Receive an overview of multiple Google Apps including Gmail, Docs, Sites, Forms, and more. Use this session as a starting point for those unfamiliar with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) or those looking for a quick refresher. View samples of uses from multiple school districts and begin envisioning how to use GAFE in your own school or classroom.
(5 min) Welcome and Overview
About this site: http://tinyurl.com/gappseths
(10 min) Overview of GAFE: ETHS
(10 min) Gmail (Review)
Chat, Email Forwarding, Search/Archive
(30 min) Docs
Lead Learner: Maryjoy Heineman - Form, Chat, Docs
(10 min) Demo of Teacher Dashboard
(10 min) Forms (Intro)
Create form, share with group (if time)
(10 min) Even More
(5 min) Feedback and SWAG!
Brainstorming curriculum ideas/implementation plans
Follow-up: I can offer refresher tutorials as well as in-class setup sessions where students log into Google Apps, create a document, and share with you through the Teacher Dashboard interface.
After Today - Developing Professionally
User Guides - Getting started and learning the basics for each app
Google Apps Education Training Center - basic training from Google
Google Docs for Education Training - specifically focusing on docs with education
10 ways to get started with Google Apps - great way to see if Apps is right for your class