Google Apps & Classroom Help
Wilson County Schools has set up each student and staff member with a Google username and password email address. This creates opportunity for students and teachers by enabling them to use valuable tools listed below. You can access any of these by logging into your Google account and clicking the "waffle" or "cube"on the top right of the login page.
Logging onto School Computers & Google
- First 5 letters of last name
- First 3 letters of the first name followed by 000 (if 000 doesn't work, try 001, up to 015)
- Example = johnswhi000
- First 3 letter of last name + lunch code
- First letter of password MUST be capitalized
- Example = Joh12345
- Teachers can look up student logins under "student access login' in Skyward. The student's lunch number is listed as "other name."
- Google email address is your username followed by @wilsonk12tn.us.
Classroom help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized. Students can keep track of what's due on the Assignments page and begin working instantly. Teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completed the work, and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades right in classroom.
Google Drive is a file storage service created by Google. It allows users to store, uploads and share files in the "cloud" and access from any device.
Google Docs can be used instead of Microsoft Word. Create, add, or upload documents and files with a single button. Your files in Drive can be reached from any smartphone, tablet, or computer and all of your information saves automatically. You can quickly invite others to view, download, and collaborate on what you are working on. Most teachers require students to share Docs, so it is a good idea to be familiar it!
Google Slides can be used instead of PowerPoint. With Google Slides, you can create, edit, collaborate, and present wherever you are. Google Slides has a variety of presentation themes, fonts, embedded video, animations, and more. Access Slides with your Google