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  • 1.Google Tools for Teachers Lucy Gray Education Consultant 1

2. Googles mission is to organize the worlds information and make it universally accessible and useful. 2 3. A sense of fun pervades everything. Risking taking and pursuings one passion are encouraged. Everything is in a state of perpetual beta. Continous improvement is important. Creativity and innovation are core Thinking Outside the Box: Googles Working Environment 3 4. The Search 4 by John Battelle 5. Guiding Principles 5 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. 6. Guiding Principles 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. 6 7. 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. 7 8. 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 just isnt good enough. Courtesy of Mark Wagner, CUE 8 9. Twenty Percent Time 9 10. A Video Speaks 1000 Words 10 11. Food for Thought.... How can we incorporate these ideas into our own schools? What can schools learn from innovative businesses without becoming corporate ? What are we doing differently as institutions? 11 12. 13. Google Apps for Education 13 14. Google Teacher Academy Google Certied Teachers 14 15. Google Science Fair 15 16. Exploring Computational Thinking 16 17. Chrome in Education 17 18. Google Earth for Educators 18 19. YouTube in Education 19 20. YouTube for Schools 20 21. 21 So, where do you start? 22. More Even More 22 Blogger Books Calendar Custom Search Docs Earth Gmail Google+ Maps News Picasa Picnik Reader Sites Web Search YouTube 23. Docs 23 Create collaborative or private documents, spreadsheets, forms, drawings, presentations and fusion tables Varying levels of permissions can be enabled Revision history lets you track changes Commenting and chat in Docs and Spreadsheets Work ofine and upload later 24. My Docs Home Page (Google Drive) 24 25. Share Folders 25 26. 26 Templates 27. Lucys iPad Resources 27 28. Global Awareness Survey 28 Survey: 21stcenturyskillssurvey Results: 21stcenturyskillssurveyresults 29. Global Awareness Results 29 30. Scott Floyd/TCEA App List 30 31. Escondido Union School District 31 32. Liz Davis 32 33. Flubaroo 33 34. Presentations 34 35. Presentations 35 36. Mr. Stritcheld 36 37. Tom Barrett 37 38. Docs Ideas 38 Peer editing during writers workshop Lit circle group activities Project management Lab reports ePortfolios Shared lesson repositories Curriculum guides Unit Plans Course evaluations Shared notetaking at meetings and conferences Classroom walk throughs Grant proposals Sign up forms Surveys Book talks Embedded presentations in Google Sites 39. Sites 39 Easy to use web site creation tool Based on wiki technology Varying levels of permissions can be enabled including page level permissions Revision history available Create templates which can be shared across Google Apps domains Embed media created with Google tools and other Web 2.0 applications 40. Sites Homepage 40 41. Goochland Course Guide 41 42. Cheryl Davis 42 43. Dolores Gende 43 44. Mr. Smith 44 45. Oregon Google Summit 45 46. Wendy Gorton - CUE 46 47. Sites Ideas 47 Teacher web site Professional portfolios Repository for departmental meeting notes Accreditation documentation Event planning Professional development resources Assessment Student portfolios Digital science notebooks Book previews 48. Books 48 Locate information related to millions of books Find full texts that no longer fall under copyright Preview books that are copyrighted Search inside books Locate books in online stores and libraries (WorldCat) Purchase eBooks Save book titles to your Google account through My Library 49. Books 49 50. My Library 50 51. A Sample Search 51 52. 53. Book Search Ideas Post your required readings for courses in My Library on bookshelves by topic Post the link to a specic bookshelf within an assignment or on a Google Site Have students search text for keywords or to nd quotes Have older students write reviews Embed the Google Book Search listing in a wiki or blog 61 54. YouTube 62 Create your own channel of content for easy access to digital media Bookmark videos to playlists Record right into YouTube Edit and annotate video Post video from your mobile device Flip your classroom using educational video content 55. Lucys Channel 56. Creating and Curating 64 57. Curating Use the browse and search functionality of YouTube to nd channels and individual videos. Use Filter to rene your query. Create playlists for units that you teach. Set them up ahead of time or create them on the y. Give links to playlists to students to supplement classroom materials Collect videos created by students to show to parents. Can use private links. 