Boost Your Teaching with Google Tools

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Dawson College: Ped Day 2015 Boost Your Teaching with Google Tools Rafael Scapin, Ph.D. Coordinator of Educational Technology Dawson College October 16th, 2015

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Using Google Search: Tricks and Techniques Learn how to use Google Drive to store and share your files Creating your First document in Google Docs Starting with Google Sheets and Google Presentation Create surveys using Google Forms and get instant feedback Improving Google Docs Features with Add-Ons (Apps) Content

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How to use Google Calendar on your Teaching Learn How to Use Google Images Effectively How to Use Google Sites to create your own website Using Youtube: Creating and Sharing your Videos Google Hangout: Bring Keynote Speakers to Your Classroom! Content

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Before We Start: Create a Google Account

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Before We Start: Create a Google Account https://accounts.google.com/SignUp

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Source: Go-Globe.com

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InfoWhelm Source: http://youtu.be/cWkQq5qmdmc

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How the World is Searching Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2443825/Google-rules-West-Japan-prefers-Yahoo-Map-reveals-different-internet-giants-dominate-countries-globe.html Image Source: : http://www.fastcocreate.com/3019595/creativity-by-the-numbers/see-a-map-of-the-world-revealing-each-countrys-most-visited-websit

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How Google Search Works Source: http://youtu.be/BNHR6IQJGZs

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Searching as Part of Our Daily Life

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Google Search Tricks http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/guide-google-tools-tips-tricks-cant-live-without/

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Google Search Operators

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Google Search Operators

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Google Advanced Search https://www.google.com/advanced_search

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Google Search Operators: Examples

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Google Search Operators: Examples

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Google Search Operators: Examples

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Google Search Operators: Examples

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Google Search Operators: Examples

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Google Search: Tricks Source: http://mashable.com/2011/11/24/google-search-infographic/ Google Operators: http://www.googleguide.com/advanced_operators_reference.html

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Google Search Poster http://www.socialscience.uq.edu.au/documents/forms/infoskills_operators1.pdf

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Hands-On A Google A Day http://www.agoogleaday.com/ The three-lobed leaves of a tall tree are powdered and used in a traditional New Orleans dish, and the bark is the traditional flavoring for a soft drink. What drink is it? Answer: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1qaa4UUMdvvulG3IK0bbNsxZwdhiDXGxMtaHgg0-Yw54/edit#slide=id.p18

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Google Power Searching Courses Source: http://www.powersearchingwithgoogle.com/ Improve your Google search skills with Power Searching and Advanced Power Searching online courses.

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Google Search: Exercises Use the site: operator to search for armchairs on IKEA’s site, www.ikea.com. Find all pages on The New York Times (nyt.com)  which include the word “Montreal” but not “Toronto”. Find pages whose titles include surfing that are not about surfing the World Wide Web.

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Storing Information

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Storing Information

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Source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkfOYtaumew Problems With USB Keys / Flash Drives Copyright (C) Warner Bros. Television

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What’s The Cloud? http://youtu.be/TTNgV0O_oTg

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Popular Cloud Storage Platforms

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Popular Cloud Storage Platforms Online Storage & Sharing Websites 2 Gb for free. 500 MB for each referral person up to 18 GB (free). $99/year for 1 Terabyte 15 GB for free. $1.99/month for 100 Gb. $9.99/month 1 Terabyte

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How Safe is it? http://www.cnet.com/news/google-now-encrypts-cloud-storage-by-default/

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How Safe is it?

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Why Using Cloud Storage? E-Mail Traditional Way to Exchange Files

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Exchanging Files in the Cloud

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Exchanging Files in the Cloud: Multiple Devices

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Cloud Storage Platforms Create Folders on your Computer

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Google Drive Folder (on your Computer)

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Google Drive (online)

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Google Drive – Sharing Files/Folders

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Google Drive – Synchronous Editing Source: http://youtu.be/A7y7NafWXeM

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Why Using Cloud Storage? Sharing Files in Moodle / Lea Advantage Files are updated automatically in Moodle after you make any changes in the original one in Google Drive!

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Store Students’ Documents Online Storing Assignments & Sending Feedback

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Google Docs Google’s equivalent to MS Word https://docs.google.com/document/

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Google Docs Google’s equivalent to MS Word https://zapier.com/blog/google-docs-tips/

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Google Docs Shared Document http://bit.ly/dawsondoc

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Google Sheets Google’s equivalent to MS Excel https://sheets.google.com/document/ http://bit.ly/dawsonexcel

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Google Slides Google’s equivalent to MS Powerpoint https://slides.google.com/document/ http://www.slidescarnival.com/category/free-templates

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Editing Google Docs Offine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t-ZaUJ44X2s

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Office Editing Chrome Plugin https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/office-editing-for-docs-s/gbkeegbaiigmenfmjfclcdgdpimamgkj?hl=en

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Google Docs Add-Ons Let’s add useful “add-ons” to our documents!

