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  • Google apps in the clasroom baw2012

    1. 1. <ul><li>in the Classroom for BAW 2012 </li></ul><ul><li>Google Teacher Academy </li></ul><ul><li>New York </li></ul><ul><li>November 18, 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Rita Zeinstejer </li></ul><ul><li>Rosario, Argentina </li></ul>
    2. 3. Google Apps in the Classroom
    3. 4. browser or search engine….?
    4. 5. What is a browser? <ul><li>piece of computer software used to search for information on the World Wide Web </li></ul><ul><li>search, chat, email, shop, bank, read the news and watch videos online </li></ul><ul><li>Safari </li></ul>
    5. 6. What is a search engine ? <ul><li>program/webpage that is used inside a browser  </li></ul><ul><li>seeks out information from all over the World Wide Web based on keywords that you input. </li></ul><ul><li>  NOT downloadable </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo </li></ul><ul><li>MSN </li></ul><ul><li>Altavista </li></ul><ul><li>Bing </li></ul>
    6. 7. <ul><li>Students can use it: </li></ul><ul><li>research class topics </li></ul><ul><li>find “ similar pages ” </li></ul><ul><li>search for images </li></ul><ul><li>search from their cells </li></ul>The world’s largest search engine
    7. 8. <ul><li>Teachers can use it: </li></ul><ul><li>translate webpages </li></ul><ul><li>search for instructional material in different formats </li></ul><ul><li>restrict search in stds’ pc’s > “ safe search ” </li></ul>The world’s largest search engine
    8. 9. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>a faster, better and more secure way to access Web-based applications. </li></ul><ul><li>will suggest searches, popular sites, visited pages </li></ul><ul><li>a new tab will automatically display your most visited pages and closed tabs </li></ul><ul><li>warning sites suspected of malware </li></ul>
    9. 10. <ul><li>Time Tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps track of how much time you spend on various web sites. </li></ul>
    10. 11. webmail <ul><li>free accounts </li></ul><ul><li>custom email addresses </li></ul><ul><li>shared calendars </li></ul><ul><li>collaborative websites </li></ul><ul><li>shared online documents </li></ul><ul><li>safe instant messaging </li></ul><ul><li>easy-to-use customizable start page </li></ul><ul><li>use your school domain </li></ul>
    11. 12. You can also…. <ul><li>activate chat and camera! </li></ul><ul><li>import contacts from Outlook and other accounts! </li></ul><ul><li>customize your site, many options </li></ul><ul><li>Switch to the new look ! </li></ul><ul><li>add “insert images” </li></ul><ul><li>save your chat scripts </li></ul>
    12. 15. Additional Apps <ul><li>Google Search </li></ul><ul><li>Google Chrome </li></ul><ul><li>Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Goggle Video </li></ul><ul><li>Google Sites </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Google Mobile: Google Skyline </li></ul><ul><li>Google Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Google Images + Street View </li></ul><ul><li>Google News </li></ul><ul><li>Google Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Google Reader </li></ul><ul><li>Google SketchUp </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Google Patents </li></ul><ul><li>Picasa </li></ul><ul><li>Google + </li></ul>
    13. 16. <ul><li>Why Google apps…? </li></ul>
    14. 17. Why Google apps…? <ul><li>students can use Google Apps to: </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with classmates using Google Sites </li></ul><ul><li>make presentations with Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>keep organized using Google Calendar </li></ul>
    15. 18. Why Google apps…? <ul><li>Teachers can use Google Apps to: </li></ul><ul><li>have easy access to their colleagues using Google Talk </li></ul><ul><li>sign up for computerlab or library time using a Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>collect assingments online using Gmail or Google docs </li></ul>
    16. 19. <ul><li>free online word processor </li></ul><ul><li>create, store, share, collaborate on docs </li></ul><ul><li>work together online > avoid attachments </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    17. 20. <ul><li>Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Forms, Surveys, Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Drawings </li></ul>
