Technology director, Steve Sawyer, shared valuable information about Gaggle. Using this program, teachers can post thing such as assignments, announcements and reminders. Students can do their work while at school or home and then submit the assignment electronically to their teachers.
“Our school district customers are not looking for low-cost services to keep their students safe,” said Jeff Patterson, Gaggle’s CEO and founder. “Did your local high school football team look for cheaper helmets when they had less money to spend this year on equipment?”
You have heard the names. Social media websites and apps that your kids know, but may be dangerous or inappropriate. Gaggle, which provides online tools and information to keep children and teenagers safe, warns parents of the five Apps they should remove from their children’s cell phone.
District Network Manager Wayne Karess said the laptop’s Gaggle software protects students from losing homework assignments that were done on time, before an accident or glitch might render the machine unusable. Once the assignment is complete, they can upload it to their teacher in a digital locker drop box.
Tech & Learning today named 34 products as winners in its first annual ISTE Best of Show Awards. Over 70 products were submitted by exhibitors at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference, which took place in Atlanta from June 29 – July 1, 2014.
TeacherCast welcomed Gaggle on to onto TeacherCast LIVE at ISTE2014 to discuss how they are taking the stress off of school districts by providing a safe and secure environment for their digital needs.
There are a ton of educational software platforms out there, but none as mature as Gaggle. Gaggle launched in 1999 as a student email service. Today, Gaggle has expanded well beyond email, and now has products in just about every major component of education software.