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  • Google Tools for Schools eHandbookVolume3UpdatedJuly31,2013

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  • Volume3ofGoogleToolsforSchooleHandbookfeaturestheskillbuildersforGoogleAppsTools(Sites,Blogger,Forms,andGroups).ThefollowingSkillbuilderswerecreatedtoaccompanytheGoogleToolsForSchoolsprofessionaldevelopmentseries.Theyarenotstandalonemodules,butcanbeusedasresourcesandreferenceforparticipantswhohavecompletedthesemodules.PleasedonotdistributethisebooktoparticipantswhohavenotparticipatedinGoogleToolsForSchoolsprofessionaldevelopment.

    GoogleToolsforSchoolsSkillBuildershavebeenorganizedtointo5sections

    OverviewwhichintroducesthetoolandincludesonlineresourcestoREADandWATCHPracticeSectionwhichgivesyouaquickexercisetoPRACTICEwiththatgivesyouasenseforhowthistoolcanbeusedChallengeSectionwhichcoachesyouintotryingCREATINGsomethingNEWusingthistoolDigDeeperSectionwhichincludesresourcesformoreadvancedfeaturesofthisGoogleToolGoingMobileoffersyousometipsandtricksforusingthisGoogleToolwithmobiletools

    GoogleSitesSkillbuilder............................................. 3

    GoogleFormsSkillbuilder............................................ 7

    GoogleBloggerSkillbuilder........................................... 12

    GoogleGroupsSkillbuilder............................................19

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  • GoogleToolsSkillbuilder~Sites

    Studentswhomasterthischallengewill:KNOW:HowtouseaGoogleSiteandcreateseveraltypesofpagesinGoogleSiteUNDERSTAND:ThepowerofacollaborativeworkplaceDO:UseanexistingGoogleSiteasaCollaborativeWorkplaceandcreateyourownGoogleSite

    GoogleSitesisaneasywaytomakeinformationaccessibletopeoplewhoneedquickaccessviatheInternetorforgroupsofpeopleworkingcollaborativelyonmostanytypeofproject.YoucaneasilyaddGoogleDocs,Spreadsheets,Presentations,Calendars,Photoalbums,Videos,andembedcodefrommanyother3rdpartyproducts.Youcancontrolwhohasaccess,whocanedit,whocanview,whocancomment,forthewholesiteorforspecificpages.Youcanpublishyoursitestotheworld,toyourorganization,ortospecificindividuals.Siteshaveagreatsearchenginebuiltinandcanalsousedforabloggingtypeactivity.

    Read ScanthetopicheadingscoveredinthefollowingreferenceguidesandcomebacktothemasyoudevelopyourskillsinusingGoogleSite

    BeginnersGuidetoGoogleSites InteractiveGoogleSitesGuidefromGoogle EricHall'sIntrotoGoogleSites MollySchroedersResources

    TrainingPageforGoogleTeachersAcademy

    MollysFlippedEducationSitesPage

    EDUTrainingguideGoogleSites

    Watch

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  • IntrotoGoogleSites SomeofourfavoriteGoogleSitesVideoTutorial

    createdbyGoogleSitesExperts

    Do PracticeusingaGroupGoogleSite CreatePagesandAddResourcestoaGoogle

    Site CreateYourOwnGoogleSite

    Why WhyGoogleSites?

    collaboratewithpeersonaprojectinaprivateteamonlineworkplace(allrelatedfilesandinformationisinonelocation)[Teamproject}

    communicate&publishinformation&ideas(forstudentsparents,communityandbeyond)[School][Classroom]

    createeportfolios[grade4][middleschool][highschool][college]

    asaworkspaceforstudentgroupprojectsorlargerprojectbasedlearningworkflow[CollectionofSeniorProjects]

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  • Youwillperform5practicetaskstogetyoustartedusingGoogleSites.Whenyouhavecompletedthe5tasksyouwillhavepracticedthefollowingskillsusingGoogleSites.

    ViewaGoogleSiteAddingCommentsandAttachmentstoaGoogleSiteUsingGoogleSiteAnnouncementPagesAddingFileCabinetPagesinGoogleSitesCreateaNewGoogleSitePage

    EachofthePracticeTaskswillincluderesourcesandinstructionsthatwillguideyoutowardssuccessfulcompletionofthetasks.DuringtheChallengeActivityyouwillcomplete5moretasksthatwillleadyoutogainingadditionalskillsinusingGoogleSites.

