Category: G Suite for Education

Ideas,
News &
Advice

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

Gaggle Speaks
3 Reasons Why GAFE’s Safety Features Aren’t Enough to Protect Students

Google allows administrators to flag keywords so they can monitor students’ email messages based on word use. A list of flagged words alone doesn’t protect students as effectively as you might think.

07/05/2016

Gaggle Speaks
How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

What do you do when you’re part of an internationally-recognized digital conversion initiative that garners the attention of schools from around the country and even the President of the United States to your district? You make it safer.

06/15/2016

Gaggle Speaks
Protecting Students from Internet Crimes

Online communication and collaboration open up a whole new world for students and teachers. But this new world has a potential dark side by providing students with opportunities to get into serious trouble. Protecting students online was the theme of last week’s Gaggle webcast, “Student Online Safety In Action.”

05/12/2016

Gaggle Speaks
How One Student Email Could Have Been Life-Changing

Robert McCollum from Hesperia Unified School District sought me during the CalSPRA Annual Seminar to tell me a story about a Possible Student Situation. We detail what unfolded in an incredible new case study with a great ending to this story.

04/25/2016

Webcast
Using Google Apps to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

In this webcast, you will learn how to create new opportunities for teachers to engage students, build digital literacy and individualize instruction while creating a learning environment.

04/22/2016

Gaggle Speaks
Using Google Apps in a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

Giving students devices and access to tools such as email and online file sharing and storage also bring safety risks. These and other topics were discussed during the last week’s Gaggle webcast, “Using Google Apps to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment.”

04/20/2016

Gaggle Speaks
How to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

Your school or district likely isn’t much different than Redding School District in Northern California. Just like you, Redding School District strives to keep pace with the latest advances in technology. The district recently provided Chromebooks to about 1,200 students in fourth through eighth grade as part of a 1:1 initiative.

02/09/2016
Google Apps for Education Setting Goals

Gaggle Speaks
Two Simple Ways to Get Started with Google Apps

While many educators choose Google Apps for Education (GAFE), others have it fall into their laps. Regardless of which side of the classroom you’re standing, it’s important to set goals and lead by example.

11/11/2015