NICE Mini-Conference 2008: Google in Education
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NICE Mini-Conference 2008: Google in Education



A slightly modified version of the Kean preso.There are many links to resources within this doc; make sure you click on things to visit them.

A slightly modified version of the Kean preso.There are many links to resources within this doc; make sure you click on things to visit them.



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    NICE Mini-Conference 2008: Google in Education NICE Mini-Conference 2008: Google in Education Presentation Transcript

    • Google Education: Teaching and Learning Innovation Lucy Gray Lead Technology Coach The Center for Urban School Improvement The University of Chicago 1Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • I♥Google 2Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • New York Google Teachers Academy 3Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Google’s Mission “Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” 4Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Google Philosophy 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. 5Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Google Philosophy 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. 6Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Attributes Worth Replication Innovation Imagination Playfulness Intellectual Curiosity Dedication to Quality Flexibility 7Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Questions How can we use these tools for our own professional productivity? How can we incorporate these into our own schools? What can schools learn from innovative businesses? What are WE doing differently? 9Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Google for Educators Site The Infinite Thinking Machine Teacher Community Classroom Activities Classroom Posters Recent Projects and News Tools for Your Classroom 10Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Infinite Thinking Machine A weblog sponsored by WestEd and Google “Internet T.V. shows” found also in iTunes and Google Video Concrete examples of innovation in education 7 contributors 11Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Teacher Community A Google Group for all teachers Participate in threaded discussions Network with other educators 12Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Classroom Activities Classroom Activities Exemplary Lessons NECC Presentations Computer Science Unplugged Google Lit Trips 14Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Classroom Posters Book Search Scholar Earth Search Tips Web Search Quiz & Answers 15Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Recent Projects and News Open Source Contest Geography Awareness Week Weekly Reader and Google Docs Project Spectrum International Cleanup Weekend Google Lunar Xprize Educational Content 16Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Tools for Your Classroom Book Search Earth Maps News iGoogle Web Search Blogger Calendar Docs Groups Page Creator Picasa SketchUp Google Apps Education Edition Custom Search Engine Google Notebook 17Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Book Search “Search the full text of books to find ones that interest you and learn where to buy or borrow them.” About Google Book Search Add Google Book Search to your site Google Book Search - News & Views Explore Shakespeare with Google My Library 19Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Earth Satellite imagery of the Earth that includes layers of information Content partners include Discovery Education, National Geographic, Wikipedia Still pictures Share files Google Earth Google Earth Community Teacher Meme 20Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Maps Google Maps Searchable Call feature My Maps Google Maps User Guide 22Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • News Search hundreds of publications Use in conjunction with Google Reader Archives 24Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Personalized Homepage iGoogle Start page with your content selections Other Google apps can be added to your personalized homepage e.g., Co-op search engines Lots of other widget-like doodads available created by outside parties Create your own gadgets 29Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Web Search Define File Type Currency Conversion Calculator Track Packages Google Help: Search Features 34Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Blogger Free weblog service Restrict access to entire blog Restrict comments Restrict listing in Blogger (still available on Internet) 39Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Calendar Google Calendar Editable and shareable by multiple people Mobile capabilities New Features 44Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Google Docs & Spreadsheets Documents, spreadsheets AND presentations Import and export using a variety of file types Share and publish files Open files sent in Gmail directly in Docs & Spreadsheets Examples: Global Warming Project IL-TCE Volunteer Documentation ADE NECC proposals NKO Schedule 46Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • Groups Public or private Distribute e-newsletters Host threaded discussions Create accompanying web pages using Page Creator Management tools Customize the look of your group 52Saturday, January 26, 2008
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    • SketchUp Google SketchUp 3D Warehouse Designing with SketchUp Infowiki SketchUp for Dummies - Aidan Chopra 55Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Custom Search Engine Formerly known as Google Co-op Roll your own search engine using pre-selected sites Embed on your website and blog Bookmark sites directly to list of web sites Others can can contribute to the web sites search Examples: My Search Engines 56Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Google Apps Education Edition Google Apps for Education Customizable Includes: Gmail Google Talk Google Calendar Google Page Creator Google Start Page 57Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Some other favorites... Google Video YouTube Image Search Accessible Search Blog Search Reader 58Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Recommended Resources The Search by John Batelle The Official Google Blog The Infinite Thinking Machine 59Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Strategies Sign up for the Google Educator newsletter Join the Google Educator Community Concentrate on one tool Start with improving your own productivity Make generic student accounts for projects Advocate and educate in your district about the power of these tools 60Saturday, January 26, 2008
    • Find me on .... Gmail: Skype: elemenous AIM: elemenous Blog: Flickr: elemenous Twitter: elemenous YouTube: elemenous elemenous links for this preso tagged CIE 61Saturday, January 26, 2008