• Getting to Know the Basics of Google Apps for Education

  • Google Apps for Education includes a suite of products for use in schools. Those apps include:

    • Docs
    • Calendar
    • Sites

    Are you accessing your account for the first time? Watch this brief video to get your started. Get started with Google Apps video

DMIT Lesson

  • Using Google Apps Part I

     Learning Outcomes

    Learn the basics of Google Apps for Education- Docs (Drive), Sites, Calendar

    Be able to create, edit, share, make comments, see revision history, and organize documents

    Create a form (parent survey, reading response)


     National Education Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T)

    1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
    2. Design and Develop Digital Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
    3. Model Digital Age Work and Learning
    4. Promote and Model Digital Citizenship and Responsibility
    5. Engage in Professional Growth and Leadership


     Google Apps for Education

    Suite of Applications- Docs (Drive), Sites, Calendar.

    Can include other Google Apps like Maps, Email, YouTube, etc.

    Cloud-based, accessible from any computer with Internet access.

    Collaborative, sharable, basic, protected.  

     Google Apps for Education

     Personal Google Account

    Domain delmarschools.org is in the BUBBLE


    Can ONLY share within the domain

    Can share with anyone in the world

    Email not allowed for students    

    Students can create own account with parent permission

    Sites only viewable within domain   

    Sites can be shared with the world


    The Basics- Google Apps for Education


    1. Login to delmarschools.org domain.

    You can go to Google.com and click "Sign in" in the top right corner. Or you can go to http://docs.google.com/a/delmarschools.org/

    2. Look at the interface and tabs.

     Google tabs

    3. Here are some ideas.

    Overview presentation 


     What kinds of things can you do with Google Docs?

    • Create a document
    • Share a document
    • Add comments to a document
    • Organize documents and collections
    • Check out the templates!
    • Create a spreadsheet, form, drawing or presentation

    What kinds of things can you do with Google Sites?

    •  Create a class website 

    • Have students create a digital portfolio of their work

    • Have students collaborate on a research project


    What kinds of things can you do with Google Calendar?

    •  Keep track of student activities

    •  Keep track of student assignments

    • Keep track of parent volunteers

    • Keep track of tasks

    • Check out the support for Calendar.


    Using the Apps with Students



     Let's explore

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