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Google Apps for Education is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps schools and classes manage educational material from anywhere on any device. It's simple to setup, use and manage, allowing educators to work smarter and focus on what really matters.

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Google for Education review by Brandon G.
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"Google for education es la mejor herramienta de orden en tu centro educativo"

What do you like best?

Google for education es la mejor herramienta de orden en tu centro educativo, ya que podrás crear multitud de usuarios, con su cuenta de correo y espacio ilimitado. Sirve para tanto alumnos como profesores, para facilitar así el trabajo en equipo de los docentes, como mejorar la productividad de alumnos en el aula gracias a una mejora en la comunicación entre docente y estudiante, siendo posible subir apuntes y ejercicios a un repositorio en la nube al que se podrá acceder desde cualquier lugar y dispositivo siempre que se cuente con conexión a internet.

Además, Google for education es gratuita previo registro y aporte de documentanción necesaria en google.

What do you dislike?

Se echan en falta algunas características mas relacionadas con la docencia, como por ejemplo cotnrol de faltas de asistencia.

El depender de la conexión a Internet en ocasiones genera problemas en la disponibilidad de los documentos.

La puesta en marcha lleva tiempo y es necesario un administrador con altos conocimientos informáticos.

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Muy recomendable, aunque hay que tener presente que la puesta en marcha es dificil, compleja y larga. Necesitarás de personal especializado si el profesor de informática no quiere participar y colaborar en su puesta en marcha.

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Se utiliza para trabajar entre docentes en equipo, compartiendo actas y plantillas de notas que se rellenan entre todos los miembros de la comunidad educativa del centro.

Es gratis, no requiere costes de mantenimiento.

Es muy útil para mejorar la relación docente profesor, además Google for education incluye otras herramientas internas como por ejemplo Google Classroom que mejoran aún más la experiencia de la impartición de clases o cursos educativos.

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Google for Education review by Melissa A.
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"Google is taking over the world......and it's okay!"

What do you like best?

I really like how integrated everything is for Google Education. It is easy to share documents between students for working together and reviewing. It has the ability to see the revision history, which has helped me to explain to parents why their child has gotten a zero for cheating.

One of the best parts is the unlimited storage. I have a ton of things in my Drive that I know I wouldn't have storage for otherwise.

I also like the advent of the Team Drive. It makes it very easy to collaborate with colleagues within the school and district.

What do you dislike?

It can be difficult to find things, even when searching due to how much you can have in. I wish you could put things in multiple folders and could have more color options for folders. The colors really helps to find things quickly, but I have run out of colors to use.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This is definitely a great system. Google is easy to access from everywhere. It has made collaboration between students very easy!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google for Education has really helped with an email system, ability to easily do group work, and not have to worry about viruses from students using jump drives in the district computers.

What Other Education solution do you use?

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Google for Education review by Administrator
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"Google for Education"

What do you like best?

Google for Education es un servicio en la nube que ofrece Google a los centros educativos de forma totalmente gratuita y funciona genial. Ofrece la posibilidad de crear un parque entero de cuentas de usuario para alumnos, docentes y padres, fácil de gestionar y administrar gracias a su poderosa interfaz intuitiva ofrecida por la consola de administración.

Además ofrece espacio ilimitado para cada una de las cuentas en el servicio Google Drive.

Además añade programas adicionales como Google Class Room que te ayuda a gestionar las clases y a compartir material con tus alumnos de forma segura.

Y por supuesto, tampoco excluye las ya conocidas herramientas ofimáticas de Google como el calendario para compartir eventos, Google Docs como procesador de textos, Google Presentaciones, Google Calc, etc. Todas ellas disponibles online y utilizables mediante un navegador, de forma colaborativa. Lo cual facilita el trabajo en equipo enormemente.

Facilita enormemente la migración de cuentas anteriores de gmail a las nuevas del dominio con Google School.

What do you dislike?

Lo que no m,e gusta de Google School es que no incluye un gestor de bases de datos dentro de su suite ofimática.

También se debe tener en cuenta que el proceso de alta requiere de mucha entrega de documentación del centro a las oficinas de Google y lleva aproximadamente un mes.

La implantación no se puede dejar en manos de cualquiera, deben ser administradores o técnicos con elevados conocimientos informáticos.

Por lo demás no hay quejas, solo gratitud hacia Google por dejar esta herramienta tan costosa en su versión G Suite para empresas a precio cero para centros de formación.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Recomendado cien por cien. Podrás tener tu correo con tu propio dominio gestionado desde Google, además varias herramientas que facilitarán las labores diarias de un centro educativo, y todo ello gratis.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Nosotros la utilizamos para tener correo electrónico gestionado desde la consola de gmail pero con el nombre de nuestro dominio. Es por ello que se utiliza en comunicaciones (internas, con padres y con alumnos).También aprovechamos las posibilidades del almacenamiento de Google Drive ilimitado para guardar gran cantidad de documentos burocráticos del centro y compartirlos entre todos los trabajadores.

También es de especial utilidad la herramienta incluida de Google Class Room para organizar las clases de determinados cursos, como repositorio de compartición centralizada de recursos didácticos.

Google for Education review by Luis H.
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"GOOGLE SCHOOL PARA EL CENTRO EDUCTIVO."

What do you like best?

Google for Education es una plataforma en línea, identica a G SUITE for BUSSINESS. Pero con la grata sorpresa que para un centro educativo es totalmente gratis.

Las ventajas son:

- Tener cuentas ilimitadas en gmail pero con dominio propio. Es decir, sin que acaben en gmail. Acabarán por el dominio que el centro educativo tenga contratado.

- Espacio en drive ilimitado.

- Acceso a las herramientas de classroom para organizar en clases a las cuentas de los alumnos según al curso al que vayan.

- Disponer de Googles forms para hacer encuestas tanto a nivel interno de centro, como con los chicos y padres.

