Category: G Suite for Education

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News &
Advice

for K-12 educators and
administrators to help
create safe learning
environments.

Success Stories
How Round Rock ISD Stays Focused on Student Safety

Our most recent Success Story highlights the work of Mario De La Rosa, Director of Safety and Security, and others at Round Rock Independent School District. In addition to learning how this Texas school district takes a proactive approach to student safety by breaking down department silos.

10/10/2017
G Suite for Education

G Suite for Education
How to Get the Most from Your G Suite for Education Implementation

Here are four important considerations from technical and safety points of view when implementing G Suite for Education.

09/05/2017

Student Safety
Surge in Chromebook Adoption Leads to Increasing Need to Keep Students Safe    

Without appropriate controls and a realistic understanding of student online behavior, use of communication and collaboration tools on school-or district-provided devices such as Chromebooks can create legal minefields for school districts, as well as unsafe or even dangerous environments for students.

08/14/2017

G Suite for Education
5 Key Takeaways from Hacking Google for Education

Earlier this year, I had the chance to see the authors of Hacking Google for Education: 99 Ways to Leverage Google Tools in Classrooms, Schools, and Districts in action. Here are five of my biggest takeaways.

07/26/2017

Professional Development
Have You Done Any Google Hacking Lately?

A weird question to ask right? Since the word “hacking” brings to light a negative connotation. For one moment though, I want you to put a positive spin on the word “hacking” particularly as it relates to the education.

07/05/2017

Student Safety
The Limitations of Tying Student Safety to Devices

The Family Link app from Google is undeniably a powerful tool with great benefits, however, it invokes a question concerning how safety should be managed on a larger scale for K-12 schools and districts.

04/28/2017

G Suite for Education
Why You Should Backup & Archive Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive

When it comes to backing up and archiving Google Drive or its competitor, Microsoft OneDrive, the good news is that there are plenty of similarities to email as you move beyond the inbox.

04/25/2017

G Suite for Education
Digital Life After School: Graduation for G Suite

As part of a G Suite for Education release earlier this year, Google introduced Graduation for G Suite, an easy way for students to migrate content to an external, personal account, in order to save all the contents they create or share.

04/12/2017

G Suite for Education
What You Need to Know About Adding Personal Accounts to Google Classroom

Here are just two concerns regarding Google’s newly added features that allow personal accounts and accounts on separate G Suite for Education domains to have access to your classes.

03/22/2017