Google Workspace for Education - Families

Google Workspace for Education

San Lorenzo Unified School District teachers and students in grades 2-12 have Google Workspace for Education accounts.  Teachers incorporate online resources and tools to better teach Common Core content through lessons that include the following critical characteristics:

  • Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Creativity
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Research
  • Reading and Writing Across the Curriculum
  • Media
  • Technology Integration

Google Workspace applications and resources used in the classroom are accessible anywhere the Internet is available.  Encourage your child to show you how technology has been integrated into their classroom curriculum and assignments with these tools.

How to Log into Google Workspace

On laptops and other devices with Internet access: Launch Internet browser and go to

Chromebook users: Login in with username and password.

Username: student ID [email protected] 

(example [email protected])

First time Password:  password 

(you'll be prompted to create your own password-min 8 characters, one capital and one lowercase letter, one number, and one symbol)

Sign in with your Google Account


Difference Between Google and Chrome

Google is a famous search engine ( 

Chrome is a web browser that accesses the Internet (worldwide web), like Internet Explorer and Firefox.

Google Search Engine VS.  Chrome Browser

Using any Internet browser, students can go to, sign in to their Google Workspace account and access the Google Drive from the Google Apps Icon (black and white "waffle") with any device.

Students can use Google Drive to create folders, files, upload files created and saved locally, share them, and have access anytime on any device with Internet connectivity.

Select Google Waffle

The Google Chrome browser or Chromebook device users have access to more online educational apps curated and approved by teachers in our District, like Typing Club, Khan Academy, GeoGebra, WeVideo, and Pixlr.

Laptop or desktop users launching the Chrome browser:

 New Tab image Open a new tab /window.
Arrow to Google Waffle

Locate the colorful "waffle" in the upper left-hand corner.

Sign in with Google Workspace account: student ID [email protected]

Yes, Link my data Image To get all the recommended apps for your group, click on the "Yes, Link Data" button and watch the apps load!

Chromebook Users:

Sign in using Google Workspace account:  student ID [email protected]
Select the magnifying class on the lower left corner
The Chrome Apps launcher will populate with grade level apps.

 Find documentation and troubleshooting for Google Workspace for Education products quickly and easily by visiting  Google Workspace for Education Help Centers.