Google for Educators Overview: Tools & Strategies for Educators

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Google for Educators Overview: Tools & Strategies for Educators

  1. 1. Google for Educators Overview: Tools & Strategies for Educators Lucy Gray Education Consultant 2011 ISACS Annual Conference 1 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  2. 2. Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. 2 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  3. 3. 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 3 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  4. 4. http://goo.gl/GDTgG The Search 4 by John Battelle Thursday, November 3, 2011
  5. 5. Guiding Principles 5 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  6. 6. Guiding Principles 5 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. Thursday, November 3, 2011
  7. 7. 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. 6 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  8. 8. 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. 7 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  9. 9. 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, CUE 8 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  10. 10. Twenty Percent Time 9 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  11. 11. A Video Speaks 1000 Words 10 http://youtu.be/VfDW7qAdFGk Thursday, November 3, 2011
  12. 12. Another video 11 http://youtu.be/FPAa7BqgSbw Thursday, November 3, 2011
  13. 13. 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? 12 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  14. 14. Google’s Education Initiatives 13 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  15. 15. 14 Advocacy & Outreach Thursday, November 3, 2011
  16. 16. Google Teacher Academy Google Certified Teachers 15 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  17. 17. Google Apps for Education Certified Trainers 16 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  18. 18. CUE’s Google Workshop for Educators 17 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  19. 19. Google Science Fair 18 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  20. 20. Exploring Computational Thinking 19 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  21. 21. 20 Tools & Infrastructure Thursday, November 3, 2011
  22. 22. Google Web Search for Education 21 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  23. 23. Google Scholar 22 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  24. 24. Google Books 23 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  25. 25. Google Custom Search 24 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  26. 26. Chrome in Education 25 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  27. 27. Google Apps for Education 26 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  28. 28. Google Apps Marketplace 27 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  29. 29. Google Earth for Educators 28 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  30. 30. YouTube in Education 29 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  31. 31. Google Translate 30 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  32. 32. App Inventor 31 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  33. 33. Doodle 4 Google 32 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  34. 34. Make Ideas Real 33 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  35. 35. 34 So, where do you start? Thursday, November 3, 2011
  36. 36. More Even More 35 Blogger Books Calendar Custom Search Docs Earth Gmail Google+ Maps News Picasa Picnik Reader Sites Web Search YouTube Thursday, November 3, 2011
  37. 37. Docs 36 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 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  38. 38. My Docs Home Page 37 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  39. 39. Share Collections 38 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  40. 40. 39 Templates Thursday, November 3, 2011
  41. 41. Lucy’s iPad Resources 40 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  42. 42. Global Awareness Survey 41 Survey: http://tinyurl.com/ 21stcenturyskillssurvey Results: http://tinyurl.com/ 21stcenturyskillssurveyresults Thursday, November 3, 2011
  43. 43. Global Awareness Results 42 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  44. 44. Scott Floyd/TCEA App List 43 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  45. 45. Escondido Union School District 44 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  46. 46. Liz Davis 45 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  47. 47. Flubaroo 46 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  48. 48. Presentations 47 Presentation examples Thursday, November 3, 2011
  49. 49. Presentations 48 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  50. 50. Mr. Stritchfield 49 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  51. 51. Tom Barrett 50 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  52. 52. Docs Ideas 51 Peer editing during writer’s 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 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  53. 53. Sites 52 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 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  54. 54. Sites Homepage 53 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  55. 55. Goochland Course Guide 54 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  56. 56. Cheryl Davis 55 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  57. 57. Dolores Gende 56 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  58. 58. Mr. Smith 57 https://sites.google.com/a/boyslatin.org/smith/ Thursday, November 3, 2011