65 58. Homepage 66 59. Browse 67 60. Movies 68 61. Upload 69 62. Anatomy of a YouTube Video 70 63. YouTube for Teachers 71 64. Playlists - YouTube for Teachers 72 65. YouTube Edu 73 66. YouTube for Schools 74 67. YouTube for Schools 75 68. Your Channel 76 69. Menu 77 My Channel Video Manager Subscriptions Inbox Settings Switch Account Sign Out 70. My Channel 78 71. My Channel 79 72. My Channel 80 73. Edit Your Channel 81 74. Video Manager 82 75. Video Editor 83 76. Subscriptions 84 77. Suggested Channel Subscriptions 85 adobeyouthvoices ArtInstituteChicago ascdwholechild BIEPBL citizentube ColosiR or RichardColosi CommonSenseEducators CZSBrookeldZoo ConstitutionCenter DiscoveryEducation Edutopia emarcos FundforTeachers GoogleScienceFair jamestsanders KeyCurriculumPress khanacademy LibertyKidsTV NASAexplorer NatGeoWild NatlWritingProject OneWorldTV owypstaff PlayingforChange SchoolHouseRocksKids SMARTClassrooms 78. Recording & Uploading Video 86 79. Settings 87 80. Mobile 88 81. Sharing 89 82. Choose Your Own Adventure 90 83. Potential Uses 91 Flip your classroom Review and remediation Language resources Project research Independent study From Tamis Tech4Teaching Professional development Student and teacher reection Writing prompts Field trip documentation Listening/viewing centers on mobile devices using Belkins Rockstar splitter Choose Your Own Adventure activities Screencasts Embed a video in a Google Site and have kids answer questions in an embedded Google Form 84. Activity 92 Upload your video via email. Take out your mobile device. Interview a neighbor. Ask them about their conference experience thus far. Email it to: Visit my channel to see the results: 85. YouTube Ideas Organize material for courses into playlists Create screencasts and videos for your lectures Subscribe to channels to be updated of new content Look at the subscriptions of friends for channels to subscribe to Have kids access your playlists through their mobile devices Have students design a collaborative project (i.e Life in a Day) Email video to your channel while on eld trips 93 86. Maps & Earth 94 87. 88. Google Earth and Maps Ideas View and create Google Earth Lit Trips Appoint a student to be the class cartographer to document locations encountered by your class Enable layers in Google Earth to see supplementary materials Create buildings in Sketchup and import them into Google Earth 102 89. Custom Search 103 Formerly known as Google Co-op Roll your own search engine using pre-selected sites Embed on your website and blog; integrate into Google Sites Bookmark sites directly to list of web sites Others can can contribute to the web sites search Examples: My Search Engines 90. Two of Lucys Search Engines 104 91. Custom Search Engine Ideas 105 Create a search engine for particular units Have a departmental or grade level engine with members contributing links through Google Marker Have students serve as curators by creating their own search engines for a unit of study 92. Google+ 106 93. Google+ Circles 107 94. Google+ Hangouts 108 95. Google Hangouts on Air 111 96. Search 112 97. Did You Know? Parisian Love Story 98. Whats Your Search Story? 99. Inside Web Search 118 100. A Google A Day 119 101. Search Stories 120 102. Search Education Hub 121 New! 103. Google Power Searcher Class 122 104. Dan Russell 105. Control + F 106. Organizing a Search What is it Im looking for? (think about common keywords) How would someone else talk about it? (what words would they use? how would THEY describe it?) Which of those terms would be most common? Which of those terms would be very specialized to this topic? What kind of thing would make me happy? (do I want a single web page, a denition, a collection, an image.... or ?) 125 107. Keyword Choice Think about what you are trying to nd Choose words that you think will appear on the page Put yourself in the mindset of the author of those words Use synonyms Start broad and use just a few words, then go deep Use contextual terms 126 108. Other Search Tips Use speciers Example: [Georgia population wikipedia] Try an image search when normal means fail, you might nd something that will be useful or spa