Google Apps Resources


Start here:

Google Apps for Education - official website

Crowd-sourced collection of uses from school leaders/educators currently using Apps in their schools

Another crowd-sourced collection of uses from teachers currently using Apps in their schools

K-12 Guide to Going Google

Apps User Group

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

Google Guru - great resources shared here

My Diigo bookmarks: Google Apps for Education




Google Apps/Google Tools
Google Apps for school administrators
Google for Teachers I and Google for Teachers II from Richard Byrne
Google Apps for Ed collection from info librarian
Apps User Group - support for schools from Eric Curts, North Canton City School
Google for educators
Google workshops for educators (includes admin-specific resources)
More Google for educators resources
Google Apps for Education: Deployment Guide

Drive/Docs

Teacher's Guide to Drive via Chalkup
A redesigned Google Drive - via the Google Guru
Google docs for administrators - 5 ideas to get started from Kyle Pace
Videos - How to use Google Docs - a series of tutorials
Google docs for administrators -resources from Sarah Rolle
Google Docs tour
Google docs: why teachers and students should be using them for coursework
Google Docs resource from Wes Fryer - many excellent resources shared here!
Using Google Docs in PLCs
What's new in Google docs? Linked 2/2012
Google Docs for Administrators - a Livebinders collection
Everything teachers need to know about Google Presentation
52 Tips & Tricks for Google Docs in the Classroom
22 useful Google Forms for teachers and principals
Ways to support teachers with Google Apps for education from Kyle Pace
10 great free Google forms every teacher should be using
80+ Google forms for the classroom
Google Drive is the new home for Google Docs
Creating class folders in Google Drive
How to use Google Drive and Evernote to make digital portfolios
What is Google Drive?
An Updated 63-page guide for Google Drive and Docs from Richard Byrne
How to open and edit Word files in Google Drive
12 Effective Ways to use Google Drive in Education
http://www.slideshare.net/synergyse/top-10-google-docs-sheets-addons-for-education

Forms
So many uses, so little time :)
Video- an introduction to forms
Surveys- staff, students, parents, community members
Teacher walkthrough forms Example of use from Chris Lehmann
71 Interesting ways to use Google Forms in the classroom - many applicable for leadership
Google Forms for Beginners

Sites & Blogger
Personal blog, school blogs, sites for teachers and kiddos
Example:
http://brecknockhappenings.blogspot.com/
5 ways to use Google Sites in schools via Richard Byrne
ePortfolios with Google Sites
Creating Your portfolio using Google Sites
ePortfolios with Google Apps
Playlist of Google Sites tutorials from Rich Kiker

Calendar
Maintain a personal and/or professional calendar- share with others to have multiple contributors; sync with Outlook/Calendar
Calendar features for administrators

Reader
Used to organize through RSS the blogs you read
Google Reader
-Bundles to add: Read these blogs - a compilation of my favorite reads
Educational Leadership and Educational Blogs via George Couros

Voice
Google Voice in education/for teachers/admin
What is Google Voice?

Google+
100+ Google tricks for teachers
Google+ Cheat Sheet
25 Google+ accounts for all things ed tech
Google+ communities makes it easy to create a discussion group from Richard Byrne
Use Google+ to improve your teaching

Other
Gmail for beginners, a video tutorial
Google Cloud Connect download
Working with Google Apps on the iPad
Gmail shortcuts
Even more great Chrome tools for schools from Richard Byrne
GoDocs for Google Docs on the iPad
iPad apps for administrators
Working with Google Apps on the iPad from Ryan Bretag
Get more out of Google, tips and tricks for student research
15 Best Google Drive Add-ons for Education
Add-ons for Google docs and sheets
Google introduces Add-ons for docs and sheets

Google Classroom
Compiled Google Classroom resources shared here

Privacy/Security
Security & Privacy Overview
Security & Privacy First
Great discussion on that topic here