Google Apps for Education

Learn about the apps that Google provides for Lee County

Google Drive

Google Drive is an online file storage service where you can store your files, and folders and have access to them at any time on any device. Lee County students and teachers can access their drive at http://drive.leeschools.net and sign in with their district network account. To learn more about Google Drive in your classroom click here.

Google Classroom

Google Classroom is a way to distribute information to your students. You can post announcements, create discussion posts, assign students work and have them turn in it for grading. This can be done paperlessly! You can access your classroom at http://classroom.google.com. To learn more about Google Classroom click here.

Google Docs

Google Docs is an online word processor where you can collaborate with others any time, anywhere, on any device. You can share your doc with anyone while setting permissions so you can control who can view, comment, or edit the doc. You can create a new Google Doc by logging into your Google Drive, and click on new. To learn more about Google Docs click here.

Google Sheets

Google Sheets is an online spreadsheet application. You can create and format spreadsheets while simultaneously collaborating with other people.

You can

  • upload and convert Excel, .csv, .txt and .ods files
  • use formulas to perform calculations on your data
  • chat and comment with others who are also editing the spreadsheet
  • create charts and graphs

You can create a new Google Sheets by logging into your Google Drive, and click on new. To learn more about Google Docs click here.

Google Slides

Google Slides is a presentation tool that can be used in your classroom. Students can build creative presentations. Teachers can enhance lessons by using videos, images, and other educational media. Since Google Slides is a part of the Google Platform, both students and teachers can collaborate within the Slides presentation. Teachers can monitor the students work while providing feedback. You can create a new Google Slide by logging into your Google Drive, and click on new. To learn more about Google Slides click here.

Google Apps for Education Training

To learn more about the Google Apps for Education, you can visit the GAFE training site.