Google apps for domains (free)http://www.google.com/apps/intl/en/edu/
Cell phone friendly email (gmail)Groups with distribution listsof parents. (i.e. I send toComputer Fundamentals andit sends to all the parents)Automatic distribution lists• Classes• teachers
Google Docs • Shared folders • Color codes
Collaborative editing in Docs• How we edit Kindle Kids corner
http://gadd.lib.overdrive.com/171866E5-F8A1-41B0-B638-2CC566B998B3/10/512/en/Libraries.htm Check out ebooks Kindle Audiobooks With your library card Online!
Class rules http://docs.google.com
Google Forms – A school survey
Goes into Spreadsheet
Cool Trick Copy out of spreadsheet into Wordle!Step 1: Convert Everything to lowercase by pasting into MS Word.
What Westwood Students own
Wikisource: Copy Text from Famous Speechhttp://en.wikisource.org
Picasa web album, Google Calendar
www.edmodo.comFree, blogging, assignments
Give assignments and receive responses
www.smugmug.comMonetize the photos your annual staff is taking. I hereby authorize the School to use photographs, videos, writings, artwork, and audio recordings of my child in school media and advertisements. I understand that I must notify the Ravenscroft Communications Office, in writing, to change this authorization. Ravenscroft School
Sharing the message• Automate Automate Automate!
Setting up to have an easy social media distribution planCreate a blog on blogger.com Use feedburner to create a feed Feedburner email (lets people sign up with a form) Take the feed into Twitterfeed Twitterfeed posts to Twitter
Now one post can!Blog Post Email to subscribers Tweet from the post Facebook fan page update
Make it easier• Go into blogger settings Mobile and Email• Make an email – now your secretary or principal can update using email.
www.hootsuite.comSchedule updates like lunch menus.
Diigo www.diigo.comBookmarking groups; Auto blog posts
www.igoogle.comBuilding your PLN and tracking projects
Netvibes.com or Pageflakes.comFor building Classroom Monitoring Portals (CMP)