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40 Ways to Start Using Apps in Schoolscreated by: +Becky Evans
goo.gl/ytuvtAccess to the presentation
Objective● Use this training deck to implement Google Appsin meaningful ways in your schools.● These tools will help you t...
Core servicesGMail Keep everything and find it fast with search.Talk IM and video chat as easy as email.Groups Create and ...
Google DriveDocsSheetsSlides
Use Docs to work on the same lesson plan at the same timewith a colleague.  1. Collaborate on lesson plans
2. Keep a running record of meeting notesTake meeting notes in a Google Doc and share the notes with your entirestaff. Sta...
Create a folder for your grade level to share resources. Store yourlesson plans in your schools shared folder so that anyo...
4. Improve the writing processHave students work collaboratively from anywhere.Give students ongoing and simultaneous feed...
5. Publish student workMultiple sharing settings allow you to publish student work by sharingit within your class, within ...
6. Translate letters home to parentsTranslate letters, permission slips, and newsletters home to parentsand guardians. Go ...
Use Sheets to track student homework and share with parents. If youreusing one spreadsheet, give each student an anonymous...
8. Coordinate sign-upsHave parents sign up for parent-teacher conferences or other meetingsusing a spreadsheet. Use revisi...
Create differentiated flashcards for your students using the FlashCards gadget. Go to Insert > Gadget... > Flash Cards Gad...
Collect data in a sheet, then use charts and gadgets - like the motionchart - to graph and analyze the data.10. Collect, s...
11. Brainstorm group names with Google SetsActivate Google Sets within Sheets. Type in at least 3 related terms.Highlight ...
12. Create amazing presentationsUse Slides to create engaging and dynamic presentations (like this one).
Beginner: Share a document with acolleague. Intermediate: Analyze the revisionhistory of a document.Advanced: Create a mot...
Google Forms
Who will win next years World Series?Submit your answers in a form:http://goo.gl/Pz4ETSee the results:http://goo.gl/ELXC1L...
Use Google Forms to give your students a pre-assessment at thebeginning of class. Modify your instruction based on the res...
14. Survey your students interestsSurvey students at the beginning of the year to find out their interests.Change the temp...
Use Forms on your smartphone or tablet to do teacher or studentobservations.  The data will automatically populate in a sp...
Encourage students to read by having them complete their readingrecords electronically.16. Submit reading records online
Keep track of discipline referrals across a school. Recognize disciplinepatterns and share with key stakeholders.17. Keep ...
Flubaroo is an Apps Script that allows you to automatically gradeassessments that have been submitted using a Google Form....
Beginner: Create a form and changethe template.Intermediate: Graph the results ofthe form data.Advanced: Create a formula ...
Google Calendar 
Look at your work schedule, personal calendar, and any other relevantcalendars in one view. Easily change events.19. Manag...
Share your calendar with colleagues (and overlay their shared calendars)to better schedule meetings and events.20. Share c...
Schedule shared resources like rooms (libraries, conference rooms) andequipment (projectors, laptop carts) within a Calend...
Create a backwards map of the standards you need to teach by the endof the week / semester / year to ensure that youve cov...
Use appointment slots to schedule parent-teacher conferences orguidance counselor sessions.23. Create appointment slots
Teach your students time management by scheduling due dates andreview dates.24. Teach time management
Beginner: Create a calendar event.Intermediate: Invite others to yourevent.Advanced: Create a grade levelcalendar. Send ou...
GMail 
25. Communicate in different languagesUse the translate feature in GMail to communicate with parents whomight speak a diff...
Give students access to pen pals in another state, province, orcountry.  With Google Translate its OK if they dont speak t...
Labs is a testing ground for experimental features that arent quiteready for primetime. Some of them may be useful to you,...
Beginner: Compose and send a newmessage to a colleague.Intermediate: Enable 3 new labs.Advanced: Find a class in another s...