- Disponer de aplicaciones ofimáticas colaborativas en línea de Google sin límite alguno (Google docs, Google calc, Google presentaciones, etc).

- Facilita el trabajo en equipo de toda la comunidad educativa.

- Innova al centro en la tecnologia de comunicaciones.

- Es compatible con los chromebooks, fomentando el aprendizaje en el aula.

What do you dislike?

Lo que menos me ha gustado ha sido el tiempo necesario en lograr la implantación definitiva. No se hace en un día ni en una semana:

- Hay que contactar con Google y seguir un largo y complejo proceso de registro, en el que hay que enviar mucha documentación del centro,.

- Requiere mucho tiempo el dar de alta a todos los profesores y alumnos del centro, es necesario la ayuda de varios administradores para llevar a cabo su mantenimiento diario, controlar las altas y bajas de cuentas de usuario de profesores y alumnos en el centro. Y crear una cuenta requiere de diez minutos, si suponemos que en un centro hay 500 cuentas por crear, esto nos da 5000 minutos (más de 80h de trabajo), que no puede hacer el profesor de informática si también tiene que dar clase y corregir tareas.

Recommendations to others considering the product

El tiempo de registro e implantación es muy largo, pero es gratis, anímate a llevar a tu centro a la innovación tecnológica de google y facilita el trabajo de todo el personal del centro y la organización con padres y alumnos. Es una herramienta completa y muy intuitiva y funcional.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Los beneficios son máximos porque no requiewre de inversión económica. Google lo oferta de forma gratuita para los centros educativos.

Google fo Education nos ha permitido tener un correo electrónico para cada miembro de la comunidad educativa de aspecto profesional, ha ayudado a organizar a los alumnos por clases.

Ha facilitado el trabajo en equipo de los profesores del centro a la hora de realizar temas burocráticos.

En resumen, una vez superada la larga etapa de implantación inicial, ha facilitado la forma de trabajar del centro.

Google for Education review by Rebecca M.
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"Google for Education boosts productivity in the classroom"

What do you like best?

Google for Eduction seamlessly links various Google apps together for students and teachers to use on a daily basis.

What do you dislike?

I dislike that teacher accounts cannot be changed include our title (Mrs., Mr., Miss, etc) instead of our first name, unless we replace our first name with that title. Additionally, GforE does not work very well with iPads, as they have very different formats. The ease of use is not there for younger students.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Google for Education works best when used with Chomebooks or Chromeboxes for students. iPad use is not as seamless due to the different platforms. Google for Education works great with Promethean boards and allows for the teacher to be away from the computer and back at the front of the classroom.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google for Education allows students and teachers to connect via the various apps. Google Classroom links directly with Google Drive which allows for students and teacher's drive accounts to be organized through the use of the Google Classroom app. Additionally, the ability to collaborate between students or student and teachers is vital. The use of Google for Education is helping to shape the next generation of businesspeople.

Google for Education review by Rainah P.
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"Google for the Win! "

What do you like best?

Google Apps for Education is the best set of apps released with educators in mind. The user friendliness is unbeatable! I cannot say enough good things about these programs! These programs are unbeatable. I don't know what I'd do without this set of applications!

What do you dislike?

The only thing I dislike is the Excel program and the corresponding forms. I am great with using forms, but cannot get the information to organize in a friendly way. I might just not have a strong enough knowledge base.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Just jump in! It's so user friendly and adds so much to your classroom. You won't regret it! :) It really is as easy as it sounds and you'll regret not doing it if you don't. Trust me on this one. It is a game changer as far as being innovative and creativity goes. Even if only Google Classroom, try it out.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The connectivity that is available is priceless! It's the first leap towards a PLN and connecting with other educators from all over the world! This is a real game changer in that regard.

Google for Education review by Charlie B.
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"Google for Education in a Classroom"

What do you like best?

Google's collaboration tools are wonderful in a classroom setting. My students are able to work on projects together from across the classroom, school, or even across town. This ability to collaborate is key for working with students in the 21st-century. The ability to go back to previous versions allows me to easily look back to see what the students have been working on and for how long. This also allows me the chance to easily see who was working on which part of an assignment. The wide range of tools offers an excellent replacement for Microsoft Office.

What do you dislike?

Although Google for Education is a suitable replacement for Microsoft Office, there are some things that Google's apps cannot do that Microsoft excels at. As Google continuously updates their apps, this gap has lessened, but there are some issues that still come up, especially when working with spreadsheets.

Recommendations to others considering the product

This has been a huge asset for our district. I would highly recommend at least trying it out since it is a free resource. I have also seen universities switch to Google for Education, so this is clearly where higher level education is going as well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google for Education is free. This has allowed our IT department to reallocate resources that used to be spent on Microsoft Office licenses. The collaboration component has also helped our students to transition into a 21st-century environment. Using Google for Education has helped our district to step into a more modern environment for our students and staff.

Google for Education review by Matthew D.
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"A powerful and free apps platform for education"

What do you like best?

Google provides a robust platform for teachers to get their work done. The combination of familiar tools like Drive, Gmail and Calendar lends the system a sense of familiarity. While the new tools like Keep, Meet and Classroom provide teachers with many options on how to develop and deliver content to their students. The administration tools let me fully control and manage the user experience to keep everything consistent.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes, Google deprecates useful features. For example, you used to be able to host HTML documents out of Google Drive. While I understand that this contradicts with Sites, it allowed students to write raw HTML code and make their own websites without using any dev tools. Google also updates other features where the new version is not really any big improvement over the existing version. Google recently updated the login window for Chromebooks and Chromeboxes. The new login window is substantially larger than the old one and it blocks most of the new background that I deployed to my Chromebooks and Chromeboxes.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make sure to have training strategies in place for your staff and make use of the G Suite training extension.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

By moving to G Suite, we have greatly reduced our yearly spend on Email. The new hosted system has removed a lot of stress and worry versus having an on premises solution.

