44 – Google Suite

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Google Suite (previously known as Google Apps) is a service from Google providing everything you need in one package: Gmail, Google Docs, Drive and more ..

Website gsuite.google.com Top 100 Tools for Personal & Professional Learning 2017  38
Cost Commercial. Free Trial Top 100 Tools for Workplace Learning 2017  36
Availability Online Top 100 Tools for Education 2017  25
Past Overall Rankings
2016: 40 2015: 59 2014: 69 2013: 71 2012: 55 2011: 35 2010: 34 2009:38= 2008:68= 2007: –

Comments from some of those that selected Google Suite as one of their Top 10 Tools in 2017

“G Suite for Education: supports student and school needs – accessible anywhere, supports collaboration)”  Fran Lo, USA

“G Suite for education:  run my learner world as I mainly work with android devices in the classroom. Supper easy and intuitive and it works well with google classroom and drive.” Maggie Verst, South Africa

“The best all-in-one communication and collaboration platform in the cloud, free for education institutions. We all know how great Google’s tools are, and this package gives your organization the infrastructure for collaboration right out of the box” Ted Curran, USA

Previous comments

“The power of Google Docs, Spreadsheets and Presentations to share, collaborate and cooperate. Integration with Gmail and Drive makes them yet more powerful.” William Colmanares, University/College Teacher, Equatorial Guinea, 2016

“Mail, Drive, Contacts, Sites, Calendar. Free integrated system for course administration, communication with students, feedback, collaborative work.” Shony Wyte, University/College teacher, France, 2016

“for easy collaboration, extensive range of tools for learning” Teresa MacKinnon, University/College Teacher, UK, 2016

“Google Apps. It helps me integrate my administrative work with my teaching work, specially regarding the temporal progression of the course and as my main way of communication with my students (e-mail)” Santiago González Chávez, 2015

“Google Apps for Education – collaboration, content creation, storage” Tracy Carroll, 2014

“Google Apps for Education – powerful collaboration, creation and sharing” Teresa MacKinnon, 2014

Pre-2013 comments

“Google Apps provides many features all in the one place. A customisable start page. Generous 6MB of space in provided in the gmail account. Files can easily be backed up to the email account – very useful for students uploading work. Shared calendar feature with text messaging provided. Use your own domain name to provide domain specific email addresses. We use our google apps home page as the portal to all our college eLearning facilities”  Patricia Donaghy

“All things google and I really think they “get it”, the future that IS. It isn’t about content but ease of sharing, sending, moving, and accessing information among groups and communities. Whether calendars, email, documents, presentations, they GET IT. FREE!”  David Deubelbeiss

“the most powerful educational tool is one that provides access to the collection of services provided through the Google Apps suite… especially now with the addition of Google Sites”  Mark Arnold