Google Tools Part I Presented by: Alyssa Baker [email_address]
http://tech4admin.wetpaint.com/
 
Why are Google Apps useful to Educators? <ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works across multiple platforms </li>...
Classroom Tools <ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Docs     ...
iGoogle:  Customized Homepage <ul><ul><ul><li>Pick interests and theme </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customized for ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Google Docs <ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload exist...
http://docs.google.com
 
 
Upload existing files
Share and Collaborate
 
Export presentations, spreadsheets and documents
Create forms easily to gather data
Results are automatically compiled in a spreadsheet
<ul><li>Alyssa Baker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://alyssabaker.pbworks.com </li>...
Sites <ul><ul><li>Create and share a classroom, team, or group website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customize for look/f...
Google Reader <ul><li>Save time! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep track of your favorite websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub...
Calendar <ul><ul><li>Online calendar to access from any computer with an internet connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gr...
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Google Apps#!

  1. 1. Google Tools Part I Presented by: Alyssa Baker [email_address]
  2. 2. http://tech4admin.wetpaint.com/
  3. 4. Why are Google Apps useful to Educators? <ul><ul><li>Free </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works across multiple platforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use a web browser of your choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>    Firefox </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     Internet Explorer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>     Safari </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Easily accessible from any computer with internet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Great tool for: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Certain applications can be embedded on websites </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Classroom Tools <ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Docs     </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sites </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reader </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth and Maps </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 6. iGoogle: Customized Homepage <ul><ul><ul><li>Pick interests and theme </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customized for you </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collect useful content all in one location </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Docs </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Weather </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Top news stories </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Language translation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 17. Google Docs <ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples of use </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Upload existing documents or create new </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share with a group </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Embed </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Create folders for easy organizing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Types of Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Documents </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Forms </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 18. http://docs.google.com
  8. 21. Upload existing files
  9. 22. Share and Collaborate
  10. 24. Export presentations, spreadsheets and documents
  11. 25. Create forms easily to gather data
  12. 26. Results are automatically compiled in a spreadsheet
  13. 27. <ul><li>Alyssa Baker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://alyssabaker.pbworks.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Follow Alytechconsult on Diigo and Twitter </li></ul></ul>http://tech4admin.wetpaint.com/
  14. 28. Sites <ul><ul><li>Create and share a classroom, team, or group website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Customize for look/feel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No need for HTML </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy one click editing! </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set as public or private </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invite collaboraters or viewers of your choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Similiar to a Wiki </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe for updates </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://sites.google.com/a/googleclassrooms.org/mrs-richau/Home </li></ul><ul><li>https://sites.google.com/a/altostrat.com/project-eggplant/Home </li></ul><ul><li>http://sites.google.com/site/itscoconnected/ </li></ul>
  15. 29. Google Reader <ul><li>Save time! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep track of your favorite websites </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to your favorite RSS feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Share </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mark as read </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tag favorite articles for easy viewing later </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add a star </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Works on any mobile phone browser Tutorial Video     My Google Reader </li></ul></ul>
  16. 30. Calendar <ul><ul><li>Online calendar to access from any computer with an internet connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple owners </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Send e-vites to potential members </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>View friend's/colleague's calendars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create events and agendas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add local weather </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add mobile setup to access from phone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sync with other calendars </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>My Group Calendar </li></ul>

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