Category: G Suite for Education

Ideas,
News &
Advice

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

Gaggle Speaks
When Using Google Apps, Complying with CIPA Should Focus on Instruction Rather Than Discipline

Schools will often use a server-based content filter for Gmail to comply with the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA), and then quickly realize that it puts the focus on discipline rather than instruction and promoting digital citizenship. This is exactly what happened at Mountain Brook School System when it started to move its technology to the cloud, including deploying Google Apps for Education (GAFE).

04/29/2015

Gaggle Speaks
How to Drive Safe Google Apps Adoption in Your School

Together with Amplified IT, we’ve created a new ebook, “12 Ways to Safely Adopt Google Apps into Your School,” to help technology facilitators with user adoption and to help make sure that GAFE will be safe for teachers and students.

04/22/2015

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Addressing Schools’ Concerns About Moving Email to the Cloud

After moving its email to the cloud, St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 needed a way to add some district controls around how messages were filtered, monitored and archived.

04/17/2015

Gaggle Speaks
Advice for Making a Safe Digital Leap in Your School District

Taking the digital leap can be a very exciting time. But before taking the deep dive, there are some precautions to take to assure student safety.

03/18/2015

Gaggle Speaks
Safe Learning, Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device

When Johnston County Schools in North Carolina made the decision to implement Google Apps for Education, administrators and staff knew they still needed additional protective measures to assure that students were safe using 21st century technology. Find out how Johnston County Schools works with Gaggle so educators don’t have to review questionable student communications and can concentrate more on classroom instruction in the case study, “Safe Learning, Anytime, Anywhere, on Any Device.”

01/14/2015

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New EdTech Videos Tell Stories of Real Student Safety

“Real Students. Real Stories.” shows the importance of the work the Gaggle Student Safety Representatives do on a daily basis to prevent students from being exposed to dangers like pornography, child predators and cyberbullying. Hear real student stories about how Gaggle Safety Management has been credited with uncovering drug use, bullying, and threats of school violence, teen depression, suicidal intentions, and abusive domestic situations.

12/17/2014

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Managing Google Inside Your District

Many schools and districts are considering Google Apps for Education (GAFE) and, more recently, Google Classroom. In fact, during a recent Tech & Learning webinar, “Managing Google Inside Your School District,” 66% of attendees identified themselves as being in a school that uses Google.

12/10/2014

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Teachers’ New Assignment Baskets

Inside the classrooms of Alhambra Elementary School District in Arizona, teachers are beginning to create paperless classrooms thanks to the integration of Gaggle and Google, which has led some teachers to remove the baskets from the corner of their desks.

10/01/2014