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Collaborate and Share

What is 'The Cloud'?
‡ Internet (the cloud) -based computing ‡ Web-based tools and applications accessed through a browser ‡ No software installations ‡ Online storage

Cloud Applications
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Educational benefits of Google docs ‡ Collaboration ‡ Alignment with AASL and ISTE Standards ‡ Benefits specific to teachers and students

Google Documents ‡ Create, share, email, and collaborate using Google docs ‡ View revision history ‡ Create folders

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Gmail ‡ Creating labels (folders) ‡ Filtering emails

Educause Learning Initiative. 2008. 7 things you should know about. . . Google apps. Transforming education through information technologies. Web. 21 Oct. 2010. Nevin, Roger. "Supporting 21st Century Learning Through Google Apps." Teacher Librarian 37.2 (2009): 35-38. Academic Search Complete. EBSCO. Web. 21 Oct. 2010.

AASL Standards
Standard 1 Indicators

1.1.9 - Collaborate with others to broaden and deepen

understanding. o 1.3.4 - Contribute to the exchange of ideas within the learning community. o 1.3.5 - Use information technology responsibly.

Standard 2 Indicators

2.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools

to analyze and organize information. o 2.1.5 - Collaborate with others to exchange ideas, develop new understandings, make decisions, and solve problems.

Standard 3 Indicators
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3.1.2 - Participate and collaborate as members of a
social and intellectual network of learners. 3.1.4 - Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use, and assess. 3.1.6- Use information and technology ethically and responsibly. 3.2.3 - Demonstrate teamwork by working productively with others. 3.4.3 - Assess own ability to work with others in a group setting by evaluating varied roles, leadership, and demonstrations of respect for other viewpoints.

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Standard 4 Indicators

4.1.7 - Use social networks and information tools

to gather and share information. o 4.3.1 - Participate in the social exchange of ideas, both electronically and in person. o 4.3.4 - Practice safe and ethical behaviors in personal electronic communication and interaction.

NETS*S 2.Communication and Collaboration Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. NET*T 3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning Teachers exhibit knowledge, skills, and work processes representative of an innovative professional in a global and digital society.

With Google Apps,
teachers can...
‡ access and work on their documents or presentations from anwhere there is Internet ‡ collaborate with colleagues from any location within or outside of school ‡ publish announcements or upcoming assignments ‡ create online surveys and tests (forms and spreadsheets) ‡ promote student collaboration/groupwork ‡ encourage peer editing ‡ encourage multiple revisions ‡ view revision history to see how student work has evolved ‡ view revision history to monitor group progress ‡ provide feedback to students

With Google Apps,
students can...
‡ access and work on their documents or presentations from anwhere there is Internet ‡ collaborate with other students ‡ depend on the autosave feature and not worry about losing work ‡ share documents with teachers, peers, and parents ‡ engage in peer editing ‡ see the progression of their work ‡ easily edit and revise documents ‡ leave their flashdrives at home (NO more Excuses!)

Google Documents
‡ Document (Word-Processing) ‡ Presentation ‡ Spreadsheet ‡ Form ‡ Drawing

With Google Docs, you can...
‡ Share ‡ Send - email ‡ Publish or Embed ‡ Collaborate: asynchronously and synchronously ‡ View Revision History

Opening Documents

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Creating a Google Document

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Share Document
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Emailing Documents

Another way to share and email...

Collaboratin ‡ Collaborate in all Google Doc formats g Collaborate asynchronously or synchronously ‡
‡ Teachers even have the option to open real-time chat *Students may not have this option.

Let's Try It...
Step 1: Team up with someone else in the room. Step 2: One team member creates a document and titles it 'Collaboration Practice.' Step 3: 'Share' the document with the other member of the team. *Don't forget to give them editing privileges. Step 4: Both team members open up the 'Collaboration Practice' document.

To Chat in Real-Time...
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Revision History...
‡ View who is contributing to the collaborative team's assignment ‡ Easily revert back to an earlier version
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Creating Folders

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Let's Try It...
Step 1: Create New --> Folder Step 2: Give your folder a name and a color (optional). Step 3: In All Items, choose which documents you want to move by checking the box. Step 4: Drag your checked items into the folder.

Creating Labels

Filtering Emails

Filtering Emails

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