For me, Google Apps for Education is one of the most exciting things happening in the edtech world. It is changing and evolving daily- leaving us with unlimited opportunities to incorporate technology into the classroom. Embedded below is my presentation from the Google Apps for Education Class and here is a link to a site that features ideas for integration.
One major component of incorporating Google Apps successfully is the use of Google Chrome internet browser, if you do not already have this installed on your computer, download it here.
Michael J. Graham, a fellow Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer has quite literally written the book on incorporating Google Apps in the Common Core. This is a must read! Click on the book to be taken to the amazon link.
At times, the sheer amount of programs and ideas available can be overwhelming, to help with this I have compiled some of my favorite resources.
32 Ways to Use Google Apps for Education in the Classroom
Google Docs for Teachers 2012- Guide from Free Tech For Teachers: What Teachers need to know to get started using Google Docs in their Classrooms
Other Google Tutorials from Free Tech For Teachers
Google Forms for More! From Allison Mollica
80 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom
Flubaroo Directions (Self Grading in Google Forms) from Flubaroo.com
The following are links from Google Apps for Education Training Home:
Module 4: Google Apps for Education: Docs
Chapter 1: Introduction to Google Docs
Chapter 2: Sharing, privacy, printing & publishing
Chapter 3: Documents
Chapter 4: Spreadsheets
Chapter 5: Presentations
Chapter 6: Forms
Chapter 7: Drawings
Chapter 8: Docs List
Chapter 9: Mobile Docs
As always, if you know of a resource that I have left off, please feel free to share! I LOVE discovering new resources! While you are here, remember to connect via Google Friend Connect on the Right hand side and also remember to Subscribe to our newsletter!
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