    18. 21. Why ? <ul><li>Students can: </li></ul><ul><li>work on their files from any pc </li></ul><ul><li>get instant feedback </li></ul><ul><li>publish papers and presentations to an authentic audience </li></ul>
    19. 22. Why ? <ul><li>Teachers can: </li></ul><ul><li>provide timely feedback to stds at any point </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with colleagues (material/assessment) </li></ul><ul><li>publish handouts for stds and parents </li></ul><ul><li>make their presentations </li></ul>
    20. 24. Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office <ul><li>brings collaborative multi-person editing to the familiar Microsoft® Office experience </li></ul><ul><li>share, backup and simultaneously edit Microsoft Word, PowerPoint®, and Excel® documents with coworkers. </li></ul>
    21. 25. <ul><li>create course website quickly </li></ul><ul><li>include subordinate pages to each unit </li></ul><ul><li>share documents, videos, calendars, charts and other information </li></ul><ul><li>all in one place </li></ul><ul><li>offers control over who has access </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    22. 26. Students can use to: <ul><li>manage a to-do list for their assignments </li></ul><ul><li>create a personal portfolio of their work </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate and share ideas for group work and peer tutoring </li></ul>
    23. 27. Teachers can use to: <ul><li>create a class page </li></ul><ul><li>allow stds to create pages </li></ul><ul><li>include tutorial videos </li></ul><ul><li>collaborate with other teachers/ school-wide projects </li></ul><ul><li>manage international projects </li></ul>
    24. 28. <ul><li>personalized home page </li></ul><ul><li>at-a-glance access to key info </li></ul><ul><li>educational gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>gadgets: easily removed/ added </li></ul>
    25. 30.
    26. 31. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>stay informed, news & events </li></ul><ul><li>add gadgets: </li></ul><ul><li>* class calendars </li></ul><ul><li>* to-do lists </li></ul><ul><li>* encyclopedias & dictionaries </li></ul><ul><li>create customized tabs for assignments, activities, personal interests </li></ul>
    27. 32. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>unleash stds creativity by having them make their own gadgets </li></ul><ul><li>keep up-to-date with their blogs </li></ul><ul><li>plan/organize their instructional day </li></ul><ul><li>develop a custom tab to access their professional network </li></ul>
    28. 33. <ul><li>keep track of all your life's important events in one place </li></ul><ul><li>add events and send invitations </li></ul><ul><li>share your schedule with friends and family </li></ul><ul><li>search for events you might enjoy </li></ul><ul><li>set up automatic event reminders </li></ul>
    29. 34. <ul><li>free, downloadable </li></ul><ul><li>combines satellite imagery, maps, 3D terrain, 3D buildings </li></ul><ul><li>explore organizations (NASA, Discovery Education) </li></ul><ul><li>explore species/ night sky </li></ul>
    30. 35. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>create tours of their school/community </li></ul><ul><li>study climate change </li></ul><ul><li>/effects of global warming </li></ul><ul><li>track earthquakes in real time </li></ul><ul><li>explore animal kingdom with national Geographic content </li></ul>
    31. 36. Why use … ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>set the scene for various lessons </li></ul><ul><li>adapt abstract lessons to the real world : interaction with real-time data </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    32. 38. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>explore the skies on your Android phone </li></ul><ul><li>helps you identify the celestial objects in view </li></ul>
    33. 39. <ul><li>start your own email discussion groups/ message boards </li></ul><ul><li>browse archives of Usenet groups. </li></ul><ul><li>search or browse for information </li></ul><ul><li>join a group </li></ul><ul><li>join in on what others are talking about </li></ul>create custom discuss
    34. 40. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>extend class discussion online </li></ul><ul><li>share ideas, store docs, organize web resources working on a team project </li></ul><ul><li>create a private group for school clubs/sports teams to share latest news, announcements, pix </li></ul>
