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Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Google For Education Presentation and Tips

Google for Education is:
-A large suite of powerful applications and services
-Fully cloud based (No local applications or data)
-Designed by Google to run their business and customized especially for education
-Totally free for schools
Google for Education includes many powerful tools including:
Gmail (E-mail)
Contacts (E-mail, Phone, Online)
Calendar (Appointments, Reminders)
Groups (Collaborative Groups)
Hangouts (Text/Voice/Video Messaging)
Vault (Archiving)
Drive (File Storage)
Docs (Word Style Documents)
Sheets (Excel Style Documents)
Slides (PowerPoint Style Documents)
Forms (Online Forms)
Sites (Websites, Blogs)

and much more…

Access Anywhere, Anytime

All Google services can be accessed from any device, anywhere there is an Internet connection – seamlessly extending learning outside of the classroom and opens the door for further online learning initiatives.
Consistent & Compatible

Because Googlfor Education is entirely online it stays the same whether you’re on a school computer, on a laptop at home, or on a mobile device out and about no matter what kind of devices you own.
Truly Unlimited

Free yourself from the limits of traditional file storage and work in the cloud with completely unlimited storage.
Always Up To Date

Google for Education is constantly updated with new features without the need for expensive and time consuming upgrades.
Easy Yet Powerful

Googlapps are intuitive and easy to learn while still having the powerful features we need.

Google for Education is free!

Collaborate with Anyone!

One of the biggest benefits of Google for Education is the ability to share documents and data with anyone! You can:
Collaborate with colleagues or students on the same document at the same time with real-time updates
Work together on group projects
Share handouts and forms with students and parents
Create electronic surveys and quizzes and collate the results
Collect homework and other documents electronically, mark them and give feedback.
Reliability & Security
Google guarantee:
99.9 percent uptime
No Advertisements
Retain ownership of data
Data will not be shared with third parties
Data will be backed up multiple times

-Unlimited Storage
-Full text search
-Conversation View
-Text, voice & video chat
-Replaces Outlook and Outlook Web Access for e-mail
communication and Lync for text chat
-Tabs & Labels replace folders as the way to organize your e-mails
-Text, voice and video chat capabilities for quick messages, 
meetings, calls to parents or homework & study help for students.
-Filters allow you to automatically organize your emails
-Spam filtering & anti-virus

-Create unlimited calendars
-Share your calendars with anyone
-Subscribe to other people’s calendars
-Create appointments and reminders
-Reminders through the web page or Chrome notifications
-Syncs to your phone
-Replaces Outlook Calendars

-Create e-mail, phone or internet contacts
-Create groups of contacts
-Create Circles which people can subscribe to
-Organise your contacts and remove duplicates
-Syncs to your phone
-Replaces Outlook Contacts

-Virtual field trips
-Connecting classes in different schools
-Absent students can view classes live
-Recording video
-Online professional development sessions
-Online meetings

-Text, voice or video chat with up to 15 people from any location and
from any device.
-Share screens and collaborate in real time
-Join meetings from anywhere
-Broadcast public demonstrations, messages or announcements
live or to YouTube

-Virtual field trips


-Connecting classes in different schools

-Absent students can view classes live

-Recording video

-Online professional development sessions

-Online meetings

-Unlimited file Storage

-Access you files from anywhere

-Share files within the school or outside

-Easily recover deleted files

-Much safer and more secure than USB thumb drives and portable hard drives

-Powerful word processing

-Share documents with anyone

-Collaborate and edit documents as a group in real time

-Automatic revision history

-Upload or convert existing Word documents

-Export to common formats such as docx and pdf

-Collaborative lesson planning
-Collaborative brain storming
-Shared resources
-Group note taking
-Tag-team story writing
-Peer review
-Live meeting minutes

-Powerful spreadsheet application
-Share documents with anyone
-Collaborate and edit documents as a group in real time
-Graphs and charts support
-Comprehensive formula support
-Scripting support
-Upload or convert existing Excel documents
-Export to common formats such as xlsx, pdf and csv

-Collaborative data collection
-Inventory tracking
-Shared resources

-Powerful multimedia slide show application

-Share documents with anyone

-Collaborate and edit documents as a group in real time

-Animation and transition support

-Embed images, videos and more

-Upload or convert existing PowerPoint documents

-Export to common formats such as pptx and, pdf

-Instructional material

-Collaborative presentations

-Inventory tracking


-Book / Activity talks

-Interactive quizzes & stories

-Powerful online form application
-Create surveys, quizzes and forms
-Many question types
-Anonymous data collection support
-Share online
-Collect data directly to spreadsheets

-Parent and staff surveys
-Student data collection
-Online quizzes and tests
-Team / activity sign up

-Easy to use drawing tool
-Collaborate with others
-Shapes, lines, text and more
-Connectors for diagrams
-Hyperlink support
-Import and export images

-Create images and diagrams
-Collaborative whiteboard
-Create clickable images and maps

-Build websites without coding
-Integrates with other Google Apps services – Docs, Sheets, Forms,
Calendars, Maps, Images and more
-Public or private access
-Page level permissions
-Easy to embed content and videos
-Fully customizable

-School websites
-Collaborative student projects
-Online learning activities
-Online resources
 Google Classroom is designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a document for each student. It also creates folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized.
Students can keep track of what’s due on the Assignments page and begin working with just a click. Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and marks right in Classroom.    
Easy set Up - Teachers can add students directly or share a code with their class to join. It takes just minutes to set up.
Saves time - The simple, paperless assignment workflow allows teachers to create, review, and mark assignments quickly, all in one place.
Improves organisation - Students can see all of their assignments on an assignments page, and all class materials are automatically filed into folders in Google Drive.
Enhances communication - Classroom allows teachers to send announcements and start class discussions instantly. Students can share resources with each other or provide answers to questions on the stream.

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