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Getting Started with Google

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First things first - learn why you need a Google account, and discover a small sampling of all of the great things you can do with Google, including many of the tools available in Google Drive. Explore some of the advanced searching functionality of Google Search, as well as an overview of Google's Apps. This is just enough to whet your appetite and leave you wanting more!


Subject: Google Basics
Categories: Google Basics


  • Getting Started with Google
Google Tools: An Intro for Educators
Maybe you've heard about Google tools, but don't know what all the excitement is about, or maybe you've begun exploring Google tools and want to learn what other great tools Google might have.more...
Google Guru: 20 Hidden Google Tricks for Schools and Classrooms
Do you think you know everything about Google apps?more...
An Intro to Google Drive and Tools
Would you like for you, your colleagues, and your students to be able to easily and simultaneously share and collaborate with easy-to-use Web tools?more...
Google Drive: An Intro to Free Collaborative Tools for Your Classroom
Would you like to have access to documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more that you and your students can share or access from anywhere for free?more...
Did You Know Google Could Do That?
You may already be aware that Google is an amazing search tool, but do you know that it can be used in so many other amazing ways?more...
Using Google Apps for Education to Promote Student Success
Google provides a wide variety of tools that can help you and your students succeed in the classroom.more...
15 Free Web Tools from Google
Maybe you're familiar with Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides but those are just the tip of the iceberg where Google tools are concerned.more...
Simple Google Search Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Frustration
When you or your students search for information on the Internet, are you overwhelmed by the number of search results you get?more...
Google Search Strategies You Probably Don't Know, But Wish You Did!
Do you find yourself frustrated by too much information whenever you do an Internet search?more...
Google Search: 10 Tips to Help Your Students Search Smarter!
Students today have access to unlimited information via the Internet, but do they know how to find information?more...
10 Google Search Tips to Help You Find the Info You Need
With so much information on the Internet, it can be difficult to sift through search results to find just the information you need - unless you know some tricks to narrowing your searches.more...
Google Anywhere: An Overview of Google's Mobile Apps
While Google and Apple may be staunch competitors in the mobile market, that doesn't mean there aren't great Google apps available for both the iOS and Android platforms.more...
Going Google: An Overview of Google's iOS Apps
While Google and Apple may be staunch competitors in the mobile market, that doesn't mean there aren't great Google apps available for the iOS platform.more...
Intro to Gmail: Using It Efficiently in Your Classroom
You've likely heard of Gmail, and you may be using it in for personal, classroom, school, or district email, but are you using it to the fullest potential?more...

Reviews (8)

There was a lot of good information to get me started! Recorded webinars give you a chance to go back and watch several times.
I got an overview of how to use Google Drive and tool. It's a very useful and will definitely help me as a teacher.
Basic Member
Excellent presentation. Enough information to make me want to know more.
Basic Member
Best training I ever had online
Basic Member
Great information.
Basic Member
Very good information. Will use the google custom search engine and sweet search. Learned a lot for my own search skills, too!
Full Member
Great combination of webinars for basic information
Full Member
Very good background or rather groundlevel information about the Google environment. Even though I've been using the Drive for many years and we've been a GAFE school for several, we have no IT department/person and this has started to fill in many of the gaps.
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