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons EasyBib allows you to cite your sources the easiest way you can all in Google Docs. You can have sources cited in MLA, Chicago, and APA format.

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons Hellofax allows individuals to send faxes to and from other people through Google Drive.

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons Kaizena allows teachers to give voice feedback to their students.

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons The Speech Recognition add-on will allow you to use speech recognition to write your Google Docs documents.

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons The Translate add-on uses Google Translate to translate text in your documents.

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The Best Google Docs Add-Ons Tag Cloud Generator generates a tag cloud for Google Docs with more than 50 words

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Google Docs in the Classroom Promote group collaboration and creativity by having your students record their group projects together in a single doc. Keep track of grades, attendance, or any other data Facilitate writing as a process by encouraging students to write in a document shared with you. They can provide feedback in the document. Teachers can offer advice which may lead to higher grades. Teachers can use the revisions history to find out who has actually helped on the project and evaluate individual participation and content. Teachers can discover who is not participating and have the opportunity to correct the situation.

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Collaborative Lesson Planning  Work on the same lesson plan at the same time with a colleague using Google Docs.   

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Department Meeting Notes  Picture by K.W. Barrett Take your department meeting notes in Google Docs. Share with the rest of the staff.   

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Shared Lesson Repository  Go Paperless!

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Improve the Writing Process  Use Google Docs to: Have students work collaboratively from anywhere Give students ongoing and simultaneous feedback Use revision history to hold students accountable for their work Publish student work  

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Google Calendar http://calendar.google.com

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Create Different Google Calendars http://calendar.google.com

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Google Calendar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHPzCckcmXg&t=45

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Google Calendar Create your personal calendar Create your Dawson College calendar Integrate it on your smartphone/tablet (through apps) Tasks Offline Calendar Share your Calendar Presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jn37bntLWwrwwnJCW-EvWzyqluvr76evGI9SD6cRXcM/edit#slide=id.g1c722964b_078

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Google Calendar Tricks Receive a daily email with your agenda Google Calendar can email you a daily agenda so you can see your entire schedule at a glance. First access the Reminders and Notifications menu, and then check the box next to Daily Agenda. Each morning at 5 a.m. in your time zone, Google will send a complete agenda straight to your email inbox. http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/guide-google-tools-tips-tricks-cant-live-without/#googlecalendar

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Google Calendar + Youcanbooke.me

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Google Calendar + Youcanbooke.me https://rscapin.youcanbook.me/ Your students can book your office hours

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Google Images http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t99BfDnBZcI#t=22 Google Images:  is a search service that allows users to search the Web for image content.

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Google Images http://images.google.com Google Images:  is a search service that allows users to search the Web for image content.

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Google Images: Search

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Searching by Images http://www.visualnews.com/2013/12/30/22-pictures-famous-people-young/

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Storing and Sharing Images Source: http://picasa.google.com/ Image software for your computer

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Storing and Sharing Images Source: http://photos.google.com Google Photos Online storage

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Free Online Image Editor http://pixlr.com/

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Understanding Copyright

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Source: http://www.cmec.ca/Publications/Lists/Publications/Attachments/291/Copyright_Matters.pdf

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Understanding Copyright Source: http://library.selkirk.ca/servicesfor/cautcopyright.pdf

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Source: http://creativecommons.org/choose/

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Source: http://www.commoncraft.com/video/copyright-and-creative-commons

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Creative Commons Licence - Example BY = Attribution NC= Non Commercial ND = No Derivation

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Finding Free Images (No Copyright)

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Finding Free Images (No Copyright)

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Finding Images With Specific Sizes

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Finding Animated Images

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Google Sites http://sites.google.com Tutorial: https://sites.google.com/site/mflynchsites/

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Create your Website (Google Sites) Source: http://www.wix.com

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Let’s Work with Videos http://youtube.com

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Let’s Work with Videos http://www.tubechop.com/ Selecting parts of a movie

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Let’s Work with Videos http://keepvid.com/ Downloading Movies from Youtube Can you download any video from Youtube?

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Let’s Work with Videos http://youtu.be/NLNuv7jAIhg Flipping the Classroom

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Google Hangout: Bring a Keynote to your Class! http://hangouts.google.com

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Google Hangout http://hangouts.google.com

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Creating a Google Hangout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AGHdqCkf9Ik

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Google Hangout in Education https://sites.google.com/a/lsr7.net/hangoutsforteachers/home

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Creating a Google Hangout http://bit.ly/dawsonhangout

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Google Forms http://forms.google.com

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Google Forms: Instant Feedback http://bit.ly/dawsonsurvey Go to the survey below and answer the questions:

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rscapin@dawsoncollege.qc.ca rscapin DawsonITE Blog http://dawsonite.dawsoncollege.qc.ca Contact Me Rafael Scapin, Ph.D.

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