Google Groups
28. Group students by subject and skill levelCreate classroom placement groups to better distribute differentiatedmaterial...
29. Create parent support groupsCreate groups for parents so that they can easily communicate witheach other and share new...
Beginner: Join an existing Google Group,like the Google in Education group.Intermediate: Create your own groupand invite 5...
Google Talk
Invite an expert into your class to do a guest lecture through Video Chat.Or invite a grandparent who lives in another sta...
Case Study: http://goo.gl/yhj8p31. Hold office hours and homework helpLet students know that youll be available to help on...
Beginner: Start a video chat withsomeone in the room.Intermediate: Start a multi-person videoconference session.Advanced: ...
Google Sites
Examples: 5th Grade Class Site |  US History Class Site | School WebsiteCreate a site for your class.  Embed a class calen...
Use sites to create student ePortfolios.  Showcase student work and pass iton from year to year. Example: Clemson Universi...
Have students do projects or create reports using sites.  You can also havethem do their submission for the Global Google ...
35. Build a curriculum portalBuild a portal that houses lesson plans, resources, and other grade-level orsubject-specific ...
Beginner: Create a basic classroomwebsite with information about your class.Intermediate: Create a website thatembeds a ca...
Video within Drive
36. Bring approved video clips to the classroomUpload approved video clips to share during class time.
37. Share professional development videosRecord teachers as they demonstrate various instructional strategies andshare the...
38. Control sharing settings on student videosAllow students to create videos, but give them the ability to keep thevideos...
More
Use Blogger to structure and run your lessons.  Students can access their"Do Now," independent practice, and exit slip thr...
Have students reflect on their daily learning through GoogleModerator.  Students can read each others reflections and vote...
Ready to go Google?www.google.com/a/edu
Additional Resources
Google Apps for Education Online Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-4-docsGoogle Drive ...
Google Apps for Education Online Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-4-docs/chapter-6Rec...
Google Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-3-calendarMore information...
More information on GMailGoogle Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-2...
Google Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-2-mail/chapter-8More infor...
More information on SitesGoogle Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-5...
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  1. 1. 40 Ways to Start Using Apps in Schoolscreated by: +Becky Evans
  2. 2. goo.gl/ytuvtAccess to the presentation
  3. 3. Objective● Use this training deck to implement Google Appsin meaningful ways in your schools.● These tools will help you to increase teacherefficiency, student engagement and school-wide collaboration.
  4. 4. Core servicesGMail Keep everything and find it fast with search.Talk IM and video chat as easy as email.Groups Create and work in teams easily.Calendar Share schedules and calendars instantly.Drive Collaborate as you create.Sites Make and manage your own sites.
  5. 5. Google DriveDocsSheetsSlides
  6. 6. Use Docs to work on the same lesson plan at the same timewith a colleague.  1. Collaborate on lesson plans
  7. 7. 2. Keep a running record of meeting notesTake meeting notes in a Google Doc and share the notes with your entirestaff. Staff members can access the notes at any time.
  8. 8. Create a folder for your grade level to share resources. Store yourlesson plans in your schools shared folder so that anyone at yourschool can find and access them. 3. Create a shared lesson plan repository
  9. 9. 4. Improve the writing processHave students work collaboratively from anywhere.Give students ongoing and simultaneous feedback.Use revision history to hold students accountable for their work.Case Study: http://goo.gl/So3PJ
  10. 10. 5. Publish student workMultiple sharing settings allow you to publish student work by sharingit within your class, within your school or district, or by making itpublic on the web.
  11. 11. 6. Translate letters home to parentsTranslate letters, permission slips, and newsletters home to parentsand guardians. Go to Tools > Translate document...
