Google Apps for Education in Use

at St. Landry Parish School District

What is GSuite?

A set of intelligent apps including Gmail, Docs, Drive and Calendar to connect the people in your company, no matter where in the world they are.

Technology That Brings Teams Together

Google helps us provide the 4 C's for our students

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Critical Thinking
  • Creativity
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Google Drive

  • Access your files from any device.
  • Create folders to organize your files.
  • Color code your folders.
  • Share files and/or folders with teammates.
  • All SLPSD students have a Google Drive account.

GSuite for Education

Google Forms

  • Back to School Forms
  • Volunteer Requests
  • Quizzes
  • Student, Family, Staff Surveys
  • More ideas


Can change the calendar view

  • day
  • week
  • month
  • agenda

Can share your calendar with other people.

Can invite others to an event.

Can attach docs to invitation, such as a meeting agenda.

When adding an event, you can add appointment slots!!!

Can embed your calendar into a blog or website.

Google Classroom

  • The first time you log into Classroom, you must choose teacher. If you chose student in the past, contact your IT department to change.
  • Can be used on the computer and mobile device.
  • You can have more than 1 teacher responsible for a classroom.
  • You can create a class as well as join someone's class.
  • You can schedule posts in advance.
  • Student documents are saved into your Google Drive in a Classroom folder.
  • Use "?" send Google feedback or tell them of things you would like to see Classroom have.

Greatness of Google Classroom

Differentiate with Assignments

  • Create leveled Google Classrooms.
  • Students can move up levels as they gain skills.

Flip Your Classroom

  • Create videos or ScreenCasts.
  • Most sites allow you to add to your Google Drive, then add to Google Classroom.

Daily Warm-UP

  • reflective writing
  • journal writing
  • math problem of the day
  • padlet question/response

35 apps that integrate with Google Classroom

What's New in Google Classroom (Aug 2017)

Google Hangouts (training hangout)

Hangout Tips

  • Limit 25 people
  • Mute yourself if you aren't speaking
  • Ability to share your screen with others in hangout.
  • iPad and iPhone app available

Ways to Use Hangouts

  • Virtual Book Club
  • "Mystery" Hangout
  • Parents can be the "audience" for class presentations.
  • Guest Speakers