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.
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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. Staff members can access the notes at any time.
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
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
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.
6. Translate letters home to parentsTranslate letters, permission slips, and newsletters home to parentsand guardians. Go to Tools > Translate document...
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
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
Create differentiated flashcards for your students using the FlashCards gadget. Go to Insert > Gadget... > Flash Cards Gadget9. Personalize flashcards
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
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.
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 motion chart inSheets.Go on, try it out
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
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
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.
Use Forms on your smartphone or tablet to do teacher or studentobservations. The data will automatically populate in a spreadsheet. 15. Collect observation feedback
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 track of discipline referrals
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
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
Look at your work schedule, personal calendar, and any other relevantcalendars in one view. Easily change events.19. Manage your schedule effectively
Share your calendar with colleagues (and overlay their shared calendars)to better schedule meetings and events.20. Share calendars
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
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
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 out a weekly meetinginvite and grade level notes. Go on, try it out
28. Group students by subject and skill levelCreate classroom placement groups to better distribute differentiatedmaterials and resources. Groups also encourage discussion amongpeers.
29. Create parent support groupsCreate groups for parents so that they can easily communicate witheach other and share news and updates.
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
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
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.
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
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
Use sites to create student ePortfolios. Showcase student work and pass iton from year to year. Example: Clemson University ePortfolios33. Manage student e-portfolios
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
35. Build a curriculum portalBuild a portal that houses lesson plans, resources, and other grade-level orsubject-specific resources.
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
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
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
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