Resources & Handouts

Conferences & Trainings

Google Apps For Education:
Recent Announcements From Google - Updates And Changes To Google Tools
Google Apps For K-12 FAQ's
Conference Handouts:
  Google Tools for Educators - Conference Handout
  Google Tools - Additional Downloads Full of Tips & Tricks
  Google Chromebooks - Classroom In The Cloud
  Chrome Web Store:
        Google Chrome Apps - A List of Useful Chrome Apps For Education
        Google Chrome Extensions - A List Of Useful Chrome Extensions For Education And Productivity
  Google Online Book: 20 Things I Learned About Browsers & The WEB (contains useful
  Google Online Book: 20 Things I Learned About Browsers & The WEB - download PDF (3 MB)
  Maine Google Summit, Featuring Google For Education 2014
  NYSCATE Conference 2010 - Session: Teacher & Student Projects Using Google Tools   
  Google Lit Trips - Historical Novel: My Brother Sam is Dead (American Revolution)
  Google Historical Voyages And Events - submit teacher and student projects that use Google tools:
     1) Sign Up To Join Project       
     2) Download Invitation To Share With Others (PDF Format)
  Google Lit Trips - Homepage
  Best Practices - Conference Handout
  Resources for Teachers - Handout
        Teaching An Historical Novel - Posted on Google's Education Site:
mmm 1) Carol's Lesson Plan & Worksheets Posted on Google's Site
          2) Lesson Materials, Student Directions, Worksheets, Links
          3) Power Point Presentation, Teaching An Historical Novel
Conferences - Demos For Audience Participation:
  Conferences - Links For Demos and Practices
  Conferences - Resources and Exercises <<<<<<

School Training Pages:
  Adirondack Central School District
  Albany City Schools
  Attica Central Schools
  Bethlehem Central School District
  Broadalbin-Perth Central School District
  Brown School
  Burnt Hills - Ballston Lake Central Schools
  CASBO Conference, April 23, 2015 - Conference Handout
  CASBO Training, September 2015 - Training Handouts and Resources
  CECA CASL Conference October 2015 - Google Docs Great Hidden Features Your Students Will Love
  CECA CASL Conference October 2015 - Google's Dynamic "Lesser-Known" Tips, Tricks, and Features
  Children's Community School, Waterbury, Connecticut
  Christ The King School, Rutland, Vermont
  East Rockaway Central Schools
  Edinburg Common School
  Gananda Central School District
  Gloversville Enlarged School District - Administrator Training, September 23, 2015
  Gloversville Enlarged School District - Teacher Training 2017
  Greene Central School District
  HFM BOCES, Administrators, Feb 16th
  HFM BOCES, Teachers
  Highland Falls Central School District
  Holy Cross High School, Waterbury, Connecticut
  Hunter-Tannersville Central School District
  Ichabod Crane/Kinderhook Central School District
  MSAD 49, Maine School Administrative District - Summer 2014 - Resource Page
  MSAD 49, Maine School Administrative District - Summer 2015 - Resource Page
  MSAD 49, Maine School Administrative District - Session Descriptions & Sign Up Page - Summer 2015
  Maine Google Summit, Featuring Google For Education 2014
  Mechanicville City Schools
  Menands School District
  Niskayuna Central School District
  Northville Central School
  NYLA SSL 2014 Conference
  NYSCATE Conference 2015 - Google Classroom - Assign, Collect, and Grade Paperlessly
  Rensselaer City School District
  SAANYS Google Workshop
  Sacred Heart Saint Francis de Sales School
  Schoharie Central School District
  Southeastern Regional Vocational Technical High School
  South Glens Falls Central School District
  Southington Public Schools
  Suffield Public Schools
  SUNY Albany, NYS Master Teacher Program (Capital Region)
  SUNY Binghamton, NYS Master Teacher Program (Southern Tier)
  SUNY New Paltz, NYS Master Teacher Program (Mid-Hudson)
  SUNY Oneonta, NYS Master Teacher Program (Mohawk Valley)
Google Tools:
  Google Tools for Educators - Conference Handout
  Google Classroom Features
  Google Special Features - Find & save information, discover topics, increase personal productivity
  Google Docs Additional Features                  Google Docs Advanced Features (updated)
  Google Docs - Step by step directions with screen shots  
  Google Docs - Type With Your Voice
  Google "How-To" Docs, including creating an account, LookUp Formula, & Searching Strategies
  Google Calendar - Step By Step How-To
  Google FORMS - Sample FORMS, Uses and Integration ideas 
  Google FORMS - Step By Step How-To
  Google FORMS - Self Grading Sample Quiz
  Google FORMS - Directions For Grading Self-Correcting Forms - Download PDF
  Google Forms - Automatically Stop Accepting Responses - Download PDF
  Google FORMS - Ways To Share FORMS With Students
  Google Spreadsheets - Using Scripts To Automate Class Folder Creation
  Google Earth - scripts to add photos and text to popup windows (Classic Version)
  Google Earth - create paths (Classic Version)
  Google Earth - Keyboard Shortcuts Handout
  Google Earth "New" Version - Handout
  Google Earth "New" Version - Ideas For Using - Handout
  Google Maps - adding images to placemarkersmm
  Sharing Docs With Students - Without Typing Email Addresses - Directions
  Sharing Docs With Students - Without Typing Email Addresses - Sample Assignment
  Google Docs - Advanced Features To Customize And Format Documents Quickly
  Google Custom Search Engine - with sample search engine to try
  Google Sites - Make A Classroom or Professional Website
  Google Sites - Step By Step Handout
  Google Slides - Make A Presentation To View Online In A Browser

