Realtime Collaboration with Google Docs Using the iPadPresentation Transcript
steinman.me/rcgdui Realtime Collaborationwith Google Docs Using the iPad Presented by Andrew Steinman
About the Presenter• Educational Technology Consultant at Kent ISD• MSU Graduate (x2)• Amateur Cat Trainer @steinman
About the ParticipantsUsing InfuseLearning, please share with uswhat you teach and where you teach it.student.infuselearning.comRoom ID: 12012
Guiding Questions• What is Google Docs and why should I incorporate it in my classroom?• What do I need to get Google Docs running in my classroom?• How do I get Google Docs to work on the iPad?
Realtime Collaborationwith Google Docs Using the iPad Guiding Question #1 What is Google Docs and why should I incorporate it in my classroom?
What is Google Docs?Using InfuseLearning, indicate how familiaryou are with Google Docs.(5 = Very familiar / 1 = What’s up Docs?)student.infuselearning.comRoom ID: 12012
Introduction to Google Docs• Access documents anytime, anywhere • Share with ease • Collaborate with others in realtime steinman.me/sampledocs * http://youtu.be/eRqUE6IHTEA
Benefits of Google Docs Student and teacher documents are accessible anytime, anywhere• Share assignments and activities with students online or using a link• Create documents at school and edit them at home• Save dogs from choking on homework *http://www.clker.com/cliparts/1/1/8/5/1194999579507615098guarddog.svg.med.png
Benefits of Google DocsCollaborate on documents in and out of the classroom• Group work doesn’t have to end after the bell• Review student work before the due date• Provide feedback and communicate with students in realtime *http://www.clker.com/cliparts/C/d/s/T/D/U/online-messeneger-md.png
Realtime Collaborationwith Google Docs Using the iPad Guiding Question #2 What do I need to get Google Docs running in my classroom?
Getting Started with Google Docs• At the bare minimum, you will need the following: • Personal Google account • Device with internet access *http://www.stringcaninteractive.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/google_drive.jpg
A Better Google Docs Experience• For a better Google Docs experience, you will need the following: • Google accounts for students • Student devices with internet access *http://www.clker.com/cliparts/0/1/1/0/11949837962021156671notebook1_sergio_luiz_ar_02.svg.med.png
Bring Your Own Device• What do you do if your school doesn’t have the money for student devices? • One solution is Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) *http://cultofmac.cultofmaccom.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/mobile-intheclassroom.jpg
Student Device InformationUsing InfuseLearning, please tell us howstudents are able to access Google Docsin your school.student.infuselearning.comRoom ID: 12012
Realtime Collaborationwith Google Docs Using the iPad Guiding Question #3 How do I get Google Docs to work on the iPad?
Google Docs on an iPad• The Google Docs experience on the iPad (as well as other iOS and Android devices) is not the same as the desktop version steinman.me/sampledocs *Safari Image, Google Drive Image, Chrome Image
What’s the Solution? ?
One Possible Solution Free $2.9 9Puffin Web Browser Free Puffin Web Browser
What Makes Puffin Different?• Utilizes cloud computing• Provides a desktop browsing experience steinman.me/sampledocs *http://pufﬁnbrowser.com
What’s the Catch?• Proxy = Bypass of network filter• Must be 17 years or older to download *http://www.clker.com/cliparts/d/b/9/e/1194986459994010940smiley102.svg.med.png
Prize Time!Using InfuseLearning, answer me thesequestions three...student.infuselearning.comRoom ID: 12012
Andrew SteinmanEducational Technology Consultant at the Kent ISDandrewsteinman@kentisd.org @steinman