Logging into Student Gmail for Virtual Learning

Student classroom virtual links will be sent to the student’s gmail account.  See below for directions.

  Find Link in Gmail Create a Shortcut to the Class
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English Directions

Spanish Directions

English Directions

Spanish Directions

1. Open Google Chrome. google chrome

2. In the address bar, type in gmail.com.

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3. Sign in with your username@fcpsschools.net and click Next.  EXAMPLE:  1234567@fcpsschools.net

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4. Type in your password and click Next.

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5. Look for the email entitled Blackboard Collaborate Invitee.  Click the star next to the email so you can access it easily later. 

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6. At the top of the browser window, click the double box.

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7. Left click and hold on “Your link” from the email.  Computer Mouse

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8. Drag the link to the desktop.  It will create a shortcut to your class.

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9. Click the shortcut to open your class.

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10.  When you see this screen you know you’re in! Wait for your teacher’s directions.

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