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Google in the Classroom. Michelle Cheasty Supervisor of Instructional Technology and Information Systems Flemington- Raritan Regional Schools. iGoogle. Customize your homepage Add gadgets Rearrange homepage Everything you need on one screen. More. Most used Google tools - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Google in the ClassroomMichelle CheastySupervisor of Instructional Technology and Information SystemsFlemington- Raritan Regional SchoolsiGoogleCustomize your homepageAdd gadgetsRearrange homepageEverything you need on one screenMoreMost used Google toolsIncludes books, scholar, and documentsEasily found on Google page

More- Even MoreIncludes all of the Google toolsMany are widely used web 2.0 toolsEasily integrated into the classroomSpecific Google ToolsBooksSet up similar to other e- reader sitesAble to categorize your libraryEasily search for booksMany free books availableAdvance search features availableNew partnerships formed with many book publishersChromeGoogles web browserFast, stable, and secure browser for PCsNew Google netbooks use similar code for operating systemCompatible with XP, Vista and 7EarthMap anywhere in the worldAdd notes, comments, and other information to locationsEasily create community projectsVirtual field tripScholarOnly scholarly publicationsPeer- reviewedMajority of articles available freeBloggerFree blogging spaceAble to protect- invisible to those not invited to participateGreat for interactive communication Can limit postings to only approved postingsCalendarAdd appointmentsInvite attendeesLink filesShare calendar with othersView multiple calendars at onceGroupsJoin one of many already created groups (there is a teachers group already in existence)Create your own groupManage groups easily through iGoogle homepageChoose the way you want to receive group updatesGoogle MailFreeEasy to useEasy to integrateAndroid/ smart phone compatibleDocsInvite those who can view or edit documentsMultiple editors at one timeParticipate all at once or in a round robinView real- time editsSketchUpCreate 3D drawingsUse pre- installed additions or create your ownPull in pictures from the web

YouTubeTeacher Tube, School TubeMillions of posted videosHow- tos, instructional, and examples of what not to doEasy to upload and create your own channelReaderGet all blogs and newsfeeds on one screenEasily mark multiple items as readCreate categoriesMake recommendations/ get recommendationsCreate new subscriptionsGoogle EducatorTools for the classroomClassroom activitiesClassroom postersGoogle Teacher AcademyTeacher CommunityRecent Projects and NewsGoogle Apps for EducationBattling the Tech DeptBalance between network security and educational needsConversations with stakeholdersTraining, Training, TrainingTesting applicationsPilot programBuy- in from administrationParental support

QuestionsThank You to AverMedia for providing the document camera and CDWG for providing the projector

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Michelle CheastySupervisor of Instructional Technology and Information SystemsFlemington Raritan Regional School