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Share to Classroom
Share to Classroom
Attention Google Classroom users!
Have you added the Share to Classroom extension to Chrome yet? If not, you will love it! Share to Classroom allows you to easily push webpage links to your class. Not only can you send your students links to websites, but you can send them links to apps and extensions from the Web Store too. That way your students don't have to type in long web addresses or search for the app you want them to install.
Once you install Share to Classroom, a Classroom icon will appear to the right of the omnibox (the box with the web address in it). To use the extension fully, both teacher and student need to have the add-on installed.
So how does it work? If you are on a page you want to share with your class, simply click the icon. If it is installed on both teacher and student devices: choose the class you want to share to, click push, and magically all the student will be on the same page. Yes, really! If it is only on the teacher device or if you want students to access the site independently: choose the class you want to share to, from the push to students drop down choose how you want it to appear to them (assignment/announcement), type in the title/information and click either assign or post. Then the link will appear in your class stream ! Try it out!
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