Google for Education review by Cristy T.
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"Efficient and easy to use"

What do you like best?

It's everything in one product: from storing your own documents/files to creating your own files without needing Microsoft office. Plus with Google Calendar, the whole team can always see where you are and if you are available for meetings or not. With tools like Google Drive, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Calendar, Google for Education is a great resource for colleges and universities. My favorite part is the easiness you can share documents in between coworkers and students making it easy to add or edit documents.

What do you dislike?

Since administration chooses what employees can use/not use, sometimes is inconvenient that you do not have access to google developers for website resources. Other than that, I do not see anything I do not like. It's very easy to use and useful for every daily activity.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Communicating with my coworkers, managing my daily/weekly/monthly meetings/holidays/office celebrations, creating documents, sharing documents/files with coworkers and students for easy collaboration, storing important files that I can work on from different computers, keeping track of changes that have been made to documents by coworkers/students.

Google for Education review by Amanda C.
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"Great apps that give access to students and faculty"

What do you like best?

I love that Google for Education gives access to word and excel type files that you can access anywhere on any operating system without having to have the microsoft suite downloaded to your computer. It's a great tool for students and faculty alike. It also allows sharing between documents, which is highly valuable for documents you need to share or for group projects.

What do you dislike?

Right now I don't have any qualms with the google for education products. It's great how connected it makes everything. I haven't had any issues with it thus far.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Go for it. It's a great tool that brings people together. It's a great way to work on shared projects and keep your coworkers in the know.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It helps to share documents with the people that you need to share them with, without having to put them in a file that everyone has access to. It's easy to see who the document it shared with and who was the last one to make any changes to it.

Google for Education review by Anna J.
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"Why I love Google for Education "

What do you like best?

Google for Education is a wonderful resource for both the teacher and the student. It eliminates the need for students to have to save and then possibly lose their work. Google automatically saves every few seconds.

It also allows students to work together on projects but eliminates the necessity of the group having to find a time to meet outside of school.

Finally, it allows the teacher to monitor progress and provide feedback that the student can see immediately on their project or paper.

What do you dislike?

I dislike that during group projects other students can delete work without the approval of the entire group. This was an issue during a group last year. One student did not like the work of another student so she deleted the entire project and wanted to start over. I think the delete function should need approval from other members if the document is a shared document.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I work in a school setting so I am not solving any business problems.

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"Great resource for educators and students alike!"

What do you like best?

Google for Education is just a wealth of information and knowledge for teachers and students, a tremendous resource for all.! I think that the available online trainings for teachers and verifications are fantastic and it has great ideas of how to bring technology in the classroom!

What do you dislike?

I cannot think of anything I dislike about Google for Education....Maybe that there is an overwhelming amount of info available, but then again, when is that such a bad thing?

Recommendations to others considering the product

As stated on its very own website "Technology alone will not improve education, but it can be a powerful part of the solution." Sundar Pichai, CEO , Google Technology is transforming teaching and learning. I think this is a powerful statement!!!!!! Google for Education provides assistance in finding the something extra that is needed to compliment technology in education itself. I would urge everyone to look at Google for Education, spend some time wandering through the website...it is for EVERYONE!!!!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The problems being solved are the online trainings that are available. This cuts out time and resources needed from the schools and we can It is an easy "go to" place to get answers and ideas for innovation!take the trainings anytime we like. Because it is so user friendly, Google for Education is very attractive to educators and others.

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"Google for Education - Providing a Solid Platform with Easy Integration"

What do you like best?

Google for Education is an easy to use platform that allows users to create documents, presentations, excel spreadsheets, and more. It is easy for teachers and students to access and integrate additional applications using the same login information. This allows for ease of use for students. I have found many helpful applications to assist with digital learning and productivity.

What do you dislike?

With some of the applications, such as presentations or excel, users do not have full functionality for the application. There are features that are nice to have in a full software package full customization in presentations. Unless you are a power user; however, what is provided is generally sufficient to get the job done.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend both the technology and the academic departments collaborate on the settings and options available for students.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We want to create a seamless digital integration for students and staff. Google for Education provides us all the necessary tools to accomplish this goal.

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"Technology Resources throught Google for Education "

What do you like best?

Google is doing incredible things within Education. The Training material within the Google for Education site has assisted our teachers tremendously. From lesson planning to coaching and professional development, we are really excited about the direction that Google is heading with these education modules. The G Suite has saved our district thousands of dollars over their comparable Microsoft products. Google Drive as well as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides have been a really awesome tool for collaboration on large projects. As far as I'm concerned, this is the best feature!

What do you dislike?

The Google for Education site is somewhat difficult to maneuver -- which is odd because everything else Google makes is very simple. I don't know why that continue to push Chromebooks for school district purchase. We have purchased thousands of units and know where/how to purchase them -- I don't want to see the advertisements every time I log into the Google for Education page.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would highly recommend using Google for Education's resources. Google should be commended for the large amount of resources being contributed to public schools across the country. Our district made the switch from using Microsoft's various tools to Google about 2 years ago. The change has a had a few hiccups but, overall, our staff has a very positive experience.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are encouraging our staff to take part in the various training materials that are available through Google for Education's website. We are interested in having some of our staff participate in the upcoming certification seminars that are literally occurring throughout the world.

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"Educational tool"

What do you like best?

It is a very important tool for education and more in this age of technology, helps to find easily and efficiently information, quickly and updated. It helps us to find information on any type of topic.

What do you dislike?

I do not dislike anything, on the contrary it is very useful nowadays, Of great importance for all the people who need information.

Recommendations to others considering the product

In this age of technology this product is very helpful for people and companies, it provides us with great help and information when performing our work tasks, it helps us to be more efficient and competitive.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As for the commercial benefit, it is very helpful because we can request information about a product that we want to sell or buy, through Google for Education we can draw on knowledge related to some topic or to various topics that we manage in our businesses. The benefit is great because you get more knowledge in different subjects.

