There are many schools that have discovered Google Apps for Education, or as it’s called now G Suite for Education. Schools and districts statewide have found uses for Gmail, Google Drive and Google Classroom.
On top of that, many districts have found the benefit of using Chromebooks and other Chrome devices. They’re affordable, durable and work great with the suite of tools Google provides. They’re also very easy for schools to roll out and manage. It cuts down on IT costs and makes getting devices into the classroom very easy.
This isn’t news to anyone. But Google also provides devices and hardware for solutions that small schools typically can’t afford. Google has video equipment for video conferencing, digital signage and kiosks as well, so let's explore what these solutions can do for you:
Most schools would love to incorporate long-distance learning technology, but typical video conferencing carts cost a small fortune. Google has packages available for different size groups and different size rooms. If you’ve been looking to incorporate conferencing equipment you should check out what Google has to offer here:
This is what I hope all Oklahoma educators are feeling as they move into summer breaks: A STATE OF URGENCY! I am quite confident that Oklahoma professional educators cringe every time a new statistic or decision regarding education makes headlines, such as the 5th & 8th grade spring writing tests being invalidated.
Hopefully you haven't experienced a serious crisis in your school district and the communication nightmare that can follow if you don't keep your publics informed. But if you have, you know how quickly rumors spread, parents and community members get angry and media is notified.
You may not know about some of the solutions Google has to offer schools!
As we transition into March, there are quite a few things that we need to monitor as we move into the next fiscal year. As we have pointed out several times over the past few months, we see a continuing recovery in sales and income taxes and gross production.