How To Use Google Slides In Google Classroom For Students

Google Classroom and Google Slides are two incredibly useful tools provided by Google for education. Google Classroom allows teachers to create an online classroom environment where they can manage all the course activities. On the other hand, Google Slides is like an online version of PowerPoint that is perfect for creating slide-based presentations. In this blog post, we will guide you on how to use Google Slides in Google Classroom as a student.

Accessing Google Slides via Google Classroom

One of the best things about using Google Suite products is their seamless integration. If your teacher has assigned a Google Slides presentation through Google Classroom, follow these steps:

  1. Log into your Google Classroom account.
  2. Navigate to the ‘Classwork’ section where you can find all your assignments.
  3. Click on the assignment containing the Google Slides presentation. It will open directly in a new browser tab.

Editing Your Slides

Once you have the Google Slides presentation open, you can start editing. Here’s how:

  1. Click on the text box that you want to edit and start typing or changing the content.
  2. To add new slides, click on the ‘+’ icon.
  3. You can also change the layout, add images or videos, insert shapes, and do much more by using the menu options.

Note: All changes are automatically saved in Google Drive. There’s no need to manually save your work.

Submitting Your Assignment

Once you’ve completed your Google Slides presentation, it’s time to submit it back on Google Classroom. Follow these steps:

  1. Go back to the assignment page in your Google Classroom.
  2. Click on the ‘Turn In’ button.
  3. A dialogue box will appear for confirmation. Hit the ‘Turn In’ button again to submit your assignment.

Note: Once you turn in an assignment, you won’t be able to edit the presentation again unless the teacher returns it to you.


Google Classroom and Google Slides offer a powerful combination for online learning and assignment submission. The process to use Google Slides via Google Classroom is quite straightforward and user-friendly.