40 Ways to Use Google Apps in Education

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Today we are sharing with you a GREAT presentation created by Becky Evans on 40 ways to use Google Apps in Education. The tools included in this presentation target  increasing teacher's efficiency, student engagement, and school-wide collaboration.

Here is the outline of this presentation

Google docs :
  • Collaborate on lesson plans
  • Keep a running records of meeting notes
  • Create a shared lesson plan repository
  • Improve the writing process
  • Publish student work
  • Translate letters home to parents
  • Track student homework
  • Coordinate sign-ups
  • Personalize flashcards
  • collect, share, and analyze data
  • Use slides to create dynamic and engaging presentations
Google Forms
  •  How to submit answers in a form and see results
  • Administer assessments
  • Survey your students interests
  • Collect observation feedback
  • Submit reading records online
  • Keep track of discipline referrals
  • Automatically grade forms with Flubarro
Google Calendar
  • Manage your schedule effectively
  • Share calendars
  • Check out shared resources
  • Map out the standards you are teaching
  • Create appointment slots
  • Teach time management
  • Communicate in different languages
  • Find global pen pals
  • Enable labs to increase productivity
Google Groups
  • Group students by subject and skill level
  • Create parent support groups
Google Talk
  • Invite a guest lecturer into your classroom
  • Hold office hours and homework help

Google Sites

  • Create a classroom website
  • Manage students ePortfolios
  • Submit student projects
  • Build a curriculum portal

Video within drive

  • Bring approved video clips to the classroom
  • Share professional development videos
  • Control sharing settings on students videos