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What is the difference between Google Apps and GAFE?

What is Google Apps?

Google Apps is a suite of Google applications that brings together essential

services to help your business or school. This is a hosted service that lets

businesses, schools, and institutions use a variety of Google products --

including Email, Google Docs, Google Calendar, and Google Talk -- on a

unique domain (e.g.,

If you own the domain and you sign up for Google Apps

services, everyone at your organization will get:

A custom email address (

Tools for word processing

Spreadsheets and presentations

A shared calendaring system

Tools for creating web pages and sites for your business

Access to a flexible intranet system

And much, much more!

Whats the difference between a Google account & a Google Apps account?


What is Google Apps?

Google Apps is a free suite of web-based collaboration and

communication tools:

Google docs

Google calendar

G Mail

Google forms

Google spreadsheet

Dont forget about all the other great Google products, such as Google

Maps, Blogger, YouTube, Google Groups, Google Scholar, Chrome

(Googles innovative web browser) and much more.


Google Calendar

Google Drive

Google Drive

Google Search

Sandpit time - Have a go

Create a document Give your document a title Explore the top tool bar - can you insert a picture? Add a hyperlink? Can you use the tools? Can you leave a comment on your document? Share your document with someone in this session

Depending on your prior knowledge and experience, we are going to try a couple of things when creating a google word doc...

Click on CreateClick on Document

Click on Untitled document

Name your document and click OK

Exploring the TABS across the top.

Share your document

Sharing Settings

Google Docs - checking Revision history

Google Docs - Research

Lets have a goTry inserting an image by going Tools - Research - Images - filter for free to use

Suggested Edits

Suggested Edits

What is the difference between Comments and Suggested Edits?

Google Folder Tips

Viewing Options Creating Folders Sharing Folders Colour Coding Moving Folders

Collaborative Activity

Our best Google TipsHave a go

Always being improved!

Google Presentations

- Free, collaborative,accessible- Real time viewing- Can add YouTube clips, images, text, hyperlinks- Publishable/embeddable- Imports pps/pptx- Downloads to pptx, PDF, .text

Why... How it could be used...

Sourced from C. Tuckers Wordpress Blog

Click on CreateClick on Presentation

Research inside of Docs

Highlight a word and right or double click. Select Research.... The research and images appear in the right hand side of the browser

Or download and use the Dictionary extension.

Matariki Presentation Example

This project will allow students to collaborate on the work involved in learning new vocabulary for any subject area.

As individuals or in pairs, they can research a term and report their findings on one slide in a Google Presentation. As each term is defined on a separate slide, the presentation grows, creating a collaborative project that can be reviewed with the entire class.

Have a go

Check out this collaborative google presentation

Google Forms

View results

Click on CreateClick on Form

Create a form Give your form a title Add a variety of questions Add a YouTube clip Add an image If possible EMBED into your blog/website or send

embedded into an email to others

Have a go

Insert a Video into Google Forms

Google Add Ons

Video Notes

Go to Create, at the bottom is Connect more apps.Search for Video Notes You can add a YouTube video to the left by URL, then take notes on the right. It syncs the notes with the video timing so you can easily find parts of the video to revisit.

Benefits of using Google Apps

FREE! little maintenance, no service providers privacy & security managed by a trusted company backs up, saves automatically frees up server space efficiencies for staff & students part of a global product staff & students work in the same platform



Virtual Learning Network

Google Apps for Education

Chromebook/Chrome User Group