  59. 59. Tracy Purdy 58 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  60. 60. Oregon Google Summit 59 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  61. 61. Wendy Gorton - CUE 60 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  62. 62. Sites Ideas 61 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 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  63. 63. Books 62 Locate information related to millions of books Find full texts that no longer fall under copyright Preview books that are copyrighted Search inside books Locate books in online stores and libraries (WorldCat) Purchase eBooks Save book titles to your Google account through My Library Thursday, November 3, 2011
  64. 64. Books 63 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  65. 65. My Library 64 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  66. 66. A Sample Search 65 Thursday, November 3, 2011
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  69. 69. http://goo.gl/pXOpK Thursday, November 3, 2011
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  76. 76. Book Search Ideas Post your required readings for courses in My Library on bookshelves by topic Post the link to a specific bookshelf within an assignment or on a Google Site Have students search text for keywords or to find quotes Have older students write reviews Embed the Google Book Search listing in a wiki or blog 75 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  77. 77. YouTube 76 Create your own channel of content for easy access to digital media Bookmark videos to playlists Record right into YouTube Edit and annotate video Post video from your mobile device “Flip” your classroom using educational video content Thursday, November 3, 2011
  78. 78. Lucy’s Channel Thursday, November 3, 2011
  79. 79. Customize your channel. Thursday, November 3, 2011
  80. 80. My Videos & Playlists Thursday, November 3, 2011
  81. 81. Video Editor Thursday, November 3, 2011
  82. 82. Add Videos Via a Mobile Device Thursday, November 3, 2011
  83. 83. Subscriptions Thursday, November 3, 2011
  84. 84. Share Videos Via Social Media Thursday, November 3, 2011
  85. 85. Movies Thursday, November 3, 2011
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  87. 87. CitizenTube Thursday, November 3, 2011
  88. 88. http://goo.gl/EGZIQ Creative Commons Licensing Thursday, November 3, 2011
  89. 89. YouTube.edu http://www.youtube.com/education Thursday, November 3, 2011
  90. 90. YouTube Teachers Thursday, November 3, 2011
  91. 91. http://www.youtube.com/lifeinaday Thursday, November 3, 2011
  92. 92. YouTube Ideas Organize material for courses into playlists Create screencasts and videos for your lectures Subscribe to channels to be updated of new content Look at the subscriptions of friends for channels to subscribe to Have kids access your playlists through their mobile devices Have students design a collaborative project (i.e Life in a Day) Email video to your channel while on field trips 91 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  93. 93. Maps & Earth 92 Thursday, November 3, 2011
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  100. 100. 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 Create buildings in Sketchup and import them into Google Earth 99 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  101. 101. Custom Search 100 Formerly known as Google Co-op Roll your own search engine using pre-selected sites Embed on your website and blog; integrate into Google Sites Bookmark sites directly to list of web sites Others can can contribute to the web sites search Examples: My Search Engines Thursday, November 3, 2011
  102. 102. Custom search for iOS resources 101 http://goo.gl/LgUZEhttp://goo.gl/bHHBM Thursday, November 3, 2011
  103. 103. Custom Search Engine Ideas 102 Create a search engine for particular units Have a departmental or grade level engine with members contributing links through Google Marker Have students serve as curators by creating their own search engines for a unit of study Thursday, November 3, 2011
  104. 104. Google+ 103 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  105. 105. Google+ Circles 104 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  106. 106. Google+ Hangouts 105 Thursday, November 3, 2011
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  108. 108. Inside Web Search 107 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  109. 109. A Google A Day 108 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  110. 110. Web Search Lessons 109 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  111. 111. Search Stories 110 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  112. 112. Search Story Creator 111 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  113. 113. SearchReSearch 112 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  114. 114. Strategies 113 Get a Google Account (Gmail gives you a Google account OR you can make a Google account with any email address) Concentrate on one tool to start Focus on your own productivity Remember that great help documentation is built into every Google tool Encourage your school to sign up for Google Apps Advocate and educate in your district about the power of these tools Thursday, November 3, 2011
  115. 115. 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 114 Thursday, November 3, 2011
  116. 116. Lucy Gray elemenous on Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, etc. lucy@lucygrayconsulting.com http://lucygrayconsulting.com 115 Thursday, November 3, 2011

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