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"Ease of collaboration"

What do you like best?

Google for Education has made it so much easier to introduce and use technology with elementary aged students. They have single sign-on, can easily share and comment on each other's work, I have easy management of their work and time spent on the different products.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes it can be overwhelming just how many choices there are for different tools and products. This isn't as big of a problem once teachers are familiar with the uses of each (or decide on favorites).

Recommendations to others considering the product

I don't know of any other company that meets educator's needs like Google.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are able to use computers and practice 21st century skills from one "hub."

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"All-inclusive education suite!"

What do you like best?

Google Education makes online education easy. Creating groups (classes), providing information, creating assessments, grading and analyzing data all come easily and naturally. It is perfect for creating online courses and includes all tools needed to complete a course from start to finish, allowing people to join and have all they need to succeed.

What do you dislike?

Having used it as both a course instructor as well as a student, I would say that the layout for the instructor side is (by nature) more complicated to use. It can be difficult to find and manipulate the different sections and get them available to students. The help section and tutorials do a great job however of getting people in tune with the work, and every problem I encountered I easily found a solution to.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great tool, especially for systems (like ours) that already use Google Mail for business solutions. Having everything connected makes it so much easier, with less switching between accounts, programs, and apps. I don't think it is only for education fields. I can see businesses using this tool to share and teach corporate information, training, etc. to their employees easily.. again with accountability and not just information dispersal.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is an online suite that is perfect for creating online courses and inviting employees, students, or anyone to join them. For anyone needing to disperse information with ACCOUNTABILITY (ie not just presenting information, but expecting users to interact the instructor and group with and complete assessments) it is a simple solution. You have the knowledge and information, Google provides an easy template to turn it into an online course.

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"Exceptional Products for Education"

What do you like best?

All of the products available through Google for Education are constantly being updated and adapted to the needs of educators. I'm especially fond of using Blogger for a classroom blog and Google Classroom for my different sections of students. This streamlines the process for me, saves me time prepping for different sections of students, and enables me to send my students meaningful resources at any time of the day.

What do you dislike?

I would prefer that the educator training to become a Google Educator was less time consuming. It is exceptionally important that all teachers are certified, but our time is limited. Also, there needs to be a better training platform so we can seamlessly integrate all of the Google for Education products within our classrooms.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Try it out! It is well worth it.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I've streamlined assignments and parent communication through Google for Education. I'm also able to link to many other products. As team leader, I run meetings through the use of Google products, have created a Google Classroom page, and also involve administration in this way. These products open up the lines of communication so that we call can be on the same page.

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"Teacher and Education Consultant and Google for Education User"

What do you like best?

Google for Education provides educators at all levels and subjects, to have students seamlessly complete and share documents.

What do you dislike?

I have found that all grade levels can use so nothing I dislike.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Easy integration process for students are all grade levels and great way to have device integration in your classroom. Students and teachers can easily access any shared documents from home, in the classroom or from any location by simply logging in with a google account. Updates and changes made in real time. Teachers can delegate assignments to whole class or individual groups, or a few students. Google for Education has many excellent Google apps to utilize right away in your classroom as part of your daily teaching.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This is software that students of all ages and teachers of all levels are using and feel comfortable implementing in their current teaching.

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"Off the Charts, Google Is a Powerhouse"

What do you like best?

Google has done a wonderful job of integrating their numerous applications for education into their already fantastic user interface. Applications are ease to access, to navigate, and to move from one to another without losing your place or progress in the work you've done. From Drive to Classroom to Sites, my students are able to seamlessly transition from one activity to another.

What do you dislike?

The only difficult I face with Google for Education would be student access to certain functions. Some applications are not available to students on their laptops. Because this may be an administrative choice, teachers have a difficult time fixing this problem. Nevertheless, Google is mindful of the education based content, and these protective measures can ultimately benefit students.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I am unaware of the exact cost to use the Google Suite for Education, but I cannot imagine it is inexpensive. While the cost may be more than some businesses can afford, their support is worth the cost.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our entire district is able to use the same applications with the same formats. Collaboration and sharing is so easy!

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"The best tool for academic collaboration"

What do you like best?

Google for education is an excellent package for your professional and educational use. The best feature that i like with google for education is the unlimited storage in drive along with email where you need not worry about deleting a mail for space, exactly as you do in your personal gmail but with academic touch.

What do you dislike?

There is nothing that can be dislike with this product

Recommendations to others considering the product

For universities and for schools who are looking for better online support for your students and faculty, this will be the best tool to get. if you are eligible google for education can also support your organization in multiple ways, do contact them.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The collaboration is an important aspect of education and academics, be it with home work or with project your need for online tool is more important. Google for education is an complete package of discussion forum, sharing cloud space, hosting and managing webpage via google sites, etc. These package of online software will make sure you go your project with ease.

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"All-in-One"

What do you like best?

I have been using Google products for many years now, but this is the first year I have really committed to using Google for Education. My school district has been using Google since I have been employed with them, but this year I decided to step it up and use Google Classroom to keep both myself and my student organized. I like to be able to share the Slide presentations that I show in class instantly through Google Classroom as well as post any websites, comments, reminders and accept grading sheets online.

What do you dislike?

I really like using Google Classroom, but I wish that I could see a timeline of when documents get turned in. I am able to see who did and did not turn in the documents, but I would like to see a list of when they were turned in. This would help me when I am trying to update my any lists I am keeping. Rather than checking through the whole class I can check to see who has turned assignments in since I last checked. I also wish that Google would come up with a system similar to SchoolTool, or something that would communicate with SchoolTool. I grade work on Google Classroom, write it down for a hard copy and transfer grades to SchoolTool. I do my best to keep all 3 updated, but sometimes I miss one.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Create a way for Google Classroom to communicate with other programs that schools use, like SchoolTool. Also, for assignments being "turned in", allow teachers to see a timeline of when assignments are being turned in with a timestamp of some sort in the "To-Do" folder. An added bonus would be to indicate if the teacher has opened the document already.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google for Education is helping me have less paper in the classroom. I teach Art in a middle school. Currently when I bring home work that can be a hefty load, on top of 100+ grading sheets that makes for even more. Instead of bringing home artwork paired with grading sheets, students can complete their grading sheets online through Classroom in school or at home. I also like using Google Slides and Google Forms with my students. Google for Education allows students to actively assess themselves and what is happening in the classroom through the various tools that Google offers.

