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Google Apps for Education Resources
(Special thanks to Kern Kelly and Hank Thiele for many of these resources.
More available from them at links below)
Google Apps Suite includes:
Chat - uses Google Talk which is PC only
Google Apps Marketplace
- this includes additional apps you can choose to include. Example:
- a suite of 7 flash-based photo-editing/design apps
Google Apps Engine
*Note: any service can be turned off by the administrator
How are Apps being used in school? Check
including the slides starting with slide 14.
Resources from Google:
Google Apps: Education Edition
More From Google For Educators
Google Apps FAQ
Successful Deployments for Educational Institutions
Integrate Google Apps with Moodle
Integrate Google Apps with Active Directory
Deployment homepage for educational institutions
Google blogs about
updates to Google Apps
(all versions, not just Education). Don't forget that you can sign up to receive the updates via email.
Message Security (free for the duration of your GAE contract, if you sign up by July 2010)
Email content policies to limit inbound and outbound email messages
Email attachment policies to quarantine or block specific file types such as mp3 or media files
Email footers for all outbound messages
Encryption using standard TLS protocols
Additional layer of spam and virus protection
User account synchronization with Google Apps Education Edition
Message Discovery (Additional Fee)
Archiving for up to 10 years
Set retention periods to comply with corporate policies
Provide cross-archive search capabilities for administrators
Implement litigation holds to preserve messages
Recover and export messages for further review
Additional information and slides are available from the March 2010 Google Teachers Academy for Administrators. Look at
Kern Kelly's overview
Hank Thiele's presentation
on Apps administration.
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