Professional Proficiency & Efficiency

What we know and how it helps....


Life in the cloud. ALL things, ALL meaning ALL, Google are in the cloud. An Internet connection is what is needed to access it.
Chrome: Now Everywhere


Main Features

  • In the cloud
  • OmniBox (WonderBar)
  • Simple
  • Extensions


Let's start with familiar territory--GMail


  • Searching
  • Inbox
  • Settings


Google Drive: One safe place for all your stuff

Getting to Know Drive


Google Documents

Basic Features:
  1. Title/File Name
  2. Word Processing Features
  3. Tracking Changes
  4. Sharing

This is the Google Docs Crib Sheet link.

Google Drive 201

Here is a link to amping up your Drive in the classroom. (I found this through Twitter).

12 Effective Ways To Use Google Drive In Education


Google Calendar--aka "My Brain"


  • Navigation
  • Settings
  • Creating Events
  • Sharing/Other Calendars

Sean Junkins ‏@sjunkins 22 Sep-How are we supposed to maintain our 19th century ways of teaching with all these 21st century tools getting in the way? #21stedchat

Andy Adams

District Instructional Technology Coordinator


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