Google Apps: Session 1

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  • Google Apps: Session 1

    1. 2. The next 10 minutes ... <ul><li>What are Google apps? </li></ul><ul><li>Why we should use Google apps? </li></ul><ul><li>Task due for next meeting [Wednesday?] </li></ul>
    2. 3. Students today depend on paper too much. They don’t know how to write on a slate without getting chalk dust all over themselves. What will they do when they run out of paper? Principal’s Association, 1815
    3. 4. Students today depend too much upon ink. They don’t know how to use a pen knife to sharpen a pencil. Pen and ink will never replace the pencil. National Association of Teachers, 1907
    4. 5. Why would you ever want the Internet for student use? It’s just the latest fad – have them use the library. District Employee, 1995
    5. 6. What can you do with an LCD Projector that you can’t do with an overhead projector? Member of School Accountability Committee, 1999
    6. 8. What are Google Apps? <ul><li>An online suite of applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Forms </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Sites </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Talk </li></ul>
    7. 9. Why we should use Google apps?
    8. 10. Cloud computing
    9. 11. Ease of access and working mobility
    10. 12. Collaborative
    11. 13. Ease of access control
    12. 14. All you need is an internet browser
    13. 15. Best practice
    14. 16. http://docs.ecolint.ch
    15. 17. This weeks task ... <ul><li>Logon to http://docs.ecolint.ch </li></ul><ul><li>Open the shared ‘Quotes’ document. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose one of the quotes. </li></ul><ul><li>Find out who said or wrote the quote and add this information to the document. </li></ul><ul><li>Put the person’s name in bold. </li></ul><ul><li>Add a link to the wikipedia page about that person. </li></ul>

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