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    • 1. Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session One
    • 2. Our Digital Landscape
    • 3. Is too much Google a good thing?
    • 4. Create a Google Account
      • Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages
      • To create a Google Account, just visit http:// www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount , enter your current email address, and choose a password. Once you've finished registering, you'll receive a verification email. Just click the link in that email to complete the verification process.
      • Creating a Google Account doesn't give you a Gmail account. However, you can sign up for a Gmail account by visiting the Gmail homepage at mail.google.com and clicking the "Sign up for Gmail" link under the sign-in box.
    • 5. Google Earth
      • Interactive, extensible 3D world mapping tool
      • A classroom example: http://www.googlelittrips.com/
      • Resources:
        • Google Earth User’s Guide
        • Google Earth Blog
      • Get Google Earth PRO ($400 value) FREE!
        • http://tinyurl.com/ytjaan
    • 6. Google Docs & Spreadsheets
      • Suite of applications (soon to include presentations) for group work
      • Classroom example: http://voice.paly.net/
      • Resources:
        • Ken Stein’s Blog
        • Track Reading Achievement
    • 7. Sketchup
      • Sketchup6 a 3D modeling software tool that makes visualizing and communicating your design ideas easy.
      • Classroom Examples
        • Create a 3-D package for a new food product that students invent
        • Create full models of medieval castles
        • Create full, detailed models of real homes and place them in Google Earth
      • Resources
        • Sketchup for Educators
        • Google Sketchup Group
        • Sketchup Video
        • Quick Reference Card
    • 8. Google Advanced Search
      • Make your searches more precise and get more useful results
        • - Google Advanced Search
        • - Google Special Web Searches
        • - Google Simple Messaging System
        • - Google News
        • - Google Alerts
    • 9. Resources
      • Wiki Resources
      • http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/
      • Kevin’s Blog
      • http://www.ncs-tech.org
      • Contact us
      • Kevin Jarrett [email_address]
      • Susan Ross
      • [email_address]
    • 10. Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you
    • 11. Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session Two
    • 12. Our Digital Landscape
    • 13. Is too much Google a good thing?
    • 14. Create a Google Account
      • Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages.
      • To create a Google Account, just visit http:// www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount , enter your current email address, and choose a password. Once you've finished registering, you'll receive a verification email. Just click the link in that email to complete the verification process.
      • Creating a Google Account doesn't give you a Gmail account. However, you can sign up for a Gmail account by visiting the Gmail homepage at mail.google.com and clicking the "Sign up for Gmail" link under the sign-in box.
    • 15. Blogger
      • “ Granddady” of blogging tools
      • Classroom example:
        • Parent/Child Book Club
      • Resources
        • Support Blogging Wiki
    • 16. Page Creator
      • Dead simple HTML creation tool
      • Classroom example:
        • Teacher Website
        • District Website
      • Resources:
        • Google Page Creator
    • 17. Wikispaces
      • A type of web site that allows visitors to easily add, remove or otherwise edit and change some available content. - Wikispaces for Teachers - Teachersfirst
      • Classroom Example - Mr. Harrison’s Wiki - https:// mtmsmatrix.wikispaces.com / - https:// mmmatrix.wikispaces.com / - http:// njnonpublic.wikispaces.com / - http:// sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com /
    • 18. Google Groups
      • Google Groups allows you to set up your very own place to communicate and collaborate, safely and securely, with others online.
      • Examples - School Clubs, Sports Teams, Online Study group, Class Group, Book Club, etc
      • Sample Groups
        • Google for Educators
        • Friday Five
    • 19. iGoogle
      • Use Google as your personalized homepage, and include sources of information you care about.
        • Preview latest Gmail messages
        • See headlines from Google News and other top news sources
        • Get weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie show times
        • Add up to 6 tabs, create widgets
        • Select from a variety of popular feeds
        • Drag and drop the sections to rearrange the page
    • 20. Resources
      • Wiki Resources
      • http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/
      • Kevin’s Blog http://www.ncs-tech.org
      • Contact us
      • Kevin Jarrett [email_address]
      • Susan Ross
      • [email_address]
    • 21. Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you

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