This post features some add ons I've really come to appreciate when teaching (or conferencing) digitally. I've included links to the addons in this post
This is a two part video series on the Teacher View. I had to break the video into two parts due to the amount of time I had on Screencastify. Both are shown below, in order.
This has proven to be a most important thing to know. Right now I only have a student view video from the PC. I hope to eventually get one for my phone as well. Student view is not something we can access as teachers. So, I made myself a student in a class to see what they see.
This video walkthrough shows what different icons mean in Google Classroom and what they do.