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    Google Apps In The Clasroom For Tesol 2010 Google Apps In The Clasroom For Tesol 2010 Presentation Transcript

      • Google Apps
      • in the Classroom
      • Google Teacher Academy
      • New York
      • November 18, 2008
      • Rita Zeinstejer
      • Rosario, Argentina
    • Google Apps in the Classroom
    •  
      • Students can use it:
      • research class topics
      • find “ similar pages ”
      • search for images
      • search from their cells
      The world’s largest search engine
      • Teachers can use it:
      • translate webpages
      • search for instructional material in different formats
      • restrict search in stds’ pc’s > “ safe search ”
      The world’s largest search engine
      • http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en-GB/features.html?hl=en-GB
      • a faster, better and more secure way to access Web-based applications.
      • will suggest searches, popular sites, visited pages
      • a new tab will automatically display your most visited pages and closed tabs
      • warning sites suspected of malware
    • webmail
      • free accounts
      • custom email addresses
      • shared calendars
      • collaborative websites
      • shared online documents
      • safe instant messaging
      • easy-to-use customizable start page
      • use your school domain
      • http:// partnerpage.google.com / capuchinohighschool.org
    •  
    • You can also….
      • activate chat and camera!
      • import contacts from Outlook and other accounts!
      • customize your site, many options
      • save your chat scripts
    •  
    • Additional Apps
      • Google Docs
      • Goggle Video
      • Google Sites
      • Google Chrome
      • iGoogle
      • Google Earth
      • Google Skyline
      • Google Groups
      • Google Maps
      • Google Street View
      • Google News
      • Google Alerts
      • Google Reader
      • Google Search
      • Google SketchUp
      • Google Scholar
      • Google Patents
      • Google Friends Connect
      • Knol
      • Picassa
      • Google Calendar
    • Additional Apps
      • Google News Timeline
      • Goggle Similar Images
      • Google Swirl
      • Google Goggles
      • Google Fastflip
      • Google Living Stories
      • Why Google apps…?
    • Why Google apps…?
      • students can use Google Apps to:
      • collaborate with classmates using Google Sites
      • make presentations with Google Docs
      • keep organized using Google Calendar
    • Why Google apps …?
      • Teachers can use Google Apps to:
      • have easy access to their colleagues using Google Talk
      • sign up for computerlab or library time using a Google Calendar
      • collect assingments online using Gmail or Google docs
      • free online word processor
      • create, store, share, collaborate on docs
      • work together online > avoid attachments
      • http://services.google.com/apps/resources/overviews/welcome/topicDocs/index.html
    • Why use Google Docs?
      • Students can:
      • work on their files from any pc
      • get instant feedback
      • publish papers and presentations to an authentic audience
    • Why use Google Docs?
      • Teachers can:
      • provide timely feedback to stds at any point
      • collaborate with colleagues (material/assessment)
      • publish handouts for stds and parents
      • make their presentations
    •  
      • create course website quickly
      • include subordinate pages to each unit
      • share documents, videos, calendars, charts and other information
      • all in one place
      • offers control over who has access
    • Students can use Google Sites to:
      • manage a to-do list for their assignments
      • create a personal portfolio of their work
      • collaborate and share ideas for group work and peer tutoring
    • Teachers can use Google Sites to:
      • create a class page
      • allow stds to create pages
      • include tutorial videos
      • collaborate with other teachers/ school-wide projects
      • manage international projects
      • http://sites.google.com/site/triptoenglandsite/
      • personalized home page
      • at-a-glance access to key info
      • educational gadgets
      • gadgets: easily removed/ added
    •  
    • http:// www.google.com / ig
    • Why use iGoogle?
