Until recently I was not convinced that Google Classroom was any better than Google Drive. But Google recently announced that you can now add apps on it and one might assume that it is going to get better. The best part is that the students can see the due date and you can share either a link or anything you have in Google Drive (be it your Google Apps for Education or your personal account). Above is a video showing how to set up the classroom and here is the help center. Look for me to have more videos and tips on Google 's Chromebook and the Google Classroom as we move into the fall.
Below is how you can add items from the web to Google Classroom.