Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Distance Teaching and Learning: Google Classroom

Staff Page

Google Education

Explore resources and tools created by Google to inspire creativity, encourage hands-on learning, and equip your students with digital skills.

Tools to help you with Google Classroom

Tools to Help You Work with Google Classroom


 “Getting Started with Google Classroom

The Google Classroom Help Center has everything you need for getting started. They have tons of resources and how-to’s.

A Google Classroom Symbaloo – Share this one with teachers who are getting started. They can make it their startup screen and test one thing a day.

Google Apps/ GAFE Tutorials for Teachers – a massive site full of tutorials. Use and email these out as you have specific tasks for teachers to learn. For beginners

The Google Gooru – The Gooru has a daily email with Google apps tips and lots of ideas for using Google. They also have tutorials and webinars. The lead GAFE administrators should definitely use this resource.

Sue Gorman’s Getting Googley Resource

Shake Up Learning Has some great resources like their Guide to Google Classroom Comments: All You Need to Know and How to Insert Super Cool Gifs into Presentations and Docs –


Online Assessment with Google Forms – this document gives walkthroughs for Flubaroo and other tools to help you assess using Google Forms

Flubaroo – help for grading online assessments

Doctopus helps with management – while it does some things Google Classroom does, there are other features it manages too.

There’s also a Goobric web app launcher for Chrome.

Use this Graphic for Students Turning in Work

10 Tools for Assessment for Google Apps on the iPad

Google Classroom: Using the Rubric Tab to Assess Students

Alice Keeler’s Google Classroom Feedback Workflow


Google Classroom and GeoGebra

60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom by Alice Keeler

gMath for Forms – add math symbols to Google Forms

5 Ways Students Can Use Google Docs in Math

gMath for Sheets – Lets you add formulas to Google Sheets

Mathematical Equations – Up to Date Information from Google on using equations

Google Classroom Part I – How 7th grade math teacher Sherrie Nackel organizes her files and assignments

Literature and Composition

Voice Typing and Other Tools to Use with Google Docs

Google Classroom: Using a Writing Journal

15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education

5 Ways to Make Professional Looking Google Documents

How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word


How to Make Google Chrome Faster, Better and Prettier

Helpful Google Search Modifiers Poster

Google Docs Research Tool Removes the Drudgery from Presentations

Google Research Tool by Tammy Worcester Tang


Google Classroom Add-on for Chrome For beginners

Google Lesson Plan Tool for Docs –

Classroom Mobile App for Android and iOS

Edusync app for Google Calendars

Google Chrome Desktop Plugin lets you access another person’s Chromebook or Chrome browser from your teacher computer (or vice versa)

Share to Classroom lets you push web pages to your student browsers instantly. Helps get everyone on the same page quickly

How to Add Google Drawings Comic Strips to Your Class with Matt Miller and Cori Orlando added 12/24/17


50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom by Alice Keeler and Libbi Miller For beginners

50 Things to Go Further with Google Classroom: A Student Centered Approach by Alice Keeler and Libbi Miller

Reinventing Writing by Vicki Davis – my book on Collaborative Writing

The Chromebook Classroom by John Sowash


In this video, you’ll learn how to access Google Classroom and set up your own class.

Learn how to use the NEW Google Classroom as a learning management system to teach a class of students. This video will also be helpful from the student's point of view. Google has added several great features to this version of Google Classroom that make it an even more powerful and useful tool

3 Tips for Online Learning

75 Tips and Tricks for using Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a game-changer in the world of educational technology. There are tons of ways you can be using it even more effectively. Here are 75+ of our best tips and tricks.