Google Classroom App - Android & iOS

Transylvania County Schools

Instructional Technology Department

Vera Cubero-

Certified Google Educator, Trainer, & Administrator

The Google Classroom App

Anywhere Anytime access to all features of Google Classroom!


    • This is a great option if you may not have home wi-fi, but have access to a smart phone on virtual days. You can access, complete, & submit your assignments from an Android or iOs phone via 3g or 4g.


    • The app also allows you to completely manage your Google Classroom from any Android or iOs device. You can create announcements, questions, & assignments, add files to posts, view assignments, grade assignments, & return assignments all from the app.
    • Also, grading on the app is much faster than on the web because you (or your students) can annotate directly on any pdf, image, doc, Sheet, or Slides!


      • 1) Use Google Classroom to deliver assignments (using Google Docs, Sheets & Slides)
      • 2) Show students the Google Classroom App to complete work in your Classroom in case they have a phone, but no wifi

Get Started- Get the App

Download the Google Classroom App

  • Go to your app store (Google Play for Android, Apple Store on iphone)
  • Search for and download Google Classroom app
  • Recommended- Also download Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc- any Google apps that you use

Overview of the App

  • Notice that the app allows you access to all the same features as the web version!



Benefits of the App for Students

    • Anytime, anywhere access to Classroom work via Android or iOs
    • No wifi ? No problem! This app allows you to complete work online as long as you have access to a smart phone
    • Can access, complete, submit, see grades
    • Open channel for communication with teachers and classmates outside of class (subject to teacher choice in student comment settings)
    • Having the Classroom app adds Classroom to sharing options in Gallery as well as ANY and ALL apps on the device that have a share icon! Snap a photo, take a video, submit a drawing done on 3rd party app- the possibilities are endless.

Benefits of the App for Teachers

  • Allows teachers anywhere, anytime access to do anything they need to their Google Classrooms- YES ANYTHING!
  • Create classes, create, schedule, or save as drafts-announcements, assignments, questions, reuse posts
  • Attach files to a post from Google Drive, upload from device, snap photo, record video, share from a 3rd party app (any app that has a share button on your device!)
  • Allow students to view, edit, or make a copy for each in assignments.
  • SAVE TIME grading student work by using the annotation feature- mark directly on student files (images, pdfs, docs, sheets, & slides if you made a copy for each student)
  • SAVE PAPER by sharing all files with students via Google Classroom.