Google Classroom

What is google classroom?

Google Classroom is a web-based learning environment. When logged into Google Classroom, students can collaborate with their peers and teachers. Google Classroom offers a digital safe space for students to view class announcements, access posted course content, view posted assignments, and turn in completed work. Only authorized users (students, teachers, and other designated staff members) can have access to a Google Classroom.

how does my student access google classroom?

Many teachers have been using Google Classroom throughout the 2019-2020 school year. Students can log into and view their Google Classroom homepage by going to Students will need to know their SDB Google email username and password.

If a student needs to access Google Classroom for the first time, the process for setting up your child's account is pretty simple. Their teacher does most of the work. They will set up the classroom and provide a join code that is unique to your child. Teachers can also invite students by email. Once access has been granted, your child can get into their classroom anytime by going to

For older students who have different teachers for different subjects, multiple classrooms will appear. From their dashboard, they can choose the class they want to view. Once they enter a classroom, students find three tabs at the top of the page.

  • The Stream tab can be compared to an interactive workbook. It's an outline of the course and an announcement page with a full overview of homework, assignments, and any other posts the teacher adds.

  • The Classwork tab stores all your child's assignments. Here, they'll see each assignment that's been added by their teacher. When they click on a task, they'll get the due date, details, resources needed, and status of the assignment. Students also can turn in their work here once it's completed. They can add files or create slideshows and images to be submitted.

  • The People tab shows all the teachers and students in the classroom. It's also a place where students can communicate directly with one another or their teacher.

Can my student use a
mobile device or tablet?

Absolutely. Like all the other Google apps available, your student can access the full functionality of Google Classroom from virtually any device. Just be sure to add the other essential Google apps needed for success to their devices, like Google Docs, and Google Drive.