Google Apps in EducationIntermediate/Advancedwww.tetoitupu.orgCarmel CollegeTuesday 24rd and 30th April 2013
www.tetoitupu.orgThe aims for today…• Develop a folder structure and a understanding ofthe sharing features of Google Drive• Develop a shared understanding of how tointegrate Google Sites and Google Drive• Discussion around what is the BIG picture?• Develop an understanding of Social Networking inthe Google Environment• Folder Structure
www.tetoitupu.orgWhat is Google Apps for Education
www.tetoitupu.orgSocial Network and the GoogleEnvironment• Google plus is not blocked in schools• It has sophisticated features like Circles and Hangouts• It does not have ads and provides a user friendly interface• It provides unlimited storage through Picassa. You can post asmany videos and pictures as you want• It provides high privacy measures. You can choose who can seeyour posts, pictures and your information. You can select fromdifferent levels of privacy to each section.• You can easily edit your pictures after you have uploaded them.You can rotate, change the colour and contrast and cross yourphotos.• It integrates a YouTube search bar to enable users to search forYouTube videos without having to leave the page.
www.tetoitupu.orgSocial Network and the GoogleEnvironment• Hangouts• Virtual Space to meet and hold discussion• Uses both audio or video• Allows for up to 10 people• Users can invite who they want to join• Allows for video conferencing between parent/student/teacher• Used for guest speakers• Circles• Create circles for your classroom and start sharing things related tothat class• Create circles based of different categories and subject matter• Get students to create circles for group workhttp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/11/excellent-tips-for-teachers-on-use-of.html
Folder StructureDevelop a folder structure for Teachers at Carmel Collegestarting out with Google Drive and Sites
SupportMonique SimpsonTe Toi Tupu Blended e-LearningFacilitatormsimpson@cognition.co.nz