Nearpod allows you to integrate Nearpod and Google Classroom in a variety of ways to create a seamless experience for students. This article goes over the two ways to add a Nearpod lesson to Google Classroom.
Adding a Nearpod lesson to Google Classroom using the Chrome Extension
Nearpod now allows for you to integrate with Google classroom through our new Google Chrome Extension that you can download by clicking here.
To get started, you will want to ensure you have a Google education-based account so that you can use Google Classroom and also download the Google Chrome Extension via the link above. You will also need to have signed up for a Nearpod account or have one already
Once you've done that, follow these steps to add a lesson:
1. Navigate to Google Classroom, select the class you want to add an assignment to, then click "Classwork" on the top middle.
2. Click on the "+ Create" button
3. Select the "Nearpod Assignment" option
4. If you are already logged in your Nearpod account, you can choose the desired lesson
5. The drafted assignment will appear as shown below. You will need to click into it to edit it.
6. Select "Edit Assignment"
7. You can then change the title, who it's available for, the points, due date, and topic.
8. You can also decide to Assign it by clicking the "Assign" button on the bottom right or choose more options via the downward facing arrow next to it.
9. If you select the downward arrow next to the Assign button, you can select Assign, Schedule, or save draft to save it for later.
10. All data can be accessed in Nearpod reports after students complete the assignment.
Adding a Nearpod lesson to Google Classroom from Launching a Nearpod Lesson
1. Launch a Live or Student Paced Lesson
2. Click the Google Classroom icon to send the lesson link directly to Google Classroom. Students will only need the code if they are working on a mobile device.
3. Choose a class to assign to receive the lesson. One class per code is recommended for the best results. Choose your action and click "go".
4. Add a title and instructions.
5. Add additional details including: assigning to all or specific students, point value, due date, add to topic.
6. Assign, schedule, or save the assignment as a draft and then click view to open Google Classroom.
7. Students open the assignment from their Google Classroom account and can click on the link to immediately access the lesson. Students complete the lesson and then click "Mark as done" when they are finished.
8. All data can be accessed in Nearpod reports after students complete the assignment.