    YourinstructorwillsendyouaninvitationtoaSitewhichwillenableyoutohavecontributorrights.

    Youwillcomplete5moretasksthatcontinuetobuildyourGoogleSitesskillsendingwiththechallengeofcreatingyourownGoogleSitetoholdashowcaseyourfinalprojectprogressforthiscourse.PleaseposttheURLfortheblankGoogleSiteyoucreatefromChallenge10intheVirtualStudioSpreadsheet.

    InsertingDocsintoGoogleSiteInsertingVideosintoaGoogleSiteInsertaGoogleGadgetAddtoaGoogleSiteLISTPageCreateaGoogleSitefromScratch

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  • TherearemanyadvancedfeaturesofGoogleSites,includingseveralwaystojazzupthelookandfeelofthesite,withdesignelementsandcustomizednavigationalbars.ExploretheresourcesinsomeofthecollectionofresourcesformoreadvancedGoogleSiteeditingandgiveyourGoogleSiteafacelift.

    Checkout PageLevelPermissionsonGoogleSites MollySchroedersResourcesonGoogleSitesandTakeyourSitestoaNewLevel GoogleCertifiedTeacherandGoogleAppsCertifiedTrainerandSuperHerointheField

    ofGoogleSites StevenHindsAdvancedGoogleSitesTutorialsonSteegle.com

    GeekOutwithSteegle'sAdvancedTips GETHEMES.com

    GoogleSolutionsDirectory

    Itsagoodideatotryviewinganygooglesiteyoucreateonamobiledevice.Somegadgetsandtechniquesdontdisplaywell.(i.e.embeddeddocuments)(flashbasedpicasaslideshows)Considerhavinganadditionallinkformobileuserstoclickonifyouraudiencemightbeusingmobiledevices.

    OneeasywaytoupdateyourGoogleSitefromanywhereistouseamobileAppthatautomaticallyupdatesaPicasawebalbumfeaturedonyoursite.iOSappPiconhand(free)orWebAlbum(myfavorite)

    FinallyconsiderthisGooglestutorialoncreatingsitesformobile.

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  • GoogleToolsSkillbuilder~Forms

    StudentswhomasterthisGoogleToolwill KNOWhowtocreate,publishandcollectdatausingGoogleForms UNDERSTANDthepowerandeaseofusingGoogleForms,andbegintounderstand

    thepotentialusesofGoogleFormsintheclassroomandbeyond DO:CreateaGoogleFormandorganizethegatheredinformationforyouranalysis

    GoogleFormscanbeusedtoquicklygatherdatathroughthecreationofaformorsurveythatcanbesharedthroughemail,socialmediaorthroughembeddingintoasiteorblog.Afterindividualssubmitstheform,responsesaresenttoaResponseSpreadsheetwherethedatacanbeviewedandmanipulated,anautomaticsummaryofresponseswithcharts,graphs,andstatisticsisalsogeneratedanddisplayedinaneasytoreadformat.Withavarietyofquestiontypes,almostanyinformationcanbegatheredandorganizedinafewminutes.

    Read CreateaGoogleForm GoogleFormsCollectingResponses

    Watch GoogleFormsforBeginners videos1.1to2.7

    Do CreateaGoogleForm Publishing/SharingyourForm Viewandanalyzedata

    Why GoogleFormscanbeusedtoservemanypurposes,including,summativeandformativeassessments,classroomlearningactivitieswherestudentsengageindatacollectionanddatavisualization,parentorcommunitysurveys,collaboratingwithcolleagues,administrativewalkthroughs,thelistisendless...

    20+CreativeWaysTeachersCanUseForms 81WaysTeachersCanUseGoogleFormswith

    Students DataVisualizationActivity

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  • Thisisapracticetaskwhereyouwillcreateasimplepracticeformfollowingthe8stepsasoutlinedinanarticlefromeducatorstechnology.comandyouwillpublish/shareyourform,collectingdatafromfellowGTFSclassmates.Lastly,youwillseehowGoogleformsautomaticallygraphsthedataforyou.

