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DESCRIPTIONThis is Amy Dean and Greg Finger's Tech Presentation about all the interactive uses of Google.
- 1. Technology to Motivate Learning: Using Google Tools in the Classroom Amy Cook Dean
- 2. Arrival Activity
- Create a Google account specifically for the classroom.
- Your username should reflect your professional identity.
- Do not mix professional and personal accounts.
- 3. Objectives
- Create a Google account specifically for classroom use.
- Discuss how Google Tools can motivate learning.
- Explore and practice the functions of the following Google Tools: Custom Search, Scholar, Calendar, Docs, Maps and Forms.
- Create an assignment implementing one of those tools or apply one of these tools to an existing assignment.
- 4. Motivating Learning
- Participation in an online learning community
- Ease of use, access and collaboration
- Content-specific ways Google can motivate your learners
- 5. A Few Favorites
- Google Custom Search
- Google Scholar
- Google Calendar
- Google Docs and Forms
- Google Maps
- 6. Google Custom Search
- Students stay within useful Web sites.
- Post tailored searches to your blog or Wiki.
- How can this apply to your content?
- How could this help build a learning community in your classroom?
- 7. Google Scholar
- Searches only academic sites and journals.
- Some limitations: some articles inaccessible if you do not have a JSTOR (etc.) account.
- Content-specific uses:
- 8. Google Calendar
- Share deadlines with your students.
- Post your calendar to your Blogger page.
- Students can access your public calendar from their Google account.
- 9. Google Docs & Forms
- Share Office-type documents with your students.
- All handouts are available online AND available from home no more excuses about losing handouts!
- Potential advantages to your current system of redistributing handouts?
- 10. Google Maps
- Add points on a map and share it with your students.
- Provides aerial and street views of almost anywhere in the world.
- Classroom example: Lewis and Clark
- 11. Practice and Application
- Design a class activity or project with one of the above options.
- See http://www.google.com/educators for more ideas.
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