Google Workspace for Education

Our district uses Google's suite of productivity tools, which includes Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and a variety of other applications. All students in grades 4-12 are provided with Google accounts. This educational version of Google Workspace is different from the version used by businesses and the general public. For full information about Google's products for education, visit

The privacy of our students and staff is very important. Google provides services that 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

The best place to get started is to visit the Google Workspace Learning Center at

Google Workspace 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 file with students and have them share files with you.

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 -

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

Gmail - Web-based email

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

Learn Gmail at

The basics of Gmail - Part 1

The basics of Gmail integration at school and in the classroom

Sheets - Create spreadsheets

A great beginner’s guide for using Sheets

Slides - Create presentations

A great beginner’s guide for using Slides

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

Great ideas for using Google Forms with students

Sites - Create websites

Learn Google Sites at

The basics of Google Sites - Part 1

The basics of Google Sites - Part 2

Drawing - Create drawings and images

Google’s guide for creating a drawing

Calendar - Store and share important dates and events

Learn Google Calendar at

The basics of Google Calendar

Level 2 calendar training