    1. LogintoyourGoogleAccount2. SelectDriveinthetopblackmenubar3. CreateaGoogleForm

    a. followthestepsoutlinedinthearticle8StepstoCreateaGoogleFormforTeachersandcreateapracticeGoogleForm(note:keepitshort23questions)

    4. ShareandCollectdataa. InStep8ofthistutorial,forthispracticeselectoption2,shareyourformtoyour

    classgtfscommunityandaskotherstofilloutyourform(sharebyclickingonthe

    GPluslogo andselectingyourGTFSG+Community5. ViewandAnalyzeData

    fromyourGoogleResponsesSpreadsheetreviewtheSummaryofResponsesforyourform

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  • TaskInstructions:CreateanotherGoogleFormthatyoucanuseinyourclassroomorwork.FollowtheYouTubevideotutorialsbyAllisonMollica

    1. Createaformwitheachofthequestiontypesavailablea. text,paragraph,multiplechoice,checklist,grid,scale,etc..

    2. AdvancedFormfeaturesa. tryaddinganimagetoyourGoogleForm

    i. http://googlesystem.blogspot.com/2013/05/addimagestogoogleforms.html

    b. *Advancedchallenge:tryusingthelogicbranchingonyourGoogleformi. http://googledocs.blogspot.com/2010/07/pagenavigationingoogleforms.

    htmlii. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_JsQiLKtkY&feature=youtu.be

    3. Watch&DoCustomizetheFormSubmissionResponsea. changethetextintheresponsesectionofyourformtosaysomethingunique

    4. Watch&DoChooseaResponseDestinationa. changethedestinationofyourdatatoanewspreadsheetb. https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2917686

    5. Analyzeyourdata:askclassmatestotestoutyournewformsoyoucananalyzedatausingboththeSummaryofResponsesandbyfilteringyourdata.

    a. viewSummaryofResponsesi. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KaJDZk9wcrc&list=PLtmGHS73TAya2

    DZ9yfB68I9_u0TCS4Ln&index=15b. trysorting/filteringdatafromspreadsheet

    i. https://support.google.com/drive/answer/1229641?hl=en

    Note:Thinkabouttheoutputwhenyouchoosethequestiontypes,ifyouselecttextorparagraphthengraphingandvisualizingthedataisnotanoption...usechecklistsormultiplechoiceasanalternativetoaskinganopenquestion.

    *TheLogicbranchingisanadvancedFormsfeaturethatallowsforbranchingfrommultiplechoicequestions,iftheyansweronewayitbranchestoadifferentpagewhereyoucanasamoreindepthquestionusingparagraphorotherquestiontypes.

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  • Asyoucanseefromtheimagebelow,GoogleFormsdisplayquitenicelyonmostmobiledevices.Youcanusethistoquicklycollectinformationfromindividualswhohaveaccesstoamobiledevice.CreateashortenedURLofyourLiveformandshareittohaveyouraudiencequicklyfilloutaform.YoucanalsocreateaGoogleDocoraGoogleSitespagewhereyouplacethewebaddressofyourliveforms.Thiswayyouraudiencecanbookmarkthispageontheirmobiledevice.Everytimeyouneedforthemtofilloutaform,theycanquicklynavigatetoONEwebaddresswheretheywillfindthelatestFormtofillout.(thismethodprovidesaGoogleToolsalternativetoclickersforformativeassessment)

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  • GoogleFormsadvanced watchvideos3.1to5.3

    GoogleAppsScriptsareanamazingwayinwhichyoucanextendthefunctionalityofGoogleForms...

    Top10GoogleAppsScriptsforEducation SelfGradingQuizzeswithFlubaroo

    DataVisualizationActivity GoogleFormsfordistrict/schoolonlineannualtraining

    seeexamplesite Thisisasamplesitefordistrictonlineannualtrainings...savevaluableinservice

    timebyofferinganonlineoptionsforyourannualtrainingswhereeducatorswatchvideos,slideshows,explainingthenewrulesandpoliciesthencompleteaformcertifyingthattheyhavecompletedthetrainings.Theformwillthensendthemacertificateofcompletiontotheiremailandsaveacopytoafileintheformadminstratoraccount.GoogleToolsused:Sites,Forms,Docs,GMail

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  • GoogleToolsSkillbuilder~Blogger

    Studentswhomasterthischallengewill:KNOW:Howtocreate,customize,andpublishaGoogleBlogUNDERSTAND:ThevariouseducationalusesofGoogleBloggerDO:CreateaGoogleBlog,customizethedesign,write&publishapostandsharewithothersforcomments

