Category: G Suite for Education

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for K-12 educators and
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create safe learning
environments.

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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

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5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper. As you move towards a paperless classroom with Google Apps, countless hours in the copier room vanish, allowing you to spend more time on teaching and planning.

08/17/2015

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Student Safety Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools wants to make sure that it’s proactive with online student safety. After deciding to give Gmail accounts to students starting in fifth grade, the district quickly realized that the controls inside Gmail and Google Apps for Education were not enough to ensure the safety of its students.

08/05/2015

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Understanding Safety Risks and Removing Obstacles with Google Apps for Education

Unfortunately, inappropriate conversations between students and others are not uncommon throughout Google Apps for Education (GAFE). Not only are students having these conversations, they’re also sending inappropriate pictures of themselves and deleting them afterwards.

07/16/2015

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How Much is Student Safety Worth?

Along with implementing new technology come new concerns about student safety, so when sixth graders at Warsaw Community Schools received Google accounts as part of a 1:1 iPad initiative, district officials knew they needed to do more.

06/01/2015

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Discover Ways to Drive Safe Google Apps Adoption in Your School

A recent Gaggle webcast provided attendees new skills to use when implementing Google Apps for Education and discussed the importance of creating a safe online learning environment for students.

05/06/2015

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Gmail’s Spam Folder is a Concern for Many School Districts

You might be hearing some colleagues at your school or district complaining about all the inappropriate email messages that students receive inside their Gmail spam folders. While they’re likely happy that Google labels it as spam, they might be nervous about students having access to unwanted or inappropriate email.

05/01/2015