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Google Classroom® at St. Pius X School

Guidelines for Parents and Guardians

 

ABOUT CLASSROOM

Students in Grades 3-8 will be assigned Chromebooks for the 2017-18 school year and will be engaging with their teachers for assignments through Google Classroom©, a free web service offered to schools and non-profits to anyone with a personal Google account. The service is an affordable and secure platform that offers educators organization tools for their students, saves time and paper, and enhances student communication and feedback.  

Teachers in Grades 6-8 will be using Google Classroom® for the entire school year. Teachers in Grades 3-5 will be transitioning to the technology slowly over the first semester. 

Learn more about Google Classroom®

 

 

ACCESSING CLASSROOM

Classroom is only accessible using the Chrome browser. This can be downloaded and installed on your personal computer at no cost. Access the following links for assistance.

 

 

  • Parents/guardians may review their child's Google Classroom® assignments by logging into the child's school-assigned Google account using the username and password found on the 2017-18 St. Pius X School Technology Acceptable Use Policy
     
  • Parents/guardians may request from Google that a daily summary of their child's Classroom progress be emailed to them. The daily summary identifies missing work, upcoming work, and class activity. You can learn more about this option by accessing Google's support topic at https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/answer/6388136?hl=en