Introduction

We developed this tool to help you facilitate and manage your students’ Internet activity during class. With Relay Classroom, you can monitor web traffic, respond to the students who need help, and so much more.

Relay Classroom is easy to set up, it only takes four simple steps.

Prerequisites

Tip: Be sure that you complete this section before deploying the software. If the prerequisites are not followed or completed this will cause issues successfully running Classroom.

Learn more about needed prerequisites for Classroom.

Step 1- Add Classes

Import Student Data

The first step in setting up Relay Classroom is importing your users (teachers and students), your groups, and your memberships. Choosing the right user and group source is important in order to set up Relay Classroom in a manageable way. The Relay Platform has many sync options to choose from, here is a little advice on how to choose.

If you need some help setting up your SIS integration, take a look at our documentation on SIS integration basics.

Setting up your user and group information in Google Classroom is the simplest way to import your organization’s information. Take a look at our documentation on Google Classroom integration for more information.

Note: Classroom supports a maximum of 50 students per class.

Allow Teachers to Create Classes

Relay Classroom's Custom Classes feature gives you the option to grant your teachers access to build their own classes. Learn more on our help center.

Step 2 - Deploy the Classroom Extension or Mac and Windows Agent

Note: The Classroom Chrome Extension should not be installed alongside either the Classroom Mac Agent or the Classroom Windows Agent.

Instructions for Google Chrome

Instructions for MacOS

Instructions for Windows

Step 3- View Real-Time Browsing Activity

Before going live, make sure that your devices are communicating with Relay Classroom:

  1. Log into Relay Classroom as a group owner.
  2. Set the schedule for your group so that you can test it out.
  3. Log into a Chromebook or Chrome browser as a student that is in the group.
  4. Verify that the student’s browsing activity and screen monitoring are working as expected.

Step 4- Announce that Relay Classroom is Available

Relay Classroom provides teachers with numerous valuable tools to monitor students’ web activity and keep them on track. After you’ve got Relay Classroom set up, you’ll want to make sure your teachers have access and can use these tools.

We have all the resources your teachers will need to get up to speed with Relay Classroom in no time. Send them to our Intro to Relay Classroom document or Relay Classroom for Teachers course , and let us take it from there!

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