Connecting and Collaborating with Google Apps

  • SPPS Apps is a version of the Google Drive set of apps and online tools.  It is provided to the Saint Paul Public Schools by Google at no cost.  The service gives SPPS staff and students a secure, add-free internet location for creating, saving, and sharing files.

     Google Apps Overview

    The SPPS Apps tools include:

    • drive icon Google Drive 
    • Docs icon Google Docs
    • Sheets icon Google Sheets 
    • Slides icon Google Slides
    • jamboard icon Jamboard
    • sites icon Google Sites 
    • gmail icon Gmail 

    Saint Paul staff and students are provided with a user ID that is also a gmail address.  

    • For staff:  firstname.lastname@stpaul.k12.mn.us
    • For students: firstinitial.lastnamenumber@stpaul.k12.mn.us

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  • Signing in to SPPS Google Apps on a Computer

  • Signing into SPPS Google Apps on an iPad

  • Troubleshooting Multiple Google Accounts


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  • Connecting and Collaborating with Google Docs

  • Starting a New Doc

  • Sharing Docs

  • Finding a Shared Doc

  • Organizing Discussion Threads

  • Using Comments for Feedback

  • Managing Doc Use with Version History

  • Changing Access to a Doc


Slides
  • Google Slides Overview

  • Starting a New Slide Deck

  • Sharing Slides

  • Feedback and Organization in Slides

  • Finding a Shared Slide Deck

  • Managing Usage with Version History

  • Changing Access in Slides


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  • Jamboard Overview

  • Creating a Jamboard

  • Set up and Share a Jamboard