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Your TGS Account

Trinity has introduced Google Apps for Education which is a managed suite of key Google products and services.  All students are automatically allocated an account which can be access by using their Trinity e-mail address and password.

Google Apps for Education includes dozens of critical security features specifically designed to keep student data safe, secure and in their control. Data belongs to the student, and Apps tools offer complete control over sharing settings.  Essentially Google Apps for Education is an integrated content creation, communication and collaboration solution.

Google Apps for Education allow Trinity students to:

> Login to their device and download applications from the web store.
> Use unlimited secure storage on Google Drive
> Create blogs and websites with default internal access (viewable to students and staff only)
> Create and publish videos to YouTube with default internal access (viewable to students and staff only)
> Access and edit their documents from anywhere in the world

To access and edit your Google Drive documents from home, click on the Google Drive icon in TNet or go directly to:

https://drive.google.com/a/trinity.nsw.edu.au/


...and login with your Trinity email address (username@trinity.nsw.edu.au) and password.



Software


Chromebooks are only part of our solution to enhance learning.  All students will have access to a suite of online tools and services.  All boys will remain responsible for the applications on their devices.  Families are free to install any other applications from the Chrome Web Store.

Web based software

Canvas

Canvas is a Learning Management System that can be accessed from any web enabled device. Canvas allows students access to learning materials, discussion boards and class announcements. Students may also view and submit assignments, access their marks, feedback and collaborate with their peers.

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education provide the default software on a Chromebook. Key tools in the productivity suite include Google Docs for word processing, Google Slides for presentations and Google Sheets for spreadsheets.  All Google tools include built in collaboration functions allowing students to share and edit files in real time. All content on the Chromebook is stored in the student’s Google Drive, a secure unlimited cloud based storage space.

Office 365

Office 365 delivers the Outlook student e-mail service managed by Trinity Grammar School.  Additionally, it provides web based access to Office Online, a suite containing Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneDrive access.

Chrome Web Store

The Chrome Web Store is Google's online app store for the Chromebook.  Thousands of web apps can be found in the Chrome Web Store.  By using your Google Apps for Education account, Google by default, will present educational apps when accessing the web store.


The Arthur Holt Library

The recently refurbished Arthur Holt Library was designed to provide students and teachers with a range of fully flexible learning spaces that offer real-world experiences and promote a culture of collaboration. Library services are supported by WiFi, RFID and an abundance of power, data and digital display options. Some online services offered by the library include:

Infiniti

Trinity Grammar School's book, eBook, audiobook, video and multimedia collection. Students are able to access and search the School’s library catalogue online.  

Databases

The School subscribes to a number of premium databases containing journal articles, images, music, videos and more.  A full list can be found on the library intranet page: http://intranet.trinity.nsw.edu.au/student/library/

Databases include:

> World Book Student
> JSTORE
> ANZRC
> Oxford Reference
> Echo
> Gale by Cengage Learning
> Naxos Music Library

Canvas Library Course

All students and staff are enrolled in the Senior School Library course providing quick access to search the catalogue, recommended book lists, Library Hacks learning program summaries and Library Services team contact details.

LibGuides

LibGuides is an online service run by the library staff providing subject specific content that is curated to support the curriculum. LibGuides can be access by visiting: http://trinity.nsw.libguides.com/libraryhome

ClickView Online 

ClickView Online allows students to access the School’s ClickView media library on their devices.  ClickView offers a wide range of educational video libraries as well as TV recordings. Visit http://online.clickview.com.au/SignIn