Navigating Google Classroom

For Parents

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What is Google Classroom?

Google Classroom is a web-based learning environment that allows for collaboration, online learning, and submission of student work. The video, and slide deck, below describes the basics of Google Classroom and the different apps that your child may be using with Google Classroom, such as Google Keep.
Parents Guide to Google Classroom in 2020

Logging in as your child

This is the best way to see everything that your child sees in Google Classroom. The video below shows you how to navigate classroom when logged in as your child.
Google Classroom Tutorial for Parents

Joining your Child's Class

In order to join your child's class, your child's teacher needs to invite you into the classroom. Your child will not be able to add you to their Classroom. Please contact your child's teacher if you would like to be invited into the classroom. Be aware that it is possible that the district does not have this feature turned on.

The video below provides a more in-depth view of Classroom. For information on joining your child's class skip ahead to the 13:50 mark.

Parents Guide to Google Classroom

Google Hangouts Meet

Many teachers are using Google Hangouts Meet to videoconference with students. The tutorial below will help you navigate Meet so that your child can participate in the videoconference.
Guide to Google Hangouts Meet for Students and Parents 2020