Student Information Systems
Sycamore Education Integrates More Features With Google Apps for Education
Education has added more features to its student information
system (SIS) designed to improve integrate with Google Apps for Education.
With the latest new features added to Sycamore School, the company's
K-12 platform, schools can create Google accounts for students and
staff, sync up with existing Google users and add Google Classroom from
within the Sycamore School SIS.
Previously, Sycamore had integrated with Google Mail, Maps, Books,
Drive and Calendar.
The latest enhancements allow additional functionality within the SIS.
Organizational units in Google allow schools to assign permissions
pertaining to Google Apps for Education. Google Classrooms can also be
created and connected from within Sycamore, using class rosters already
set up in the system.
By Connecting the Sycamore class page with their Google Classroom site,
teachers can use tools offered by each program using information
"This additional integration with Google holds great potential for our
schools," said Sycamore Education CEO Glen Ellis. "With more
technology-related resources being used in the classroom, to be able to
connect those resources with the school information system at the
classroom and schools levels, and have them work together, becomes very
Michael Hart is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer and the former executive editor of THE Journal.