Category: G Suite for Education

Ideas,
News &
Advice

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

Gaggle Speaks
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

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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...

04/29/2015

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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

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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