More Google Resources

Check out the Jeffco Google Apps Resource Site for more information and support.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Efficient Ways to Share Your Google Docs, Sites and more

How do you share your Google stuff?   
Most people who start using Google Docs quickly figure out how to share with other people by entering their username one at a time, but...
Here are three different ways to make sharing and collaborating easier in Google Apps:  
Contacts, Groups and Collections.
How do you share in Google?  What tips and tricks can you give to help save time and peace of mind?  Questions for the collective brain?  Please add to the conversation through comments below.

Friday, December 2, 2011

Jeffco Google Classes, Trainings and Open Labs

Jeffco is beginning the transitioning to Google Sites as our web page tool.  Please visit the Google Sites Support page for more info.

For trainings:
Search ESS/Jeffco Access training opportunities for "Google"  - or read through details below.
New sessions have been added for Face to Face and Online offerings.  Search ESS for the most recent information.

Face to Face: 
Open this document to see the course descriptions and current days and times for Google Apps trainings. If it says the class is full, you can sign up anyway. We plan to get bigger spaces or add more sections as needed.

Online Classes - 8 weeks - Click here to see other available Ed Tech courses.  

Google for Educators Part I - Starts April 5
Looking to enhance your web experience with Jeffco Google Apps? How can you maximize the tools supported by Jeffco? This course takes an in-depth look at how to use Google Sites, Presentation, Docs, Calendar and Forms/Surveys in the new Jeffco domain. Prepare to be Googlified in this highly interactive online course.
Course Code: BETGOG | Read More

Google for Educators Part II - Starts April 5Looking to enhance your web experience with Google? What possibilities exist in the world of Google? Explore how Google tools can provide opportunities for students to engage in collaboration, exploration and creation. Learners will explore SketchUp, Picasa, Panoramio, Beyond Google Maps/Street, Google Earth, Mars/Sky/Ocean and share examples of how others are using them in the classroom.
Course Code: BETGG2 | Read More

Google for Educators Part III  - Starts April 12
Are you a Google Expert? Want to learn more about other amazing tools that are available through the Jeffco Google Domain? Google 3 will walk you through tools such as Gmail, Groups, Reader, Moderator, Blogger, Picasa Web Albums, Aviary Image and Audio Tools, etc. This class is for people who have been using other tools in the Jeffco Google Domain and feel comfortable expanding their repertoire.
Course Code: BETGG3 | Read More

Introduction to Jeffco Google Apps - Always available
This self-paced course will walk you through the basics of the Jeffco Google Apps Domain. In three sessions, you will learn how to use Google docs, forms, spreadsheet, presentation, sites, and calendar in the Jeffco Domain. You will see demonstrations of how other teachers are using Google Apps in their classrooms and gather ideas for you to begin using Google in your own classroom as early as tomorrow!
Course Code: BETSPG | Read More

Google Apps New Look

Screenshot from the Google tutorial
Google Apps New Look
Details about what's different in each of the Google Apps. Take some time to explore and learn the link.  

Thursday, December 1, 2011