Google for Educators Tools and tips Eric Cole East McDowell Jr High September 16, 2009
Examples how one school is using Google Apps <ul><li>Google Apps at Watershed School! </li></ul>
Did you know 4.0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8
GMail is a &quot;Must Have&quot; for Web 2.0 <ul><li>Using Gmail:  Adding Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>To add Gmail to an exist...
<ul><li>A gmail account is an online email account that you can access from any location with an Internet connection, as w...
Sign In and start gathering information with  iGoogle
Google Earth, Sky, Moon, Mars, Maps <ul><ul><li>The geography applications are endless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many opp...
Google Forms <ul><ul><li>Create Forms in Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Form codes can be embedded in SchoolFusion...
Google Educator Resources <ul><li>Create 3-D Models: </li></ul><ul><li>http://sketchup.google.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>  <...
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Google For Educators

  1. 1. Google for Educators Tools and tips Eric Cole East McDowell Jr High September 16, 2009
  2. 2. Examples how one school is using Google Apps <ul><li>Google Apps at Watershed School! </li></ul>
  3. 3. Did you know 4.0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ILQrUrEWe8
  4. 4. GMail is a &quot;Must Have&quot; for Web 2.0 <ul><li>Using Gmail: Adding Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>To add Gmail to an existing Google Account, just follow these steps: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit mail.google.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Click Sign up for Gmail . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At the top of the form, click the link If you already have a Google Account, you can sign in here . You'll be redirected to a sign-in page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter your existing Google Account username and password, and you'll get to a shortened Gmail sign-up form. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select your Gmail username and security question. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After you complete this sign-up process, you'll receive a 'Gmail Upgrade Confirmation' email at the email address that you used to sign in to your Google Account. This means that you've successfully added Gmail to your Google Account. Your full Gmail address will be yourusername @gmail.com </li></ul><ul><li>To access all your favorite Google products, including Gmail, just sign in with your new Gmail username. You may also sign in with the email address originally associated with your account, if the account was verified before adding Gmail. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>A gmail account is an online email account that you can access from any location with an Internet connection, as well as forward to phones through SMS technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Having the account will also allow you to log into, and access, the  host of collaborative tools provided by Google to enhance information and data gathering and sharing. </li></ul>GMail is a &quot;Must Have&quot; for Web 2.0
  6. 6. Sign In and start gathering information with iGoogle
  7. 7. Google Earth, Sky, Moon, Mars, Maps <ul><ul><li>The geography applications are endless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Many opportunities to talk about regions of the world </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lessons and Activity resources   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hidden &quot; Flight Simulator &quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot; Starter Sheet &quot; for Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/sky/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/moon/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/mars/   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://maps.google.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>&quot; Starter Sheet &quot; for Maps </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>My PLN collaborative map   </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advanced Search &quot; Starter Sheet &quot; </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Google Forms <ul><ul><li>Create Forms in Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Form codes can be embedded in SchoolFusion blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A spreadsheet automatically generates that updates as the form is submitted. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot; Starter Sheet &quot; for Forms </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Google Educator Resources <ul><li>Create 3-D Models: </li></ul><ul><li>http://sketchup.google.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Current Research Articles for Professional Development: </li></ul><ul><li>http://scholar.google.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Search Front Pages for quick views of topics </li></ul><ul><li>http://fastflip.googlelabs.com/   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>More Options: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/   </li></ul><ul><li>More Resources for Educators: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/educators/index.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://sites.google.com/site/gtools4teachers/Home </li></ul><ul><li>http://theconnectedclassroom.wikispaces.com/Google_Tools </li></ul>
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