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Google For Educators

  1. 1. Google for Educators Tina Sartori
  2. 2. Google’s Mission Statement Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful.
  3. 3. Larry Page & Sergey Brin My Heroes
  4. 4. <ul><li>Google Options </li></ul><ul><li>More…Even More </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.google.com/intl/en/options/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google for Educators </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.google.com/educators/index.html </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gmail : Fast Searchable Email <ul><li>Gmail </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Free- no invite needed </li></ul><ul><li>Storage 2 gig and growing </li></ul><ul><li>Online File Storage </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul>
  6. 6. Calendar: Organize and Share Events <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Calendars </li></ul><ul><li>Search Public Events </li></ul><ul><li>17 Languages </li></ul><ul><li>Free & Searchable </li></ul>
  7. 7. Docs, Presentation & Spreadsheets <ul><li>Docs, Presentation &Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Use our online editor to format documents, spell-check and more. </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Word documents, OpenOffice, RTF, HTML or text. </li></ul><ul><li>Download documents to your desktop as Word, PDF and more. </li></ul><ul><li>View your documents' revision history and roll back to any version. </li></ul><ul><li>Invite others to share your documents by e-mail address. </li></ul><ul><li>Edit documents online with whomever you choose. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Images Picaso & Videos <ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Picaso </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Fully searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Share images </li></ul><ul><li>Organize images </li></ul><ul><li>Free & Searchable </li></ul>
  9. 9. Alerts: Email Updates <ul><li>Alerts </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to set up </li></ul><ul><li>Very handy to keep track of particular topics </li></ul><ul><li>Can be set to day, week or month notices </li></ul><ul><li>Free & Searchable </li></ul>
  10. 10. Earth & Maps <ul><li>Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Maps </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Explore places </li></ul><ul><li>Use with GPS </li></ul><ul><li>3D </li></ul><ul><li>Upgrades </li></ul><ul><li>Cell Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Around the World </li></ul><ul><li>Free & Searchable </li></ul>
  11. 11. Books & Scholar <ul><li>Book </li></ul><ul><li>Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Search only academics </li></ul><ul><li>Full Text books </li></ul><ul><li>Portable books </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Free & Searchable </li></ul>
  12. 12. Blogger: Fast Easy Fun <ul><li>Blogger </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><li>So easy to set up and manage, even my mum has a blogger site! </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent for teaching </li></ul><ul><li>Good for students to set up an online journal </li></ul><ul><li>Great range of layout templates </li></ul><ul><li>No advertising </li></ul><ul><li>Comments and many other features </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone should have a blog! </li></ul>
  13. 13. News & Groups <ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregated </li></ul><ul><li>Searchable </li></ul><ul><li>Find answers </li></ul><ul><li>Tech support via groups </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events </li></ul>
  14. 14. Translate: View in other Languages <ul><li>Translate </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Search for pages in other languages </li></ul><ul><li>All volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>Use in language learning </li></ul>
  15. 15. Labs: Google’s Tech Playground <ul><li>Labs </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Stay current on new products </li></ul><ul><li>Become part of the Beta groups </li></ul><ul><li>Provide Google with feedback </li></ul>
  16. 16. Googling for PowerPoint <ul><li>Advantages: </li></ul><ul><li>Simply add filetype:ppt to your search term </li></ul><ul><li>Ready to use content </li></ul><ul><li>Limit search to ppt </li></ul><ul><li>Ranking </li></ul><ul><li>View in browser or download </li></ul>
  17. 17. Thank you! Contact Information Tina Sartori Computrac Vice President Training Email: [email_address] Website: www.compu-trac.com Training Site: www.computractrainer.com

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