You may be asked to join online classes or one-to-one's using Meet, read this guide to find out how.
How to Join
Join from Classroom
For your online lessons, your teacher will most likely ask you to join the Meet through Google Classroom. If so, join by clicking the Meet link at the top of the Stream or Classwork page.
The Meet link on the Stream page
The Meet link on the Classwork page
Join with an invitation link
For a one-to-one appointment, a teacher of staff member may send you an invitation link. To join, click the link in your email.
The Meet link in an email
Join a scheduled event
If you have been invited to a Calendar event, you can go directly to Meet and you will see any upcoming events for that day in your list of scheduled meetings.
A scheduled event in Meet
How to use
Below is the controls toolbar you will see at the bottom of a Meet call. There is a button to mute/unmute your microphone, leave the call, turn off/on your camera, and turn on captions.
Blur/replace your background
There are times when for privacy reasons you may choose to blur or replace your background in Meet. You can do it either before you join the call, or once in the call.
Before you join the call
In a call
Pin/unpin your teacher's image
On the People tab, next to the microphone icon you will see three dots in a verticle line. Click on these and you will be given the option to pin the person's image to your screen.
Note: in tiled view you may also see the pin option when you hover over a person's image.
To unpin, simply repeat the process.
How to access the People tab (top right of Meet). You can see the people icon with the number 3 next to it, showing how many are on the call
The pin button appears after you click on the three dots
Chat and Join Activities
There are times when teachers will ask you to send messages using the chat feature, or join activities. You can acess those features through the menu on the top right.
The people, chat, and activities icons, then time, and your image, in the menu on the top right corner.
The activites menu