Google Apps for Education is a free suite of hosted email and collaboration applications for schools and other educational organisations.
Rob Clarke, principal of Te Kura o Tiori Burnham School, explains how and why they use Google Apps. He discusses the implementation process and the benefits to staff and students.
Houghton Valley School trialed Hapara Teacher Dashboard and Google Apps with their senior classes over 12 months, with a vision for improving literacy learning outcomes.
Students at Panmure Bridge School in Auckland improved their problem solving skills and mathematical knowledge through the use of Google Forms.
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Wairakei School teacher, Kate Friewald describes how she uses Google Docs to support differentiated learning in her classroom.
Teacher Kate Friedwald and one of her students share how using writing tools and other collaborative facilities in Google docs has improved student writing.
ICT leader, Fraser Malins explains some key considerations for setting up a safe network that parents and students can access easily at Halswell School.
Avondale School teacher, Rae Marsh talks about how using iPad writing app Screen Chomp has made a difference for one of her Year 5 students in learning how to form letters correctly.
Vimi Chandra explains her teacher inquiry aimed at raising the writing levels of targeted students.
During the Digital Innovation and Design course at Aorere College students use a Google site to record learning reflections each lesson understanding that learning is journey.
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Introducing Google Apps to our school – Parkvale School 2011
In this reflective summary, Parkvale School describes their inquiry into using Google docs for communication. Their aim was to provide easy access to information enabling staff to contribute to documents and discussion in a collaborative way. Staff share their experiences and key lessons learned.
Google apps for education helps Pt England School raise achievement levels
Dorothy Burt, e-learning leader, blogs about the improvements in engagement resulting in significant progress in literacy. She explains the benefits of the teacher dashboard to manage the student learning environment and making the feedback exchange quick and easy.
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