Google Suite for Education

Formerly Google Apps for Education

Our district uses tools provided by Google for productivity, collaboration, and for

The privacy of our students and staff is very important. Google provides services which are free of advertisements. Google also pledges not to share personal information that it collects from users or devices. For complete information about these policies, visit https://edu.google.com/k-12-solutions/privacy-security

The best place to get started is to visit the Google Apps Learning Center at https://apps.google.com/learning-center/

Google Apps for Education is a suite of tools designed to make teachers, students, and administrators more effective at communicating and sharing information and resources. Below is a chart of the apps, the purpose of each app, and resources that you can use to better learn how to use these apps.

Drive - Cloud-based storage for files and folders; sharing resources with others

Share almost any kind of files with students and have them share files with you.

Drive and Docs - Level 1 Training

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/drive/level1


Drive and Docs - Level 2 Training

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/drive/level2.htm


Google Classroom

Blended learning platform that allows sharing of announcements and assignments. Also allows students to turn in assignments online and for teachers to grade and return them online.

Google Classrooom 101 Video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K26iyyQMp_g


Docs - Create documents

Create worksheets, fliers, newsletters, and other items and share them directly with students via Drive or Gmail

A great beginner’s guide for using Docs

https://docs.google.com/a/hendersonisd.net/document/d/1IGkU53HWujBSPyxM5hU9S4t1dKgvz1nHW6DGtJOgQ3U/edit


Gmail - Web-based email

Communicate with one student or parent at a time or a whole class of students or parents.

Learn Gmail at http://learn.googleapps.com/gmail


The basics of Gmail - Part 1

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/gmail/level1.html


The basics of Gmail integration at school and in the classroom

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/gmail/level2.html


Sheets - Create spreadsheets

A great beginner’s guide for using Sheets

https://docs.google.com/a/hendersonisd.net/document/d/1Ncl_7RCpUpp9SCd6eFq1hartk2-Qv54HAdCVUvP7DSU/edit


Slides - Create presentations

A great beginner’s guide for using Slides

https://docs.google.com/a/hendersonisd.net/document/d/1pEOAamcYDstEbl1yEhIN74RbYhYOA_fQ8lAc77y_0u8/edit


Forms - Create surveys, questionnaires, quizzes, and other ways to collect information

Great ideas for using Google Forms with students

http://gettingsmart.com/2013/09/4-new-ways-use-google-docs-forms-students/


Sites - Create web sites

Learn Google Sites at http://learn.googleapps.com/sites


The basics of Google Sites - Part 1

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/sites/level1.html


The basics of Google Sites - Part 2

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/sites/level2.html


Drawing - Create drawings and images

Google’s guide for creating a drawing

https://support.google.com/docs/answer/179740?hl=en&ref_topic=1361611


Calendar - Store and share important dates and events

Learn Google Calendar at http://learn.googleapps.com/calendar


The basics of Google Calendar

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/calendar/level1.html


Level 2 calendar training

http://www.google.com/edu/training/tools/calendar/level2.html