What services are available through Google Apps for Education?
The following services are available to each student and hosted by Google as part of Los Gatos Union School District’s online presence in Google Apps for Education:
Mail - an individual email account for school use managed by the Los Gatos Union School District
Calendar - an individual calendar providing the ability to organize schedules, daily activities, & assignments
Drive - a word process, spreadsheet, drawing, forms and presentation toolset
Sites - an individual and collaborative website creation tool
Video - an individual and collaborative video creation tool
Google Classroom - an organizational tool used to manage assignments and content
How will students access Google Apps for Education at school & home?
To access Google Apps for Education, students will use their assigned email address to sign into Google.
Students will be able to create and access classwork on Google Apps using any device with internet access.
Are all students allowed to use Google Apps for Education at school?
Google Apps for Education is currently being offered to students in 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th grade.
Parents must first sign the Google Apps Permission Form and return it to the teacher before their child will be assigned a Google Apps Account.
Who manages the Google Apps account used by my child?
Each student’s district assigned email address is managed and monitored by LGUSD.
Student emails will not be made public nor will Google be provided with any personal information.
Can my child receive &/or send emails to outside email addresses?
No, students can not send or receive email outside the LGUSD domain.
- Students can send & receive messages to users (teachers & students) inside the LGUSD domain.
Other frequently asked questions from the Google Apps for Education site.