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"Google Education"

What do you like best?

Google offers solutions for basically everything that one could wish for that solve what are both instructional problems or just annoyances. I like that it has streamlined everything that I do so that I can do the same amount in less time and more seamlessly. Some of the issues that it has helped me address: how to communicate with/ work with absent students on makeup work; Communicating and providing resources/ differentiation; general organization of my curriculum; time spent copying...

What do you dislike?

I don't actually dislike anything! I just find that there is a learning curve and while I have learned a lot there is still more that I could!

Recommendations to others considering the product

So many schools use this it will greatly help with collaboration.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

As mentioned:Some of the issues that it has helped me address: how to communicate with/ work with absent students on makeup work; Communicating and providing resources/ differentiation; general organization of my curriculum; time spent copying. I have realized that I have more time in my life to focus on refining my curriculum, trying new things and that the progrmas google offers helps me organize the "data" I take to sese if my changes are working.

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"Google for Education - ease at your fingertips"

What do you like best?

I like that I am able to create documents needed for my classroom. It is very easy to share these documents between colleagues for increased collaboration when time is valuable. I am able to customize each of the different products to fit my needs. I utilize several of the Google products including: Drive, Slides, Sheets, etc. The ability to use Google Chat or Video call makes collaboration doable all day long. The calendar function with events and reminders allows users to track their schedule from any device. The ability to color code different calendars allows users to have multiple calendars to separate personal from business.

What do you dislike?

I am not fond of the formatting options in sheets and docs. I am not able to format my documents quite as easily as in Excel or Word. I am figuring it out though.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Google for Education provides many useful applications that can be used beyond the classroom. I utilize calendar across my entire life. I am able to access the applications at home without having to carry my laptop with me. I can access them on my phone as well. It is easy to share among colleagues, video chat or chat makes it easy to collaborate when time is of the essence.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The benefits include real-time collaboration and meetings when all participants cannot physically be there. This is a huge benefit for Special Education meetings. GSuite for Education is helpful for all participants.

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"I can't do my work with out Google for Education"

What do you like best?

The best part of Google for Education is G Suite. I can't function on a daily basis without my school, email and calendar. The best part is the appointment slots, this feature save me time and energy when doing any sort of advising. Another great part is the ability to collaborate with colleagues in invaluable. The best part of Google Docs is Sheets. The spreadsheet has grown greatly in the past few years. It has many of best features of Excel but is more easily shared with other members of the campus. Sheets works so well that we are able to track Data long term and easily share it with anyone on campus. The addition of Google Forms makes it better than Excel. If we need to collect budget or student data we can easily create a form.

What do you dislike?

Not all the normal services work with the account. Some of them are blocked by my employer but sometimes Google does not support all the features with the education account. Another major downfall of the suite is Google sites. It is really behind any other website creation software. The sites sill look like they are from 1990. It is a same because it has the potential with its integration with other google products.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I cant imagine working at a university that did not use this suite.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It provides our college with much needed support for all the Gmail, calendar and the Google office Suite.

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"Why would anyone use anything else"

What do you like best?

All of our communication and device use and management needs are all in the same system and connected to our school email accounts for students and teachers.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes finding support or getting questions answered can be difficult. There is a way to submit feedback and there are help forums, but sometimes I struggle to get help.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There are many programs that can be used to migrate from other email programs into Google for Education. The low cost (nothing to actually use the service) of apps and additional materials makes Google for Education a must for any school or educational institution. Google Drive Suite took our staff some time to get used to, but it was worth the investment to go digital.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We have our Chromebooks sign in, educational apps and sites, and email communication all wrapped up into one system. In addition, we no longer need a word processing program suite either as Google provides everything we need.

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"Incredible, high-value tools"

What do you like best?

The G-Suite for Education tools are incredibly powerful for schools. And, it's incredible that Google makes them available for no cost. Our staff and students have relied upon tools like Google Docs, Sheets, Slide, and Gmail for years.

What do you dislike?

There's not too much to dislike. The most significant shortcoming is that Google Sheets does not contain the similar feature set as MS Excel. But, again, the product is available for no cost, so it's hard to complain.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Be thoughtful and planful about how to setup users and devices in Google Admin Console.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We've reaped great efficiencies using the G-Suite tools. It's increased communication and collaboration. There are no more document versioning issues, etc...

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"Google for Education: My favorite platform"

What do you like best?

I really like that I can now use G suite for all of my work related items. The parts of G Suite that I use the most are e-mail, calendar, and google drive. Although, I use them all. I really love the calendar feature, it is really intuitive and easy to navigate. I enjoy that I can make group appointments. The ease of using google calendar is something that I really appreciated as opposed to other platforms like Outlook. I also like that his is on a cloud, so I don't have to panic about losing something that I am working on in docs or sheets.

What do you dislike?

I think that sometimes that Google Interface is rather plain. I have been able to customize my G mail but you can't really customize your calendar. However, in terms of functionally, I really enjoy it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I would recommend playing around with the settings because I think that Google has all kinds of neat features that aren't already advertised well. I would also say if you have questions, contact customer service or search Google's help pages because they are super helpful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I think it is easier to share documents back and forth with colleagues because of the cloud feature. I also like that you can see when someone else is in the document working on something. I have written blogs with others on google docs, created spreadsheets following events on sheets with other colleagues in a way that is easy to navigate and understand.

