I set up Google Classroom. Now what?

You have your Google Classroom set-up, but now what? Luckily, with Google Classroom you can integrate with many applications – but go slow.  Master one integration before you introduce the next.  Too many new tools and resources can be confusing for students and overwhelming for teachers.  You will find success when you take baby steps.  

Explore some great ways to take your Google Classroom to the next step b


Extension: Share to Classroom

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  • Extensions are browser add-ons that act as shortcuts for your internet activity.
  • The “Share to Classroom” extension enables you to easily share web pages with your Google Classroom.
  • Simply click the extension button from any website, select how to share the page (as an announcement, question, or assignment), and click post.

See instructions here to install “Share to Classroom”


Google Drive/Google Classroom Connection

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  • Your Google Classroom comes with a Drive folder as well as a calendar.
  • Google has made these easy to access by adding these links to your Classroom’s About page.
  • Click the Class Drive link to directly access the Drive folder for this Google Classroom
  • Classroom Calendar links to your Calendar within classroom, and displays your classroom assignments.
  • Google Calendar links to your Google Calendar, which displays all of your calendars in one spot.

Google Forms in the Classroom

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  • Google Forms are a great way to track student learning, act as exit tickets, and get feedback from parents and students.
  • Google Forms can also be created as self-grading quizzes, making monitoring student learning even easier!
  • New in 2017 is the ability for teachers to push graded Google Forms Quizzes back to the student’s record in Google Classroom!
  • Google Forms offer a variety of question types to meet all your surveying needs.



  • Student responses can be viewed at a glance on the responses tab, or in the responses spreadsheet.
  • The at a glance view shows allows you to view a summary of responses, all responses by question, as well as all responses by student.
  • Once the quiz is assigned via Classroom, you can easily view student completion, grade, and import auto-graded quizzes.

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