Import from Google Classroom

Using the Google Classroom feature from the Schoology App Center, teachers can import their active and archived Google Classroom content over to Schoology. This tool is completely self-service and automated and can be run at the teacher’s convenience when required.​ Using the import from Google Classroom tool, teachers can have the same experience as with Google Classroom on Schoology and the benefit of the PowerSchool suite of products​.

Available Google Classroom content types and their Schoology counterpart are: 

    • Announcements (Schoology Course Updates)
    • Assignments (Schoology Assignment Material)
    • Classwork (Schoology Page Material)

Download Google Classroom from the App Center

Before importing from Google Classroom, download the app from the Schoology App Center.

  1. From the App Center, locate the Google Classroom Import app.
  2. Select Google Classroom Import, and click Install LTI1.3.
  3. Follow the steps to install the app by selecting I agree.
  4. Click Install for me.
  5. Select the course you want to add the app to.
  6. Click Install. You can now import from Google Classroom to Schoology. 

After the app has been installed, you will find it in the side navigation menu of the course that it was added to.

Import from Google Classroom

  1. To import from Google Classroom into your Schoology classroom, from the side navigation menu, click Google Classroom Import.
  2. Sign in to your Google account.
  3. Select a Google Classroom course from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select the type of content you want to import from the Google Classroom course to your Schoology course. Select All for:
    • All content types and their item types.
    • One content type and its item type.
    • A mix of item types.
    • An individual item type.
  5. After selecting the content to import, click Start Import

From the Import Completion page, you can review where your content was imported into. Announcements become Course Updates, Assignments become Assignment Materials, and Materials become Page Materials. You can click the hyperlinks; Course Updates, Assignment Materials, or Page Materials, to display a list of the content that was just imported. Select the Materials tab to display all course materials, not just the most recently imported. 

After completing the import you can select:

  • Import Again to add more content from Google Classroom to Schoology.
  • View Course Materials to access your imported course materials from the Materials tab. All imported courses from Google Classroom will display along with any descriptions and attachments from Google Classroom.

Note: Additional imports of a course from Google Classroom will update the Schoology course instance to include any changes made to the Google Classroom course instance.
When reopening the Google Classroom Import app after each import, a message will display to inform the user when the last import was run.