  12. 12. Use Sheets to track student homework and share with parents. If youreusing one spreadsheet, give each student an anonymous name ornumber.7. Track student homework
  13. 13. 8. Coordinate sign-upsHave parents sign up for parent-teacher conferences or other meetingsusing a spreadsheet. Use revision history to ensure that everyone is usingthe sheet to schedule fairly.Click here for another way toschedule conferences
  14. 14. Create differentiated flashcards for your students using the FlashCards gadget. Go to Insert > Gadget... > Flash Cards Gadget9. Personalize flashcards
  15. 15. Collect data in a sheet, then use charts and gadgets - like the motionchart - to graph and analyze the data.10. Collect, share and analyze data
  16. 16. 11. Brainstorm group names with Google SetsActivate Google Sets within Sheets. Type in at least 3 related terms.Highlight the three terms and [hold Control + drag] or [hold Option +drag] to fill the set.
  17. 17. 12. Create amazing presentationsUse Slides to create engaging and dynamic presentations (like this one).
  18. 18. Beginner: Share a document with acolleague. Intermediate: Analyze the revisionhistory of a document.Advanced: Create a motion chart inSheets.Go on, try it out
  19. 19. Google Forms
  20. 20. Who will win next years World Series?Submit your answers in a form:http://goo.gl/Pz4ETSee the results:http://goo.gl/ELXC1Lets try it together
  21. 21. Use Google Forms to give your students a pre-assessment at thebeginning of class. Modify your instruction based on the results.  Thengive students an "exit ticket" at the end of class to see what they learned.13. Administer assessments
  22. 22. 14. Survey your students interestsSurvey students at the beginning of the year to find out their interests.Change the template to make the form more exciting.
  23. 23. Use Forms on your smartphone or tablet to do teacher or studentobservations.  The data will automatically populate in a spreadsheet. 15. Collect observation feedback
  24. 24. Encourage students to read by having them complete their readingrecords electronically.16. Submit reading records online
  25. 25. Keep track of discipline referrals across a school. Recognize disciplinepatterns and share with key stakeholders.17. Keep track of discipline referrals
  26. 26. Flubaroo is an Apps Script that allows you to automatically gradeassessments that have been submitted using a Google Form.www.flubaroo.com18. Automatically grade forms with Flubaroo
  27. 27. Beginner: Create a form and changethe template.Intermediate: Graph the results ofthe form data.Advanced: Create a formula inFlubaroo to grade your spelling test.Go on, try it out
  28. 28. Google Calendar 
  29. 29. Look at your work schedule, personal calendar, and any other relevantcalendars in one view. Easily change events.19. Manage your schedule effectively
  30. 30. Share your calendar with colleagues (and overlay their shared calendars)to better schedule meetings and events.20. Share calendars
  31. 31. Schedule shared resources like rooms (libraries, conference rooms) andequipment (projectors, laptop carts) within a Calendar invite.21. Check out shared resourcesResources checkedout during this time
  32. 32. Create a backwards map of the standards you need to teach by the endof the week / semester / year to ensure that youve covered them all.22. Map out the standards youre teaching
  33. 33. Use appointment slots to schedule parent-teacher conferences orguidance counselor sessions.23. Create appointment slots
  34. 34. Teach your students time management by scheduling due dates andreview dates.24. Teach time management
  35. 35. Beginner: Create a calendar event.Intermediate: Invite others to yourevent.Advanced: Create a grade levelcalendar. Send out a weekly meetinginvite and grade level notes. Go on, try it out
  36. 36. GMail 
  37. 37. 25. Communicate in different languagesUse the translate feature in GMail to communicate with parents whomight speak a different language.
  38. 38. Give students access to pen pals in another state, province, orcountry.  With Google Translate its OK if they dont speak the samelanguage! 26. Find global pen pals
  39. 39. Labs is a testing ground for experimental features that arent quiteready for primetime. Some of them may be useful to you, so take thetime to explore.27. Enable labs to increase productivity
  40. 40. Beginner: Compose and send a newmessage to a colleague.Intermediate: Enable 3 new labs.Advanced: Find a class in another stateor country and set up a global pen palsystem.Go on, try it out
  41. 41. Google Groups
  42. 42. 28. Group students by subject and skill levelCreate classroom placement groups to better distribute differentiatedmaterials and resources. Groups also encourage discussion amongpeers.