Google Lit Trips:
  Google Lit Trips - Conference Handout
  Google Lit Trips - Historical Novel: My Brother Sam is Dead (American Revolution
  Google Lit Trips - Homepage
Google Projects to Join:
Google Historical Voyages and Events - A FREE site dedicated to publishing teacher and student projects from around the World. Schools submit projects that use Google tools.
  1. Projects have a history theme such as historical events, historical literature, lives of famous people, author studies, history of a topic, cultures, history of a community, history of scientific changes such as catastrophic events, earthquakes, environmental changes, etc.
  2. Feel free to suggest a topic if it's not listed.
  3. The site has had over 38,000 visitors. Imagine your students having 38,000 views of a project they have worked on.
  4. Learn about schools and students in other countries, and share information about your community, state, or country.
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            • Famous Explorers and Voyages
            • Historical Events
            • History of Your Community

            • Historical Literature

            • Ancestors' Journeys
            • Catastrophic Events

            • Courageous People & Heroes

          • History Museums - Educational Programs
         Educational Sites & Primary Materials
         Google 3D Super Modelers - Historic Sites & Buildings
            • Resources For Projects
            • Topics Suggested by Schools
           • Use two Google tools (Suggestions on project homepage)
           • Contact Site Administrator to Sign Up (Email or use form on project homepage)
mmSchools, States, & Countries Already Participating:
           • Australia, New York, Virginia, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Singapore, California

           • New Jersey, Florida, Canada, Mississippi, Argentina, North Carolina, Texas

2)  Global Collaboration Project - Partner with schools around the World. Learn about other countries -      their customs, culture, climate, schools, currency, and best of all, their people. Discover information      about your partner schools by doing activities on their homepages. Then, take a scavenger hunt to see      how much you learned.
mmTopics include:
           • Student Ambassadors/Hosts
           • Plan a Trip to a Partner School
           • My Family, Your Family
           • Report on a Place You'd Like to Live
           • Create a webpage for other schools to access as they learn about your school and community
           • Devise a scavenger hunt for partner schools to take after learning about your area
           • Choose a partner school from the list on the Portal Page
           • Choose a collaborative project
           • Contact Site Administrator to Sign Up
mmSchools, States, & Countries Already Participating:
           Livermore Valley, California
           Niskayuna, New York
           Singapore, Asia
           Surrey, British Columbia
mmSample Scavenger Hunts:
           Livermore Valley, California
           Niskayuna, New York
           Singapore, Asia
           Surrey, British Columbia
Public Domain And Free Resources:
  Images, music, books, videos, and primary source documents for teacher lessons and student projects
  Click here for full page of resources.

WEB 2.0: (WEB tools, social networking, tutorials, and resources)
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  WEB 2.0 Techniques, Tools, Tutorials
  The Internet for Teaching and Learning
Project Based Learning:
  Teacher Resources - Criteria, Project Examples, Unit Plans, Strategies, Evaluations
  Student Resources - Creative Commons, Free Project Resources - Photos, Clip Art, Sounds, & Music
  Webquests - Overview, Resources, Examples by Curricular Area

Apple: (OSX, iLife, iWork, Tips, and How-To's)
  iPad Educational Apps, Resources (under construction; please check back)
  iPad For Administrators - Information Before Workshop
  iPad For Administrators Workshop, Resources
  iPad Tips And Tricks
  Safari Learn To Use Its Features, Navigate the WEB Effectively
  OSX Leopard 10.5.8, Using Spotlight
  OSX Leopard 10.5.8, Using The Finder and Dock
  OSX Leopard 10.5.8, Menu Bar
  Apple's iLife - Tips and How-To's
  Apple's iWork - Pages & Keynote
  iLife & iWork Language Arts Project - Biographical Stories & Poems, Hosted on Apple's ALI Site
  ITunes U, Resources (under construction; please check back)
Teacher Productivity Sites:
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  Teacher Productivity - Useful Sites
  Elementary Links
  Secondary Links
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  Resources for Administrators
  Resources for Students
  Library of Congress - Training Handout
  SMART Technologies
  STAR Board
  Whiteboard Resources - Training Handout mmm
Navy Pen Pal Project: (Smithsonian Laureate Award)
  Navy Pen Pal Project
  Navy Pen Pal Project - Movies
  Smithsonian Laureate Award
Archived Pages : (Links to Former Pages)
  NYSSBA Conference, October 2009, Article on Carol's Google Presentation
  NYSSBA - Conference Handout
  NY Talks - Conference Handout

Training Evaluations : (Please Choose The Date Of Your Training or Conference)
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     January 7 & 14, 2016, Model Schools, Create A Google Sites Page
     May 21, 2016, EdTech Capital Region Summit - "Advanced Features Of Docs And Forms"
     May 22, 2016, EdTech Capital Region Summit - "Google Classroom"

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