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Presentation for Alabama Education Association by Wendy Stephens, Google Certified Teacher, September 17, 2011

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  • http://tinyurl.com/cloudproject
  • Into the Cloud & Docs Free online productivity and collaboration tools for your classroom and schoolWendy Stephens, Buckhorn High School, Madison County Schools wstephens@madison.k12.al.us September 17, 2011
  • 4 GB Hard Drive = Minimal Storage
  • Dell asserts it owns the trademark for theterm "cloud computing"
  • • exploding Moores law• standards-based computing• device-independent
  • Google Docs• free, web-based tools• create and edit documents from anywhere with Internet connection• include a word processor, spreadsheet and presentation tool• can be saved to office formats or pdfs• collaborate with multiple people at the same time
  • Google Docs • require Google accounts (with email verification) to set up • are sometimes blocked by school filters (because they include chat functionality) • Google requires a user be 13 year old to enter into its terms of service (this does not apply to districts using Google Apps)
  • Anywhere, real-time access & collaborationMultiple people can work together on a document without emailing versions back and forth
  • Access documents from any computerDocuments are stored onlineStudents with Internet access can work from homeNo software required, only browser and Internetconnection
  • Tracking version changes
  • Collaborative authorship
  • Easy online publishing
  • Online forms for data collection Try it! http://tinyurl.com/spentmysummer
  • Presentations, can be saved offline (this presentation was crafted in Google docs, not powerpoint...)
  • Some sample lessons:Google Docs  Collaborative publications  Essays  Peer-editing and revision  Journaling  Research papers  Collaborative book reports  Creative writing  Writing portfolios
  • Some sample lessonsGoogle Spreadsheets • Data collection • Surveys • Formative and summative assessments • Numeracy • Graphing • Measurement • Statistics
  • Some sample lessonsGoogle Presentations • Presentations • Visual representations of learning • Online flashcards and study aids • Support for public speaking • Freedom of expression
  • Lesson planning, information sharing
  • • free as a business model• closed, proprietary system• exit strategy• privacy, ownership concerns
  • Some ways to use the cloudFlickr
  • Some ways to use the cloudFlickr Behold
  • Some ways to use the cloudFlickr Flickr storm
  • Some ways to use the cloudYouTube
  • Some ways to use the cloudTeacherTube
  • Some ways to use the cloud iTunes U
  • Some ways to use the cloudSearching for specific file formats
  • Some ways to use the cloudSlideShare
  • Documentshttp://docs.google.com/Google Documents in Plain English --Google via You Tube
  • R.I.P. GoogleNotebook, Video
  • Into the Cloud & Docs Free online productivity and collaboration tools for your classroom and schoolWendy Stephens, Buckhorn High School, Madison County Schools wstephens@madison.k12.al.us September 17, 2011