What is Google Apps?
Google Apps is a cloud-based productivity suite that helps teams communicate, collaborate and get things done from anywhere and on any device. It’s simple to set up, use and manage, so your business can focus on what really matters.
Millions of organizations around the world count on Google Apps for professional email, file storage, video meetings, online calendars, document editing and more.
Here are some highlights:
Business email for your domain
Looking professional matters, and that means communicating as email@example.com. Gmail’s simple, powerful features help you build your brand while getting more done.
Access from any location or device
Check email, share files, edit documents, hold video meetings and more whether you’re at work, at home or in transit. You can pick up where you left off from a computer, tablet or phone.
Enterprise-level management tools
Robust admin settings give you total command over users, devices, security and more. Your data always belongs to you, and it goes with you if you switch solutions.
These are four things that I think are the basics of Google Docs. I will continue on with other features and tips about Google Docs, but these four things will get you started.
What you’ll find in this video:
I find what really makes Google Docs are sharing and commenting. It has really changed the way I manage the paper trail in my classroom.
If you have a Gmail account, open up Google Doc and play around with it. You will probably find it simplistic compared to other word processors you might have used, but for and my students and I, this simplicity is the strength of the application.
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