• Google docs are online applications created bygoogle.• Any information in google docs is stored online in thecloud.• All docs can be shared with anyone on the web! Thiswill allow students to collaborate on projects together.• Since google docs are online all docs can be linked orembedded into your classroom website.• Google drive is the place in which all your informationis storedWhat are google docs and google drive?
How can I get to my google drive?1. Log-in to the FreeholdTownship home page.2. Login to your staff email3. Click on Google Drive4. Start creating!
How can my student get onto their google drive?1. Log-in to the FreeholdTownship home page.2. Student should login into theiremail.User Name: (first initial) (last name)@ftsk8.orgPassword: Student should create their ownpassword3. Click on Google Drive4. Start creating!
What are the applications withingoogle drive?Each arrowis pointingto adifferentapplicationin googledocs
Google Docs and the Common Core: A Perfect Team!Lesson Idea/Example GradelevelCommon Core Standard Google DocsusedCollaborative writing: Using google docsstudents can create an opinion writingassignment and "share" the assignmentwith their classmates. Students canwork together to list different opinionson a common topic.FourthGradeCCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.1 Write opinionpieces on topics or texts, supporting a pointof view with reasons and information.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.6 With someguidance and support from adults, usetechnology, including the Internet, toproduce and publish writing as well as tointeract and collaborate with others;demonstrate sufficient command ofkeyboarding skills to type a minimum ofone page in a single sittingInformative writing: Students can createa slideshow explaining a specific topic.Students can write paragraph on eachslide. Paragraphs can include topicsentences and supporting detailsFourthGradeCCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2a Introduce atopic clearly and group related informationin paragraphs and sections; includeformatting (e.g., headings), illustrations,and multimedia when useful to aidingcomprehensionThe following slides list a variety of ways teachers in grade 2-5 can integrate google docs into theircurrent curriculum. All lesson ideas are aligned with the common core.
Google Docs and the Common Core: A Perfect Team!Lesson Idea/Example GradelevelCommon Core Standard Google Docs usedConduct Research Project: Choose aspecific topic in science or social studies.Conduct research on the topic. Create aslideshow or google doc outlining researchdiscovered. Organize writing intoparagraphs.Use "research" feature to discover newfacts about important vocabulary within theproject.FourthGradeCCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7Conduct short research projectsthat build knowledge throughinvestigation of different aspectsof a topic.CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2aIntroduce a topic clearly andgroup related information inparagraphs and sections; includeformatting (e.g., headings),illustrations, and multimediawhen useful to aidingcomprehension.Create a survey using google forms.Students will share their survey withclassmates. Each will answer each othersquestion. Students will analyze dataFourthGradeCCSS.Math.Content.4.MD.B.4Make a line plot to display adata set of measurements infractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4,1/8). Solve problemsinvolving addition andsubtraction of fractions byusing information presentedThe following slides list a variety of ways teachers in grade 2-5 can integrate google docs into theircurrent curriculum. All lesson ideas are aligned with the common core.
Brainstorm!Using the link below create a list ofpossible lesson ideas you could usewith google docs.Think: What do I already do? How can Ialign this with the common core andgoogle docs?Collaborate: Everyone is editing thedocument at the same time. "Piggy-back" off your colleagues ideas to addto your understanding!Click this link to access your groups shared doc
How can google drive make my life easier?Create templates orchoose from googlestemplates. Share thelink with your students.Now everyone has atemplate to begin theirwork!Exit CardsCreate a google form reviewingthe concepts covered in class.Students complete the form beforeleaving. After completion you willhave a spreadsheet of studentperformance. Perfect for flexiblegrouping for the next days work!
Download the googledrive app. This willallow you to uploadand download docsfrom your mobiledeviceHow can google drive make my life easier? (Part 2)Use google chrome!Although anybrowser should befine, google driveworks best withchrome
Useful Links50 Ways google can help in education10 Creative Ways to use google to maximizelearningGoogle docs in the classroom80 Ways to use google forms in the classroomLink to this presentation, feel free to share with your colleagues andadd links as you find them.