Google Classroom is a learning management system for schools to help simplify creating, distributing and grading assignments with the aim to create a paperless educational system. (Source)
Want to access Google Classroom on a smart phone or tablet? Download the app
- Google Classroom Accounts
Students must use their Google Apps for Education (GAFE) account for Google Classroom. All students in San Jose Unified are provided with an account, the dashboard to access all of your available apps is here:
Username/Email: s + student ID number @sjusd.org
Password: Your San Jose Unified password
If you do not know your San Jose Unified login, please contact your site technician (TSC). You can also review our student password info here:
- Google Classroom for Students
For information about signing in to Google Classroom for the first time, visit this Classroom Help page. Your teacher will give you a class code to join their page on Google Classroom. For more information about Google Classroom including a video overview, visit this About Classroom page.
Google Classroom is currently only available to students in the class.
Edmodo is a social networking site for teachers, students, and parents, like a “Facebook for schools.” Students and teachers can communicate in a closed, invitation-only online space. (source)
Students and parents can create free Edmodo accounts with or without a personal email address.
Want to access Edmodo on a smart phone or tablet? Download the app
- Edmodo for Students
Students need a Group Code from their teacher to join their class on Edmodo. Learn more on Edmodo’s FAQ page for students.
- Edmodo for Parents
If a parent has never created a Parent Account, it is easy to get started on Edmodo. Take a look at this helpful guide to make the most of your Parent Account.