Using Google Apps to Foster Global Collaborationspresented by Lisa ThumannSr. Specialist in Technology Education, CMSCE, Rutgers Universityhttp://thumannresources.com@lthumann on Twitter One of the most effective ways to get students collaborating with each other is to use tools that are easily accessible. If the tools are browser agnostic, have no demand for installations or updates and are intuitive, the collaboration is more likely to be effective. Together, we will look at Google Forms, Docs and Sites as a suite of tools to facilitate and foster global collaborations.
Horizon Report 2009“Increasingly, thosewho use technology in ways that expand theirglobal connections are more likely to advance,while those who do not will find themselves onthe sidelines.” http://www.nmc.org/pdf/2009-Horizon-Report.pdf
Where to Look for Global Collaborations Flat Classrooms Global School Net Kidlink GEC Project Database Connect All Schools iEARN (International Education and Resource Network)