Google Suite (G Suite) for Education is the leading productivity platform in education, providing cloud-based document collaboration & file sharing, calendar, email, & more. Google develops its services to be device agnostic, this means that their services are available in some form whether using a Mac, PC, or mobile device.
How is G Suite for Education different than my personal Google account?
Parkland’s terms of service with Google provides a higher standard of privacy to our students and staff. Google does not serve ads to our users, nor does it search our Gmail for marketing purposes. Data that Parkland stores in G Suite for Education is owned by Parkland, not Google, and user data is treated as confidential by Google.
We support the use of YouTube in the classroom with special filters that keep students on educationally appropriate videos, and allow teachers to manage what videos are accessible to students. Here’s a quick How-To video on how teachers can approve videos: