroom is a easy to use Learning platform facilitated by the Teacher  
  • Provides easy access to materials as Google Classroom can be accessed anytime on any device with internet/WiFi capabilities
  • Teachers can personalize assignments addressing student needs, providing differentiation amongst learners
  • Online Learning platforms use less paper
  • With all assignments and activities provided online there is no ‘lost’ work 
  • Working online at their own pace has potential to increases student engagement

Features include

Assignments and ActivitiesAssessments and Grading
Communication and Collaboration Archive Courses (Access to previous work)
Originality Report Invite Guardians (Parent view)

Resources

Teacher Based
Parent Based
Teacher Based
For Students and Parents

Ardith Lester
Teaching since 2006. Currently an educational instructional coach specializing in K&E and specialized learning. Grad of U of A.