    35. 41. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>make class handouts, reading material, assignments, web links available for stds and parents </li></ul><ul><li>send email announcements to parents </li></ul><ul><li>centralize resources & communication </li></ul>
    36. 42. show <ul><li>allows photos to be uploaded easily </li></ul><ul><li>locates pix and sorts them out into visual albums </li></ul><ul><li>organize, edit, share pictures </li></ul><ul><li>makes advanced photo editing simple </li></ul><ul><li>crop, reduce red-eye, add light, text, colour, adjust </li></ul><ul><li>access an online slideshow and download pix </li></ul>
    37. 43. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>organize/manage photos for projects/reports </li></ul><ul><li>quickly edit photos/images </li></ul><ul><li>share photos of school events </li></ul>
    38. 44. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>create an album for each std </li></ul><ul><li>create a slideshow for open house </li></ul><ul><li>share fieldtrips online </li></ul>
    39. 45. <ul><li>free web mapping service application </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>It provides: </li></ul><ul><li>terrain maps </li></ul><ul><li>satellite imagery </li></ul><ul><li>photographic street views </li></ul>
    40. 46. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>keep track of class penpals </li></ul><ul><li>virtual tour countries (transportation/hotels/sight-seeing) </li></ul><ul><li>learn about plant/animal life by embedding info on habitats in maps </li></ul>
    41. 47. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>plan a field trip with stds </li></ul><ul><li>create a school map </li></ul><ul><li>teach historical events by embedding docs into interactive maps </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    42. 48. … added to <ul><li>now Picasa photos in Street View!!! </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    43. 49. Google Maps Street View
    44. 50. I- Students give directions <ul><li>visit real places online </li></ul><ul><li>directions via map </li></ul><ul><li>guide teacher/student in Street View </li></ul>
    45. 51. II. Students as Tour Guides <ul><li>visit real places online… </li></ul><ul><li>student gives guide of city </li></ul><ul><li>role-play tour guide </li></ul><ul><li>describe favourite city </li></ul>
    46. 52. III. Students discover cities <ul><li>visit a property for sale </li></ul><ul><li>online estate agents: </li></ul><ul><li>- Property descriptions </li></ul><ul><li>Google Maps </li></ul><ul><li>- See locations </li></ul>
    47. 53. III. Students discover cities <ul><li>Visit the neighbourhood </li></ul><ul><li>Describe it (factual portrayal) </li></ul><ul><li>Relate to it (opinions, impressions) </li></ul><ul><li>Role-play it (selling or buying) </li></ul>
    48. 54. <ul><li>makes news available in a single place </li></ul><ul><li>thousands of sources </li></ul><ul><li>browse top stories </li></ul><ul><li>search for a specific topic </li></ul><ul><li>personalize your news page </li></ul><ul><li> show </li></ul>
    49. 55. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>compare and contrast events </li></ul><ul><li>find primary docs (+200 years) </li></ul><ul><li>access news from cells </li></ul>
    50. 56. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>personalize their news page: stay informed </li></ul><ul><li>search news for particular story relevant to lesson </li></ul><ul><li>model for stds to examine bias and reliability </li></ul>
    51. 57. show <ul><li>email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic. </li></ul><ul><li>alerts can be delivered via feed to Google Reader or to your iGoogle page </li></ul>
    52. 58. <ul><li>monitor a developing news story </li></ul><ul><li>keep current on a competitor or industry </li></ul><ul><li>get the latest on a celebrity or event </li></ul><ul><li>keep tabs on your favorite sports teams </li></ul>
    53. 59. <ul><li>five variations of alerts: </li></ul><ul><li>news </li></ul><ul><li>blogs </li></ul><ul><li>video </li></ul><ul><li>discussions </li></ul><ul><li>everything </li></ul>