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"Convenient online communication package for university research group "

What do you like best?

Google Drive. We are using the Google Education package with unlimited Drive space. And it is free for all students. It saves a lot of money rather than using any other online cloud storage tool. Also, the Google Doc is an easy document sharing/collaboration tool to work with our peers who don't have Microsoft Word access. It is free and has most of the basic functions that word offers.

What do you dislike?

Google Doc does not have all the functions that Microsoft Office Word offers. But it works fine for most of the daily documents we write.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Google drive is a really nice tool to share the large documents (e.g. videos) to your peer. For using Google Doc. with others at the same time, make sure to communicate with your peer using some other online chat tools just in case. Sometimes the document may not sync if the internet has trouble, then often one may start making new edits before seeing others' edits in time.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We use google hangout to discuss with group members every day. And we use google drive to share references, collaborative projects, PPT, etc.

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"Teacher"

What do you like best?

I like that I can assign quizzes and homework and have students blog with one another. Students can also respond to surveys and data which reflects their current performance. I also the the implementation of google cloud and docs as students can collaborate on work and teachers can annotate along with students. This allows for live peer review and instant feedback.

What do you dislike?

It’s hard to share the info with parents. Also I would like for it sync with other platforms like skedula.This way students can see the direct result of the work they do.

Recommendations to others considering the product

You need to insure you have student and admin buy in. The program is simple to use but requires an Admin to add students, assign emails and monitor the student flow in the school. The parent factor is also huge as parents need buy in for the parent portal. The teachers can not force parents to look up data. Also the lack of integration with other grading software creates a burden for the parents and student as they now need remember several log ins and user names.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

In my line we need to insure there is stream line of communication between students and teachers. This platform helps. Making parents part of the conversation is a bit harder as they need to buy in by providing their own emails. The school admin or teachers can not create parent accounts with out the authorization of the parents. This adds burden to the admin and creates another level of work for the software admin.

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"Ecelente herramienta para investigacion pedagogica"

What do you like best?

Es una herramienta con la que se puede trabajar rápido, favorece la actualización de archivos e información, crea y responde, y esta aptp para buscar informacion en videos , diapositivas, imagenes, tablas, diagramas, es un programa muy rico y diverso en información veraz.

What do you dislike?

nada en lo absoluto, es una herramienta muy completa, fácil de usar

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Es la mejor herramienta que permite a todos sus usuario a tener facilidad en el tema de estudios y preparacion pedagogica

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Los estudiantes pueden crear sus propios sitios de estudios y proyectos, se usa tambien busqueda por voz, se puede buscar información sin descargar ningun software, tiene bastantes funciones y herramientas utiles que periten la facilidad tanto de estudiantes como de profesores incluso hasta se pueden realizar cursos virtuales.

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"Google for music classroom"

What do you like best?

I use Google for most of my applications, other than playing music. I love the auto save features, the drive holds all my files and work. Calendars are great, functions well. Integration with google classroom and features for teachers like grading.

What do you dislike?

Nothing that I don’t like about Google, Rarely have any problems, and never have yo worry about forgetting to save my work!

Recommendations to others considering the product

Always trust Google for education. Easy to use, kid friendly, spam filters, many other uses for teachers to keep everything in one place!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Easily share between coworkers in an organization. Security of Google’s products have never been an issue.

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"Google Transforms Education"

What do you like best?

Google provides teacher and student with a transformative platform that takes learning beyond the walls of the classroom.

What do you dislike?

When I dislike something about Google, I submit feedback. Thus far, all of the feedback that I have given to GAFE has resulted in a change.

Recommendations to others considering the product

There are an infinite number of benefits to implementing GAFE in classrooms and school districts. The benefits are not just between teachers and students, though. I like that I am able to use this platform among coworkers, as well.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

With the million and one ways that students are different and need support or need advancement, Google works to break down barriers.

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"a great tool for all educational entities"

What do you like best?

As a primary (K-12) educational institution, we were eligible for Google for Education for free. It is an invaluable asset to our school ecosystem. We have unlimited storage on Drive/Gmail/Photos, which allows our staff and students to collaborate to the fullest without having to worry about running out of storage. We also were able to leverage Google Sites for our district website, which allows us to seamlessly integrate items from Drive/Calendar/etc right to our sites. Once we started using Google Apps for Education, it was only logical to go 1:1 with chromebooks in our high school, and use Chrome/chromebooks heavily throughout the district elsewhere. It's the best decision we've ever made.

What do you dislike?

Google Sites (classic, not the new iteration) definitely needs some polishing. Things don't work the same or as well as our old web host/CMS. Some things happen that can't really be fixed, so it's not an issue more than getting used to the change.

Recommendations to others considering the product

If you're an educational entity, it makes sense to sign up for GfE. It's well worth it!

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The main benefit is the cost savings - Google for Education is fully free. Another benefit is storage. With unlimited storage in the cloud, we can utilize our internal storage space for other things, like virtual servers, and backups.

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"Google for Education"

What do you like best?

The certified innovator program is my favorite. Technology is so much a part of education and each year something new is presented for the benefit of students. Google is absolutely leading the way helping teachers understand tech and engage it competently. Right behind that favorite is my second favorite program CS First because it gives exposure of the computer sciences beginning with grade K. That levels the playing field for all. I would like to see content geared toward four year old since the push for early learning is becoming greater.

What do you dislike?

I only dislike that with the push for early learning access fro all that Google has not yet addressed that market.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Definitely start with CS because it is comprehensive. True educators should be diverse learners.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google for Education is helping to equip businesses with trained human resources in an economical way that encourages people to learn at their pace in their preferred environment.

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"Teamwork and Collaboration with Google for Education"

What do you like best?

