Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session One
Our Digital Landscape
Is too much Google a good thing?
Create a Google Account <ul><li>Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages </li></ul><ul><li>To create a Goog...
Google Earth <ul><li>Interactive, extensible 3D world mapping tool </li></ul><ul><li>A classroom example:  http://www.goog...
Google Docs & Spreadsheets <ul><li>Suite of applications (soon to include presentations) for group work </li></ul><ul><li>...
Sketchup <ul><li>Sketchup6  a 3D modeling software tool that makes visualizing and communicating your design ideas easy.  ...
Google Advanced Search <ul><li>Make your searches more precise and get more useful results   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>-  Goog...
Resources <ul><li>Wiki Resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s Blog...
Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you
Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session Two
Our Digital Landscape
Is too much Google a good thing?
Create a Google Account <ul><li>Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages. </li></ul><ul><li>To create a Goo...
Blogger <ul><li>“ Granddady” of blogging tools </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent/Child Boo...
Page Creator <ul><li>Dead simple HTML creation tool </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Web...
Wikispaces <ul><li>A type of web site that allows visitors to easily add, remove or otherwise edit and change some availab...
Google Groups <ul><li>Google Groups  allows you to set up your very own place to communicate and collaborate, safely and s...
iGoogle <ul><li>Use  Google   as your personalized homepage, and include sources of information you care about. </li></ul>...
Resources <ul><li>Wiki Resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s Blog...
Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you
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  • Collaboration in the Classroom

    1. 1. Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session One
    2. 2. Our Digital Landscape
    3. 3. Is too much Google a good thing?
    4. 4. Create a Google Account <ul><li>Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages </li></ul><ul><li>To create a Google Account, just visit http:// www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount , enter your current email address, and choose a password. Once you've finished registering, you'll receive a verification email. Just click the link in that email to complete the verification process. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Google Account doesn't give you a Gmail account. However, you can sign up for a Gmail account by visiting the Gmail homepage at mail.google.com and clicking the &quot;Sign up for Gmail&quot; link under the sign-in box. </li></ul>
    5. 5. Google Earth <ul><li>Interactive, extensible 3D world mapping tool </li></ul><ul><li>A classroom example: http://www.googlelittrips.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth User’s Guide </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get Google Earth PRO ($400 value) FREE! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://tinyurl.com/ytjaan </li></ul></ul>
    6. 6. Google Docs & Spreadsheets <ul><li>Suite of applications (soon to include presentations) for group work </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom example: http://voice.paly.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ken Stein’s Blog </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Reading Achievement </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Sketchup <ul><li>Sketchup6 a 3D modeling software tool that makes visualizing and communicating your design ideas easy. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Examples </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a 3-D package for a new food product that students invent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create full models of medieval castles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create full, detailed models of real homes and place them in Google Earth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sketchup for Educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Sketchup Group </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sketchup Video </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quick Reference Card </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Google Advanced Search <ul><li>Make your searches more precise and get more useful results </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Google Advanced Search </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Google Special Web Searches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Google Simple Messaging System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Google News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Google Alerts </li></ul></ul>
    9. 9. Resources <ul><li>Wiki Resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s Blog </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncs-tech.org </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Jarrett [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Ross </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    10. 10. Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you
    11. 11. Collaboration in the Classroom Kevin Jarrett and Susan Ross Session Two
    12. 12. Our Digital Landscape
    13. 13. Is too much Google a good thing?
    14. 14. Create a Google Account <ul><li>Personalize your Google experience by customizing pages. </li></ul><ul><li>To create a Google Account, just visit http:// www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount , enter your current email address, and choose a password. Once you've finished registering, you'll receive a verification email. Just click the link in that email to complete the verification process. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a Google Account doesn't give you a Gmail account. However, you can sign up for a Gmail account by visiting the Gmail homepage at mail.google.com and clicking the &quot;Sign up for Gmail&quot; link under the sign-in box. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Blogger <ul><li>“ Granddady” of blogging tools </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parent/Child Book Club </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support Blogging Wiki </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. Page Creator <ul><li>Dead simple HTML creation tool </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom example: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Teacher Website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>District Website </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Resources: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Page Creator </li></ul></ul>
    17. 17. Wikispaces <ul><li>A type of web site that allows visitors to easily add, remove or otherwise edit and change some available content. - Wikispaces for Teachers - Teachersfirst </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Example - Mr. Harrison’s Wiki - https:// mtmsmatrix.wikispaces.com / - https:// mmmatrix.wikispaces.com / - http:// njnonpublic.wikispaces.com / - http:// sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com / </li></ul>
    18. 18. Google Groups <ul><li>Google Groups allows you to set up your very own place to communicate and collaborate, safely and securely, with others online. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples - School Clubs, Sports Teams, Online Study group, Class Group, Book Club, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Sample Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Google for Educators </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Friday Five </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. iGoogle <ul><li>Use Google as your personalized homepage, and include sources of information you care about. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Preview latest Gmail messages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>See headlines from Google News and other top news sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie show times </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add up to 6 tabs, create widgets </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Select from a variety of popular feeds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag and drop the sections to rearrange the page </li></ul></ul>
    20. 20. Resources <ul><li>Wiki Resources </li></ul><ul><li>http://sjtechintegration.wikispaces.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin’s Blog http://www.ncs-tech.org </li></ul><ul><li>Contact us </li></ul><ul><li>Kevin Jarrett [email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>Susan Ross </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>
    21. 21. Time for Exploration More Even More! Our parting words to you

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