Welcome to this Greenbush Crash Course about Google Classroom! This course includes tutorial videos, documents, and links to websites that help to familiarize you with basic, intermediate, and advanced features built within Google Classroom. Simply proceed through the course by scrolling down this page and clicking on the various links to learn more about the features that you are interested in learning more about. If you find any broken links or have any issues, please contact Ronnie Williams at ronnie.williams@greenbush.org

What is Google Classroom?

Classroom helps students and teachers organize assignments, boost collaboration, and foster better communication. ... With simple setup and integration with G Suite for Education, Classroom streamlines repetitive tasks and makes it easy to focus on what teachers do best: teaching.

Watch the video below to find out how to create a Google Classroom class

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Watch the video below to learn about the customization options you have on Google Classroom as well as a complete overview of the Stream, Classwork, People, and Grades sections.

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The video below walks you through all of the different types of content that you can create on Google Classroom. From assignments to a quiz to materials there are a lot of options to cover.

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You now have the ability to launch a Google Meet virtual meeting right from inside of your Google Classroom. Watch the video below to learn more.

Recorded Webinar (3 Hours)

If you are interested in watching a webinar about Google Classroom that I conducted recently with the great folks at Wellsville, it is below. It goes into a few things that are not covered above such as:

  • Current best practice tips for the stream page (1 hour, 44 minute mark) 
  • A  thorough overview of the grading and feedback process (1 hour, 51 minute mark)
  • Best practices and tips (2 hour mark), Google Meet (2 hours, 11 minute mark)
  • Making PDF's editable for students (2 hour, 34 minute mark)


I have compiled a list of other helpful websites that you may find beneficial as you continue to learn more about how to use Google Classroom in your classroom. Click here to view helpful websites

Want to earn a digital badge and prove you know how to use Google Classroom? Take the quiz linked below and if you score 80% or above email Ronnie Williams and request your digital badge!

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Thank you for completing this Crash Course! If you have any feedback or need any additional help, please check out our forum.

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