What does your organization use to manage it's ongoing projects and initiatives? As schools are complex institutions that continually have a variety of divisions, departments, staff, initiatives, and projects that separate and mix in a variety of ways, with an array of completion dates and benchmarks, appropriate management systems can be central to productivity.Read More
Simply put, Google+ is Facebook for adults, professionals, and anyone else who is bored or disappointed with the evolution of other social networking sites. I was reluctant to join Google+ a few months back as I felt I was already linked in with Facebook and Twitter so there was no need for change. Additionally, the failure of Google Wave is not too far in the distant past to forget so the last thing I wanted to do, or advise teachers and students to do, was jump on board another sinking ship.Read More
The most common critique of Google Forms that I hear from teachers is that you cannot add images, and my most common response is, wait. Google has an uncanny ability to gauge and respond to customer demand in a way that leaves them surprised and enhances the already open and intuitive nature of their products. My next piece of advice is, use it or lose it. Google also tracks the analytics of all their products and continues to develop their products for the majority of their customer base, much to the frustration of power users at times, but more often than not comes back with a better product.Read More
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This is an amazing world class PD event Seoul Foreign School is proud to be hosting in September 2013. There is also a Pre-Summit Boot Camp before the main summit that will help participants prepare for the Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer application. Please take a look at the GAFE Summit webpage for further information or contact +Brian Hamm. As a participant of the GAFE Summit Singapore, I was so impressed and enthused that I immediately approached the GAFE Summit team, of +Mark Wagner, +Wendy Gorton, and +Molly Schroeder and started working on bringing this fantastic event to South Korea. Luckily the SFS ET team, and Admin shared my enthusiasm and our dream has become a reality. All educators are welcome to attend, international and local, the more the better. Hope to see you there.
Clearly is a Chrome extension (found in the Chrome web store) that removes the needless advertisements and sidebar navigation so you can view what you really want with one easy click. This app also allows for highlighting, modified displaying features, and can be easily modified and shared via Evernote.