Intermediate Google Classroom Skills

Prerequisite Skills: For Google Classrooms, you will need to have a register school account either through your own school's domain or the NYC account. This page is for those who are familiar with Google Classroom basics. We will be going over intermediate skills and applications/programs that are compatible with Google Classroom.


Flipgrid is a free video discussion platform from Microsoft that helps educators see and hear from every student in class and foster a fun and supportive social learning environment.

Flipgrid- Classroom Example

Create an interactive and secure space for students to share their thoughts and ideas using video!


Create a site where there are multiple resources around a certain topic. This can be used for research groups, or research projects! This is also a great way to do digital gallery walks and have students provide peer feedback.


Having a hard time getting books in your student’s hands? Use Epic! To assign books, read alongside them, and track reading progress.

Emoji Extension for Visual Learners

This Google Chrome extension supports our visual learners better. We use it to make topics stand out and as stickers to praise students for good work.

Adding pre-made audio to Google Slides

This is a video tutorial explaining in simple steps how to add a pre-made audio file to your Google Slides.

Creating audio and inserting to Google Slides

This is a video tutorial explaining in simple steps how to create audio files and insert them into your Google Slides.