There are so many wonders of Google Apps' Education Edition. This is a free comprehensive information technology solution that can be used by schools and other educational facilities, to bring collaboration and communication tools for the entire campus.Campus applications technology is managed by Google so that you can concentrate all your energy and time on teaching students.
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Teachers, students, and other employees can get things done more quickly and effectively share their ideas. This is facilitated by the robust sharing and communication tools. Education Edition provides email and instant messaging tools, shareable, online calendar, and sites that anyone can use for free. No need to install software or hardware because everything comes from a web browser.
Education Edition includes a set of tools that can be adjusted to allow everyone to work together. You get full connectivity without all the hassles. All schools can be linked to a powerful search, storage, and mobile access. There is no cost involved at all, no advertising is needed, and no expensive maintenance of hardware.
It also has video and voice chat, a built-in IM, POP and IMAP mail access, and more. Teachers will find an online calendar a great feature. They can only access the calendar of other teachers to check that no two reservations for the scheduled event. This not only saves time but a lot of unnecessary confusion and re-juggling. You can even access your calendar with your phone.
Google Groups allows students and staff to create their own forum. Apps for Education components provide other tools that allow you to easily open API (application programming interface) so that you can integrate with other IT systems.