    54. 60. <ul><li>feed aggregator, feed reader, news reader </li></ul><ul><li>constantly checks your favorite news sites and blogs for new content. </li></ul><ul><li>aggregates syndicated web content such as news headlines, blogs , podcasts , and vlogs in a single location for easy viewing. </li></ul><ul><li>checks for new content at user-determined intervals and retrieves the update. </li></ul>
    55. 61. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>keep updated on current events and news </li></ul><ul><li>collect, annotate, share research for collaborative project </li></ul><ul><li>read items teacher shares for current assignments </li></ul>
    56. 62. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>keep track of stds blogs all on one page </li></ul><ul><li>read other educators blogs and follow best practices </li></ul><ul><li>share news articles with colleagues and stds using the “ Shared items ” feature (+ annotations!) </li></ul>
    57. 63. <ul><li>modeling software for 3D designs </li></ul><ul><li>construct 3D models of buildings, trees, cars. </li></ul>
    58. 64. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>visualize geometry/ mathematical concepts </li></ul><ul><li>create model buildings </li></ul><ul><li>learn about architecture </li></ul><ul><li>design full scale 3D environments </li></ul><ul><li>share designs with others via web </li></ul>
    59. 65. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>engage stds in the 3D world around them </li></ul><ul><li>recreate historical settings </li></ul><ul><li>illustrate theoretical concepts </li></ul>
    60. 67. With you can... <ul><li>search diverse sources from one convenient place </li></ul><ul><li>find papers, abstracts and citations </li></ul><ul><li>locate the complete paper through your library or on the web </li></ul><ul><li>learn about key papers in any area of research </li></ul>
    61. 68. <ul><li>search for scholarly literature across many disciplines and sources : </li></ul><ul><li>peer-reviewed papers </li></ul><ul><li>theses </li></ul><ul><li>books </li></ul><ul><li>abstracts </li></ul><ul><li>articles </li></ul><ul><li>from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations </li></ul><ul><li>weighs full text of each article, author, publication in which article appears, citations. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    62. 69. <ul><li>texts of scholarly literature </li></ul><ul><li>includes most peer-reviewed online journals </li></ul><ul><li>claims to cover more websites, journal sources and languages </li></ul>
    63. 71. <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>search the patent corpus </li></ul><ul><li>8 million patents </li></ul><ul><li>over a million patent applications </li></ul><ul><li>search by detail, classification codes, date </li></ul>
    64. 72. <ul><li>web-based module </li></ul><ul><li>add to your iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>like Gmail chat > talk everywhere </li></ul><ul><li>see Picasa web albums and YouTube videos from this gadget </li></ul>
    65. 73. <ul><li>create rich multimedia posts including text, links, pictures, videos </li></ul><ul><li>comments </li></ul><ul><li>subscription </li></ul>
    66. 74. Why use ? <ul><li>Students can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>keep a reflective learning journal </li></ul><ul><li>post messages, photos,videos </li></ul><ul><li>share schoolwork </li></ul>
    67. 75. Why use ? <ul><li>Teachers can use it to: </li></ul><ul><li>post resources, assignments, homework, lessons </li></ul><ul><li>keep parents updated </li></ul><ul><li>reflect on their teaching practices </li></ul><ul><li>follow stds progress </li></ul><ul><li>share ideas with other educators </li></ul><ul><li>organize project work </li></ul>
    68. 78. its latest browser experiment <ul><li>Google Explores the Human Body With HTML5 </li></ul><ul><li>Basically,  Google Earth  for the human body. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
    69. 80. Google Plus <ul><li>the newest social networking website from Google </li></ul>
    70. 82. <ul><li>Add FRIENDS from: </li></ul><ul><li>suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>Yahoo Mail </li></ul><ul><li>Hotmail </li></ul>Circles: Hangout video chat with multiple people at once Share your Circles!
    71. 84. Chat….? <ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Google Talk </li></ul><ul><li>Google + </li></ul>
    72. 86. <ul><li>!!!!!!! </li></ul>
    73. 87. <ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>