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Google Apps for Education

Use this list to vote up the Google App Tool that you'd most like to see support for in our next meeting. Vote up an app that you'd like to get more practice with, and we'll divide and conquer with going through the appropriate steps.

Google Sheets - create and edit spreadsheets online, for free.

Create a new spreadsheet and edit with others at the same time -- from your computer, phone or tablet. Get stuff done with or without an internet connection. Use Sheets to edit Excel files. Free from Google.

  • Sorting data based on columns (a-z) (z-a)
  • Creating quick graphs that display basic data.
  • Basic spreadsheet formula- SUM, AVERAGE
Google Drive
  • Folder creation / and folder sharing.
  • Also understanding basic folder hierarchy.
  • If you share a folder with documents in them- who has access?
Google Docs - create and edit documents online, for free.

Create a new document and edit with others at the same time -- from your computer, phone or tablet. Get stuff done with or without an internet connection. Use Docs to edit Word files. Free from Google.

  • Commenting on a document.
  • Using the Research Tool to do in-text citations
  • Direct comments to users on a doc (using +name@email.com).
Google Slides - create and edit presentations online, for free.

Create a new presentation and edit with others at the same time. Get stuff done with or without an internet connection. Use Slides to edit PowerPoint files. Free from Google.

  • Creation of slide,
  • adding multiple text boxes
  • inserting videos into slides
  • commenting on slide- and direct commenting
  • Sharing of slide doc with others.
Google Forms - create and analyze surveys, for free.

Create a new survey on your own or with others at the same time. Choose from a variety of survey types and analyze results in Google Forms. Free from Google.

  • Creation of Form
  • Creating specific question types (multiple choice, text, paragraph)
  • Form preferences- allowing only one submission,
  • Sending forms to others
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Gmail

Gmail
  • Searching gmail. All of different search operators for Gmail search
  • Search by link.
  • Basic filtering
  • Labeling of Mail
  • Label based on different scenarios (Students, parents, etc).
Hangouts Chat and Video
  • Creating a chat hangout, or video hangout (in Gmail)
  • Creating a Group hangout (in Gmail)
  • You can also do this from Plus.google.com though Google Plus isn’t at all in the exam.
Google Classroom
  • Basic creation of a class.
  • Basic adding of students.
  • Adding an assignment.
  • Adding a Google Doc to previous assignment.
  • Know the difference between the Stream and other tabs.
Google Search

Search the world's information, including webpages, images, videos and more. Google has many special features to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

  • Basic finding information. (not a huge part of exam).
Google Groups

Google Groups allows you to create and participate in online forums and email-based groups with a rich experience for community conversations.

  • Create a Group and Name it
  • Share that group with two students
Google Sites

Thinking of creating a website? Google Sites is a free and easy way to create and share webpages.

  • Basic Site Creation
  • Basic Page Creation
  • Understanding the different Google Site Page types (web, file drawer, announcements)
  • Basic Page editing.
  • Making a page two vs one columns
  • Adding an image (From Google Drive) to a Google Sites Page
  • Sharing a Google Site (same as a doc).