Great resource links, tips, news, and updates shared by our Google+ community members from November 10 to 16, 2014.
Ensuring protection of student data in the cloud with the UK Department of Education – googleforeducation.blogspot.com
Google’s response to the UK Department for Education: cloud services checklist for schools/colleges now live. Shared by +Dan Taylor
How to Use Gantter at School – www.slideshare.net
Are you in trouble in designing and planning your educational projects? Are you in trouble in coordinating collaborations with other teachers? +Flavia Giannoli shares her presentation slide on using Gantter at School. Note that the presentation is in Italian.
Google FORMS Cheat Sheet for Teachers! – www.shakeuplearning.com
+Kasey Bell shares her Google Forms Cheat Sheet t thatwill help new and novice users learn how to create and use powerful forms, surveys and assessments. You will find form setting highlights, and a detailed table of all question types. A great resource for even the most Google-savvy teachers.
A new, unified experience coming to Google products – googleappsupdates.blogspot.com
Material design principles have begun to appear in recent Google product launches, including Google Classroom, the Docs, Sheets, and Slides home screens and mobile apps, the Drive Android app, Android 5.0 Lollipop and the new Gmail and Calendar Android apps. You’ll continue to see more Google products adopting these new design principles across platforms in the coming months.
AppsEvents Certified Admin Level 1 – appseventscourses.com
The ‘AppsEvents Certified Admin’ (ACA) is an entry level certification and focused on getting educators with basic or no admin experience to ‘level up’ and be able to administer a Google Apps Domain. It’s equally focused on teaching and non teaching staff and one of the reasons we started the program was to help with the democratization of IT admin and helping more teachers to get involved.
Flip Out with Snagit & YouTube – sites.google.com
Screencasting is a way to create a video demonstration or lesson. This can be done a variety of ways. +Allison Mollica
It used to require downloaded software that cost money. Now you can use FREE tools in the CLOUD! Presentation notes by
Arkansas Google in Education Summit materials from Jennifer Scheffer – sites.google.com
Find presentation materials from +Jennifer Scheffer compiled in this Google Sites. Topics include Classroom on the iPad, GAFE and the iPad, Hangouts on Air, and Student Genius.
Paper Clip Pendulums – plus.google.com
+Wanda Terral shares a sample class activity on Paper Clip Pendulums where students use a Google Form to gather the data, Google Sheets to analyze the data and Google Classroom to assign a reflection assignment from a Google Doc template which can then be saved into a Google Site digital portfolio.