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Google Apps for Education
by Google
GRADES / Elementary (Grades K-4), Middle School (Grades 5-8), High School (Grades 9-12), Higher Education
PRICING PLANS / Free
PLATFORMS / Android, Web Browser, Google Apps, Google Chromebook

A collection of free Google tools, apps and collaboration services for K-12 and higher-ed

Overview

Google Apps for Education offers a free suite of productivity tools (like Gmail, Calendar, Drive, Docs, etc.) specifically designed for school usage. Schools--both K-12 and universities--can create accounts that match their brand (you@yourschool.edu). It can allow for better collaboration and communication between and among students and teachers, as they can share documents and calendars. 

At the Google I/O conference in May 2013, the company also announced a Play for Education program, an app store that allows teachers to search for apps by grade level and subject matter. Set to launch in Fall 2013, the program also serves as a content management platform, where teachers can deploy books, apps, and YouTube videos to students' tablets or other Google-supported devices in the classroom.

EDUCATOR REVIEWS

Case Studies1
Susan, @msskiley
High School Teacher/Technology Coordinator, Bishop Feehan High School, Massachusetts

Extend student learning beyond the walls of my classroom.

Summit Reflections 103
Paula Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star
Teacher. School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, High ELL Population, Project Based School, 1:1 Devices, Blended Learning

1.I would love for students to have access to the google hangout feature. I think it would be a powerful tool for collaborating beyond school hours. Currently there is an age requirement. 2. The filing system can get cumbersome.I was always trying to figure out how to organize all my stu...

PRODUCT VIDEOS

Google Education at the EdSurge Summit
Google Education at the EdSurge Summit

EDUCATOR REVIEWS

Paula Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star
Teacher. School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, High ELL Population, Project Based School, 1:1 Devices, Blended Learning

1.I would love for students to have access to the google hangout feature. I think it would be a powerful tool for collaborating beyond school hours. Currently there is an age requirement. 2. The filing system can get cumbersome.I was always trying to figure out how to organize all my stu...

Teacher Full starFull starFull starFull starFull star
School Type: Middle School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population, 1:1 Devices

Google classroom can only work if the student and teacher domains are the same. At our school district this does not happen. Teachers have one domain and student have a different domain. Google classroom looks awesome - way better than the dotopus script - but will be unusable in the LAUSD school...

PRODUCT ATTRIBUTES

Audience

K-12 K-12
Post-Secondary Post-Secondary

Characteristics

Single Sign-On Single Sign-On