21st Century Educator. 6 Nifty Ideas For Using Google Apps In The Classroom. Over the past few weeks I have collected some great classroom resources surrounding the use of Google for various classroom activities.
Here are a few of my favorites. (In no particular order. I don't want to make anyone jealous or anything...) E-portfolios are becoming more and more popular. This site teaches educators and students how to organize all of their digital content in one place (a Google Site) for showing off their best work. Simple Google Docs This is a short (3 min, 56 sec) video slide show, introducing the features of Google Docs. Google Tricks To Save You There are over 100 tips and tricks on this page. 10 Google Forms For The One of my favorite Edtech bloggers, Tom Barrett, post this a few months back but I keep visiting it because there are such great ideas.
Googleize Your "Take your old worksheets, slideshows and webquests, and add a twist of Google to make creative, collaborative and engaging lessons," is the motto at the top of this site. Ten Reasons to use Google Apps Education Edition at your school or University. 40 Ways to use Google Apps in the Classrooom. Google has been working hard to continually update their suite of tools recently.
Different tools have been released on a regular basis over the last couple of months. Google Apps is actually a suite of Google applications that brings together a series of services to help an organisation like a school. It is a service that lets schools, and institutions use a variety of Google products -- including Email, Google Docs, Google Calendar, and Google Talk -- on a unique domain name (e.g. ,www.yourschool.com). For instance, if you own the domain yourschool.com and you sign up for Google Apps services, everyone at your organization will get: A custom email address (firstname.lastname@example.org)Tools for word processingSpreadsheets and presentationsA shared calendaring systemTools for creating web pages and sites for your businessAccess to a flexible intranet systemAnd much, much more!
To give you a idea of how useful this service could be in your school the following GoogleDoc was put together. Why Schools are Turning to Google Apps. Today, the entire public school system of Oregon will embrace Google Apps. 400,000 Students, teachers, and administrators will have access to a common e-mail and chat system, cloud-based collaboration tools, and a robust multimedia streaming service.
Traditionally, statewide adoptions of any kind in education are hotly contested, with the most minute details up for extended debate. But the case for Google Apps in education is compelling in many ways. We interviewed the architects of this plan, as well as others who use Google in the classroom, and we've highlighted the three major benefits: 1) It saves schools money; 2) It boosts academic performance and motivation, and; 3) It prepares students for digital communication in the real world. Saving Money Money is often the top issue when it comes to educational reform, and the outlook for Google Apps is certainly good. 32 ways to use Google Apps in the classroom. Google Apps for ePortfolios. ©2007, Helen C.
Barrett, Ph.D. Workflow • GoogleApps for Education • How-to Guides • Tool Comparison • Workshops Available under construction - check back frequently See more detailed Google Site developed by Dr. Barrett: ePortfolios with GoogleApps 2007 Version 2014 Version. Educator Resources – Google in Education. Tablets with Google Play for Education With tablets and Google Play for Education, teachers can now discover, purchase, and share educational apps, videos, and a selection of top classic books.
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