    BloggerisafreeonlinepublishingplatformthatisfullycustomizableandpackedwithadvancedfeatureslikeHTMLediting,gadgetsupport,mobilepublishing,andmuchmore.BloggerseamlesslyintegrateswithotherGoogleproductsincludingGoogle+,GoogleAnalytics,andYouTube.1

    Read GoogleBloggerCreating,Customizing,Publishing LearningAboutBloggingForyourStudents BloggerTeamsGooglePlusPage

    Watch CreatingaBlog(SomeofthescreenshotsinthisvideoarefromanearlierversionofBlogger) NewerBlogger subscribeto:

    GoogleBloggerHelpVideoChannel

    Do CreateaGoogleBlog CustomizetheBlogDesign Write&PublishaPostwithanimage Receivefeedback/commentsonyourBlog

    Why WhyBlog?

    1https://plus.google.com/u/0/110587955497525318489/about

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  • writingforadigitalworld(newliteracy) reflectonlearning(bothstudentsandeducators communicate&publishinformation&ideas(for

    parents,communityandbeyond) createblogportfolios TheUltimateGuidetotheUseofBlogsin

    Teaching. 64InterestingIdeasforClassBlogPosts

    HerearesomeexamplesofstudentblogsusingBlogger.com:

    BloggingPTEnglandSchool,NewZealandrecordsoftheirlearning(carrythesameblogforwardeachyear)

    http://www.ptengland.school.nz/index.php?mid=6

    http://pesalizhayc.blogspot.com/ http://peschristiane.blogspot.com/

    MiddleSchoolLABlogs(readingjournalsandotherassignedwritings)

    http://opu32.blogspot.com/2012_10_01_archive.html

    http://cullenp.blogspot.com/2011/11/manylivesofbenjaminfranklinbymary.html

    http://gwendolynbblog.blogspot.com/ CollegeCourseLearningBlogswhereall

    studentspostmediaprojectsandwritereflectionsontheweeksassignments.

    http://nellccv2013.blogspot.com/

    Checkoutthisvideohttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kzbNLHrohQU

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  • Step1:LogintoyourpublicGoogleAccount.

    Step2:ReadthelasttwoblogpostontheGoogleToolsForSchoolsblog.http://googletoolsforschools.blogspot.com/

    Step3:Addacommenttothisblog.Readyourclassmatesresponsesandrespondtothemifyouwish.AddyourcommentlinktotheVirtualStudioChecklist.(Clickonthedateofyourcommenttogetthelink)

    Step4:ExplorethefollowingresourcesthatencouragestudentbloggingaboutCommentsforKidshttp://comments4kids.blogspot.com/alongwiththelistofstudentblogslookingforcomments.Scrolltothebottomofthislisttoseethemostrecententries.

    Step5:Exploresomeofthedifferenttypesofawardwinningblogs(class,teacher,student,etc).TheoneswithblogspotinthenamewerecreatedwithBlogger.com.Therearemanybloggingplatformsandeachhastheirownprosandcons.InthiscoursewewillstartwiththeBloggerplatform.Hereisthe2012versionoftheEdublogawards.

    Step6:Leaveacommentonatleastoneblog.AddalinktothatcommentintheCollaborativeSpreadsheet.Gettingapermalinktoyourcommentcanvaryfromblogtoblogbutcanusuallybedonebyclickingonthedateofthethepost.ThisusuallybringsapermanentURLjusttothatindividualcomment.

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  • Step1:UsetheGettingStartedGuidetocreate,customizeandpublishaposttoyournewblog

    Step2:LogintoyourGoogleAccount Gotowww.blogger.com Createanewblog

    Tipsonnamingyourblog: considerthepurposebeforenamingyourblog,ablognameshould

    clearlydescribesyourbloggingtopic.Youmaywantthisblogtobereflectiveandaboutyourteachingpractice,ifsomakethenamerelevant

    keepitshortandmemorableStep3:

    1. Customizeyourblogdesign gotoyourBloggerDashboard,Template intheTemplatesectionchangethedesignofyourblogbychoosinganew

    templateorcustomizingthedesignfeaturesintemplatedesigner2. Changethesettingtoenableamobiletemplate

    Step4: Writeaposttoyourblog(videotip)usingthepromptyourinstructorprovidesyoufor

    thisskillbuilder. Insertanimageintothepost(imageshouldrelatetotopic)

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  • Shareyourblogwithyourinstructorandcolleaguesandrequestcomments videotiponsharingablogposttoaG+Community

    AddyourBloggerAddresstotheStudioSpacerownamedMyBlogURL Exploreeachothersblogsandleaveacommentonafewofyourclassmatesblogs. Note:youmusthaveallowedcommentingintheSettings,Posts&Comments

    sectionofyourblogifyouwantcomments.YoumayprefertomoderatecommentstoavoidSPAMcomments.

    ClickonandFollowtheGoogle+BloggerPage BrowsethroughBloggerSupportforTipsandTricks JointheBloggerHelpForum Read:BloggingThroughthe4thDimension_14StepstoMeaningfulStudentBlogging subscribetotheBloggerHelpYouTubeChannel PostalistonyournewBlogofprojects/ideasforusingBloggerasaneducationaltool

    Askcolleaguestocommentonyourpost Usesomeofthefeaturesbelowtoturnyourblogintoafullfeaturedwebspace. Canablogbeusedasawebsite?(andnotnecessarilytoblog).Whatisthedifference

    betweentheTOOL(ablogplatformsuchasblogger)andtheverb(blog)?Hereisanexampleofapreservicestudentusingherblogasaportfolioandhereisanexampleofablogbeingusedtohostdocumentationaboutanipadproject(thisprojectwascompleted100%mobile).Thisshortvideodemonstrateshowtoaddpagestoyourblog.

    Consideraframeworkforusingblogswithyourstudents.(Thiscanbeeitherusingthetooltoblogorbloggerasawebsiteorcontainerforotherprojects).Howwouldyouscaffoldthemintousingthistool?Considerhowusingabloggingtoolcouldsupportteachingandlearning?Whatpartsofyourpedagogy(artofteaching)couldbesupportedbyabloggingtool?

    CREATEaBLOGPOSTinyourBLOGforthisclassreflectingonthequestionsaboveorothersthathavecomeupasyouhaveworkedthroughthedifferentpartsofhisChallenge.

    SettingupClassroomBlogsCreatingblogsforyoungerstudents(under13)canbesafelyaccomplishedbycreatingthemall

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  • withaschoolownedaccountinyourGoogleDomainandinvitingstudentsasauthors.HereisasetupguideforClassBlogs:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1tGV4lhRAOhYd2GygbLoAHZkRHPVgCEVm04v9ejZeryg/editWhileitsinitiallytimeconsumingtocreatethemall,studentscanusethisoneblogthroughouttheirschoolyearsasseenintheexamplesfromPTEnglandSchoolinNewZealand.

    SharingABlogThereareanumberofdiferentwaystoshareBlogsorblogposts,includingsubscriptions,feedssuchasFeedlyorcurationtoolslikePaper.liorsharingtoG+Communites.Teachersandstudentscanalsoaddtheurl'sofblogstoaformandpostthesheetonaGooglesite.

    TocreateanewBlogonBlogger,useSafariorotherbrowseronyourMobileDevice.Oncetheblogiscreatedthereareseveralmobileappsthatletyouupdateyourblogfromanywhere,anytime.

    MobileApp iOSBloggerAppisfreeandletsyouuploadtextandimagestoyourblog. BlogsyandBlogPressarepaidMobileAppsthatgiveyoumoreoptionsforbloggingfrom

    theroad. Manyblogs,includingBlogger,allowyoutopostthroughemail.Hereisabriefexplanation

    ofthestepsinvolved. HerearetwoexamplesofBloggingwithaniPad

    ThisteamusestheBloggerAppeffectivelytomorefrequentupdatingandmorevisualelementstotheirwebsite.https://sites.google.com/a/fcsuvt.org/investigators/

    Amorecomplexintegrationoftoolswereusedtocompletethisblogproject.EverypieceofthisblogwasdoneusinganiPadhttp://bfafairfaxipad.blogspot.com

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  • GoogleToolsSkillbuilder~Groups

    Studentswhomasterthischallengewill KNOWthedifferencebetweenusingemailtohaveagroupconversationandusinga

    listservapproachusingGoogleGroup UNDERSTANDtheadvantagesofusingagroupconversationtocommunicateand

    share DO:ParticipateinaconversationusingGoogleGroup.

