Goodreads in the Classroom

How to sign up and some great ideas!


Use email to register and start creating your profile! Easy to use. You can link your account to Facebook, Twitter or Google account. You can also keep it private with another email account.

Check out these tutorials for more information on using Goodreads!

Goodreads Tutorial

How you can use Goodreads in the Classroom

  • Create quizzes for each other or take online quizzes that are already built. Helps check for comprehension.
  • Use for free classroom emails that are teacher monitored. Use for private classroom Goodreads groups.
  • • Challenges
    • Basically it's time and date stamped, so follow readers in "real time". Have students update when a book is completed.
    • Use for creative writing projects. Students can post poetry or short stories.
    • Have students use Goodreads to post reviews and rate books.
    • Use Goodreads to research books. Maybe have discussion/debates about other reader reviews. Good way to spark discussion.
    • Model reading behavior to students by frequently updated and reviewing books for pleasure.
    • This is the best of social media. Use it to get kids excited about reading.
    • Create student groups. Have students connect with classmates by having discussions on Goodreads.
    • Have students follow authors they admire