Now is a great time to start using Google Apps in the Classroom

With the migration of students to Google Mail, it makes sense to use the other Google applications such as Google Docs and Google Sites in our classes. When students first log into their student email, they see links to Google Mail, Calendar, Docs, and Sites. Once they enter any of these, they see Google just like anyone else sees Google and they have access to all the Google apps shown in the screen shot below.

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What I really like about using Google Docs for student group projects is that you can have student groups create a folder to share with all the group members so each individual file within the folder doesn’t need to be shared. When the project is due (or before) they can share the folder with you (the instructor)! To get started learning about how you can use Google Apps in the classroom, visit http://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home.

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