"I came across this great resource while I was working on my post "Teacher's Manuel to A Paperless Class". This is basically a very simple and well-illustrated guide to help teachers better integrate Google Docs in their classroom.
When David Senf and colleagues at technology research firm International Data Corp. needed to collaborate on a spreadsheet, the easiest way was to upload it to Google Docs, a cloud-based service where they could all edit it.
Though IDC specializes in technology, it didn’t have any tools internally that could handle the task as easily as a publicly available cloud service, says Mr. Senf, who is vice-president of the firm’s infrastructure solutions group in Toronto. Globe and Mail article on Google docs security issues.
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Google Apps are some of the most widely used tools in education today. From Gmail to Calendar to Image Search, they're a big part of the current education technology model. Edudemic article sharing Tom Barrett's slides on Google in the classroom
Google's K12 Guide to Going Google contains six very detailed sections on deployment of Google Apps for Edu. The guide covers technical integration, outreach, professional development, promotion, launch, and staying up to date. There are step-by-step plans outlined in the technical integration, outreach, and professional development sections. The promotion and launch sections provide templates for your use. The staying up to date section refers administrators to the new Google Apps What's New? site.
Let's start with the Google Keyword Tool. This is what we all use, and like it or not, it's the best free tool available. It's tied directly into Adwords, and it uses search frequency from Google (although that's debatable, see below).