Must-Dos1. Open a Google account and explore the variousapps2. Inquire with your district about the possibility ofacquiring Google Apps for your school3. Start using the apps!
Google DocsConsider what you’re doing now.Do you use word processing? Spreadsheets?Presentations? How can the use of a collaborativeGoogle doc streamline those tasks? Make them moreefﬁcient? Involve more participants? Help organizeinformation? Help share information?Examples for use:Curriculum writingLesson planningData warehousing and analysisRecord-keeping
Google FormsDo you ask for others’ input?Parents, teachers, students?What do you do with the data?What would you like to do with the data?Examples for use:Staff, parent, and student surveysWalkthrough observation formsFeedback forms following PD days
Google CalendarThink about your current calendar.Are appointments easily scheduled?Can you share your calendar with others?Can you access your calendar from anywhere?Examples for use:School calendar + personal calendar all in oneShare with admin assistants for schedulingUse the new appointment slots featuresSchedule classrooms, tech equipment, etc.Conferences schedulingEmbed on websites
Resources Visit http://leadandlearn.wikispaces.com/ Google+Apps for more resources from experts in the ﬁeld!
Thank you!Don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or if you’re in need of more info! Lyn Hilt K-6 principal & elem. tech integrator @l_hilt firstname.lastname@example.org http://lynhilt.com