Google Chrome

Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 2.40.34 PM.png A browser built for speed, simplicity and security. Download Chrome

Gmail
Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 2.45.58 PM.png Your Gmail account is your "key to the Google Castle."

To Create a Gmail account


Google Drive
Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 2.48.24 PM.png Drive is your cloud based storage, so you can access your files from anywhere. Everyone gets 5 GB free.
  • Can upload any type of file and they will open in a Google Drive Viewer, so you do not have to have all of the programs on your device or computer.
  • Can edit all documents offline and sync when you get back online
  • Google Drive is available for: PC and Mac, Chrome OS, iPhone and iPad, and Android Devices

How to Use Google Drive


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Google Docs is a free web-based office suite offered by Google. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users.
Here's what you can do with Google Docs:
  • upload a word document and convert it to a Google Document.
  • invite others to collaborate on a document with you, giving edit, comment or view access.
  • collaborate online in real time and chat with collaborators, right from inside a document.
  • view your documents revision history and roll back to any previous version.
  • download a Google Document to your desktop as a Word, OpenOffice, RTF, PDF, HTML or zip file.
  • translate a document to a different language.
  • email your documents to other people as attachments.

You can create documents, presentations, spreadsheets, forms, drawings and more. You can also import and converts many types of files.


How to create a shared folder for student handouts.
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Directions for Using Flubaroo

Calendar
Screen Shot 2013-01-30 at 2.51.25 PM.pngGetting Started with Google Calendar

Google+
Screen Shot 2013-02-04 at 10.44.46 AM.png What is it?

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Google Support


Screen_shot_2011-01-13_at_1.29.14_PM.pngBasically your own personal website with an edit button. You can also share rights with others to work collaboratively.

Wiki Basics Handout

Wikispaces for Teachers Handout

Hundreds of Examples of Wikis in Education




Livebinder.jpg Your 3-ring binder for the web. You can collect your resources, organize them neatly and easily.

Live Binders Video Tutorial