Google Me!

Using google tools for collaboration in the classroom.


Description

Create collaborative documents, forms, spreadsheets, and presentations. Share instantly and securely, and teach your students to work together in real time. Access your work anytime anywhere. Take a trip around the world with google maps and add images with picasa web. Learn how to use Google's powerful tools to connect students to the world of information and one another.

Objectives

*Participants will access their district google account.
*Participants will create a collaborative document, drawing, spreadsheet, & presentation.
*Participants will create and distribute an online survey form and analyze results.
*Participants will discuss uses for the different resources and uses with/by students.
*Participants will analyze examples of google based projects and discuss how google resources can be used for inquiry based learning and digital learning experiences.


Teachers and Principals Talk about Google Docs






Presentation Sites

Getting Going with Google!
Google Tools 4 Teachers

Resource Links

Google Docs Blog
http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2008/08/tips-for-introducing-online.html
http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/index.html