Technology

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

gsgc-fic

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

by TeachThought Staff

Google Classroom has become one of the most popular trends in edtech. With its inherent ability to help teachers organize classrooms, track usage of files, and control access to documents and related media, Google Classroom is a clean fit for many of today’s classrooms.

We’ve built on their work by adding resources you can consider using in pursuit of each tip. Let us know in the comments if we missed anything you find useful in your classroom.

You can also find more resources for teaching with Google Classroom.

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

1. Create classes

2. Create a grading system

3. Use the Google Classroom Stream

4.

6. Use Google Chrome

Consider: 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

Maybe tie it to gamification–10 Specific Ideas To Gamify Your Classroom?

3. Add Your Classes In Reverse Alphabetical Order

Consider: Okay, this one’s unrelated to alphabetization because we’re not sure really what to add to that one, but it’s still Google-related: 30 Innovative Ways To Use Google In Your Classroom 

4. Create Naming Conventions For Your Assignments

Consider: Tagging Your Curriculum

5. Use The ‘About’ Tab To Share Year-Round Materials

Consider: A Tutorial For Google Drive

6. Get The Mobile App

Consider: 52 Of The Best Apps For Learning

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom