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Googlemania

Page history last edited by Krista Scott 12 years, 4 months ago

Welcome to Googlemania!

 

iGoogle:

www.google.com/ig

 

Customize a homepage with a personal theme, gadgets, updated news, and much more!

iGoogle Help - Getting started and other resources from Google support.

iGoogle as a Digital Desktop - Suggestions by subject for enhancing your iGoogle page.

iGoogle Showcase - Themes from a variety of famous names.

Google Reader - Learn more about Reader and embed in your iGoogle page!

 

Google Earth:

Google Earth 5 0 Handout.pdf

 

Google Calendar and Google Voice:

Google Calendar - Develop classroom or family calendars.

7 Reasons to Use Google Calendar

Google Voice Features 

 

Picasa: 

http://picasaweb.google.com

Picasa Getting Started Guide

 

Google Docs:

http://docs.google.com

 

Create collaborative documents that can be simultaneously edited by multiple users. 

 

Four types of docs:

  1. Document
  2. Presentation
  3. Spreadsheet
  4. Drawing

 

Forms can also be created to feed responses/replies directly into a doc spreadsheet.

 

Introduce Yourself - Open the document and fill in appropriate information.

How do you use Google Docs in your school/class?

Googlemania Logo Drawing - Collaborative Drawing

Getting Started with Google Docs - Step-by-step instructions to help you get started.

Google Docs Help - Google's support guide for Docs.

 

Google Search and Google Labs:

Resource for Google Searching

http://www.googlelabs.com/

 

Other Great Google Products:

Google SketchUp - 3D drawing tool.

Google Lit Trip - Visit various places in the world as you read a novel.

Google Reader - Keep up with your favorite websites.

http://sites.google.com/

 

Google Resources:

Google for Educators - Integrating Google into the classroom.

Google for Teachers - Great resource created by Richard Byrne at www.freetech4teachers.com.

Google for Teachers II - Great resource created by Richard Byrne at www.freetech4teachers.com.

Google Tutorials - Great resource created by Richard Byrne at www.freetech4teachers.com.

Crib Sheets for Google Applications - Handouts with educational use, ideas, and resources for various Google apps.

How To's for All Things Google - eHow search of videos, documents and more for all things Google.

 

 

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