Google Apps for Education Free email and collaboration tools for schools More than fourteen million students and teachers use Google Apps. Bring students,

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Slide 1 Google Apps for Education Free email and collaboration tools for schools More than fourteen million students and teachers use Google Apps. Bring students, teachers, and teams together Fast, easy collaboration is what makes Google Apps unique. The website and document creation tools offer real-time editing, powerful sharing controls, and seamless compatibility an ideal environment for working and learning. Cutting-edge connectivity It connects our community : Gmail's mobile access, massive storage, powerful search, and more. No cost, no advertising, and no hardware maintenance mean time and money saved. A technology platform schools can trust Properly secured data and privacy of the information Portable Google Apps is 100% powered so email and documents can be accessed and edited on almost any mobile device or tablet. Slide 2 Google Apps for Education Another tool for your teaching arsenal Google Apps for Education Lesson Plans Free Technology for Teachers web site LearnBoost - Free google apps gradebook and lesson plan software from Google Apps marketplace Stephanie Coviello to provide some formal classroom knowledge about software Drawbacks and Benefits Brings students, teachers, and teams together Fast, free, easy, portable collaboration and email program an ideal environment for working and learning. It connects our community. The success of this application is directly linked to the availability of computers -- at school and at home Google Tutorials for users More timely submission of independent work Real time teacher feedback Can be GLITCHY Software under going programming changes??? Not ideal with use on Netbooks Slide 3 Saline Area Schools K-12 Google Apps has worked out better than I could have ever imagined. We expected a more reliable, stable, and virus-free email. But we got more a suite of integrated collaborative applications that are being used by teachers and in our classrooms. Scot Graden, Superintendent Brown University Higher Education We believe that Google Apps was a way we could connect our faculty with our students... and make a bigger difference on campus and around the world. Michael Picket, CIO Monash University Higher Education Melbourne, Australia As an international University we're looking for ways to enhance the student experience and to promote collaborative learning, University of Minnesota Higher Education With Google Apps, we have the brains and insights of Google and the entire Google Apps community to help us update our communication and collaboration solutions on a continuous basis and this innovation comes at no extra charge. Northwestern University Higher Education Our students approached us about a year ago, saying that we needed to improve our email and collaboration services. We actually had our student government tell us, 'we want you to implement Google Apps.' Google Apps for Education Slide 4 Google Apps for Education Free email and collaboration tools for schools How is it being used? Collaborative projects Authentic assessment Email and Notifications Surveys Web pages Awareness and Usage What do the students think? Informal survey Student Council Advertising Winter Wonderland Dance Schoolwide Notices Missing Coats CMS in the AM Have you checked your google apps mail lately? Suggestion Box How much is it being used? The success of this application is directly linked to the availability of computers The assumption is that all students have the necessary technology at school and at home Promoting the positivity of the product with students How does it improve student achievement? More timely submission of independent work Real time teacher feedback Slide 5 Google Apps for Education Free email and collaboration tools for schools Another tool Google Docs revising students' work track what changes have been made, save each revision, and collaborate in real time organizing tool: upload old documents in other applications to Google Docs and have all your files accessible in one place create electronic documents and spreadsheets access and edit each other's essays post work to a blog publish work as a Web page create eye-catching presentations Resources Google Apps for Education Lesson Plans Free Technology for Teachers web site Google Tutorials LearnBoost Free google apps gradebook and lesson plan software from Google Apps marketplace Lets improve its use Enhance teacher understanding Ensure student training Increase awareness across CMS community Promote technological use Slide 6 Google Apps for Education Free email and collaboration tools for schools Another tool for your teaching arsenal Google Docs revising students' work track what changes have been made, save each revision, and collaborate in real time organizing tool: upload old documents in other applications to Google Docs and have all your files accessible in one place create electronic documents and spreadsheets access and edit each other's essays post work to a blog publish work as a Web page create eye-catching presentations Resources Google Apps for Education Lesson Plans Free Technology for Teachers web site Google Tutorials LearnBoost Free google apps gradebook and lesson plan software from Google Apps marketplace Lets improve its use Enhance teacher understanding Ensure student training Increase awareness across CMS community Promote technological use

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