  43. 43. 29. Create parent support groupsCreate groups for parents so that they can easily communicate witheach other and share news and updates.
  44. 44. Beginner: Join an existing Google Group,like the Google in Education group.Intermediate: Create your own groupand invite 5 members.Advanced: Create your own group andcategorize topics by discussion categories.Go on, try it out
  45. 45. Google Talk
  46. 46. Invite an expert into your class to do a guest lecture through Video Chat.Or invite a grandparent who lives in another state to read to the classduring story time.30. Invite a guest lecturer into your classroom
  47. 47. Case Study: http://goo.gl/yhj8p31. Hold office hours and homework helpLet students know that youll be available to help online at a certaintime. Video conference with students who are absent.
  48. 48. Beginner: Start a video chat withsomeone in the room.Intermediate: Start a multi-person videoconference session.Advanced: Share your screen and co-edita document while in a multi-person videoconference.Go on, try it out
  49. 49. Google Sites
  50. 50. Examples: 5th Grade Class Site |  US History Class Site | School WebsiteCreate a site for your class.  Embed a class calendar, videos, andpresentations.32. Create a classroom website
  51. 51. Use sites to create student ePortfolios.  Showcase student work and pass iton from year to year. Example: Clemson University ePortfolios33. Manage student e-portfolios
  52. 52. Have students do projects or create reports using sites.  You can also havethem do their submission for the Global Google Science Fair!34. Submit student projects
  53. 53. 35. Build a curriculum portalBuild a portal that houses lesson plans, resources, and other grade-level orsubject-specific resources.
  54. 54. Beginner: Create a basic classroomwebsite with information about your class.Intermediate: Create a website thatembeds a calendar, form, multipledocuments, and video.Advanced: Build a curriculum portal foryour grade level and/or subject area.Go on, try it out
  55. 55. Video within Drive
  56. 56. 36. Bring approved video clips to the classroomUpload approved video clips to share during class time.
  57. 57. 37. Share professional development videosRecord teachers as they demonstrate various instructional strategies andshare the video within your school or district.
  58. 58. 38. Control sharing settings on student videosAllow students to create videos, but give them the ability to keep thevideos private to their teacher, class, and/or school.
  59. 59. More
  60. 60. Use Blogger to structure and run your lessons.  Students can access their"Do Now," independent practice, and exit slip through the blog entry.39. Run your classroom through BloggerExample: historywithsanders.blogspot.com
  61. 61. Have students reflect on their daily learning through GoogleModerator.  Students can read each others reflections and vote up theresponses that they like the best.  40. Use Moderator to extend classroom discussions
  62. 62. Ready to go Google?www.google.com/a/edu
  63. 63. Additional Resources
  64. 64. Google Apps for Education Online Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-4-docsGoogle Drive Bloggoogledrive.blogspot.comGoogle Drive Plus Pagehttp://plus.google.com/+GoogleDrive/postsRecorded Webinarshttp://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/resources/recorded-webinars.htmlMore information on Drive
  65. 65. Google Apps for Education Online Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-4-docs/chapter-6Recorded Webinarshttp://www.google.com/enterprise/apps/education/resources/recorded-webinars.htmlIntroduction to Google Forms Advanced Forms WebinarMore information on Forms
  66. 66. Google Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-3-calendarMore information on Calendar
  67. 67. More information on GMailGoogle Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-2-mailGMail Bloghttp://gmailblog.blogspot.comGMail Plus Pagehttp://plus.google.com/+Gmail/postsRecorded Webinar
  68. 68. Google Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-2-mail/chapter-8More information on Talk
  69. 69. More information on SitesGoogle Apps for Education Training Centerhttp://edutraining.googleapps.com/Training-Home/module-5-sitesRecorded Webinars

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