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Quick Overview of What Google Has To Offer

iGoogle Overview: http://www.google.com/ig


Google Docs in Education Overview:

Google Docs in Plain English (From The Common Craft Show)

The Tool: http://docs.google.com
The Crib Sheet: Google Docs in the Classroom [PDF]

Interactive Overview

Collaborative Activity

How will Google Docs be valuable to you in your role as an educator?
  • As a team, create a doc, spreadsheet, Drawing, or presentation to illustrate your answer.
  • Share the file with everyone on the team as a collaborator. *Also share with us pkrambeck@gmail.com jensen729@gmail.com jeffingraham@gmail.com
  • Publish the file and share the url with the other team.
  • Add the url to this page below:
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Additional Resources


Reflection - Lets create a form together to find out the following:

  • How has your understanding of Google Docs Changed?
  • What do you still want to learn about Google Docs?
  • What are your next steps?

Resources Classroom activities: All grade levels - http://www.google.com/educators/all_grades.html


Google in Education

Google YouTube Channel
Google for Educators
Stuff
Educational Technology and Life (Google in Education Category)
See also the GooglEd Wiki
What's New in Google Docs? http://www.google.com/google-d-s/whatsnew.html
Using Google Docs in Education is easy as ABC