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My conclusion: We cannot review the store, how it is organized and the
offerings without having a "supported" device.


On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Mike Vining <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>  Only the Nexus 7 tablet is currently compatible with the Google Play for
> Education store.  They will be adding in the ASUS Transformer and another
> Android tablet made by HP early in 2014 (rumor is the Nexus 10 will be
> compatible as well).
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> Here’s what I got from Google:
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> As for the tablets, only the new Nexus 7 Android tablets are currently
> compatible with our Google Play for Education store.  Below is some
> information on the new program:
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> ·  School Video <http://youtu.be/vzvpcEffvaE>- This video shows the
> experience of Hillsborough Schools launching 1:1 Tablets with Google Play
> for Education. A must watch!
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> ·  The Program overview<http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/Program_Overview.pdf>
> , Google Play for Education<http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/Google_Play_for_Education_Overview.pdf> one
> sheet, & Top Tools for School <http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/Top_Tools_for_Schools.pdf>
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> ·  Case studies: Hillsborough<http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/Google-Play-for-Education-Hillsborough.pdf>
> , KIPP<http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/KIPP_Case_Study.pdf>
> , Baldwi<http://static.googleusercontent.com/external_content/untrusted_dlcp/www.google.com/en/us/edu/tablets/pdfs/Baldwin-Case-Study.pdf>
> n
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> ·  Google+ Community<https://plus.google.com/communities/105634960151510897925>-
> Teachers started this G+ Community for tablets with Google Play for
> Education. Please follow this group!
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> ·  Site visit at Hillsborough- If you are interested to visit a school
> and understand how they are utilizing Tablets + Google Play in Education, a
> site visit will be organized on Feb 13th, 2014. You can register here<http://www.htps.us/sitevisit>
> .
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> Hope that helps,
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> Mike
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> Michael Vining, SB IT Support
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> *From:* School Information Technology Discussion [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Diane Stacy
> *Sent:* Wednesday, December 04, 2013 9:47 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: Google Play for Education
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> So maybe I do not understand...
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> I can access the "Play" store...
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> I want to access the "Play for Education" store
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> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:22 AM, Elizabeth McCarthy <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>  To clarify your issue...you want to view the Google Play Store apps and
> can't access the link using your school Google Account? I tried replicating
> your issue on a training GAE that I have which also has no Android Devices
> enrolled but does have a Chromebook Device and the Chrome Web Store apps
> being pushed. The Mobile Settings don't show up since I have no Mobile
> Devices enrolled like your situation but I can access the Play Store
> https://play.google.com/store
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> Did you try logging in from the https://play.google.com/store
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> On Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 10:02 AM, Diane Stacy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>  We do not yet have any Google Android devices but would like to be able
> to peruse the Google Play for Education "Store"...
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>
> First, if it is not just "open" for folks to browse -- that seems a little
> ridiculous...
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> The directions under "Can't get to..."
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>    1. Check that you are using your school Google account and not your
>    personal Google account.
>    2. Verify with your school Google Apps administrator that they have
>    added you to the Play for Education store.
>    3. If you are the Google Apps administrator, verify that you have
>    accepted the Play for Education Terms of Service in the Administration
>    Console.
>
>  I cannot find "Play for Education"  in my Admin console?  Is it supposed
> to be a "service"?
>
> Is it under "Mobile Management" somewhere?
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> How do you add someone to the "Play for Education store"?
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> I have already spent way too much time "searching"...
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> It should not be this difficult to try and evaluate if you want to order
> some of these!
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> Thanks for any suggestions!
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> Happy Thanksgiving,
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> Diane
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Diane Stacy
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“Supporting the mission of BSU schools by maximizing the integration and
utilization of our technology resources to support and enhance learning and
acquisition of 21st Century skills. Provide a forum for articulating and
communicating the current state and future direction of our technology road
map within the BSU educational community.”