Creating a Google Classroom

Signing Into Google Drive:

  1. Sign in to your Google Apps account (go to www.google.ttsd.k12.or.us for TTSD staff accounts, also linked on employee portal).
  2. Get to Google Drive by clicking on the 9 box icon in the top right corner.


Creating & Organizing a Class:

  1. Click the “+” icon to create or join a class.

  1. After naming the class, change the theme, add announcements, assignments and students.


Creating an Assignment

  1. Click “Assignment” to add a new assignment.

  1. If adding a Google Document of any type, be sure to select whether the file can be viewed, edited, or made into a copy for each student.  Once completed, an assignment cannot be edited to “Make a copy for each student.”

  1. The same assignment can be added to multiple classes (sections) at the same time.

  1. Title, due date and time, or links can be edited later if necessary.

Reviewing & Grading Assignments

  1. Click on an assignment name in order to view and evaluate.

  1. Student assignments can be evaluated by clicking on student name and then their individual assignment.

  1. Once evaluated, be sure to return files to students in order for the student to retain ownership of their file if desired.

  1. Student assignment status will change once assignments are completed; if completed past due date, status will identify as Done(Late).

Adding Parents & Guardians to a Class

  1. To access students enrolled in course and invite guardians, click on “Students” in top menu bar.

  1. Students can be invited to class, removed, emailed, or muted.

  1. Class code can be made larger for displaying purposes.