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What is Google Apps for Education?

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Video: What is Google Apps for Education?

As we dive into Google Apps for Education, it's important to take the

What is Google Apps for Education?

As we dive into Google Apps for Education, it's important to take the time to understand what Google Apps for education is, and what's it's not. Google Apps for education is nothing different than the regular Google Apps account. The biggest difference is that, once Google has certified you as an educational institution, you get the full power of Google Apps, including storage space for all of your users. At no cost to you. This is one way Google likes to give back to the educational community. The Google Apps are simply a collection of applications that all integrate together that allow us to streamline the productivity of our work flow.

This includes Google Calendar. Google Mail, known as GMail. Google Drive and Google Docs. Google Sites and even Google's socially media platform, Google Plus. As we move through this course, we'll talk about each one of these elements individually. And how we as educators can use Google Apps to both help our students learn more, as well as help us save time in the planning and delivery of our lessons.

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Aaron Quigley
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  1. 2m 47s
    1. Welcome
      42s
    2. Things to know before watching this course
      1m 30s
    3. Using the exercise files
      35s
  2. 18m 22s
    1. What is Google Apps for Education?
      54s
    2. Setting up Google Apps
      4m 27s
    3. Verifying your domain name
      2m 40s
    4. Adding users
      5m 30s
    5. Customizing Google Apps
      4m 51s
  3. 26m 11s
    1. Configuring Gmail
      7m 37s
    2. Gmail communication
      5m 5s
    3. Creating a school signature
      3m 56s
    4. Archiving school communication
      2m 0s
    5. Sending large attachments
      3m 5s
    6. Using common shortcuts
      4m 28s
  4. 16m 12s
    1. Collaborating with calendars
      4m 47s
    2. Adding office hours with repeating events
      4m 48s
    3. Creating event invitations
      3m 0s
    4. Managing alerts
      3m 37s
  5. 8m 8s
    1. Understanding Google Drive
      1m 44s
    2. Creating a lesson-planning workflow
      3m 21s
    3. Centralizing school documents
      3m 3s
  6. 13m 6s
    1. Understanding Google Docs
      2m 30s
    2. Collaborating with Google Docs
      3m 10s
    3. Surveying other teachers
      7m 26s
  7. 26m 2s
    1. Getting started with a collaborative planning website
      3m 6s
    2. Adding collaborators
      1m 39s
    3. Adding pages
      3m 55s
    4. Styling your website
      5m 14s
    5. Styling individual pages
      4m 49s
    6. Adding dynamic elements for user interactions
      3m 55s
    7. Publishing your website
      1m 55s
    8. Google Sites in the classroom
      1m 29s
  8. 8m 14s
    1. Adding educational apps
      3m 6s
    2. Using YouTube for education
      2m 27s
    3. Teaching with Google Scholar
      2m 41s
  9. 45s
    1. Next steps
      45s

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