GOOGLE TOOLSGoogle has become much more than a search  engine. The internet giant now has a host of  online apps to make l...
DOCS             Google Docs allows users to access              and edit documents from any              computer with in...
CALENDAR             Google calendar allows users keep              track of events and share them with              frien...
PLUS           Google Plus is a social networking            site that allows users to share            information, statu...
READER           Google Reader is like a magazine that you             fill up with content you choose. Reader            ...
MAPS               Google Docs allows users to access                and edit documents from any                computer w...
SUCCESSES & CHALLENGES•   Created elements I will USE in      Some of the Google apps are not    MY classroom!           ...
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  1. 1. GOOGLE TOOLSGoogle has become much more than a search engine. The internet giant now has a host of online apps to make life easier and more productive, especially for teachers.
  2. 2. DOCS Google Docs allows users to access and edit documents from any computer with internet access.Pros: Cons:• Convenience of access • Requires internet access• Multiple format compatibility • Mild/Moderate Learning• Share files around the web curve• Cloud storage • Limited editing options
  3. 3. CALENDAR Google calendar allows users keep track of events and share them with friends and other devices across the web.Pros: Cons:• Convenience of access • Requires internet access• Alerts and reminders • Mild/Moderate Learning• Multiple viewing options curve• Syncs with enables wireless devices
  4. 4. PLUS Google Plus is a social networking site that allows users to share information, status updates, photos, videos and links.Pros: Cons:• Looks nice • No one I know actually uses• Easily group friends into it “circles” • Seriously, no one uses• Integrated with other Google Google plus. apps
  5. 5. READER Google Reader is like a magazine that you fill up with content you choose. Reader aggregates posts and updates from sites you subscribe to – allowing you to get all your info in one place.Pros: Cons:• Aggregates info from • It’s ugly and clunky multiple sites efficiently. • Other apps do this job• Links to other Google apps MUCH better (IMO) • Confusing (at times) options and settings
  6. 6. MAPS Google Docs allows users to access and edit documents from any computer with internet access.Pros: Cons:• Convenience of access • No longer on the iPhone• VERY easy to use• Fast• Accurate & Reliable directions• Street view & Satellite view• Great search radius and results
  7. 7. SUCCESSES & CHALLENGES• Created elements I will USE in  Some of the Google apps are not MY classroom! supported as well as others• Proud of my work!  Does anyone really use Google+?• Learned about NEW resources! I think it’s just self-sustaining,• Mostly enjoyed the process! reposting and sharing things on it’s own. ;)

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