This glossary has been created to help teachers develop a common technology vocabulary and will be updated soon!
Username for Apple that is associated with the iTunes store and iCloud.
Application that students can use to create, learn or play games. Apps can be web-based or open directly on the iPad without going to the internet.
This is the operating system version that is currently running on the iPad air.
Allows you to launch your favorite apps from the desktop.
This is the operating system used with the Chromebook and is unlike other systems as it is
built around a web browser
Google Apps and Extensions:
These are the suite of applications from Google including mail, calendar,
word processing, spreadsheet and presentations and are already installed on your Chromebook
Essentially a Googlemail/Gmail email address. You'll need to create one of these before you
can start using your Chromebook and all the features.
A Google app that allows you to create documents, spreadsheets and presentations.
You can also upload existing work to view, share and edit online. Google Docs are accessible via Google
This is Google's Cloud service, where you can store, edit and share you files online and access them from wherever you are and from any device. 5GB is provided free and you can upgrade to 25
GB for a monthly fee.
This is the name given to the Chrome's address bar. It is unique in that it also doubles as a
A general term that refers to storing content on the internet instead of the hard drive of a device.
An electronic version of a book