Presentation on theme: "Misty Wilson and Jared Mader Misty Wilson and Jared Mader Red Lion Area School District Monday, January 12, 2009 Google Docs for Students and Teachers."— Presentation transcript:
Misty Wilson and Jared Mader Misty Wilson and Jared Mader Red Lion Area School District Monday, January 12, 2009 Google Docs for Students and Teachers
RL Tech Academy Wiki http://rltechacademy.wikispaces.com/Google+Docs –Agenda –Tutorials
Ben and Jared’s Taxonomy Observing –Students are passive observers of technology Interacting –Students are engaged with the technology Producing –Students create product with a single technology Developing –Students begin to combine and integrate technologies Applying –Students are making sound choices about appropriate technology to use
National Educational Technology Standards for Students
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers
What is Google Docs? Google Docs is an online productivity software bundle that is free to the public. Must have a Google account –Sign up by:
Equipment / Media Needed Google Account –http://docs.google.comhttp://docs.google.com Applications –Office/Works/Word Pad can be used to create/edit any document created in Google Docs, however, all creation/editing can occur completely online. –Firefox/Internet Explorer/Safari High Speed Internet Connection preferable
Ways to Start Begin simple Create things that will affect the most students possible
Possible Instructional Design Students will: –Work collaboratively on a research paper –Work collaboratively on a presentation –Work collaboratively on a spreadsheet Use Google Doc in Another File: –Import/Export to Office Sample Assignments: –Each group member writes a separate section of a research paper to create a whole product –Group creates a presentation to show in class –Group project that requires each member to utilize a shared budget sheet as a spreadsheet
Alternatives Zoho is another online productivity software package. Create files in Office and have students share through email or flash drives
Decisions / Considerations Do your students have internet access? How to monitor progress? How will you “see” their product? How will you distribute your forms?
Let’s Get Started Creating Documents (i.e. documents, presentations, and spreadsheets)Creating Documents Importing/Exporting DocumentsImportingExporting Sharing Documents Creating Forms Sharing Forms
Creating Documents You can type a new Word document, PowerPoint presentation, or Excel spreadsheet.
Sharing Documents Share your work for others to view, edit, or use. Share you work to collaborate with others
Importing Documents Upload is found on the main Google Docs screen or within a chosen document type. Complete the upload process as you would adding an attachment to an email.
Exporting Documents Need to have your document when there isn’t Internet access?
Did we say forms? Forms can also be created using Google Docs. Allows for user to complete the form and the results are sent a Google Spreadsheet to compile and review Try one…http://tinyurl.com/rlgoogledocshttp://tinyurl.com/rlgoogledocs
Form Uses Contact Information Class surveys / pre-assessments Quizzes/Tests Topic/Project Idea Selection
Creating Forms Clicking on “Add Form” lets you select types of questions and compiles answers into a spreadsheet.
Sharing Forms When you choose to share a form, a link is created. You can email the link to others or you can create a TinyURL quick link that can be remembered and easily used.
Assignment Create a document, share the document to the person sitting next to you, add to the document that was share to you. Create a form, create a TinyURL, give the URL to the person sitting next to you to complete.