background preloader

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools

20 collaborative Google Apps activities for schools
Google Apps are collaborative, which makes them highly powerful. They offer opportunities for students to engage unlike ever before. Here are 20 ideas. Google Apps is beginning to revolutionize education. With its highly collaborative, online/offline format — and its attractive price tag (free!) — many schools, businesses and other organizations are ditching their expensive, clunky software for this powerful suite of tools. The way that Google Apps is interactive and easy to share is powerful. There’s so much you can do with these apps in class to get students — AND teachers — working together. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. What are other ways to use Google Apps to help students, teachers and others at schools collaborate? (For notifications of new Ditch That Textbook content and helpful links, “like” Ditch That Textbook on Facebook and follow @jmattmiller on Twitter!) Related 10 ways to take your Google Apps activities to the next level In "Ed Tech"

http://ditchthattextbook.com/2014/02/03/20-collaborative-google-apps-activities-for-schools/

Related:  gianluigimorosinTeacher's Resourcesskoltips allmäntGoogle Apps For EducationGoogle

37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow 37 Blended Learning Resources You Can Use Tomorrow by Dr. Justin Marquis Multipurpose Monday: A Motley of iPad Bingo Cards I stumbled upon an iPad Bingo Card a few weeks ago in a discussion thread. If there was one… I assumed there had to be more… After a few minutes of Google searches, I had collected 8 of these little gems! 21 Things 4 iPads: iPad Bingo 12 great ways to start using Google Classroom now Google Classroom is a powerful yet simple place to manage everything you do with Google Apps in the classroom. Here’s where I’m getting started with it. (Google Classroom screenshot) siteMaestro - New Visions CloudLab As an owner of your students’ sites, you can capture most recent edits from your students, identify and manage site collaborators, and check the site privacy settings. This is all done from one spreadsheet allowing you to easily see changes made by your students. Set the student site layout with a merged title, description and category labels of your choice. Students can choose what to plug into their site while you have the control of the section layout and naming.

Guided Reading in Google Apps for Education This week I am giving some guest bloggers the opportunity to share their ideas and experiences. This is a post from Trevor Krikst. The ability to link various documents within Google Apps makes it ideal for a digital Guided Reading program. Bringing Guided Reading into the Google realm has made it simple for me to consolidate my plans, texts, student work, and assessment into one location. It all begins with the Guided Reading Launch Page, a hub which, through linking, allows quick and easy access to: a weekly schedule anecdotal assessment documents an assessment form digital texts guided group folders (within which I store tasks, student work, and texts) Here is the Guided Reading Launch Page: As you can see, the Launch Page contains information found in traditional Guided Reading planning templates, such as group names, student names and the instructional focus for the week.

10 Google Slides activities to add awesome to classes Google Slides lets students collaborate and display ideas effectively. Create animation, story books, video galleries and more. (Flickr / college.library) At one point, creating a PowerPoint presentation to show to the class was cutting-edge classroom technology. Those days are gone, and now, online presentations enable so much more for students. Google Slides, the Google Apps solution to PowerPoint, opens this classroom staple up to vast possibilities.

20 Google tools teachers should try (and how to use them in classrooms) There’s a reason teachers like Google tools. They’re free, easy to use, and you already have an account on basically all of them. Add in the fact that Google is making a huge push into the world of teacher tools and you quickly realize it’s a good time to be a teacher. There are a ton of Google tools that you should try out. But not all of them are relevant to your classroom. What’s a teacher to do? A Must Have Google Drive App for Teachers May 8, 2014 Since the introduction of add-ons to Google Drive a few weeks ago, I tried several of these extensions on my Google Drive and I am really impressed by the great service some of them offer. Today, I am sharing with you one of my favourite apps to use on Google Sheets. This add-on is called Doctopus. Doctopus is a handy Spreadhseet script which allows teachers to make copies and hand out google Drive files to students listed in a Google Sheet. Doctopus also allows teachers to keep track of their shared documents with the possibility of providing timely feedback to students right in the spreadsheet itself. Watch the video below to learn more about how to use Doctopus on your Google Sheets.

Our Small-Town Idaho Life: CONSTRUCTION PAPER WREATH TUTORIAL I was shocked to see my blogger stats the last few days skyrocket with over 70,000 hits to THIS post alone (about paper wreaths of all things). I figured that if that many people are interested in such a thing, I might as well provide guidance on how to make them. Maybe it will help to ease the stream of e-mailed inquiries I've been getting. You need: What can you do on a Chromebook? Pretty much everything. Chromebooks are getting more and more popular in education, the workplace and at home. They are very useful and capable, but I still hear "but they are only a web browser" "they can't do much" etc. when in reality, they can do pretty much everything. UPDATE: They also work offline, contrary to popular belief: Tips and Resources for Using Chromebooks offline 1. This is a great Google Doc from Peter Vogel with tons of resources in the format, "I want my students to ___" and then it links to the Google App or web app that allows that on a Chromebook.

Secundaria About this webmix : Aplicaiones recogidas en el proyecto Guappis para Secundaria. last updated at: May 28, 2013 8:10:02 PM Rompecabezas Tic Tac Toe Showbie EducCreations SoundPrism PODCAST Meriendas Organizar Mad Lips Beatwave Piano Dust Snapguide GarageBand Allan POE interactivo iMotion MAGIC PIANO Notability Explain Website Talking Tom Vídeos Educativos Splice Phoster Foldify BeatForge PicsArt Living Lung Show me FracCalculator DoodleCast Animator Quick Graph Pillada por ti Geografía FOTOBABBLE Sky Map Ads by google Symbaloo-ers that viewed the webmix above, also viewed:

With Google gaining strength in schools, here are some ways to incorporate Google apps to build collaborative practices in your classes. This page offers suggestions as to how match an app to a collaborative practice. The site also offers some insight into how to incorporate educational technology as a content tool instead of being so reliant on textbooks. by chedwards Oct 10

Related:  Google