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1 it! The Wide World of Google and it’s Place in the Classroom it! The Wide World of Google and it’s Place in the Classroom Litchfield Technology Symposium June 10 th and 11 th Allison Arndt Instructional Coach at Watertown-Mayer School District

2 I have worked in the field of education for 11 years and have taught 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades. This year I took on a new role in the Watertown- Mayer school district as the K- 5 Curriculum and Instructional Coach. I have spent the last three years working in a 1-1 iPad setting and have worked to integrate technology into instruction and staff development in order to promote choice, creativity, communication, collaboration, deeper thinking, and student engagement. Allison Arndt

3 How can Google benefit education? Increased collaboration Increased communication Global awareness Increase engagement

4 What does Google have to offer? It’s not just a search engine anymore! Docs Forms Sites

5 Google Docs Word Processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations Sharing capabilities Automatically saves drafts Revision history Word Processing Sample Resources: Creating a New Document Google Docs in the Classroom “Crib Sheet” Google Docs in the Classroom “Crib Sheet”

6 Google Forms Sharing capabilities Formative & Summative Assessment Student Surveys Parent & Community Surveys Form Sample Resources: Creating a Google Form

7 Google Sites Communicate with students and families Student eFolio Professional eFolio Summative assessment or presentation piece My Google Site Google Site Sample Resources: Google Sites in the Classroom “Crib Sheet” Getting Started with Google Sites

8 Other Fun & Engaging Apps to Explore Google Maps, Earth & Panoramio ◦ Use with social studies/science lessons ◦ Research ◦ Expand view of the world ◦ 23 Interesting Ways to use Google Earth in the Classroom 23 Interesting Ways to use Google Earth in the Classroom ◦ Google Earth Classroom Resources Google Earth Classroom Resources ◦ Google Earth in the Classroom “Crib Sheet” Google Earth in the Classroom “Crib Sheet” Blogger ◦ How to Create a Classroom Blog with Blogger How to Create a Classroom Blog with Blogger ◦ Blogger in the Classroom “Crib Sheet” Blogger in the Classroom “Crib Sheet”


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