Category: G Suite for Education

Ideas,
News &
Advice

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

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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

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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

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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
Google Drive Parents Classroom

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5 Ways to Engage Parents Using Google Drive

Parents are just as consumed with technology as their children. If you’re having a challenge reaching parents, it might be because your methods are outdated. Consider trying a little technology to encourage parent engagement.

10/26/2015

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Cyberbullying Facts and Other Student Safety Concerns That Will Astound You

Students are creating an increasing amount of digital drama on social media, email, mobile apps and online collaboration tools. These stories were among the topics discussed during last week’s Gaggle webcast, “Making Online Student Safety a Priority.”

10/14/2015

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Getting Started With Google Apps for Education Training

Training is extremely important from day one, and it should continue throughout the adoption year and beyond. It’s always a good idea to find a small group of teachers ready to learn and share what they’ve learned. It’s important for schools to promote the value that GAFE will bring to teachers, parents and students. Start by identifying key benefits.

10/12/2015

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A Recipe for Keeping Students Safe When Using Google Apps

When Cincinnati Public Schools made the switch to Google Apps for Education, there was one important, missing ingredient from bringing safe communication and collaboration to students and teachers. The district needed additional controls, including 24/7 filtering and monitoring, to make Google Apps a safe online learning environment.

10/07/2015

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9 Favorite Chrome Extensions for the Classroom

Google Chrome extensions are small software programs that can modify and enhance the functionality of the Chrome browser. Here are nine of our favorite Google Chrome extensions.

09/24/2015