The Orange School District has become a Google Apps for Eduction district. During the summer, a Google Trainer the Trainer PLC convened to train a cohort of teacher to support Google Apps training within their schools. Google Apps training will take place within the schools and it will be ongoing.
Google Apps for Education is a suite of free, secure tools that includes Gmail, Calendar, Sites and Documents. A user can stay connected from anywhere. Google Apps for Education can be used for collaboration and communication no matter where you are or which device you’re using. Over 30 million students, faculty, and staff in schools around the world have gone Google with Google Apps for Education.
With Google Apps for Education, everything is automatically saved in the cloud - 100% powered by the web. This means that emails, documents, calendar and sites can be accessed - and edited - on almost any mobile device or tablet at anytime and anywhere.
Google Apps for Education is a free set of communication and collaboration tools and documents. Google Apps for Education are built for schools. They are, collaborative fast, easy and collaboration is what makes Google Apps unique.The tools offer real-time editing, powerful sharing controls, and seamless compatibility – a great platform for teamwork in the 21st century.
Google Teacher Trainer PLC
November 2014 Training