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Get started with Classroom for students

This article is for students. Teachers, go here.

If you’re new to Classroom, this article will show you around and help you complete common tasks.  

Get started

To get started with Classroom on your mobile device, follow these instructions:

  1. Get the Classroom app.
  2. Join a class.

After you install the app and join a class, you’re ready to complete common tasks, or explore Classroom.

Complete common tasks

Communicate with your teacher or classmates

If your teacher allows, you can post comments and send emails in Classroom. 

Explore Classroom

Explore the Classes page

On the Classes page, you can view and enter all your classes. Think of it as your Classroom homepage.
To open the Classes page, after you install the Classroom app, tap Classroom "".
Each class you join has a class card. To enter a class, tap the card.
Classes page
To return to the Classes page from inside a class, in the top-left corner, tap Menu ""and then Classes
On the Classes page, you can can also:
  • Switch accounts: In the top-right corner, tap Profile "" and add or select the account you use for Classroom.
    To learn more, go to About Classroom user accounts.
  • View a list of your classes: In the top-left corner, tap Menu ""and thenscroll down. 

Common tasks on the Classes page

Explore the Stream page

The Stream page is the class message board. Teachers can post announcements, and some teachers let students post or comment. 
Your teacher might also post classwork notifications on the Stream page.
To open the Stream page:
  1. After you install the Classroom app, tap Classroom "".
  2. On the Classes page, tap a class card.
    You're now on the Stream page.
    Stream page
     

Common tasks on the Stream page

Explore the Classwork page

Teachers post classwork, such as assignments or questions, on the Classwork page. The posts are organized under topics, such as Chapter 1. To view or begin your classwork, tap a post.
To open the Classwork page:
  1. After you install the Classroom app, tap Classroom "".
  2. On the Classes page, tap a class card.
  3. At the bottom, tap Classwork.
Classwork page

Common tasks on the Classwork page

Explore the People page

On the People page, you can see the teachers and students in the class. If your school allows email in Classroom, you can send emails from the People page.
To open the People page:
  1. After you install the Classroom app, tap Classroom "".
  2. On the Classes page, tap a class card.
  3. At the bottom, tap People.
People page

Common tasks on the People page

Use the Classroom Help Center

Remember, if you have questions about Classroom, check the Classroom Help Center.

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