Google Apps for Education (GAFE)
VACDES students in grades 3 and 4 are now using Google Apps for Education as part of a WPS pilot program.
About Google Apps
How will it be used?
What can my student /child do with Google Apps?
Cost and Fees
How much is WPS paying for this?
What if I don't have a computer, how is my child going to get to use it?
Should I get my child their own computer?
How will my child access WPS Google Apps for Education?
Will my child be required to access GAE at home?
Why can't my chld e-mail me this this account?
My child already has a Gmail account, why can't they use that one?
Can parents use it?
Can I see what my child is doing on Google Apps?
Privacy and Security
Online security - How protected is my student from outside people?
What about privacy?
Who has access to my child's account?
Does my child retain copyright of their creations?
Wht protection will WPS provide so that my child is not accessing inappropriate content on the web?
Google Apps in the Classroom
What apps are available?
What if another student deletes their work?
How will Google Apps reflect in their grade?
Why is Google necessary for students; can't teachers just answer the students' questions?
Why Use Google Apps in the Classroom?
Why is the school system doing this?
Why do students need an email in elementary school? Isn't there another way to communicate?
What is the value of Google Apps for Education?