Gaggle Of Google Tools For The Classroom

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Presentation delivered at Mt. Vernon, IL conference-October 2009

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  • 1. A Gaggle of Google Tools for the Classroom!

2. gaggle or skein ? 3. Thoughts from Educators 4. I Google 5. about Google 6. Googles Mission: Organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful. 7. Google Philosophy

  • Focus on the user and all else will follow.
  • Its best to do one thing really, really well.
  • Fast is better than slow.
  • Democracy on the web works.
  • You dont need to be at your desk to need an answer.

8. Google Philosophy

  • You can make money without doing evil.
  • Theres always more information out there.
  • The need for information crosses all borders.
  • You can be serious without a suit.
  • Great isnt just good enough.

9. Applied to Learning

  • Focus on the student and all else will follow
  • Its best to teach a few things really, really well.
  • Fast is better than slow.
  • Democracy in the classroom works.
  • You dont need to be at school to need an answer.

10. Applied to Learning

  • You can TEACH without doing evil.
  • Theres always more information out there.
  • The need for information crosses all borders.
  • You can be serious without a suit.
  • Great isnt just good enough.

11. 12. 13. www.google.com/educators/index.html 14. 15. I saved it .somewhere 16. "There's a way I can use word, do a spreadsheet or create a presentation and save it online?" Google Docs Rock 17. CLOUD COMPUTING Everything in Google Docs is stored in the clouds! 18. 19. 20. 21.

  • First session:
  • Share and collaborate with your students
  • Prove concept of shared workspace and live updating .

GoogleSpreadsheet50 22. Share pulse rate data, use a single shared spreadsheet for the whole class. Add student's names in the first few columns. Add Pulse Rate 1, Pulse Rate 2 ...along the column headings. When exploring resting pulse rate or pulse rate change ask the whole class to add their data at the same time. Pooled data could then be analyzed, averaged, charted and explored. The sharing of data from peers helps students to think about the accuracy and reliability of science data and to deal with a larger data set quickly. Google Spreadsheet50 23.

  • Share and collaborate with your students
  • Ask your class to individually work and finish the sentence: " I am Unique because...they add 3 different answers.
  • Not only will you learn about your students, but as it is shared they will learn about each other.

Google Docs10 24. Use a Table in a Documentto facilitate collaboration Unlike Spreadsheets with cells and Presentations with pages, Documents are an open space, and can sometimes exacerbate communication problems when collaborating . Consider a TABLE when you are working in large numbers in a Document.Adds structure to a page by adding a TABLEor simple headings to where people are working. 25.

  • Share and collaborate with your students
  • Group unique features from docs together and share.

GooglePresentation10 26. Already have a Power Point? Spreadsheet? Word Document? 27. HmmmmMUST be over 13 to have a Google Account, darn it! 28. 29. 30. rphonebook= 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. Custom Search Engine 36. 37. 38. A great way to use google maps/GE 39. I KNOW KNOL 40.

  • Google Docs
  • Google Search
  • Custom Search Engine
  • Google Maps
  • KNOL
  • Google Groups
  • GOOG-411
  • YOUTUBE

41. [email_address] Be thechangeyou wish the world to be! Twitter: clane Blog: login2lane.blogspot.com 42. [email_address] Thank you ! Twitter: clane Blog: login2lane.blogspot.com

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