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  • Google Basics Lucy Gray Education Consultant 1
  • Choose Our Own Adventures Docs Sites Calendar Maps and Earth Google+ 2 Which topics would you like to cover today? Suggestion: Let’s pick 3.
  • Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. 3 View slide
  • A sense of fun pervades everything. Risking taking and pursuing’s one passion are encouraged. Everything is in a state of perpetual beta. Continous improvement is important. Creativity and innovation are core. Thinking Outside the Box: Google’s Working Environment 4 View slide
  • The Search 5 by John Battelle
  • Guiding Principles 6 Focus on the user and all else will follow. It’s best to do one thing really, really well. Fast is better than slow. Democracy on the web works. You don’t need to be at your desk to need an answer.
  • Guiding Principles You can make money without doing evil. There’s always more information out there. The need for information crosses all borders. You can be serious without a suit. Great isn’t just good enough. 7
  • Applied to Learning Focus on the student and all else will follow It’s best to teach a few things really, really well. Fast is better than slow. Democracy in the classroom works. You don’t need to be at school to need an answer. 8
  • Applied to Learning You can teach without doing evil. There’s always more information out there. The need for information crosses all borders. You can be serious without a suit. Great just isn’t good enough. Courtesy of Mark Wagner, EdTech Team 9
  • Twenty Percent Time 10
  • A Video Speaks 1000 Words 11
  • Food for Thought.... How can we incorporate these ideas into our own schools? What can schools learn from innovative businesses without becoming “corporate” ? What are we doing differently as institutions in this age of information and innovation? 12
  • Google Apps for Education 14
  • Google Teacher Academy Google Certified Teachers 15
  • Google Science Fair 16
  • Exploring Computational Thinking 17
  • Chrome in Education 18
  • Google Earth for Educators 19
  • YouTube in Education 20
  • YouTube for Schools 21
  • 22 So, where do you start?
  • More Even More 23 Blogger Books Calendar Custom Search Docs Earth Gmail Google+ Maps News Picasa Picnik Reader Sites Web Search YouTube
  • Docs 24 Create collaborative or private documents, spreadsheets, forms, drawings, presentations and fusion tables Varying levels of permissions can be enabled Revision history lets you track changes Commenting and chat in Docs and Spreadsheets Work offline and upload later
  • My Docs Home Page 25
  • Share Folders 26
  • 27 Templates
  • Lucy’s iPad Resources 28
  • Global Awareness Survey 29 Survey: 21stcenturyskillssurvey Results: 21stcenturyskillssurveyresults
  • Global Awareness Results 30
  • Scott Floyd/TCEA App List 31
  • Escondido Union School District 32
  • Liz Davis 33
  • Flubaroo 34
  • Presentations 35
  • Presentations 36
  • Mr. Stritchfield 37
  • Tom Barrett 38
  • Docs Ideas 39 Peer editing during writers’ workshop Lit circle group activities Project management Lab reports ePortfolios Shared lesson repositories Curriculum guides Unit Plans Course evaluations Shared notetaking at meetings and conferences Classroom walk throughs Grant proposals Sign up forms Surveys Book talks Embedded presentations in Google Sites
  • Sites 40 Easy to use web site creation tool Based on wiki technology Varying levels of permissions can be enabled including page level permissions Revision history available Create templates which can be shared across Google Apps domains Embed media created with Google tools and other Web 2.0 applications
  • Sites Homepage 41
  • globalcollaboration/
  • James Sanders
  • Goochland Course Guide 44
  • Cheryl Davis 45
  • Dolores Gende 46
  • Mr. Smith 47
  • Oregon Google Summit 48
  • Wendy Gorton - CUE 49
  • Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 50Creating a Google Site
  • Step 5 Step 6 Step 7 51Creating a Google Site
  • Step 9 Step 10 Step 8 52Creating a Google Site
  • Sites Ideas 53 Teacher web site Professional portfolios Repository for departmental meeting notes Accreditation documentation Event planning Professional development resources Assessment Student portfolios Digital science notebooks Book previews
  • Maps & Earth 54
  • 61 Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4 Getting Directions
  • Getting Directions
  • 63 Step 1 Making a Map Step 4 Step 3 Step 2
  • 64 Step 5 Making a Map Step 7 Step 6
  • 65 Step 8 Step 9 Step 10 Making a Map
  • 66 Note: If you click on the Import button, you can import existing .kml or .kmz files Importing Existing KML and KMZ files
  • 67Step 11: Search for a location
  • 68Step 12: Add the location to a map
  • 69Step 12: Add the location to a map
  • 70Step 12: Add location to a map
  • 71Finding Your Map
  • Looking at Your Map 72
  • 73More information about a location
  • 74Satellite view with traffic
  • 75Google Earth view
  • 77 Google Earth
  • Haiti
  • Haiti with a USGS .kml layer
  • Haiti with a USGS .kml layer
  • Epicenter of 2010 Earthquake
  • Additional layers of information
  • Additional layers of information
  • Additional layers of information
  • Historical images: 2009
  • Historical images: January 12, 2010
  • Historical images: January 24, 2010
  • Browser Integration
  • Downloaded a .kml or .kmz file on damage
  • Looking at Google Maps within Google Earth
  • Google Sky
  • Google Sky
  • Google Moon
  • Flight Simulator
  • Flight Simulator
  • Tours
  • Preferences
  • Google Earth’s Tour
  • Streetview
  • Google Earth and Maps Ideas View and create Google Earth Lit Trips Appoint a student to be the class cartographer to document locations encountered by your class Enable layers in Google Earth to see supplementary materials Creating maps for trips and tours Exploring countries in world language classes Plotting routes taken in films & literature Campus tours Tours of historical sites Calculating distances between locations 110
  • 111 Google Plus
  • 114 Add To Your Circles Steve Hargadon Larry Ferlazzo Kern Kelley Esther Wojcicki Cheryl Oakes Jim Sill
  • 115Google Hangouts
  • 116Google Hangouts on Air
  • 117Google Hangouts: Screensharing
  • 118Google Hangouts: Apps
  • How could you use Google+ and Hangouts? Professional development Networking with peers Conversations with experts Live broadcasts Videoconferencing with experts Parent conferences Tutoring 120
  • Resources The Search by John Batelle The Official Google Blog Google in Education group within Diigo Google Teacher Center newsletter Google’s YouTube channel Google Teacher Academy Resources CUE’s Google Workshop for Educators Resources click on Events and view the agendas to find great resources 121
  • Lucy Gray elemenous on Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, etc. 122