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The Google Apps Specialist

Real-world, Client-based Google Apps Projects


Across over 35 projects, students will practice and reinforce essential Google Apps skills as they plan and create professionally-designed word processing documents, spreadsheets, presentations, and more.


Using the most popular Google Apps, students complete work orders for their employer, The Google Apps Specialist, Inc. These hands-on projects covering core Google Apps skills challenge students to produce professional documents for a series of real-world clients, mirroring a realistic business environment. The Google Apps Specialist is three simulations in one book, using five of the most popular Google productivity apps: Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites. Whether formatting a flyer, creating an order form, or developing a business pitch presentation, students will love the engaging projects in this simulation.

  • Over 35 projects to practice and reinforce Google Apps skills
  • Covers Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, and Sites
  • Challenges students to use critical thinking, creativity, and decision-making skills
  • Projects have been organized into an easy-to-read, self-guided format
  • Hi-resolution logos help students create professional documents for their clients
  • Online Instructor Resources include Project Source Files and Solutions
Table of Contents (Condensed)

Unit Descriptions

Unit 1: Docs

  • Formatting & Editing Text
  • Business Document Formatting
  • Formatting Tables
  • Using Drawing Tools & Images
  • Using Hyperlinks and Bookmarks
  • Sharing and Assigning Permissions
  • Collaborating with Docs and more...

Unit 2: Sheets

  • Formatting Cells & Text Alignment
  • Using Formulas
  • Using AutoFill and AutoSum
  • Creating & Formatting Charts
  • Sorting Data
  • Using Cell References
  • Collaborating with Sheets and more...

Unit 3: Slides

  • Formatting Text & Images
  • Using Themes
  • Using Slide Transitions & Animation
  • Formatting Tables & Lists
  • Using Advanced Tools & Features
  • Collaborating with Slides and more...

Unit 4: Forms

  • Changing Form Settings
  • Using Different Question Types
  • Surveying and Viewing Responses
  • Collaborating with Forms and more...

Unit 5: Sites

  • Creating Sites
  • Duplicating and Enhancing Sections
  • Adding Subpages
  • Adding New Section Types
  • Collaborating with Sites and more...
FREE Online Instructor Resources

The Free Online Instructor Resources for The Google Apps Specialist are housed on

Online Instructor Resources Include:

  • Project Source Files
    • Native Google source files offer instructors the option to share each project's starting file with students, or to require students to key for additional practice.
  • Project Solutions
    • Project Solutions demonstrate what student work should look like in order to simplify grading for instructors.
  • Logos
    • Hi-resolution logos are provided to students in .png format, allowing them to produce professionally-styled documents.
eTextbook License Information

Transferable eTextbook Student License: One license is required per student per term within a given school year. Once a term is completed, licenses can be reused. The number of licenses required is equal to the maximum number of students using an eTextbook within one term. See example below:

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Minimum: A minimum purchase of 15 licenses is required.

Term: Licenses are valid for 5 years (transferable term to term).

Instructor Resources: Included FREE for unlimited number of instructors; 5-year access.

Format/Delivery: eTextbook is delivered in PDF format. The eTextbook and student/instructor resources can be uploaded to any LMS or accessed through

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Grade: 6-8, 9-12

The Google Apps Specialist (Print) - Min. 15
ISBN: 9781626896109
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing
© 2023
Size: 8.5" x 11"
Print Color: Full Color
Binding: Spiral Bound

The Google Apps Specialist (eTextbook 5 Yr. Student License) - Min. 15
ISBN: 9781626896116
Author: The Development Team at B.E. Publishing
© 2023
Print Color: Full Color

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