Empowering educators and students to learn and innovate together
What is G Suite for Education?
G Suite for Education is a suite of tools designed to empower educators and students as they learn and innovate together.
What do learners actually do with G Suite applications?
Learners use G Suite for Education tools in a variety of ways and the purpose changes based on the tools function and ability. Learners engage with these tools to communicate, collaborate, learn, and explore the world.
G Suite Applications
Drive is a like a digital backpack where students create, store, and edit files.
Students use Docs to create, edit, and collaborate on text documents.
Students use Slides to create, edit, and collaborate on presentations.
Students use Gmail to send and receive emails.
Students use Forms to complete or create quizzes and surveys.
Students use Sheets to create, edit, and collaborate on spreadsheets.
Students use Jamboard to collaborate in real time on digital whiteboards.
Calendar is a digital planner for students to keep track of assignments and events.
Students use Drawings to create, edit, and collaborate on drawings.
Tasks are virtual sticky notes to keep track of your tasks.
Students use Classroom as a virtual learning environment.
Students use Meet as a video conferencing tool to communicate with their class.
Guardian's Guide to G Suite for Education: An overview of the G Suite tools and how students use them
Google Junior Training Series: A collection of short videos to walk students through the ins and outs of G Suite tools
Google for Education Help Center: Learn about each educational tools and access support resources
For any technical issues, please follow this procedure.
Go to the Remote Learning Support Form.
Fill out the form with as many specific details as you can.
Once you click "Submit", it can take up to 24 hours to get a response, perhaps more if there are a large number of requests for support. If this wait will impact your student's participation in school, an email to the student's teacher is appreciated.
The Family Tech Support Resource is maintained and updated by Rachel Mainero, Information Literacy Specialist and Julie Rains, Technology Program Consultant for Virtual Campus.