Creating a Class, Assignments & Feedback

2.  Creating a Class, Assignments & Feedback

A step by step guide can be found below to show you how to create a Class and set Assignments. We also have quick start guide that can be shared as a visual reference or have a video playlist at the bottom of this page that shows how all of this is done.

Sign in to Classroom

Log in to Glow and navigate to your Launch Pad. If your local authority has G Suite enabled you can add the Google Classroom tile to your Launch Pad.

Google Classroom tile

Create a class

Click the + icon and select Create a class from the drop down list.

Create a class

Fill in the details for your class and click Create. Note: You must give your class a name. The other two fields, Section and Subject are optional.

Add students to your class

You can email a student to invite them to your class or give them a code.

Click Invite Students to add their email address. An email will be sent to the student inviting them to join the class. Students will click Join on the classwork page to join the class.

Invite students


To display the code to the whole class click on Settings and select Display from the drop down menu beside Class Code.

Display code

Add an assignment

You can create an assignment and post it immediately or schedule it to post at a later date. You can attach files, links and images to the assignment.

Hover over the   sign at the bottom right hand side of screen and select Create assignment from the list then take the following steps.

Create assignment
  1. Fill in the assignment details and make sure it has a due date. Other options are:

– Add in instructions
– Select if assigning to all or a few students.
– Attach documents, videos from You Tube, files from your G Drive or links.
– If the assignment is to be marked, assign points.

2. If you attach a document you have various options for sharing it with students. You can choose to:

– Allow students to view the same file
– Allow students to view and edit the same file
– Allow each student to have their own copy of the document. If you make copies, the document is stored in students’ class folders in their G Drive.

Select Assign, Schedule or Draft from the Assign drop down menu.

For more information on how to set up a Classroom see Getting Started with Google Classroom.

Video Playlist