Google Classroom and Google Drive are an ideal friendship. Google Classroom will allow you as a teacher to create assignments and share announcements with your students. Both assignments and announcements give you the ability to add an attachment from your computer, add a Drive file, add a YouTube link, or add a weblink. When you create an Assignment, Classroom will automatically create a folder in your Drive account that will house all of your students work. Best part… you will have editing rights once your students begin their assignment!
When you first create a Classroom Google Drive will automatically create a folder for you titled “Classroom.” This folder will house all of the Classrooms you are enrolled in as a student or have created as a teacher.
This is a teacher view of my Algebra Classroom. I have my “Classroom” folder then my “Algebra” folder which will house all of my assignments. These assignment folders will hold all of my students work, and like I said above will give you editing rights.
You can find our presentation on how to get started with Google Classroom here.
Check out all of these great blog posts from Alice Keeler:
- 20 Things You Can Do With Classroom
- 15 MORE Things You Can Do With Classroom
- 10 Additional Things You Can Do With Classroom
- Sharing Student Work & Peer Evaluation
- Google Classroom Student Cheat Sheet