Master Google Classroom
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Master Google Classroom

The step by step guide to Google Classroom. Manage students, assignments and communicate in the cloud!
4.5 (362 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
6,611 students enrolled
Created by John Meixner
Last updated 10/2015
English [Auto-generated]
Price: Free
  • 43 mins on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand both the benefits and the challenges from past classroom management
  • Access Google Classroom and discuss different roles
  • Create a class and find out why proper naming is so important
  • Discover themes and why they are important
  • See why the "About" page can contain vital information for your students
  • Enroll students via invitation through contacts or group
  • Enroll students the easy way with class codes
  • Discover why you may want to reset or disable a class code
  • Create your first assignment and name it properly
  • Learn about due dates, the calendar and the effect it has on assignments
  • Classroom without Gmail? Learn how that too can work well
  • "Turn in" or "Done." What's the difference?
  • Begin with a template and set view, edit or copy
  • Collaborate with your students before they hand in assigments
  • Make comments and check history to ensure it was done correctly
  • Grade student assignments and return
  • Download grades for each assignment or all of Classroom
  • Communicate individually with students
  • Make posts and announcements
  • Set permissions to manage student behavior
  • Ask questions to motivate and inspire the whole class
  • Learn the answers to the most commonly asked questions
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  • Your school or district must have Google Apps for Education

Google Classroom will change your life! Remember the old days of making copies, handing out assignments, tracking student work, and manually grading? Google Classroom reinvents those time consuming tasks by introducing a paperless program that actually works. First, you will receive an introduction to the app and learn why it was developed. You'll move immediately into creating your first class. Then, go step by step into creating, distributing, collecting and grading assignments. Discover the advanced tools like drafts, invitations, calendars, and email notifications. Finally, learn how to properly communicate with students individually, or via posts, announcements and questions. With all that knowledge, you will become an incredible teacher in the cloud!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is ideal for any teacher who's ready to move their classroom to the cloud!
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Curriculum For This Course
Creating Your Classroom In The Cloud
11 Lectures 43:25

Setting the course.


Learn why Classroom was developed and the problems it solves.

Getting Started With Classroom

Getting Started With Classroom
1 question

Create your first class and uncover the best naming techniques.

Creating And Naming Your Class

Creating And Naming Your Class
1 question

Add a class image and learn the importance of the About page.

Customizing Your Class

Customizing Your Class
2 questions

Discuss the differences between "invite" and "enroll." Manage both students and class codes.

Adding Students

Adding Students
3 questions

Create assignments and learn about due dates, drafts, turn in and mark as done.

Creating Assignments

Creating Assignments
2 questions

Make life easier by using your own templates. Understand the proper permissions.

Using Templates

Using Templates
1 question

Work with students as they build their projects. Collect and grade assignments and see the typical work flow.

Collaborating And Grading

Collaborating And Grading
3 questions

Learn to communicate individually or with the whole group. Manage posts and permissions. Ask good questions.

Communicating With Students

Communicating With Students
3 questions

Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Google Classroom.


Learn about some amazing add-ons and where to learn even more.

Additional Resources
About the Instructor
John Meixner
4.5 Average rating
689 Reviews
9,425 Students
3 Courses
Google Certified Trainer, Administrator and Partner

John is a Google Apps Certified Deployment Specialist, a Google Apps Certified Administrator and an Certified Google Trainer. He began his professional speaking career by training thousands of IT administrators on networking technologies. His experience as a network manager showed him the limitations of traditional computing. He became an early adopter of cloud technologies and founded Netdemics to help bring anywhere, any time, any device access to his clients. However, he soon realized that technology wasn't enough. Training was vital to make everyone incredible in the cloud!