Introduction

Welcome to Google Support for Parents for the NPSD
This is the technology support web page for North Providence parents and community.  Within this site, you will find helpful resources and tutorials.  I hope you can use this site to learn how to use Google Apps for Education. I hope to answer any questions you may have.






What are the Google Apps for Education (GAFE)?

Also affectionately known as GAFE, Google Apps for Education are a suite of programs and tools that are provided by Google that are easily integrated into the field of education.  Do you want GAFE for your child?  What are other districts doing?  Well...






What is Google Drive?
Google Drive is a group of programs with the following features:

-Creation Tools (Docs, Presentation, Spreadsheet, Draw, Forms)
-Auto-saves as you work
-Stores your Docs on the Cloud
-Uses all types of devices: multi-platform
-Accessible anywhere there is Internet!
-Makes collaboration easy


Students will be using the following Google Apps as their Basic Tools:
  • Google Drive Creating Tools: Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations, Draw
  • Google Drive Assessment Tools: Forms
  • Google Sites: Using Websites, Building Websites
  • Google Calendar and Google Drive Folders: Organization Tools

Are there any other tools or apps available in Google?  YES
Here's one: 
YouTube: Creating Playlists, Uploading and Sharing Video