Introduction<br />Essay About the Future<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx2Slxp0TkM<br />Length: 1:20<br />
Read-only Web (Search for information and read it) <br />Static pages instead of dynamic user-generated content<br />User is passive (one-way flow of information)<br />Web 1.0 Features (1993 – 2003)<br />
Web 1.0 Dawson College website: 1997<br />Source: www.archive.org<br />
Web 2.0: An Introduction<br />Emphasis on online collaboration and sharingamong users<br />Users are encouraged to createand manage information<br />Social-Networkingaspects<br />
Google Docs: A Love Letter<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7y7NafWXeM<br />Length: 1:37<br />
Google Docs in the Classroom<br />Source: http://cache.gawkerassets.com/assets/images/4/2011/01/rockwell_ipad_teaching.jpg<br />
Google Docs in the Classroom<br />Promote group collaboration and creativity by having your students record their group projects together in a single doc.<br />Keep track of grades, attendance, or any other data <br />Facilitate writing as a process by encouraging students to write in a document shared with you. <br />Encourage collaborative presentation skills by asking your students to work together on a shared presentation<br />Maintain, update and share lesson plans over time in a single document.<br />Track and organize cumulative project data in a single spreadsheet, accessible to any collaborator at any time.<br />
Google Docs in the Classroom<br /><ul><li>Teachers have the opportunity to check student progress and make sure students are following the guidelines.
They can provide feedback in the document. Teachers can offer advice which may lead to higher grades.
Teachers can use the revisions history to find out who has actually helped on the project and evaluate individual participation and content.
Teachers can discover who is not participating and have the opportunity to correct the situation.
Teachers can use Google Docs to inform students about upcoming assignments.
Google Docs is popular for teams that are developing an essay or a presentation.</li></li></ul><li>Google Docs in the Classroom<br /><ul><li> A team of students can create a spreadsheet which includes assignment details and deadlines.
All the team members update the spreadsheet which allows students to see who is getting their work done on time and who is falling behind.
The revision history feature allows students and teachers to see a history of the revision process of a particular document.
Sometimes previous ideas and information that were removed actually deserve to be in the document. With Google Docs, this deleted content can be restored.
Students from all over the nation can work on the same project in real-time and get involved in brainstorming sessions.</li></li></ul><li>Google Docs: Useful Resources<br />Source: http://www.google.com/educators/index.html<br />Source: http://www.thegoogleclassroom.com/<br />
Google Docs Youtube Community<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleDocsCommunity<br />
Google Forms in the Classroom<br />Source:https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dhn2vcv5_779cnssm5g7<br />
Hands-On: Creating a Quiz Using Google Docs<br />Source: https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=df6bwk2v_395h754x6g6<br />
Creating Self-Graded Quizzes Using Google Docs<br />“How to Create Self-Graded Quizzes in Google Docs”<br />http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2010/09/how-to-create-self-graded-quizzes-in.html<br />
Teachers and Students Talk About Google Docs<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYPjJK6LZdM<br />
Google Docs: Discussions<br />Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zmOYziFKZw<br />Length: 1:51<br />
Connecting Microsoft Office Files to Google Docs<br />Cloud Connect: a new plugin for Microsoft Office which will tie Google Docs directly into Microsoft Office, free of charge. Editing a document in Word? It’ll automatically sync to your Google Docs account each time you hit ‘Save’. <br />
Optical character recognition (OCR) in Google Docs<br />
Cloud printing on the go<br />Imagine printing an important document from your smartphone on the way to work and finding the printout waiting for you when you walk in the door. Now you can do this with Google Docs!<br />Source: http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2011/01/cloud-printing-on-go.html<br />
List of Useful Resources<br />The Super Book of Web Tools for Educators<br />http://web20classroom.blogspot.com/2010/12/super-book-of-web-tools-for-educators.html<br />Google for Educators: Resource Handout<br />http://educationaltechnologyguy.blogspot.com/p/google-for-educators_22.html<br />Directory of Learning Tools 2011<br />http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/index.html<br />Social Learning Tools for the School Classroom <br />http://www.c4lpt.co.uk/Directory/Tools/classroom.html<br />Tools for the 21st Century Teacher (Part 1)<br />http://issuu.com/mzimmer557/docs/tools_for_the_21st_century_teacher<br />Tools for the 21st Century Teacher (Part 2)<br />http://issuu.com/mzimmer557/docs/tools_for_the_21st_century_teacher_2nd_edition<br />
List of Useful Resources<br />“The Complete Dropbox for Educators”<br />http://www.scribd.com/doc/42471404/Using-The-Magic-Pocket-A-Dropbox-Manual/<br />100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner<br />http://www.collegeathome.com/blog/2008/06/10/100-helpful-web-tools-for-every-kind-of-learner/<br />