Teaching in the cloud

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Teaching in the cloud

  1. 1. Teaching in the Cloud<br />Google Documents and Forms<br />February 25, 2011<br />
  2. 2. What is Cloud Computing?<br />Working with online applications (like Wordle, Picnik, Prezi)<br />Saving online<br />Up to date software without doing updates<br />Sometimes a cost<br />Often collaborative features<br />
  3. 3. Collaboration <br />How things get done<br />More than 1 brain is usually better<br />Reveals new perspectives<br />Compensates for individual weaknesses<br />Builds community<br />
  4. 4. Google Documents<br />
  5. 5. GRCMS Google Doc Instructional Video<br />Share 8th grade experience<br />
  6. 6. Google Forms<br />
  7. 7. Why Use a Google Form?<br />Collecting <br />Sharing <br />Analyzing<br />Learn how to easily create and manage forms as well as how to use them for collaborative brainstorming and sharing and a variety of other classroom uses.<br />
  8. 8. Sample Forms from other schools<br />
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  25. 25. Math Quiz<br />Take a quick math quiz using a Google Form<br />View spreadsheet of answers<br />Model basic spreadsheet navigational functions<br />
  26. 26. Types of Questions<br />
  27. 27. Model Creating a Google Doc<br />Check box options at top of a form<br />Name<br />Class hour<br />Distribution<br />
  28. 28. Create Your Own<br />Share it with a colleague or 2 or 3<br />Look at your resulting spreadsheet<br />

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