Announcing School Directory Sync, Teacher’s Guide To Google Glass, and more


Announcing School Directory Sync - plus.google.com

A new version of the Google Apps Directory Sync (GADS) tool built specifically for schools is out! This utility allows an admin to export data from their student information system (SIS) and quickly sync it to their Google Apps for Education domain. With this tool it’s easy to create users, organizational units, and Google Groups, and also to keep everything in sync.



The potential for Google Glass in education is just too great. Once the expensive pair of glasses actually makes it into the hands of a teacher, the typical lecture will become something totally different. In fact, much of the education process will be flipped as students will be able to view the world through the lens of a teacher (literally) and get a new perspective on learning. 

Shared by +Roscelia Lavenant 


Moving to the world of Google Apps can be daunting. Luckily, there are quite a few Google Apps certified admins out there to help. The team at Backupify.com recently got a few of these Google Apps “wizards” together to create the ultimate resource for those who are new to Google Apps or in the process of migrating over. Below are a few Google Apps setup tips that are ideal for new admins. 

Shared by +Katie Thornton 



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Google Classroom Feature - plus.google.com

In Google Classroom, when you make an announcement on a stream, you can copy it to several other classes. Originally shared by +Dan Leighton

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