What is it?
Google G Suite (Formerly Google Apps for Education) is Google's core suite of communication and collaboration applications that allow students to work from any device on documents and projects. This includes your MCS Gmail account.
Gmail: Online email app
Calendar: Online calendar app
Drive: Online place to save any file, access them from any device and share them instantly
Docs: Online document creation where multiple people can work at the same time.
Sheets: Online spreadsheet creation where multiple people can work at the same time.
Slides: Online presentation creation where multiple people can work at the same time.
Sites: Website creation and hosting
Classroom: Create, share, and grade assignments with ease. Classroom helps you keep classes organized, and improve communication with students.
Staff logins are typically firstname dot lastname @mcdowell.k12.nc.us.
Student logins are typically firstname + last 4 of student number @mcsgmail.com
We have create a Google Group for teachers using Google Apps. The goal of the group is for teachers to share resources and support each other with the implementation of Google Apps in classrooms. In order to create conversations, email replies are sent to the entire group.
To join this group, please visit: https://groups.google.com/a/mcdowell.k12.nc.us/forum/#!forum/google_educators
and click the blue Join Group button.
The email address of this group is email@example.com
MCS Teachers with Google Certifications
Google Certified Innovator
Aaron Slutsky, Chief Technology Officer
Google Certified Educator Level 2
Adam Wiseman, Instructional Technology Facilitator at McDowell High School.
Google Certified Educator Level 1
Melissa Elliott, Instructional Technology Facilitator at EMMS, FCS, and WMMS
Phillip Finley, Teacher at EMMS
Rachel Pedler, Teacher at EMMS
Stephanie Vestal, Teacher at WMMS