Google for Education allowed me to collaborate with my team of teachers by saving documents to shared files (Google Drive) that could be accessed through our Gmail accounts. This allowed for remote and after-hours work because the shared drive was accessible anywhere with an internet connection, as opposed to one of the school building's shared drive on the district network. Allowing for group editing and updating through Google Docs was a great way for everyone to have access to a "living document" as we planned lessons and prepared for the coming week.

What do you dislike?

Since Google for Education used a Gmail platform with a unique email ending for our school system (city.k12.state.us format), I had to reroute through the district website anytime I signed into my Gmail account on a new browser or server. This created problems for email access, particularly when using a tablet or mobile device, as the reroute through the district website/portal was not always recognized by the Gmail app.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Advocate for the technology personnel at your school district to host training sessions about the features of Google for Education. Consulting with Google Help Desk can assist you when you're having an issue, but it would be wise for your district to also have staff knowledgeable about the inner workings of the program. Consider the technology you will primarily use when accessing Google for Education (laptop, tablet, smartphone) and recognize that more issues may be present with use on a non-keyboard device.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Our teaching team worked in different areas of the building as well as part of a community-based team. Google for Education and the accompanying apps (Drive, Docs, Calendar, etc.) gave us the ability to stay in contact throughout the work day, consult with one another after-hours, and collaborate on documents in real time. The added benefit of a unique email address ending added a sense of professionalism to our communication with parents and outside agencies as well as helped us identify other employees in our school district.

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"google education review"

What do you like best?

google education is a great free service where you can look up books, scholarly articles and more. it is really helpful for students doing research papers and also helps with citations.

What do you dislike?

there is nothing i truly dislike about google education. i think it is one of the most up to date options for students and staff.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I think this is a great tool that is one of the most up to date and progressive softwares for education. It can be great for college, k-12 or other training purposes.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have realized many benefits from Google for Education. It is beneficial for students and staff. Students are able to look up information, cite sources, and obtain a wide range of information for assignments as well as their own personal research.

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"Ideas and products that generate a great impact for students and educators"

What do you like best?

It adapts to different communities, teachers, students, researchers and organizations.

What do you dislike?

Most of their trainings are in English, should provide multilanguages.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It helps to provide future generations with the skills of the future

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Technology is transforming teaching and learning, and with this helps children learn at their own pace, to become effective collaborators and to solve problems creatively. However, for those who do not have access to technology, the existing learning gaps are widening. Therefore, through our products, talents, programs and philanthropic actions, we will continue to strive to achieve a future in which all students have access to the skills they need and the quality of education they deserve.

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"Love Google "

What do you like best?

It is easy to use and distribute assignments to students, as well as easily grade quizzes through google forms. Google classroom allows students to receive and keep up with assignments, even if they are absent from class. Gmail makes communicated with coworkers and parents super easy.

What do you dislike?

It did not sync with my gradebook, so I had to manually enter grades, which was unfortunate, but not the end of the world. This was not an issue with Google for Education, but more so a problem with the gradebook company (Synergy). Many Google products do record grades, however. Google forms even has a quiz option for that.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I highly recommend Google for Education. I was a big fan of the product when I was in the school setting. Kids love the features and find it easy to use. Teachers, even those who are less tech savvy, find it manageable and useful in a multitude of class settings.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google makes communication, standards, grading, and overall school environment better for administrators, teachers, and students. I can use google to easily communicate with administrators when a problem arises in my classroom, but I can also quickly distribute and collect work from students, even if a student is absent from class.

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"It promotes the exchange of ideas, research work, between teachers of different specialties "

What do you like best?

The communication between different educational institutions is promoted different educational centers to know the different research activities that are carried out. The use is simple for teachers and students accessing the system from different devices such as computers, laptops, smart phones.

What do you dislike?

Not all research centers, or educational centers, use this tool, either due to lack of internet or lack of equipment for this purpose.

Recommendations to others considering the product

encourage the use of this tool in the educational community

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

This tool is of benefit to students and teachers, since they can seek advice with other teachers, be updated on the subject of research carried out in other institutes. forums can be organized without the need to move to other centers.

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"Google - Built for Education"

What do you like best?

Simply everything. Google has helped education transition over the years to better incorporate technology in more purposeful ways.

What do you dislike?

At times there are features that you are used to seeing in programs like Microsoft office that just haven't (yet) made their way into GSuite. This transition can be pesky at times. However, Google implements many other feature that often make up for this deficit or greatly surpass it.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Make the transition. With most schools now utilI zing chromebooKS or implementing a 1:1 atmosphere, Google helps the transition and brings it to its full potential.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google has helped education n work to deliver information in more engaging and meaning ways to students. By being founded on innovative practices, Google has helped to implement these thought processes to the classroom and students alike. It has helped students collabprate quickly and easily among different applocations as well ulas get constant feedback from the teachers. The key benefit is the ability to stay in constand contact with students to help build relationships and give them constant feedback on their work.

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"A Free Platform College Students Can Use"

What do you like best?

A platform that helps college students locate resources that minimize plagiarism and limits the amount of documentation that is altered/fact while looking for research. The Google Cloud option allows you more freedom of who can access material in a group project.

What do you dislike?

Difficult to navigate at first. You will need to follow their step-by-step direction the first time just so you know how to look for good quality documents. Especially if you have a difficult time understanding technology have someone break it down.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

If you did not have access to a local library with a resource, you were able to look here. This minimized people spending more money on library cards.

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"Excellent Organization and Communication System for Schools"

What do you like best?

My current school is the first campus where I have ever used Google for Education, and I am loving it! As a teacher who teaches in multiple classrooms throughout the day, my favorite feature is that I can access everything I need from any computer on our campus.

What do you dislike?

Truly I have nothing negative to say about Google for Education. I have had a fantastic experience as a user.

Recommendations to others considering the product

I can't recommend Google for Education highly enough! It has made a huge difference for myself and my colleagues.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Before using Google for Education I was emailing myself things so I could access them from different computers as I traveled between classrooms. This system was inefficient and I always had trouble finding the files I needed. Now I just have to log in to my account and I can access my mail, my calendar, all my documents, etc. It also allows me to collaborate with my co-teachers on lesson plans and curriculum without having to schedule necessary meetings, since we can share document editing privileges.

