Your district is finally considering the leap into Google Apps for Education, and you've been tasked with deploying the program in your school. Congratulations? Now that you've caught your breath, know that you can do it. Besides, you've got Google for Education Partners and the Google Apps for Education Deployment Guide to help you through the process.
Don't let budget stop you from bringing brilliant technology and new learning tools into the classroom. Below, we're sharing a guide to walk you through the process of finding, applying for, and securing funding for Chromebooks and tablets.
The Google Drive plug-in for Microsoft Office allows files on Google Drive to be accessed and saved directly from Microsoft Office programs. This plug-in is great for Drive users who prefer using Microsoft Office programs to using Google applications like Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
As a pioneer of cloud computing services, Google understands the importance of security when the cloud is used for business applications. Google has devoted an enormous amount of effort to enhancing and building upon the security features of Google Apps when used in the Google for Work model so that they can be trusted by business owners for the storage of company information.
Transitioning from a traditional phone system to a cloud phone system can be fairly difficult, even for SMB and mid-size businesses. When you're changing the phone system of your business, however, not only are you dealing with a lot more hardware than a consumer would, you also have to go through the effort of teaching your staff how the new system works while learning how to configure it.
Understanding the truth behind the first 3 myths of WiFi in K-12 education will not only save your school money but will improve overall network performance. In this article, we'll be dispelling the myths that you need to pay for expensive infrastructure upgrades or are required to mount one Wi-Fi Access point per classroom.
Reading, writing, arithmetic--and little rectangle computers that pack a powerfully educational punch.
For three years, educators in Huntsville, Texas, have been using Google Chromebooks to make teaching easier and help students improve everything from reading comprehension to calculus.
You may have heard the story about the young husband watching his wife make a pot roast. As he's watching, she chops off the ends and throws them in the trash. He asks why, and she says, "That's the way my mother always did it."
Dealing with a Google Apps deployment can be very challenging, but dealing with a large Google Apps deployment can be even worse, especially in environments like a school.
Among the best practices in networking is included this little thing called "network evaluation", and you will need to thoroughly evaluate your current network before building a new one or building upon it.