Objectives:
  1. Participants will use Google Drive to collaborate in an online document.
  2. Participants will use Google Calendars to create a personal and a classroom calendar.
  3. Participants will explore templates and use GoogleForms to create a form for use in their classroom.
  4. Participants will learn how a form or calendar can be embedded into a wiki.
  5. Participants will learn the benefits of online storage Dropbox.
  6. Participants will create a Dropbox account and save a file to Dropbox.
  7. Participants will share a Dropbox folder with a partner in the class to practice collaboration.
  8. Participants will learn the benefits of Evernote.

  1. 8:00 - 8:15 Welcome & Introduction
    1. Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1cDu4jRCjoUzgfVPYfA3nT015sZtAplcp-iUEynSxXYM/viewform
  2. 8:15 - 8:30 Participants will need to create a Google gmail account. if they don't already have one.
  3. 8:30 - 10:30 Overview of Google Drive
    1. Google Documents - creation & collaboration
    2. Google Forms - creation & use
    3. Google Calendar - creation & use
    4. Google Presentations
  4. 10:30 - 11:00 Discussion of Google Drive & educational use.
  5. 11:00 - 12:15 Lunch
  6. 12:15 - 12:30 Review collaborative Slide presentation
  7. 12:30 - 2:00 Dropbox
    1. Overview & create account.
    2. Create personal folder.
    3. Create shared folder & share with someone you can collaborate with (coworker, colleague, family member)
    4. Create/open a file that you can upload to Dropbox.
    5. Discuss Dropbox download & install; Dropbox App on Ipad.
    6. Uses in classroom.
  8. 2:00 - 2:30 Evernote
    1. Overview:
      1. Evernote download.
      2. Evernote App
      3. Evernote Clipper
      4. Resources.
  9. 2:30 - 3:15 Embedding into a wiki (use practice wiki set up for class; if interested in creating a wiki, see links)
  10. 3:15 - 3:30 Wrap up and evaluation.






1. Google Calendar- synchronizes with your iPad and provides widgets for your wiki 2. Google Documents & Forms – Create documents, presentations, spreadsheets and forms and store files online using Google Documents. Great for creating surveys, sign-in forms, etc. 3. Using Evernote & Dropbox for note-taking and online storage.