      • Students can use it to:
      • stay informed, news & events
      • add gadgets:
      • class calendars
      • to-do lists
      • encyclopedias & dictionaries
      • create customized tabs for assignments, activities, personal interests
    • Why use iGoogle?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • unleash stds creativity by having them make their own gadgets
      • keep up-to-date with their blogs
      • plan/organize their instructional day
      • develop a custom tab to access their professional network
      • keep track of all your life's important events in one place
      • add events and send invitations
      • share your schedule with friends and family
      • search for events you might enjoy
      • set up automatic event reminders
      • free, downloadable
      • combines satellite imagery, maps, 3D terrain, 3D buildings
      • explore organizations (NASA, Discovery Education)
      • explore species/ night sky
    • Why use Google Earth…?
      • Students can use it to:
      • create tours of their school/community
      • study climate change
      • /effects of global warming
      • track earthquakes in real time
      • explore animal kingdom with national Geographic content
    • Why use Google Earth…?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • set the scene for various lessons
      • adapt abstract lessons to the real world : interaction with real-time data
      • explore night
      • http://www.googlelittrips.com/
      • http://www.google.com/sky/skymap.html
      • start your own email discussion groups/ message boards
      • browse archives of Usenet groups.
      • search or browse for information
      • join a group
      • join in on what others are talking about
      create custom discuss
    • Why use Google Groups?
      • Students can use it to:
      • extend class discussion online
      • share ideas, store docs, organize web resources working on a team project
      • create a private group for school clubs/sports teams to share latest news, announcements, pix
    • Why use Google Groups?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • make class handouts, reading material, assignments, web links available for stds and parents
      • send email announcements to parents
      • centralize resources & communication
      • free web mapping service application
      • http:// www.google.co.uk / maps
      • It provides:
      • terrain maps
      • satellite imagery
      • photographic street views
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coverage_details_of_Google_Maps
    • Why use Google maps?
      • Students can use it to:
      • keep track of class penpals
      • virtual tour countries (transportation/hotels/sight-seeing)
      • learn about plant/animal life by embedding info on habitats in maps
    • Why use Google maps?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • plan a field trip with stds
      • create a school map
      • teach historical events by embedding docs into interactive maps
      • http:// www.theteacherscorner.net / penpals / index.php
    • Using Street View http://tinyurl.com/yfx75ez
      • virtual field trips: informationally rich experiences
      • virtual city tours : acting as a tour guide
      • combining with G o o g l e maps : direction giving activities
      • combining with real life websites
    • … added to
      • now Picasa photos in Street View!!!
      • http://tinyurl.com/l3w4of
      • makes news available in a single place
      • thousands of sources
      • browse top stories
      • search for a specific topic
      • personalize your news page
      • http://news.google.com/
    • Why use Google News?
      • Students can use it to:
      • compare and contrast events
      • find primary docs (+200 years)
      • access news from cells
    • Why use Google News?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • personalize their news page: stay informed
      • search news for particular story relevant to lesson
      • model for stds to examine bias and reliability
      • email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic.
      • alerts can be delivered via feed to Google Reader or to your iGoogle page
      • Six variations of alerts:
      • News
      • Web
      • Blogs
      • Video
      • Groups
      • comprehensive
      • feed aggregator, feed reader, news reader
      • constantly checks your favorite news sites and blogs for new content.
      • aggregates syndicated web content such as news headlines, blogs , podcasts , and vlogs in a single location for easy viewing.
      • checks for new content at user-determined intervals and retrieves the update.
    • Why use Google Reader?
      • Students can use it to:
      • keep updated on current events and news
      • collect, annotate, share research for collaborative project
      • read items teacher shares for current assignments
    • Why use Google Reader?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • keep track of stds blogs all on one page
      • read other educators blogs and follow best practices
      • share news articles with colleagues and stds using the “ Shared items ” feature (+ annotations!)
      • an authoritative article about a specific topic
      • write & share
      • invite collaborators
      • keep authorship
      • http://knol.google.com/k
      • http://www.google.com/help/knol_screenshot.html
    • Why use Knol?
