HCPS Google Apps for Education is a powerful cloud-based, integrated system of common tools that are available to all HCPS teachers and students.

Target Audience: K – 12 and Adult

Directions and Ideas

The Henrico GAFE site contains numerous directions for using Google Apps as well as ideas for integrating Google Apps in the classroom.

Lesson Exemplars

See how Google was used in lessons on the Henrico 21 website.

ITRTs Blog About Google

Sound Patterns!

| 5th Grade, Google Drive, Windows Movie Maker | No Comments

I recently had a planning meeting with Mrs. Grigg at Ratcliffe Elementary. We were talking about patterns in math and we were both over doing the same old thing with her 5th graders. Mrs. Grigg and I started planning it out and we decided to Continue reading

#TechTakeout Storms Shady Grove!

| 4th Grade, Google Drive, Tech Takeout, Web 2.0 | No Comments

Last Friday at Shady Grove the Tech Takeout Crew went to Shady Grove to work with around 160 4th grade students for our first Tech Takeout of the 2016-2017 school year! Tech Takeout is when a group of ITRTs travel to different elementary schools once Continue reading

Snapchat Template for Students

| 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Google Drive | No Comments

Click Here for the Template Here is a Snapchat template made in Google Slides that you can use with your students. Some ways you can use this template: Have students create a snap of a famous American. Snap a photo of a book character. Students can create historical selfies Continue reading

2nd Grade CheckThis Inference Sites!

| 2nd Grade, CheckThis, Crestview, Google Docs, Inference, Language Arts | No Comments

Ms. Ketcham’s class at Crestview Elementary School did a great job working on inferences.  For this lesson we used a website called CheckThis.  I absolutely love this site because it easily gives the students the ability to create their own webpage.  When I was in the classroom teaching 3rd grade Julie Smith, my ITRT at …

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Henrico History Gets a Makeover

| 5th Grade, blog, Brochure, Google, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Slides, Henrico 21, Henrico History, Kaechele, Social Studies, Timeline, Tinkercad, video | No Comments

Mrs. Anderson at Kaechele did an amazing job getting her students motivated to learn about Henrico History!  She wanted to take a project that they had been doing and revamp it using technology.  Together, we came up with a number of options that utilized different strengths that the students have as well as a variety …

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Henrico History Gets a Makeover

| 5th Grade, blog, Brochure, Google, Google Docs, Google Drive, Google Slides, Henrico 21, Henrico History, Kaechele, Social Studies, Timeline, Tinkercad, video | No Comments

Mrs. Anderson at Kaechele did an amazing job getting her students motivated to learn about Henrico History!  She wanted to take a project that they had been doing and revamp it using technology.  Together, we came up with a number of options that utilized different strengths that the students have as well as a variety …

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