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"Really useful for educators "

What do you like best?

Easy to use and share with my team, great customer service, helpful to standardize our systems, lots of amazing free tools!

What do you dislike?

It was hard for us as a small, new college to get recognized by Google, but after a few months we were able to move forward.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Take advantage of all the tools available, and use their customer service to better understand what's offered

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Getting access to tools specific for education for a small, new organization. Ability to easily share and manage documents as an organization.

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"Google for Educators Suite helps in every aspect of being an effective educator"

What do you like best?

I like the creative ways I can measure pre/post knowledge through formative and summative assessments (through google classroom, google docs, and google forms)

What do you dislike?

It is tough to find a way to keep students work organized in a singular area for study.

Recommendations to others considering the product

become google level 1 certified as well as collabrate with other educators in your school and on G+ to plan how you are going to implement a digital classroom and to what extent your classroom will use Google for Educators.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Connection to parents and students, there are ways to use items like google docs to have more interactive and collaborative lessons, and there is less paperwork for students to lose.

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"Apps for Education"

What do you like best?

Google apps for education include mail, Calendar, Classroom, Contacts, Drive, Docs, Forms, Groups, Sheets, Sites, Slides, Talk/Hangouts and Vault. It's a robust system for educators, administrators and students alike, supported by Google. I find the classroom part an especially useful tool for students and teachers, and the gmail product is exactly like what you are used to personally. Having hangouts integrated in to mail makes internal IMing very easy for the organization.

What do you dislike?

Sometimes it can be hard to work around issues of access for students vs teachers vs admin. It's doable with your system administrator but not easy for individuals. In Google calendar it can feel difficult to remember to do an extra step to allow times to be changed by others in the meeting, and you cannot attach an email to the the meeting. Many organizations also do not use google for calendaring so they send out unreadable calendar invites. Calendar is the most frustrating difference between Google and Outlook.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Google apps for education allow sharing of information across all aspects of our school community. Classrooms are an amazing way for teachers and students to interact outside of the physical classroom and to use for accountability measures.

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"So much to offer"

What do you like best?

I really do appreciate most things "Google" and was very happy to know that our institution was switching over. I use Google Drive like crazy, both for work and personally for school and managing my husband's business. I think Google offers the best email interface, made even better by the Apps and Labs you can turn on. Google Calendar syncs well with my phone and home computer in addition to my work devices. I have a few small critiques about the functionality of specific elements like limitations within Google Sheets or Docs, but overall I am thoroughly engaged with a number of Google for Education products.

What do you dislike?

I wish Google Sheets and Docs more closely mimicked the functionalities of Excel and Word, so that you don't lose formatting when you upload or copy+paste from one to the other.

Recommendations to others considering the product

It is definitely worth the switch. So much easier to integrate across an entire institution and fairly easy to get everyone on board.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

One immediate downfall I saw to switching away from our old email and calendaring systems was the loss of integration between software and email, namely mail merge. But I was able to find an app that works with Google Sheets and Gmail to send personalized mass emails. We have also really organized our department with the use of multiple Google Calendars and sharing across Google Drive.

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"Google Apps - a core tool for schools"

What do you like best?

Google Apps are very intuitive for both students and teachers. There is a wide range of tools that are cloud-based which allows users to access both at school and at home as well as on mobile devices. Most learning management, content management, and other tools leverage Google Apps integration which provides a method for sharing and submitting work. Having the ability to store files in Google Drive also allows "automatic" back-up of files without having to use alternate backup products.

What do you dislike?

Google does not provide updates on a release schedule that most users are aware of. You can sign-up for Google Apps Updates threads which go over updates. Sometimes you will login and see a new version of an interface or new functionality. Google is sometimes challenging to use in "offline" mode. Unless you install Google Drive app on your computer then can't work on items offline.

Recommendations to others considering the product

The user documentation is extensive but you won't get help directly through Google unless you develop a relationship with . Most users are familiar with Google. It becomes more powerful when you can also enable Gmail for students and teachers in your organization.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Provide a solution for students and staff to collaborate using Docs, Sheets, Presentation, and Forms in a cloud-based system that is easy to use across grade levels and schools.

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"Google for education"

What do you like best?

Collaboration. Teachers and students can collaborate on projects online like they are in a classroom. Teachers can share docs with other teachers, generating efficiencies in curriculum creation and school wide surveys, etc. Teachers can also monitor what the students are working on in real time.

What do you dislike?

Learning curve of new system. Not a huge deal. Need full buy in from staff for it to work well.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Great for a small school. I think it would be harder to implement on a larger scale if you don't have good management of the system or collective understanding. Teachers and admin staff have to use the program features to make it worth it's while so if there is little buy it it won't be a useful tool. I think it gives students a great chance to learn file management and the tools to reflect on their own work and growth, applicable skills for a career.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Saving paper is a big problem this solves. It definitely aids in the revisit and revise processes here at a high school as well as enables students to look back on work they did in previous years or just at the beginning of the semester. It enables teachers to see true growth especially in writing.

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"Useful, connected and user friendly!"

What do you like best?

I appreciate being able to assign different activities to different students, incorporate other google software, and see submitted assignments easily. My students are able to use tags to find related topics which makes research projects easier and they appreciate the communication features available.

What do you dislike?

I would like to be able to automatically create more detailed, different-question-type quizzes in Google Classroom itself so my students could take tests directly from classroom. I would also appreciate being able to set assignments up to automatically post themselves at a certain time.

Recommendations to others considering the product

When initializing have a group-wide training to cover basic use

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Parent-teacher communication becomes easier because they can log in and see what their students have been assigned, and the directions involved. Multiple teachers can collaborate in the same class which makes it easier to work on cooperative assignments

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