Google Tools

Here is a list of some of the tools that you can use with students when you have Google Edu Apps:

  • Privacy and Security Tools
    • Ensure your students’ (and your!) data is safe and secure with things like 2-step verification, analytics opt-out, off the record, incognito mode, and more.
  • Google Drive
    • Take your classroom paperless, collaborate, and share easily with this one stop for all of your documents.
  • Docs/Sheets/Slides
    • Easy to use word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation tools for classroom work and professional development.
  • Google Sites
    • Build a personal website, a classroom site, or have students build project sites with no coding necessary
  • Calendar
    • Keep all of your appointments straight (across all your devices). Keep/share/collaborate on group calendars (classes, departments, whole school).
  • Forms
    • Create polls, feedback forms and more. Great for class projects, data collection, and teacher feedback.
  • Google+
    • Create communities, host and participate in hangouts, bring virtual guests to your classroom, connect with just about anyone you choose
  • Blogger
    • Have your students create and maintain blogs, or make one for your own purposes!
  • Course Builder
    • An open source education platform that lets you put your course content online for just about any audience! Use for your classes or to share your ed-tech prowess with other educators.
  • Mapmaker
    • Update Google maps with information pertinent to your area. Could make an excellent geography and cultural project.
  • Cultural Institute/Art Project/World Wonders
    • Explore things like world heritage sites, famous art collections, and information on significant historical events in this virtual museum.
  • A Google A Day
    • This game encourages efficient web researching. It is a great way to help your students research quickly and easily – and it is fun, too!
  • Accessibility Tools
    • Tools to help blind, low-vision, deaf, and hard of hearing users navigate all that Google has to offer. A huge bonus for both special-ed classrooms or anyone that needs it.
  • Google Keep
    • online notes that you can import into docs

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