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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

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Drive

Drive is a like a digital backpack where students create, store, and edit files.

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Docs

Students use Docs to create, edit, and collaborate on text documents.

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slides

Students use Slides to create, edit, and collaborate on presentations.

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Gmail

Students use Gmail to send and receive emails.

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Forms

Students use Forms to complete or create quizzes and surveys.

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Sheets

Students use Sheets to create, edit, and collaborate on spreadsheets.

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Jamboard

Students use Jamboard to collaborate in real time on digital whiteboards.

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Calendar

Calendar is a digital planner for students to keep track of assignments and events.

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Drawings

Students use Drawings to create, edit, and collaborate on drawings.

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Sheets

Tasks are virtual sticky notes to keep track of your tasks.

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Classroom

Students use Classroom as a virtual learning environment.

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Meet

Students use Meet as a video conferencing tool to communicate with their class.

Resources

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

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For any technical issues, please follow this procedure.

  1. Go to the Remote Learning Support Form.

  2. Fill out the form with as many specific details as you can.

  3. 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, RCS Instructional Technology Specialist