Using Google Apps

Date: March 24, 2011
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Presenters: Jeff Ingraham Robbie Jensen Pam Krambeck

Google has revolutionized the internet first with the search engine and now with a wide range of tools available for free for educators! Join the ESU#3 technology team and learn how the many tools from Google can address 21st Century Learning Skills. Learn how Google Docs can be used to create on-line surveys for data collection and collaboration, how Google Earth can be used for global studies in science and social studies, how Picasa can be used as a tool for creativity and the list goes on. If you want to learn what Google can do for you—attend this day-long workshop.


Morning Agenda(8:30-11:30)
  • Introductions
  • Overview of 21st Century Skills
  • Searching
  • Translate
  • Create Google Accounts
  • Gmail
  • Google Calendar
  • Google Docs

Afternoon Agenda(12:15-3:30)

  • Google Sites
  • i-Google
  • Google Chrome
  • Picasa
  • Sketch Up & Google Earth
  • Google Books & Reader
  • YouTube, Keep Vid