Google has developed a lot of products and services for the education community (G Suite for Education). Some of these products include Google Drive, Google Documents, Google Sheets, Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Classroom, Google Jamboard, Google Calendar, Google Mail, Google Earth, Google Maps and many more.
G Suite for Education also includes a number of Google products that promote collaboration among students and their teachers. Students can work together, in class or at home, to complete assignments and group projects. All of their works are auto-saved, and can be edited offline.
Google Drive is much like your personal computer or phone storage system where you can store any type of document you wish to save. Google Drive offers you unlimited storage for all your files and folders. All Google Products use Google Drive as their storage medium. The website for Google Drive is https://drive.google.com
Google Documents (Google Docs) is a text editing software for collaboration. Google Docs is the equivalent of Microsoft Word. Text documents created in Google Docs are stored on Google Drive. Microsoft Word documents in Google Drive are opened using Google Docs. The website for Google Docs is https://docs.google.com. Learn Google Docs here.
Google Sheets is a spreadsheet software for collaboration. Google Sheets is the equivalent of Microsoft Excel. Spreadsheet documents created in Google Sheets are stored on Google Drive. Microsoft Excel documents in Google Drive are opened using Google Sheets. The website for Google Sheets is https://sheets.google.com. Learn Google Sheets here.
Google Slides is a presentation software for collaboration. Google Slides is the equivalent of Microsoft PowerPoint. Presentation documents created in Google Slides are stored on Google Drive. Microsoft PowerPoint documents in Google Drive are opened using Google Slides. The website for Google Slides is https://slides.google.com. Learn Google Slides here.
Google Forms is a software for creation of interactive forms. You can create quizzes, assignments, questionnaires or any type of form using the interactive form tools. Forms created using Google Forms are stored on Google Drive. The website for Google Forms is https://forms.google.com. Learn Google Forms here.
Google Classroom is an interactive digital classroom where teaching and learning are supported on a platform of improved technology. Assignments, quizzes, class exercises can be given to a particular class. A teacher who creates a class can invite students to the class in two ways: using their email addresses or displaying the class code on the screen. There is also a discussion platform where students and teachers can interact and collaborate. Files and folders used or created in Google Classrooms are stored on Google Drive and can be opened with their corresponding Google Apps. The website for Google Classroom is https://classroom.google.com
Google Jamboard is a replacement of our physical blackboard, whiteboard, cardboard or any other known teaching boards. A Google Jamboard document is called Jam. All Jams are stored on Google Drive. The website for Google Jamboard is https://jamboard.google.com
Google Calendar is a replacement of our physical calendar and diary where we write our schedules and events. You can allow people to see your calendar to know your availability status as either Busy, Available, on Leave, etc. The website for Google Calendar is https://calendar.google.com
Google Mail also known as Gmail is the email communication platform where you can send and receive emails. Files uploaded when sending emails are stored on Google Drive. The website for Google Mail is https://mail.google.com or https://www.gmail.com
Google Earth/Maps is an interactive map and satellite imagery platform. Individuals can add new locations with pictures to Google maps.