What we might be using??

Why we need them and the terms of service

Google Apps For Education (GAFE)

Google Apps for Education (GAFE) is the educational version of Google Drive; a portal for email, calendar, chat and other applications accessible through the Chrome browser. Once a user has logged in and started working in the Google space they can log on on any device and have access to all of their work. Within the Drive space students can share work with their teachers for marking and their peers for collaborative work.

Frequently Asked Questions about Google Apps for Education are addressed here.

Also to see a range of how to videos created to show new teachers how to use Google Apps for Education, click here.

Terms of use: http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/terms/user_terms.html

Edmodo

Edmodo is used by classes in the school to enable classes to connect, collaborate, share content, etc in a safe environment. Teachers can set up a network that connects them to individual students or classes.

More information about Edmodo are addressed here.

Terms of use: http://www.edmodo.com/corporate/terms-of-service

edcanvas

http://www.edcanvas.com

Uses: media collector. Use by staff and students to amalgamate a variety of media sources. Log in with your google account

Terms of use: http://www.edcanvas.com/terms

Socrative

http://www.socrative.com/

Use: A student response system that empowers teachers to engage their classroom using educational exercises and games via smartphones, laptops and tablets.

Ease of Use: Go to the website or mobile app to log in as a teacher or student and start including student responses in lessons.

Terms of use: http://www.socrative.com/terms

Todaysmeet

http://todaysmeet.com/

use a live stream to collect comments from your class, ask questions and use the feedback to tailor you lesson or presentation.

Terms of use: http://todaysmeet.com/about/terms

Padlet

http://padlet.com/

Back channel software that allows you to create a "Wall" for students to add questions, collaborate and give feedback.

Can be installed as a Chrome App or run from any web browser on any device. Privacy can be set to invited members or to acesss wall users need to have correct URL.

Terms of use: http://jn.padlet.com/knowledgebase/articles/153268-terms-of-service

Scootle

http://www.scootle.edu.au

Digital resources aligned to the Australian Curriculum. Teachers use their departmental log on to access the resources and design lessons.

Terms of use: http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/p/conditions

ABC Splash

http://splash.abc.net.au/

The educational portal for ABC. Resources and lessons for students, parents and teachers.

Terms of use: http://www.abc.net.au/conditions.htm