• Glossary of FUSD Technology Terminology



    Workspace - Google Workspace, formerly known as G Suite is a collection of cloud computing, productivity, and collaboration tools developed by Google. It includes Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Sites, Meet, Jamboard, and more.


    Drive - Google Drive is a file storage service that allows the user to store, share, and access files and folders from any mobile device, tablet, or computer. 


    My Drive -  My Drive is the location of all files and folders you upload or add to Google Drive.


    Shared Drive - Shared Drives are a place within Google Drive to store, search, and access files with a team. Shared drive files belong to the team instead of an individual.


    Docs - Google Docs is a word processing program within the Google Workplace suite of tools.


    Sheets - Google Sheets is a spreadsheet program within the Google Workplace suite of tools.


    Slides - Google Slides is a presentation program within the Google Workplace suite of tools.


    Forms - Google Forms is a survey, polling, and quiz creation and administration program within the Google Workplace suite of tools.

    Jamboard - Jamboard is an online collaborative and interactive whiteboard program within the Google Workplace suite of tools.



    Course Home Page - The Course Home Page is the first page that students see in a Canvas Course. It can be customized to display content based on an instructor’s preference.


    Speed Grader - SpeedGrader is a grading tool that helps you mark/grade student work. You can assign a rubric, leave text, video, and audio comments for your students within the SpeedGrader.



    Web Portal - The website (https://fusd1-org.zoom.us/ for FUSD) where you can configure your Zoom settings, schedule and launch meetings.


    Zoom Client - The desktop application where Zoom meetings occur. You can schedule and launch Zoom meetings from the client. 


    Mobile App - The iPad application where meetings can be launched and can occur.



    Apple Classroom - Apple Classroom is an app for iPad and Mac that helps you guide learning, share work, and manage student devices.  This app relies on Bluetooth range so it only works with devices in relatively close proximity to the one managing the student devices via Apple Classroom. Teachers using the Apple Classroom app can launch a specific app, or website on any iPad in the class, share documents between teacher and students, or share student work on a projector using Apple TV. Users can even see which apps students are working in (real-time), mute student devices, and lock student iPads to gain attention. And when class ends, you can see a summary of your students’ activities.



    Control Center - The iPad Control Center gives you instant access to the things you do most. You can use Control Center to quickly take a picture, turn on Wi-Fi, control your Apple TV, and more.  To open the Control Center swipe down from the top right corner of your iPad screen. To close the Control Center tap the screen.  The Control Center can be customized within the Settings on an iPad.