As a reminder, our eCLASS provider D2L is used by K12 and higher education institutions across the country and throughout the world. We anticipate that we could experience some slowness in our tool as usage everywhere increases.
Accessing Google Classroom (1st Time)
This year, many of our teachers will be using Google Classroom.
Please follow these steps for setting up your student's GCPS Google account for the first time.
Accessing Google Classroom (Video)
Changing Your Chrome Browser User
Connecting Mobile Devices to Google
In order for mobile devices to work properly in G Suite for Education & Google Classroom, various free Google apps should be downloaded.
These apps include:
- Google Drive
- Google Docs
- Google Slides
- Google Sheets
- Google Classroom
- Chrome (optional depending on the device being used)
Once you have downloaded these apps, use the directions below to guide you through connecting to your child's GCPS Google account.
Setting Up School Chromebooks at Home
If your student checked out a Chromebook from our school, please follow these directions.
1) Connect to home WiFi
IMPORTANT - You must connect to your home WiFi network FIRST before logging in. View the help guide above for directions. (Note-If the Portal is down like it was today for a time, students will not be able to log into the school Chromebook until the site is up & running again.)
2) For Zoom to work correctly on Chromebooks, please follow these directions.
Troubleshooting Personal Chromebooks
If you are having trouble with a personal Chromebook, most likely you have conflicting Google accounts.