      • Students can use it to:
      • do research and verify authority of info
      • publish project about topic researched
      • collaborate to improve richness of their knols
    • Why use Knol?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • teach info literacy/evaluate reliability of source
      • publish lessons for colleagues
      • provide doc with school rules/expectations
    • http://sketchup.google.com
      • modeling software for 3D designs
      • construct 3D models of buildings, trees, cars.
    • Why use SketchUp?
      • Students can use it to:
      • visualize geometry/ mathematical concepts
      • create model buildings
      • learn about architecture
      • design full scale 3D environments
      • share designs with others via web
    • Why use SketchUp?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • engage stds in the 3D world around them
      • recreate historical settings
      • illustrate theoretical concepts
    • With you can...
      • search diverse sources from one convenient place
      • find papers, abstracts and citations
      • locate the complete paper through your library or on the web
      • learn about key papers in any area of research
      • texts of scholarly literature
      • includes most peer- reviewed online journals
      • claims to cover more websites, journal sources and languages
      • http://www.google.com/patents
      • search the patent corpus
      • 7 million patents
      • over a million patent applications
      • search by detail, classification codes, date
      • Adds social features to your site:
      • visitors can join your site with their own G o o g l e account
      • lets visitors post comments and start a discussion
      • lets visitors engage with others and invite them to see their websites
    • http:// picasa.google.com /
      • allows photos to be uploaded easily
      • locates pix and sorts them out into visual albums
      • organize, edit, share pictures
      • makes advanced photo editing simple
      • crop, reduce red-eye, add light, text, colour, adjust
      • access an online slideshow and download pix
    • Why use Picasa?
      • Students can use it to:
      • organize/manage photos for projects/reports
      • quickly edit photos/images
      • share photos of school events
    • Why use Picasa?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • create an album for each std
      • create a slideshow for open house
      • share fieldtrips online
      • web-based module
      • add to your iGoogle
      • like Gmail chat > talk everywhere
      • see Picasa web albums and YouTube videos from this gadget
    • www.blogger.com
      • create rich multimedia posts including text, links, pictures, videos
      • comments
      • subscription
    • Why use Blogger?
      • Students can use it to:
      • keep a reflective learning journal
      • post messages, photos,videos
      • share schoolwork
    • Why use Blogger?
      • Teachers can use it to:
      • post resources, assignments, homework, lessons
      • keep parents updated
      • reflect on their teaching practices
      • follow stds progress
      • share ideas with other educators
      • organize project work
    • Google pack http://pack.google.com/intl/en/pack_installer.html
    •  
    • … .and more!!!
      • Google Experiments:
      • Google Labs
      • Google News Timeline
      • organizes information chronologically
      • allows users to view news, scanned newspapers, magazines, blog posts
      • zoomable, graphical timeline .
      • http://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/
      • refines your image search with visual similarity
      • allows you to search for images using pictures rather than words
      • http://similar-images.googlelabs.com/
      • clusters similar images into representative groups in a fun, exploratory interface.
      http:// image - swirl.googlelabs.com /
      • http://www.google.com/mobile/goggles/#landmark
      • point a camera at something and Google figures out what it is
      • lets users discover and share news articles
      • "flip" through pages online as quickly as flipping through a magazine.
      • follow friends and topics
      • discover new content
      • create custom magazines around searches
      http:// fastflip.googlelabs.com /
      • in collaboration with The New York Times and The Washington Post.
      • complete coverage of an on-going story is gathered together
      • quickly navigate between news articles, opinion pieces and features
      • each story has an evolving summary of current developments
      • an interactive timeline of critical events
      • stories can be explored by themes, significant participants or multimedia
      http://livingstories.googlelabs.com/
    • want to explore what is coming up….?
      • blends instant messaging, wikis, and image and document sharing into one seamless communication
      • interface
    • … .one tool instead of four http://tinyurl.com/y98ycfs
      • a Wiki to post work
      • Google Docs to collaborate on documents
      • email to communicate asynchronously
      • instant messaging services to communicate synchronously
      • !!!!!!!
      • [email_address]
      • www.zeinstejer.com