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Accessing Google Meet Through Google Classroom
Accessing Google Meet Through Google Classroom

Teachers can provide opportunities for your child to access Google Meet through Google Classroom. These instructions will help guide your child’s access to Google Meet through Google Classroom.


If your child’s teacher is using a different Online Learning Platform (eg. D2L, Edsby, Moodle) find instructions for accessing Google Meet through YRDSB Online Learning platforms.


Step-by-Step Instructions

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1. After logging into Google Classroom, Click the Google Meet Link in the banner of the Classroom.


Use these instructions for more information on accessing Google Classroom

Image of a Google Classroom banner with a yellow arrow pointing to the Google Meet link under the Name of the Classroom. 

2. If using Google Meet for the first time, allow Google Meet to access your camera and microphone. 


Your child can always choose during the Meet to turn their camera off and mute their microphone.

Shows the pop-up window for allowing Google Meet to access your microphone and camera. A yellow arrow points to the microphone and camera icon, with the word allow surrounded by a white box. 

3. You and your child can choose to turn your camera on or off. Please remind your child to keep their microphone muted when they enter the Google Meet. They will be instructed to unmute their microphone by their teacher.



Image of the Google Meet starting page. A yellow arrow points to the red microphone and camera buttons showing that camera and microphone are turned off. 

4. OPTIONAL: Your child can also choose to turn on captions before they enter the meeting. 


Choose the three dots in the right-hand side and select turn on captions. Select “Turn on captions” in the following menu.

A yellow arrow points to the three dots that must be selected to turn on captions. Another yellow arrow points to Turn on Captions. 

5. Choose ‘Join now’ to join the Google Meet. 


Your child will not be able to enter the meeting if their teacher is not present

A yellow arrow points to the green Join now button. 

6. When in the Google Meet, your child can unmute their microphone when instructed by the teacher.

A yellow arrow points to the red icons showing the microphone is muted and the camera turned off. 

7. When the meeting is finished, your child should click the ‘hangup’ button to leave the meeting.

A yellow arrow points to the phone icon that is used to leave the meeting. 

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