Top 8 GAFE Resources for Educators

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Believe it or not, it’s that time again… Summer is coming to an end and soon millions of teachers and students across the Northern Hemisphere will be heading back to the classroom to kick off another school year.

If you haven’t already, now’s the time to get up to speed (or refresh your knowledge) on the skills you need to help make this school year a success.  If your school uses Google Apps for Education (GAFE), we’ve just made this process easier with a brand new free guide to the top GAFE resources for educators. Continue reading to learn more.

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A new texthelp team is now on the ground in Australia

A big welcome to our two newest Texthelpers as we set up a dedicated Texthelp team for the very first time in Australia! Meet Greg O’Connor and Barbara Landsberg who joined Texthelp at the beginning of June this year and have clocked up a busy first month already.

They bring with them many years of experience in supporting successful use of inclusive learning technologies, as part of the well-known Spectronics team. Along with their years spent working in schools with students who struggle with literacy. They will now be available in Asia Pacific friendly timezones to assist with any enquiries from across Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong.

Read on to learn more about how you can connect with Greg and Barbara in the coming months in particular and how they will be able to support you.

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Further your CA Google Summit Experience at #GAFEtalk

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This year the EdTechTeam’s California Summit featuring Google for Education will once again take place in Palo Alto, CA. While last year’s summit included well over 1000 attendees, this year looks to be even bigger as it will stretch over two weekends (July 11-12 and July 18-19) in sunny California.

In addition to the jam packed weekend sessions, Texthelp will be hosting our 2nd #GAFEtalk event at the Sheraton Palo Alto on Friday, July 17th. This event gives summit attendees (and other California educators) access to a full day of great content, insightful speakers, free software and even lunch!

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