• G Suite Information for Parents and Students

    Are you wondering about how G Suite for Education (sometimes referred to as Google Apps) work? Please click on the following sections to learn more about the specific apps and how they benefit student learning.

    Google Drive

    Google Drive allows students to store files and create Google Docs (like Word), Google Slides (like PowerPoint), Google Sheets (like Excel) and other apps. Think of Google Drive as a giant flash drive in the sky. It has unlimited storage for each user in the district and it can also store non-Google apps files, like those from Microsoft Office, PDFs, pictures, and more.

    Google Drive Cheat Sheet

    All About Google Drive

    Google Docs

    Google Docs allows your child to create and edit text documents right in your web browser or on a mobile device—no special software is required. Even better, multiple people can work at the same time, they can see people’s changes as they make them, and every change is saved automatically.

    Google Docs Cheat Sheet

    All About Google Docs

    Google Classroom

    Google Classroom is a free and secure learning space for teachers, students, and schools. It provides a safe way for teachers and students to connect, share content, access homework, participate in discussions and receive class information.

    Using Google Classroom allows you and your child to have access to course work at any time through the Internet and is accessible online and through any mobile devices with Internet capabilities—including iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. Additionally, the use of Google Classroom will help keep students informed of due dates, assignments, and grades. Google Classroom is also useful to check on work missed when absent and to ask questions about assignments.

    Student Quick Guide to Google Classroom 

    Student View in Google Classroom 

    Google Slides

    Google Slides allows your child to create engaging student presentations and projects thanks to its versatility and design features.

    Google Slides Cheat Sheet

    All About Google Slides

    Google Sheets

    Google Sheets allows your child to create and/or work with spreadsheets. Your child can use the powerful tools in Google Sheets for organizing, visualizing, and manipulating data.

    Google Sheets Cheat Sheet

    All About Google Sheets 

    Google Forms

    Google Forms allows your child to create forms for data collection purposes. Students and teachers can use Google Forms to create surveys, quizzes, and more. The form is web-based and can be shared with respondents by sending a link, emailing a message, or embedding it into a web page or blog post. Data gathered using the form is typically stored in a spreadsheet. 

    Google Forms Cheat Sheet

    All About Google Forms

    GSuite Resources 

    Get the most out of G Suite with training guides, tips, customer examples, and other resources.

    G Suite Learning Center

    Get up to speed on job-ready digital skills, anytime, anywhere.

    Applied Digital Skills