Tour Guide Introductions
Dr. Glenn Williams
Purpose of this Workshop:
Discover Google's tools to help improve your classroom lessons. Over the course of the next three days, we will develop advanced skills with search, docs, iGoogle, Maps, Earth. All of these news skills will be displayed on your very own Google Site.
We will do this by taking a trip around the world stopping in various places of interest.
Guiding Question: How can you use this information in your classroom?
A few things that will help...
12 Google Shortcuts Every Traveler Should Know
Google Almanac - A Google Site Created by Google Certified Teachers (Kyle Brumbaugh, Jerome Burg, Cheryl Davis, & Kathleen Ferenz) for the Google Teacher Academy.
Google Hacks - A good reference book. The first half or so includes some great tips... the rest gets a bit technical.
Googlepedia - Another good reference book to use when teaching particular applications.
Google Apps Education Edition - Resources developed by GCTs (Lisa Thumann and Kevin Jarrett) for the GTA