ISTE 2012: Demystifying Google Apps for Education | Teaching in Higher Education | Scoop.it
A longtime user dispels the myths that continue to make schools wary of adopting Google’s free platform of web productivity tools.

"Google Apps for Education has emerged as a viable resource for K–12 schools that wish to provide their students with e-mail and collaboration tools but lack the money to pay for such services. The integrated, hosted communication and collaboration solution offers schools core functions such as e-mail storage and search (Gmail); scheduling (Google Calendar); instant messaging (Google Talk); document, spreadsheet and presentation creation and sharing (Google Docs); content management (Google Sites); and video hosting and sharing (Google Video)."

There are 13 misconceptions about Google Apps for Education and this article addresses them. There is also access to the Google presentation.


Via Beth Dichter