![ Classroom Homepage](image001.png )
Point your favourite browser in the direction of Google Classroom and log in with your __Google Apps for Education__ account.
_please note that standard Gmail accounts are not supported at this time._
If you are logging in to your account for the first time then you will probably be prompted to change your password. Make sure you choose a secure password!
![Apps login page](image002.png )
### Join a Class
![ Join a class](image004.png )
Once you are logged in, in the top right of the screen there is a plus icon that allows you to join classes. Click this and enter the alpha-numeric class code you were give.
The class code for EM113 Introduction to Electronics is iyc27l
![ Type the class code](image005.png )
### Welcome to Your New Class!
That's it! You should now see the __class stream__.The stream contains all updates, announcements and assigments - this should be your main point of contact for the course.
Under the __Students__ tab you'll find out who else is enrolled in your class.
The __About__ tab contains information on how to contact your instructor.
### Turning off Notifications
By default, Google Classroom is set up to notify you every time that a new post is added to the class stream. Is this turns out to be a lot of posts you might prefer to turn these notifications off. To do this click on the menu icon ☰ in the top left of the screen then click on the `Settings` menu item at the bottom of the menu.
![Open the side menu](image007.png "Optional title")
On the Settings page simply uncheck the box that says "Send email notifications"
![Uncheck to turn off notifications.](image008.png "Uncheck to turn off notifications.")
### Submitting Assigments
When an assigment appears in your stream, simply click on it to view the instructions and submit your work.
![ Read the Instructions First](image009.png )
![In the 'YOUR WORK' section you can submit your assigment ](image010.png )
![You can upload work from your computer, from the internet, for from Google Drive ](image014.png )
![You can also create a new Google Doc for your work](image015.png )
![Click 'MARK AS DONE' when your ready to turn your work in](image011.png )
![Click 'HAND IN' to upload all your work](image011.png )
![You can include a private note with your submission if you like.](image018.png )
You can also view your pending and completed assignments by clicking on the __Assignments__ menu item in the side menu.
![Pending Assignments are listed under 'TO DO'](image019.png )
![Completed Assignments are listed under 'DONE'](image020.png )