Google Apps for Teachers
Google Apps for Education:A Suite of Free Productivity Tools for Classroom Collaboration
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Designed to help teachers create and collect assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized.
Create and edit docs, spreadsheets, and presentations right in your browser. Multiple people can work at the same time, and every change is saved automatically.
Save work files in Drive, access them from any device and share them instantly. No more sending attachments or merging different versions.
Spend less time planning and more time doing with shareable calendars that integrate seamlessly with Gmail, Drive, Contacts, Sites, and Hangouts.
Allows you to find videos on many topics from around the world. YouTube EDU is Google’s library of 700,000+ high-quality educational videos from partners like Khan Academy, Stanford and TED-Ed.
Other Things Google:
- Google Earth
- Elementary Lit Trips shares some EXCELLENT downloadable Google Earth learning experiences for common literature used in Elementary grades
- Middle School Lit Trips shares some EXCELLENT downloadable Google Earth Learning Experiences for common literature used in Middle School
- High School Lit Trips shares some EXCELLENT downloadable Google Earth Learning Experiences for common literature used in High School
- How about MORE Earth Science learning opportunities?
- Real World Math Lessons using Google Earth and Sketchup
- Google Art Project features famous works of art via Google Earth
- GE Tips & Tutorials featured here for those who want to learn more about using Google Earth
- Overiew of GEteach.com gives a general overview of how to use GEteach resource by Google Earth
- GeoGreeting! What a fun way to practice spelling words!
- History Tours takes you through pivotal moments in history and makes the experience come alive
Google Research Tools:
- Google Scholar is an 'alternate' search engine that takes out all the fluff. It's packed with STRICTLY primary, cited sources for real research.
- Google Trends looks at trends in hot searches. Browse by date, or look at top searches in different categories
- Correlate: A part of Google Trends, Google Correlate allows you to look at search trends over time. For example, input "soup" and you'll see a clear increase in searches during the winter months. The more fascinating part of Google Correlate is the Search by Drawing function. Draw a fun graph and Correlate will give you search keywords that best match your graph creation.
- Public Data Explorer Search through databases from around the world.After you find what you want, filter through categories to make graphs with the axes you want. Google's Public Data Explorer then displays the data in a line graph, bar graph, scatterplot or on a map.
- Google Earth, Google Sky allows you to explore space and star systems. In collaboration with NASA, using images from the Hubble Telescope,