Press Release

“We are excited to make grading and school management tools easier for the more than 10 million of Google Apps for Education users who have embraced the cloud.”Dennis Troper, product management director, Google Apps Marketplace

ThinkWave Gradebook and School Administrative Software Now Available on the Google Apps Marketplace Cloud-Based Apps let Administrators, Teachers, Students and Parents seamlessly access Assignments, Attendance and Grades.

Sebastopol, CA ThinkWave™ today announced it has added its ThinkWave Educator™ gradebook and ThinkWave Administrator™ school administrative software to the Google Apps Marketplace™, Google's online storefront for Google Apps™ products and services. ThinkWave is an easy-to-use gradebook and student information system (SIS) that schools can access from anywhere with just a browser and Internet access. With ThinkWave, teachers can easily maintain their grade records and upload homework. Schools can automatically collect grade and attendance data from teachers to streamline generation of report cards and transcripts. Parents and students can access grades, attendance and homework online.

“ThinkWave is committed to providing the power of cloud computing to even the smallest schools,” says John Poluektov, ThinkWave co-founder. “By adding ThinkWave to the Google Apps Marketplace, we’ve made it easy for schools to have a powerful school administration system that works with their messaging and collaboration platform. For schools that already have a school information system, ThinkWave provides a free gradebook for individual teachers.”

"We are very happy to have ThinkWave Educator and ThinkWave Administrator as two of the first applications in the education category of the Google Apps Marketplace," adds Dennis Troper, product management director, Google Apps Marketplace. "Through the Google Apps Marketplace, software vendors like ThinkWave are helping us build a rich ecosystem of integrated apps that work seamlessly with Google Apps, allowing IT administrators to go 100% web and extend Google Apps to meet more of their organizations’ needs. We are excited to make grading and school management tools easier for the more than 10 million of Google Apps for Education users who have embraced the cloud."

ThinkWave gradebook and school administration software makes it easy for schools to automate record keeping, which saves hours of administrative time and increases reporting accuracy. ThinkWave strengthens the school-to-home connection by enabling parent involvement in day-to-day learning. ThinkWave utilizes the Google Apps single sign-on and provisioning interfaces to import and link teachers and students, resulting in seamless access to personalized classroom information.

The Google Apps Marketplace makes it easy for the more than 3 million businesses and the thousands of educational institutions using Google Apps to discover, purchase and deploy integrated web applications and related professional services. By integrating with user account and application data stored in Google Apps, these cloud applications provide a simpler user experience, increase efficiency and reduce administrative overhead. To learn more, visit google.com/appsmarketplace.

ThinkWave, ThinkWave Educator, and ThinkWave Administrator are trademarks of ThinkWave Inc. Google, Google Apps Marketplace and Google Apps are trademarks of Google Inc.