    GoogleGroupsisawaytohaveaconversationonlinewithseveralpeopleatonce.Yourgroupconversationcanbearoundseveraltopics.Eachtopicisconsideredadifferentdiscussionwithinthegroup.Thetopicsaresortedbythesubjectlineinthemessagesorpost.Eachtopiccanhaveseveralpost(ormessages).Postarerepliestothegroupaboutaspecifictopic.Youcanchoosetoreadandreplyusingyouremailordirectlythroughawebpage.Eachgrouphasitsowngroupemailaddress,soyouneverhavetoaddseveralemailaddressestoanemailwhenyouwantseveralpeopletogettheemail.Byreplyingtothegroup,everyoneinthegroupcanseeyourreply.

    Read WelcometoGoogleGroupsbyGoogle GoogleGroupsintheClassroom GoogleGroupsasaParticipant

    Watch DemoVideoaboutGoogleGroups DemooftheNEWGoogleGroup CreatingaGoogleGroup

    Do JoinourclassGoogleGroup PostamessagetotheGroup ReplytoamessageofanotherGroupmember

    Why Participateinonlinebookdiscussion Shareinformationwithparentsorstudents Sharedocumentswithonlycertaingroupof

    students,colleague,orparents

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  • Step1:LoginintoyourGooglepublicaccount.Step2:ViewthisactiveGoogleGrouponGoogleinEducationNoticethatyouarelookingatStarredorFavoriteTopics.ClickonGoogleinYourClassroomDiscussionFindadiscussionthathasmorethan1post(forexample)

    Clickonthistopicandviewthedifferentpost.TrytounderstandthedifferencebetweenaTOPICandaPOST.Noticethe2yellowitemsinthemenubelow.Theseare2differentwaysyoucanviewthetopics.Tryeach.WhichdoyoulikebetterCompactView?orStandardView?

    Step3:JointheGoogleforEducationGoogleGroup.Youwillgetalistofoptionsabout: HowyouwanttoReadtheGroup YourprofileandDisplayNameandWhatyouLookLiketoOthers

    Step4:PracticereplyingtoapostinthisGroup.IhaveaddedageneralquestionaboutusingGoogleAppswithstudents.Addanideatothispostbyreplyingtoit.Youcanalsoreplytosomeofthereplieswithinthegroup.

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  • 1. AccesstheGoogleGroupsetupforGoogleToolsForSchoolsParticipants

    ThisisthegroupforalloftheGoogleSummerInstituteParticipants

    Homepage: https://groups.google.com/d/forum/gtfs2012all

    Groupemail: [email protected]

    2. JointhisGroup.Ifyouhavenotdonesoalready,reviewGoogleGroupsasaParticipant

    3. Findthemessagethatpromptsyoutointroduceyourselfthatisassociatedwithyourlocation.4. Replytothetopicthatmatchesyourgroup.Feelfreetoalsoreplytoreplieswithinthattopic.

    5. GotoyourGoogleMailandcomposeamessageTO:[email protected]dyofthemessagetellusonethingyoulearnedthismorningthathaspotential

    useforyou.

    6. Gobacktoouronlinegrouphomepagehttps://groups.google.com/d/forum/gtfs2012allandlookforyourmessage.Thinkaboutwhichmethodofpostingtoagroupyoulike

    betterPostingusingabrowser?Postingviaemail?

    7. FindtheMYMEMBERSHIPiconontheGroupHomePagehttps://groups.google.com/d/forum/gtfs2012allDecidehowyouwouldprefertoreadthemessageinthisgroup.Doyouwanttogettheminyouremail?Howoftendoyouwanttoreceivethemeachtimeamessageispostedorgroupedonceaday?ordoyouwanttogototheGroupHomePagetoreadthem?Youcanalwayschangeyourmindbychangingthesesetting.

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  • CreateyourownGoogleGroupforaprojectthatinterestyou.Itcouldbeafamilygroup,agroupofparents,agroupofstudents,agroupofcolleagues.

    TherearemanydecisionsyouwillneedtomakewhencreatingyourownGoogleGroup.ReviewtheprosandconsofeachsettingintheGoogleGroupsHomePage

    GoogleGroupsasanadministrator Createagroup Establishgeneralinformation Setbasicpermissions Selectagrouptype Createawelcomemessage Understandpermissions

    DiscussfromanywhereAccessGoogleGroupsonyourAndroidorAppleiOSdevicebyscanningthisQRcodeorpointingyourmobilebrowserto:https://groups.google.com/forum/m/

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