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Importing Sections from Google Classroom
For teachers using Google Classroom, Speakable offers a native integration available to both free and pro users. This integration automatically imports students and classes to a Speakable account and, if changes in a class roster occur, allows teachers to re-sync their student list. In this post, we’ll share all the details Google Classroom users need to know to successfully set up their Google classroom integration and re-sync it as changes occur.
- Importing saves you and students time
- It’s the best option to create classes in Speakable if you have a google classroom account
- Allows you to send assignments and their corresponding grades to the Google Classroom gradebook (Pro)
Importing Google Classroom Sections
Step 1: In the “Classes” tab, select the “+ Class” button.
Step 2: Click the “Import” tab at the top.
Step 3: Connect Google Classroom → Accept the Google Classroom Permissions → Go Back
Step 4: Go back to the Class import pop-up and select the sections you want to import, then click “Import” on the bottom right.
Step 5: Check your classes to make sure all the students appear.
Step 6: Customize class photo, languages (if necessary), description, etc
You did it! When students login (using their Google account), their Speakable accounts will have been created and have already been placed in your class. Hooray!
Syncing the class if new students join
Step 1: Open the class you need to sync.
Step 2: In the upper right hand corner, click the configure dropdown → Sync students from Google Classroom.
Step 3: Waiting a minute while the section is syncing from Google Classroom. Any newly added students from Google Classroom will appear after the syncing is complete.
Need to know
- You must login with Google AND accept the permissions
- These options are only available for Google accounts with Google Classroom sections.
Some Do’s and Don’ts
|Use the Google Login button. Sign in with the account you have connected to Google Classroom (school email)||Let your students create their account first. The importing process creates their accounts|
|Make sure students use the Google login button every time.||Create your sections manually that you’d like to import from Google Classroom|
|Use the Google Classroom sync button in the class settings dropdown||Try to have student join the sections manually|
|Accept the permissions that Google asks for when first logging in.|
Did this work for you? Let us know if you have any challenges in the comments below!