TRCC Hui 2014, GAFE-Google Apps for Ed 101


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TRCC Hui 2014, GAFE-Google Apps for Ed 101

  1. 1. Tamara Bell GOOGLE APPS FOR EDUCATION - GAFE 101
  2. 2. KO WAI AU? @mrs_tbell
  3. 3. Google URL Shortener
  4. 4. THE CLOUD
  5. 5. Sign in with your Google username and password
  6. 6. What is the difference between Google Apps and GAFE? What is Google Apps? Google Apps is a suite of Google applications that brings together essential services to help your business or school. This is a hosted service that lets businesses, schools, and institutions use a variety of Google products -- including Email, Google Docs, Google Calendar, and Google Talk -- on a unique domain (e.g., If you own the domain and you sign up for Google Apps services, everyone at your organization will get: ● A custom email address ( ● Tools for word processing ● Spreadsheets and presentations ● A shared calendaring system ● Tools for creating web pages and sites for your business ● Access to a flexible intranet system ● And much, much more! What’s the difference between a Google account & a Google Apps account? What is Google Apps? Google Apps is a free suite of web-based collaboration and communication tools: ● Google docs ● Google calendar ● G Mail ● Google forms ● Google spreadsheet Don’t forget about all the other great Google products, such as Google Maps, Blogger, YouTube, Google Groups, Google Scholar, Chrome (Google’s innovative web browser) and much more.
  7. 7. GMail
  8. 8. Google Calendar
  9. 9. Google Drive
  10. 10. Google Drive Google Search
  11. 11. Sandpit time - Have a go ● Create a document ● Give your document a title ● Explore the top tool bar - can you insert a picture? ● Add a hyperlink? ● Can you use the ‘tools’? ● Can you leave a comment on your document? ● Share your document with someone in this session Depending on your prior knowledge and experience, we are going to try a couple of things when creating a google word doc...
  12. 12. Click on Create Click on Document
  13. 13. Click on Untitled document
  14. 14. Name your document and click OK
  15. 15. Exploring the TABS across the top….
  16. 16. Share your document
  17. 17. Sharing Settings
  18. 18. Google Docs - checking Revision history
  19. 19. Google Docs - Research Let’s have a go Try inserting an image by going Tools - Research - Images - filter for free to use
  20. 20. Suggested Edits
  21. 21. Suggested Edits
  22. 22. What is the difference between Comments and Suggested Edits?
  23. 23. Google Folder Tips ● Viewing Options ● Creating Folders ● Sharing Folders ● Colour Coding ● Moving Folders
  24. 24. Collaborative Activity Our best Google Tips Have a go
  25. 25. Always being improved!
  26. 26. Google Presentations - Free, collaborative,accessible - Real time viewing - Can add YouTube clips, images, text, hyperlinks - Publishable/embeddable - Imports pps/pptx - Downloads to pptx, PDF, .text Why... How it could be used... Sourced from C. Tuckers Wordpress Blog
  27. 27. Click on Create Click on Presentation
  28. 28. Research inside of Docs Highlight a word and right or double click. Select ‘Research...’. The research and images appear in the right hand side of the browser Or download and use the Dictionary ‘extension’.
  29. 29. Matariki Presentation Example This project will allow students to collaborate on the work involved in learning new vocabulary for any subject area. As individuals or in pairs, they can research a term and report their findings on one slide in a Google Presentation. As each term is defined on a separate slide, the presentation grows, creating a collaborative project that can be reviewed with the entire class. Have a go
  30. 30. Check out this collaborative google presentation
  31. 31. Google Forms
  32. 32. View results
  33. 33. Click on Create Click on Form
  34. 34. ● Create a form ● Give your form a title ● Add a variety of questions ● Add a YouTube clip ● Add an image ● If possible EMBED into your blog/website or send embedded into an email to others Have a go
  35. 35. Insert a Video into Google Forms
  36. 36. Google Add Ons
  37. 37. Video Notes Go to Create, at the bottom is Connect more apps. Search for Video Notes You can add a YouTube video to the left by URL, then take notes on the right. It syncs the notes with the video timing so you can easily find parts of the video to revisit.
  38. 38. Benefits of using Google Apps ● FREE! ● little maintenance, no service providers ● privacy & security managed by a trusted company ● backs up, saves automatically ● frees up server space ● efficiencies for staff & students ● part of a global product ● staff & students work in the same platform
  40. 40. PERSONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES Virtual Learning Network Google Apps for Education Chromebook/Chrome User Group
  41. 41. Tamara Bell