Google Classroom: Syncing classes and adding students


  1. Syncing your Google Classroom

  2. On demand office hours: Google Classroom

  3. Student View of Google Classroom

Syncing Classes and Rosters from Google Classroom

If you have classes and students set up in Google Classroom, you can import those classes and rosters into Newsela.

  • Go to your Classes page by clicking your name in the upper right-hand corner and selecting the Classes tab from the settings menu.  

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  • Click Sync with Google.

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  • Select the classes you want to import, choose a grade level and subject for each, then click Sync Selected Classes.

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  • You may need to wait for the sync to complete.

  • To confirm that your students are in your class, go to your Students page. Under each class name, you’ll see a list of students in the class. The student roster in Newsela should correspond to the student roster in Google Classroom

Imported students will see your class on their settings page. 

Student Instructions

  1. Go to and click "Sign in"

  2. Click the Google icon

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  3. Check your settings page to be sure you're linked to your teacher's class.

Watch this video for more information on how to get set up with Google as a student.