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Agenda<br />
The Apps<br />
The Apps - Video<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJT3pagjd8s<br />
Gmail<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JJDugn4RoQ<br />
Google Docs<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYPjJK6LZdM<br />
Google Sites<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkTGrOcFiz0<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />$ERVER Problem$<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Direct Costs Savings (email alone)<br />Spam/Virus Filtering - $2000<br />Gaggle ema...
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Apps allows centralized control & administration of content.<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />2009 Horizon report – Cloud computingTime to adopt – 1 year or less<br />Flickr, Fac...
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />2009 Horizon report – Mobile ComputingTIME TO ADOPT – 1 Year or less<br />"Over the ...
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Security<br />Flickr Photo by Darwin Bell<br />
Security free (for now)<br />Google Message Security is included free for K-12 schools who sign-up by July 2010.<br />
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Support<br />24/7 <br />Email<br />Search/Forums<br />Built in support system...
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Apps Education Edition supports open industry standards, meaning it's easy to...
Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Voted 2nd most Innovative Company<br />“Our goal is great ideas are going to come fr...
What have we learned?<br />Gmail – Powerful SEARCH, Labs, tasks<br />Google Docs - BlueRibbon/GSH Forms<br />Google Talk- ...
What have we learned?<br />Increased Collaboration <br />Data Tracking<br />Communications streamlined<br />Timely Feedbac...
Our Future Plans<br />Staff First (Jan 2010)<br />Uploaded accounts via CSV<br />Open all labs and apps<br />Allowed to sh...
Brainstorm…<br />Will your bandwidth support Google Apps?<br />Decide your audience? Teachers, HS, MS, ES?<br />Will you s...
Resources<br />Sign Up- http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/k12.html<br />6 week implementation plan - http://www.goo...
Questions?<br />
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Going Google

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This is a presentation for districts considering implementing Google Apps for Education. My district went live with Google Apps in January 2010! Not only did we save our district money, but innovation/productivity increased!

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Going Google

  1. 1.
  2. 2. Agenda<br />
  3. 3. The Apps<br />
  4. 4. The Apps - Video<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJT3pagjd8s<br />
  5. 5. Gmail<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JJDugn4RoQ<br />
  6. 6. Google Docs<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYPjJK6LZdM<br />
  7. 7. Google Sites<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkTGrOcFiz0<br />
  8. 8. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />
  9. 9. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />$ERVER Problem$<br />
  10. 10. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Direct Costs Savings (email alone)<br />Spam/Virus Filtering - $2000<br />Gaggle email for Students -$2200<br />Antivirus/email maintenance -$1500<br />Soft Costs<br />Large Amounts Storage <br />Offsite Backup<br />and…<br />Endpoint independent, no maintenance, no updates = Decreased IT support (aka ME) – PRICELESS!<br />
  11. 11. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Apps allows centralized control & administration of content.<br />
  12. 12. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />2009 Horizon report – Cloud computingTime to adopt – 1 year or less<br />Flickr, Facebook, Google Apps, Youtube are all examples of cloud based computing. Everything is done via the browser vs. installing licensed software on machines.<br />Flickr Photo by Seven Morris<br />
  13. 13. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />2009 Horizon report – Mobile ComputingTIME TO ADOPT – 1 Year or less<br />"Over the past few years, mobiles have undergone a continual transformation, becoming ever more capable and flexible with each new release. The ability to record audio and video turned them into portable multimedia devices; as storage capacity increased, they became keepers of our family photos, phone books, and calendars; and now, geolocation, web browsing, and email have brought much of the functionality of a laptop to the pocket-sized devices." (2009 Horizon Report) .<br />
  14. 14. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />
  15. 15. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Security<br />Flickr Photo by Darwin Bell<br />
  16. 16. Security free (for now)<br />Google Message Security is included free for K-12 schools who sign-up by July 2010.<br />
  17. 17. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Support<br />24/7 <br />Email<br />Search/Forums<br />Built in support system<br />Phone<br />
  18. 18. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Google Apps Education Edition supports open industry standards, meaning it's easy to integrate into your existing IT systems.<br />
  19. 19. Why we chose Google Apps for EDU<br />Voted 2nd most Innovative Company<br />“Our goal is great ideas are going to come from everywhere and great computer scientists are in all parts of the world.” Dave Girouard, President, Enterprise of Google.<br />http://images.businessweek.com/ss/09/04/0409_most_innovative_cos/2.htm<br />
  20. 20. What have we learned?<br />Gmail – Powerful SEARCH, Labs, tasks<br />Google Docs - BlueRibbon/GSH Forms<br />Google Talk- IM/video save history<br />Google Calendar – IEP meetings,Subs, Labs<br />Google Sites - Math, ePortfolio<br />Mobility = LOVE:)<br />
  21. 21. What have we learned?<br />Increased Collaboration <br />Data Tracking<br />Communications streamlined<br />Timely Feedback<br />First system integration where morale increased!<br />
  22. 22. Our Future Plans<br />Staff First (Jan 2010)<br />Uploaded accounts via CSV<br />Open all labs and apps<br />Allowed to share/IM outside domain<br />Students (may 2010)<br />Will implement via Google Apps Directory Sync (Active Directory)<br />Will not turn on Google Talk (IM)<br />Separate ES/MS?<br />Add grades – 4, 5, 6<br />Moodleintegration<br />
  23. 23. Brainstorm…<br />Will your bandwidth support Google Apps?<br />Decide your audience? Teachers, HS, MS, ES?<br />Will you separate your staff/student domains?<br />Will you implement all apps? <br />How is it going to be supported?<br />Communication plan – Email, Wiki, Website?<br />Does your current policy support collaborative work? Inside/outside domain<br />Username convention? (What is easiest?)<br />Will students have access to the outside email?<br />How will it be monitored?<br />
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  25. 25. Resources<br />Sign Up- http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/k12.html<br />6 week implementation plan - http://www.google.com/support/a/bin/answer.py?answer=67775<br />Google Rep - John Ostlundjostlund@google.com<br />
  26. 26. Questions?<br />

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