Many teachers around the world enjoy using Edulastic to create learning tasks such as assignments or assessments and Google Classroom to manage their class and communicate with students. These two education technology tools are popular together because they make delivering and evaluating student progress better than ever.
What makes Edulastic so ideal for Google Classroom users, is that you can find, create, or customize learning tasks such as lessons, assignments, assessments and more. The ability to pick from 50+ question types, re-use questions, autograde, and track mastery of learning standards makes way for a plethora of use cases. And then once you have your learning task or assessment ready to go, you can assign directly to Google Classroom so that students simply need to click the link and begin! No need to sign into another app.
To get started using Google Classroom and Edulastic together, you’ll want to start by syncing your accounts which is done in the Manage Class tab of Edulastic. You’ll have the option to sync everything, or create and sync a few classes. You can also copy and paste Google Usernames to get your students added.
Once your students are uploaded and ready to go, there are several ways to assign from Edulastic.
1) Auto-Send All Assignments to Google Classroom
Go to your profile page, scroll down to the bottom, and turn on the toggle so that everything you assign goes directly to Google Classroom. If you don’t plan to have your students log in directly to Edulastic, and you are certain that you’ll want everything to go to Classroom, this is the option for you!
2) Share with Google Classroom Button
Once you assign an assessment to your students, you’ll land on a page that has some sharing options. Near the bottom, you’ll find a button that will share the assignment to Google Classroom.
3) Sync from the Live Class Board
If you aren’t using auto-sync, and you missed the sync button immediately after assigning the assessment, it’s not too late to share your assessment with Google Classroom. Sync with Google Classroom from the Live Class Board. Find the three-dot menu in the upper right corner and send your assessment over with the Google Classroom button in the dropdown menu.
Hint: If you can’t see the option, make sure your browser window is the full width of your screen. If it’s too small, the button may be cut off.
4) Copy and Paste the Link into Google Classroom
If you want to manually copy and paste the assessment link into Google Classroom, grab the assessment link from the landing page (available immediately after you assign). Then paste the link into a post on Google Classroom.
Note: With option 4, grades don’t sync automatically. You would have to add them
Learn more about how Google Classroom and Edulastic work together.
- Hear from teachers who are using Google Classroom and Edulastic in this webinar.
- Guest blogger and educators Samantha Shaffner gives her three cents on the appsmash.