create, share, and edit online presentations. Share presentations with your students and coworkers. Upload and convert existing presentations to Google Docs format. Download your presentations as a .pdf, a .pptx, or a .txt file. Insert images and videos, and format your slides. Publish and embed your presentations in a website, allowing access to a wide audience. Draw organizational charts, flowcharts, design diagrams and much more right within a presentation. Add slide transitions, animations, and themes to create show-stopping presentations. The new version of presentations also allows you to collaborate with others. Creating presentations together is easy because you can: See exactly what others are working on with colorful presence markers Edit a presentation with other people simultaneously from different locations Use revision history to see who made changes or to revert to earlier versions Say hello, start a conversation or share new ideas using built-in chat
Doodle for Google Info Apps for TeachersAngela Christopherhttp://bit.ly/TCSgoogleachristopher@tipton-county.com@avchristopher
Why Google Apps? Teachers are BUSY! • Stay organized • Stay connected • Share the work
Objectives1. Explain Google Apps for Education All resources are available at2. Compare Ed Apps with http://bit.ly/TCSgoogle Apps for the public3. Experiment with: o Calendar o Docs o Presentations o Forms o Sites?
the Cloud... Everything is stored on Google servers Productivity from anywhere Faster collaboration
10 Reasons1. Students will love you2. Easy on the Tech Department3. Easy to deploy4. Saves money5. Large user base6. Privacy protection7. Security8. Real-time innovation9. Collaborate with anyone anywhere
Google for Educationhttp://www.google.com/edu/index.html FREE suite of the Apps applications designed • Gmail for schools! • Google Calendar • Google DocsApps for communication &collaboration. • Google Video • Google Sites
More Google • Chrome • Search • Maps • Earth • Picasa • iGoogle • Google Plus • Google Reader • Blogger
Whats the difference? It is like a "school locker." • Account creation • Access • Sharing privileges
Lets try Documents... As the student • Write a 1-3 paragraph fictional essay about your summer vacation. • Include incorrect grammar, spelling... • Share the essay with two of your peers • Use comments and chat to provide feedback • Analyze revision history
Lets try Documents... As the Teacher • Write a back to school newsletter • Upload & edit a lesson plan - share it with your team • Plan your Fall Break vacation agenda and share it with your travel companions (dont forget links, photos, etc.)
Lets build a presentation • Create a new presentation or upload from a PPT • Select a theme or blank template • Title the presentation • Create a.... a. Back to school presentation -OR- b. "How-to _____" presentation for your subject/grade level • Share the presentation with a neighbor and collaborate
Google FormsAll your survey data - free & easy!
Why use Google Forms? • Free • Easy • Flexible • Streamlined • Collect Data • Notification • Share • Public & Private • Mobile Friendly
Lets create a survey... With a partner, create a form to collect... •student information o contact, tech availability, etc. • parent information/feedback • input for a school wide decision, committee, clubs etc. • a record of your own professional development activities