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A presentation on Google applications after my attendance to the Google Taacher Academy Session on November 18, 2008

A presentation on Google applications after my attendance to the Google Taacher Academy Session on November 18, 2008

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  • 1.
    • Google Apps
    • in the Classroom
    • Rita Zeinstejer
    • Google Teacher Academy
    • New York, November 2008
  • 2. Google Apps in the Classroom
  • 3. Why Google apps…?
    • students can use Google Apps to:
    • collaborate with classmates using Google Sites
    • make a presentation with Google Docs
    • keep organized using Google Calendar
  • 4. 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
  • 5.
    • Messaging apps
    • Gmail
    • calendar
    • Collaboration apps
    • docs
    • video
    • sites
  • 6.  
  • 7.
    • custom email addresses
    • shared calendars
    • collaborative websites
    • shared online documents
    • safe instant messaging
    • easy-to-use customizable start page
  • 8.  
  • 9.  
  • 10.
    • share documents, spreadsheets and presentations online without the inconvenience of attachments
    • http://services.google.com/apps/resources/overviews/welcome/topicDocs/index.html
  • 11. Why use Google Docs?
    • Students can:
    • work on their files from any pc
    • get instant feedback
    • publish papers and presentations to an authentic audience
  • 12. 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
  • 13.
    • free video sharing website
    • upload video clips to Google's web servers
    • make your own media available free of charge
    • securely share videos of recorded classes, lectures, school events
    • confidential info kept privately
    • easily email your video to friends and family
    • post your video to your blog or website
    • Storage limit of 3GB per user shared with the entire domain.
  • 14.
    • create custom websites quickly
    • share documents, videos, calendars, charts and other information
    • all in one place
    • control over who has access
  • 15.  
  • 16. 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
  • 17. 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
  • 18. Additional Apps
    • iGoogle
    • Google Earth
    • Google Groups
    • Google Maps
    • Google News
    • Google Bookmarks
    • Google Toolbar
    • Google Reader
    • Google Search
    • Google SketchUp
    • Knol
    • Picassa
  • 19.
    • personalized home page
    • at-a-glance access to key info
    • educational gadgets
    • easily removed/ added
  • 20. http:// www.google.com / ig
  • 21. iGoogle gadgets (themes selection)
    • " Framed Photo " displays a series of photos
    • " GoogleGram " creation of special daily messages
    • " Daily Me " displays user's current mood and feelings
    • " Free Form " allows the user to input text /images
    • " YouTube Channel " displays videos from a YouTube channel,
    • " Personal List " allows user to create a list of items
    • " Countdown " countdown timer
  • 22. 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
  • 23. 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
  • 24.
    • free, downloadable
    • combines satellite imagery, maps, 3D terrain, 3D buildings
    • explore organizations (NASA, Discovery Education)
    • explore night sky
  • 25. 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
    • Teachers can use it to:
    • set the scene for various lessons
    • adapt abstract lessons to the real world : interaction with real-time data
    • http://tinyurl.com/9ew6du
  • 26.
    • allows users to start their 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
  • 27. 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
    • 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
  • 28.
    • 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
  • 29. 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
    • 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
  • 30.
    • browse top stories
    • search for a specific topic
    • personalize your news page
    • http://news.google.com/
  • 31. Why use Google News?
    • Students can use it to:
    • compare and contrast events
    • find primary docs (+200 years)
    • access news from cells
    • Teachers can use it to:
    • personalize their news page: stay informed
    • search news for particular story relevant to a day’s lesson
    • model for stds to examine bias and reliability in the news
  • 32. bookmarks
    • save your favorite sites and attach labels and annotations
    • store securely online
    • accessible from other computers
    • all your bookmarks are private
    • use the "Import bookmarks" option
  • 33.  
  • 34.
    • Keep track of your favorite websites
    • Stay up to date constantly checks your favorite news sites and blogs for new content.
    • Simplify your reading experience shows you all of your favorite sites in one convenient place.
    • Discover new content integrated feed search makes it easy to find new content that interests you.
  • 35. Why use Google Reader..?
    • Students can use it to…
    • keep updated on current events & news
    • collect, annotate and share research for collaborative projects
    • read items shared by teacher
    • Teachers can use it to….
    • keep track of stds’ blogs in one place
    • follow other educators’ blogs
    • share relevant news articles with stds & colleagues
  • 36.
    • widely recognized as the world’s largest search engine!
    • access…
    • * quotes
    • * maps
    • * news
    • * videos
    • * images
    • * books
  • 37. Why use Google Search?
    • Students can use it to…
    • research class topics
    • search for images
    • search the web from their mobile phones
    • Teachers can use it to…
    • translate pages
    • search for instructional materials in specific formats
    • use “safe search” settings to restrict results on stds pc’s
  • 38.
    • Modeling software that empowers stds to be 3D designers:
    • buildings
    • trees
    • cars
    • cities
    http:// sketchup.google.com/training/videos/new_to_gsu.html
  • 39. Why use SketchUp?
    • Students can use it to…
    • visualize geometry and other mathematical concepts
    • create model buildings
    • learn about architecture
    • design full-scale 3D environments
    • easily share designs
    • Teachers can use it to…
    • engage stds
    • recreate historical settings
    • illustrate theoretical concepts (chemical reactions)
    • create (3D packaging, home models, towns)
  • 40. Knol: a unit of knowledge
    • an authoritative article about a specific topic
    • write & share
    • invite collaborators
    • keep authorship
    • http:// knol.google.com /k
  • 41. Why use Knol?
    • Students can use it to…
    • conduct research & verify authority of info
    • publish project ( a how-to doc, game rules )
    • collaborate as fellow authors to add richness to knols
    • Teachers can use it to…
    • teach info literacy/ how to evaluate reliability
    • share lesson plans with colleagues
    • provide doc with school rules
  • 42. Picasa
  • 43. Why use Picasa?
    • Students can use it to…
    • organize & manage photos for projects & reports
    • quickly edit
    • share photos
    • Teachers can use it to…
    • create albums
    • create a slideshow
    • share fieldtrips with parents
  • 44.  
  • 45.
    • free accounts
    • use your school domain
    • http://partnerpage.google.com/capuchinohighschool.org
  • 46. Blogger in the Classroom
    • helps create rich multimedia posts with text, links, pictures and videos
    • visitors can comment on posts and subscribe to blogs using a feed reader
  • 47. Why using Blogger?
    • Students can use it to…
    • keep a reflective learning journal
    • post messages, photos, videos
    • share school work
    • Teachers can use it to…
    • post resources, lessons & homework asssignments
    • keep parents updated
    • reflect on their teaching practice
    • share with educators
  • 48.