Teacher Dashboard for Google Apps overview june 2011


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Teacher Dashboard for Google Apps overview june 2011

  1. 1. Teacher Dashboard Features Overview June 2011
  2. 2. Ongoing enhancements <ul><li>This slide deck covers some of the key Teacher Dashboard features </li></ul><ul><li>Please note: </li></ul><ul><li>This deck does not cover domain configuration or policy enforcement features </li></ul><ul><li>This is an overview only </li></ul><ul><li>Service features and descriptions are subject to change without notice </li></ul><ul><li>Please request a demo to learn more! </li></ul>Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  3. 3. Teacher Dashboard Design Goals <ul><li>Simplify and speed up classroom setup </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the effort of managing a digital classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce the risks / enforce policies </li></ul>Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  4. 4. Google Docs / Folder View
  5. 5. Student Docs View - Detail Click to open doc, mouse hover for preview Who last updated doc and when Year level, age, reading age, scores Open Moana’s Reading folder Email Moana Open Student Notes List of most recently updated documents Can be filtered (“volcanoes”)
  6. 6. Sharing View Unshared : documents not shared with the teacher Public : documents visible outside of school domain External : documents shared with students by external parties Trash : documents in student Trash folder All Docs : searchable list of all student docs Click to Share : temporarily grants edit rights to any doc Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  7. 7. Picasa View At-a-glance view of student images Thumbnail or list view (similar to Docs, with preview) available Mouse hover to reveal additional information Click to open image in Picasa
  8. 8. Blogger Posts View - Detail Mouse hover over post title for full post preview (including drafts) Draft post indicator Click to open post in Blogger Most recent posts in each student’s blog Filter list on post title Click to open blog
  9. 9. Blogger Comments View - Detail Quickly identify blogs with no recent comments Click to open blog comment page Hover mouse over title to see full comment text Easily see comment author (Anonymous comments are highlighted in red) Most recent comments on each student’s blog Jump to the blog post itself Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  10. 10. Google Sites (ePortfolio) View Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  11. 11. Google Sites Detail List of recent content updates, jump directly to page Who last updated page content & when Year level, age, arbitrary data Open Caroline’s ePortfolio Site Email Caroline Open Teacher Notes
  12. 12. Gmail View - detail Click to view message Indicators for attachments and read/unread status View Inbox, Sent Mail and Trash folders Gmail view can be disabled for the domain Copy complete message into your own mailbox (preserves all details) Search mailboxes using full Gmail syntax (from:, etc.) Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  13. 13. Calendar Creation Calendars can be created for each class Teachers have full owner rights Students are automatically subscribed to enrolled class calendars A calendar can be shared between classes Students can be automatically subscribed to school-wide calendars Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  14. 14. Student Access <ul><li>Students interact with Google Apps, not Teacher Dashboard </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Dashboard sets up their environment, i.e. shared folders, calendars, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher Dashboard does not limit what students can or cannot do within Google Apps, but it does make the activity more transparent </li></ul>Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  15. 15. Student’s Docs View Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  16. 16. Student Shared Folders Folders automatically created and shared with student based on current class enrollment Student retains ownership of documents All documents also visible to teacher and school admin Automatic sharing with an “institutional content owner” account Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  17. 17. Teacher View: Elementary School View represents a single classroom (“Room 20”) Multiple subject folders (configurable per class) Access to Gmail & document sharing views (non-academic info) Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  18. 18. Teacher View: High School View displays all classes taught by the teacher Teachers/staff can also “observe” other classes Subject folder corresponds to the class Limited access to non-academic information Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  19. 19. Teacher Notes Unique document generated for each student, shared with staff only Any type of Google Doc can serve as a template One-click access from Teacher Dashboard. All teachers see the same document Use multiple worksheets to manage notes, assessment info. Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  20. 20. Managing Classroom Reset student passwords Links to class folder in Docs Easily copy student list into other systems A unique Google group is automatically set up for each class Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  21. 21. Managing Classroom: Password Reset Lookup student email addresses Easily reset individual student passwords Passwords can also be reset for the whole class Copyright © 2011 Hapara Ltd.
  22. 22. Administrative view of content A consistent folder structure is automatically maintained Class folder is shared with the class teacher(s) Subject folders can differ from class to class Historical content is archived and retained A “Shared Docs” folder visible to all class students simplifies sharing Students only see their personal subject folders, not the whole structure “ Hidden” student documents are visible through the Sharing view All student content is discoverable and searchable by school administrator
  23. 23. Setting up Teacher Dashboard <ul><li>One hour screen share setup session: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Validate your Google Apps settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Configure Teacher Dashboard to meet your needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Set up an initial classroom or two </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>You get to do the driving! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pre-requisites: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activated Google Apps for Education domain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Domain admin access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List of students and their classrooms </li></ul></ul>Copyright © 2010 Hapara Ltd.
  24. 24. Pricing <ul><li>$250 per classroom per year </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>$4 per student per year </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on school roll size </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>May exclude year 0-4 students if they are not using Google Apps </li></ul></ul><ul><li>(All prices in USD, discounts available for large schools and districts) </li></ul>Copyright © 2010 Hapara Ltd.