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The tools listed in this section are particularly useful with G suite for education (formerly known as Google apps for education). The tools listed below can sync up with G Suite apps in one way or another making organization a breeze. 

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Google Classroom 

Google Classroom is a way to centralize all the work you do within G Suite 

*Click HERE to read an article listing apps that sync up with Google Classroom

*Click HERE for a list of apps that work with Google classroom, courtsey of Google

6 reasons to use Google Classroom

  • Easy setup—Teachers set up a class, invite students and co-teachers, and then share information—assignments, announcements, and questions—in the class stream.
  • Less time and paper—The simple, paperless assignment workflow allows teachers to manage student work quickly, all in one place.
  • Better organization—Students can see assignments on the Work page, in the class stream, or on the class calendar. All class materials are automatically filed into Google Drive folders.
  • Enhanced communication—Teachers can create assignments, send announcements, and start class discussions instantly. Students can share resources with each other and interact in the class stream or by email.
  • Works with apps you use—Classroom works with Google Docs, Calendar, Gmail, Drive, and Forms.
  • Affordable and secure—Like all other G Suite for Education services, Classroom contains no ads, never uses your content or student data for advertising purposes, and is free.

Google Sites 

Google Sites is an easy way for anyone to create a website. Teachers that wish to use this tool do so to create a collaborative space for their students. This site contains whatever you'd like whether it's information relevant to course topics, class discussions, or use it as a reservoir of resources that students may draw upon. Watch the short video below for a summary of what Google sites can do. 

Google Sites Resources

Google Expeditions

Immerse your class in virtual reality spaces and explore places that you would otherwise be unable to in a matter of minutes!


Education apps that sync with G Suite apps

*During the sign-up process always select "Sign up with Google" when possible*

Edpuzzle

Edpuzzle is a video-based tool where "teachers can select videos, edit them down, assign them to students, and quiz them as they watch"

How does Google Classroom work with Edpuzzle?

Edpuzzle allows teachers to import classes and students from Google Classroom, and also allows you to connect an existing class on Edpuzzle to a class in Google Classroom.

Quizlet

Find quizzes, flashcards, and games catered to your course material, or make your own! 

How does Google Classroom work with Quizlet?

Quizlet allows teachers to invite students from an exciting class in Google Classroom. Your students in the selected Google class will be invited to join your class in Quizlet. Additionally you may also directly share a quizlet study set with a class from Google Classroom.

For a how-to guide on connecting Google Classroom classes with Quizlet classes please click HERE  

Wizer

Create your own online worksheets and add content such as images, videos, or audio. Assign them to students, have it automatically graded, or provide the feedback yourself. Create your own to share or discover worksheets created by others. 

How does Google Classroom work with Wizer?

Wizer allows you to directly assign a worksheet to your students in Google Classroom. 

Edmodo

Edmodo is a place where teachers can share ideas and resources with their students. 

How do Google apps work with Edmodo?

Edmodo allows teachers and students to link their Google accounts to their Edmodo account. This link integrates apps like Google drive and Google docs so that you may access them without having to leave Edmodo. 

4 reasons to use Edmodo

  1. Teachers can make posts for their student's just like on Facebook.
  2. Teachers can organize students into groups.
  3. Teachers can give feedback and badges to their students.
  4. Edmodo accounts of both teachers and students can easily link to their Google drive accounts.