Tips on Google Classroom

Whether you’re a teacher or a student, by now, you’ve undoubtedly come up close and personal with Google Classroom after the curveball 2020 threw at the world. Although it’s been a tough year for education, it has also steered people into the future by forcing the technology-shy to man up and tackle all the internet has to offer to aid in online education.

Google Classroom for Android, iPhone, and PC is one such tool that helped millions of teachers stay in touch with their classroom, albeit virtually. It streamlines the entire teaching process by hosting all the features needed on one user-friendly interface and allows you to monitor each student’s progress in real-time.

Today we’re sharing some tips that’ll help you conquer Google Classroom effortlessly.

How to find a class code in Google Classroom?

On PC:

  1. Sign in to your Google Classroom account
  2. Select the class card for the specific course you need the code for
  3. You’ll find the class code beneath the course name

On Mobile: 

  1. Open the Google Classroom app on the device you’re working on
  2. Click on the class card for the specific course the code is needed for
  3. Select the icon in the top right corner that’s gear-shaped. It’ll open the ‘Settings’ menu
  4. You’ll find the class code listed under the ‘General’ section

How to upload a picture in Google Classroom?


  1. Log in to your Google account and open the ‘Drive’ icon.
  2. You can drag and drop your image file from the source to your ‘Drive.’
  3. You can also choose ‘new’ followed by ‘upload’ or ‘create’ if you still have to make it.
  4. Now you log in to Google Classroom and follow the prompts under ‘Turn in an assignment.’

On Mobile

  1. Open the Google Classroom app and go to the relevant course.
  2. Select the assignment you want to upload the file to
  3. Select ‘Add Attachments’
  4. Click on the ‘Pick Photo’ icon.
  5. The file will upload automatically and inform you once it’s complete.
  6. Select the blue ‘Turn In’ icon by tapping on it once

How to save your work on Google Classroom?

It’s a straightforward process to save your student’s work in Google Classroom. 

  1. While you’re viewing the specific document, you can select the ‘More’ icon in the Drive toolbar. It’s the three little dots.
  2. Select to ‘Download’ the content
  3. It will create a zip file on your PC.

Other online teaching platforms 

There are multiple social platforms to consider for online tutoring and teaching. If you want to host a virtual classroom, you can also use ZOOM, hosting hundreds of users in one group video call. Skype is another social video chat option that you can use for group teachings. Trello is a task-orientated social platform for managing team assignments that’s excellent for managing task progress and completion.

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