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Educators using Google Classroom now have an additional way to create Learnics assignments, through Google Classroom!

Install the Learnics Teacher Link Chrome extension

  1. Download the browser extension from the Chrome Web Store directly.
  2. Click the “Add to Chrome” button, and then click “Add extension”.

Creating an Assignment

  1. Navigate to the correct class in Google Classroom. Navigate to the "Classwork" tab.
  2. Click the "+ Create" menu button, and then click "Learnics Assignment"
    Create Learnics assignment button in Google Classroom
  3. At this point, you will get a popup to log in with Google. Use the same account that you use for Classroom.
  4. A new tab will open with the assignment form. Fill out the form with your assignment information, optionally add Drive files, and submit.
    Add Classroom assignment form
    **Note** If you select "Create student copy", your assignment will be created in draft status. You can release, or "assign" the assignment in Classroom after step 5.
  5. After submitting, you will be redirected to your Classroom assignment page, with the new assignment at the top of the list.

Viewing Course/Assignment Data

A direct link to the Learnics assignment will appear in the Google Classroom assignment. Once students have turned in the assignment, you can visualize their data by logging in through that link, or by navigating to the assignment through


Learnics Insights Link (Learnicsᴵᴸ) is a free use, browser based tool which leverages the power of Google Chrome to assist your learners in getting the most out of their research time and effort. Learnicsᴵᴸ also offers teachers an opportunity to learn more about what students are doing as they complete project based learning activities, from both time management and data management perspectives. Learnicsᴵᴸ makes the process as important and the product! 

Learnicsᴵᴸ is best suited for learners 10 and up.
View our Getting Started Video to learn how to set up your first Learnics Assignment
View our Teacher Quick Start printable getting started document.

Create a Learnics account

  1. Visit
  2. Log in with your school-issued email.

Create a Course

The assignments that you create in Learnics are organized by course. The courses can be named by class, period or grade level. To create a new course use the following steps:

  1. Click on your Organization name from the main screen.
    1. Click on the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner of the screen to create a new course.
  2. Create a name for your new course, and then click “Add” to save the course.

Creating/Managing Assignments

Within your courses you can create assignments to share:

  1. Navigate to the course you want to add the assignment to by clicking on the course name.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) in the lower right corner to create a new assignment, specify the details of the assignment within the form fields, and save the assignment.
  3. After the assignment is created you will be directed to that assignment's landing page. The students can then use the direct link provided to visit and complete the assignment.
Note: Google Classroom was synced in in Step 2, the assignment will appear for students in Google Classroom.

Sharing your Learnics Assignment

If your Learnics Course is linked to your Google Classroom, a link to the assignment will appear in Google Classroom.

If your Learnics Account is not linked to Google Classroom, copy the Direct Link to your Learnics Assignment and share it wil your students.   

Viewing Course/Assignment Data

Once student data is collected, the data and analytics will be available on the dashboard, under the specific assignment.


In order for a students research to link to a teacher’s assignment, the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome browser extension must be downloaded first. Students should be logged into their SCHOOL Google account in the Chrome browser.

Download and Install Learnicsᴵᴸ

  1. Ensure that you are not logged in to any Google account other than your school account.
  2. Download the browser extension from the Chrome Web Store directly.
  3. Click the “Add to Chrome” button, and then click “Add extension”.
Install Chrome extension button in Chrome Web Store

Track an Assignment

  1. Ensure that you are not logged into any Google account other than your school account on the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome extension.
  2. Open your Chrome browser and follow the direct link to the assignment provided by your teacher.
  3. Alternatively, you can enter the access code provided by your teacher into the Chrome extension and click “Check Access Code”.
  4. When you are ready to begin working on the assignment, click the start button and start your research in a separate tab.
    1. The Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome Extension icon will turn red when it is collecting data.

Complete and Submit an Assignment

  1. Once you are done working online to complete the assignment, click “Stop” to stop tracking activity.
  2. Then click “Submit” to end tracking and submit your assignment & log data to your teacher.
  3. You can return to the same assignment and track your learning over time.

Learnics Quick Start for Students

Learnics with Google Classroom

Technology Staff

In order to use Learnicsᴵᴸ, students will need to install a Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. However, some school districts do not give students the permissions necessary to download Chrome extensions. If this is the case at your district, please follow your protocol for installing the Learnicsᴵᴸ Chrome extension on their devices.

Many districts are able to do this without a problem, however, some districts may filter certain sites that are necessary to allow the extension to work. To use Learnicsᴵᴸ in your school, you will need to whitelist access the following sites:

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