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I have an enrolled Nexus 7 device in my GAE domain....but can't seem access
the Google Play for Education store...still wondering what I'm doing
wrong...it may be that its an older model Nexus 7???


On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Diane Stacy <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> My conclusion: We cannot review the store, how it is organized and the
> offerings without having a "supported" device.
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> On Wed, Dec 4, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Mike Vining <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>  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>
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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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>> South Burlington School District
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>> South Burlington, Vermont 05403
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>> Direct: (802) 652-7298
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>> IT Help Desk: (802) 652-7050
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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.
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>>  I cannot find "Play for Education"  in my Admin console?  Is it
>> supposed to be a "service"?
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>> 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
> Director of Technology
> Barre Supervisory Union
>
> 802-476-5011
> http://bsu.zendesk.com
>
> “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.”
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