Google Apps

From the Google website:
GoogleApps Training - Integration Plan K-12 - Successful Deployments in Educational Institutions (primarily Higher Ed) - Tutorials and Tips - Quick Start Guide

Google's Guide to Going Google - K-12 Edition

What is included in GoogleApps for Education? What are the components?

Schools and universities can set up a free Google Apps for Education site as a secure private space, with their own domain name, to include the following tools:

GMail - 7+GB of storage

Google Calendar

Google Talk


(schools can de-activate any of these tools)

GoogleDocs (Word processing, spreadsheets, forms, presentations, mobile access)

Google Sites
(Team website creation with videos, images, gadgets, and documents integration)

Google Video
- Securely share videos with your school - anyone can add comments, tags and ratings - with 10GB included free with every domain

Infrastructure

Seamless integration & deployment
Stable and secure


Resources

Get Going with Google Apps In Your School by Lisa Nielsen - an article from Tech & Learning reposted in the Innovative Educator blog
Google Goodies from Nauset Public Schools (by Kathy Schrock)
A new way of running school software (NZ Interface Magazine)

Books:



GoogleApps Quick Tour


Why Google Apps in Education?