ML Student Google Account
Recently, your son or daughter was assigned a Google Apps for Education (GAFE) account to enhance the way we use technology and share information within and beyond our school community. Currently all grade 3-8 students are utilizing these accounts. We implemented Gmail into our district in 2009 and have added additional educational resources thereafter.
Essentially, GAFE is a cloud based learning platform allowing teachers and students to create a range of documents online, email, share calendars and unlimited data to be accessed at home and school on any device.
GAFE allows us to collaborate and learn more effectively through the use of technology, and offer a range of new learning opportunities for teachers and students.
Further information about GAFE can be found here http://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/benefits.html
Facts about Google Apps for Education
How will Google Apps for Education enhance my child’s learning opportunities?
What should I be aware of?
GAFE terms of service can be read here. http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en-GB/terms/education_terms.html
We will be working with students to educate them around using GAFE in a productive and responsible manner. We also feel it necessary for parents to be aware of new technologies such as GAFE and encourage you to be proactive discussing and exploring it with your child.
Teacher of Educational Technology