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Google Apps and education seem to go hand in hand these days, with over 30 million students, faculty, and staff using Google Apps For Education (GAFE) in 2014. That wasn’t counting the additional 55 million teachers and schools who were informally using Google Apps.
What’s the point of “Going Google” at your school if nobody adopts the technology? This unfortunately is a common scenario for many schools, colleges, and universities on the Google Apps journey. For various reasons (fear, lack of technical knowledge, miscommunication), schools often don’t get off on the right foot when it comes to their Google Apps implementation. There’s certain groundwork that needs to be laid in order for your school to successfully adopt Google Apps.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, well then, it’s time to imitate. When your school, school district, college, or university “Goes Google” you’ll need resources to help ease the transition. While there are plenty of resources out there to aid schools in making the switch to Google Apps for Education a successful one, why not imitate those who have already gone through a GAFE implementation?
A surprising number of schools jumping on the Google Classroom bandwagon are faced with a significant technical dilemma: Google advised them to set up their Google Apps with subdomains, but you can’t yet use subdomains with Google Classroom.
Google Classroom is a new tool for use in schools. While mistaken for a Learning Management System (LMS), Google Classroom is more of a file management system. Classroom simplifies the distribution and collection process of student work.
Today’s post is brought to you by Andy Wolber. You can find more of Andy’s work in TechRepublic where he writes for the Google in the Enterprise newsletter