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    10 Great Ways to use Google Resources in the Classroom

    1. Get groups of students collaborating together on projects using shared Google Docs – Remember this means Documents, Spreadsheets and Presentations

    2. Students and Teachers can quickly build their own quizzes, test and surveys using Forms within Google Docs

    3. Use Street View in Google Maps to illustrate local situations for Business Studies, Geography, PSHCE and….(you decide)

    4. Google Translator – fast, free and effective translation of many, many languages including Latin!

    5. Set up shared calendars for Year groups, Sixth Forms, Staff or whole school using Google Calendars with PC, Mac and Mobile synchronisation

    6. Try buy essay help – spells out any words you like using locations in Google Maps – great for starters

    7. Find out how to get the most from Google Search for you and you students by visiting http://www.google.com/insidesearch/ – you’ll be surprised what you can do

    8. Don’t get you students to write an essay for homework – get them to build website. Its free, fast and secure using Google Sites

    9. Consider offering your students a one hour after hours homework ‘surgery’ using Google Talk – social networking for homework.

    10. Set up independent learning support forums for in-class or homework use with Google Groups.

    5 Great Ways to use Apple Products in Your Lessons

    1. Try the free Epic Citadel ‘virtual tour’ iPad App of a medieval city in English/Literacy or History

    2. Use Photo Booth on a Mac to encourage ‘learning through talk’ and building confidence in reluctant speakers

    3. Make professional quality movies from video footage or images easily and quickly using the pre-installed iMovies on a Mac

    4. Record podcasts using the pre-installed GarageBand on a Mac – it’s incredibly easy

    5. Try the eClicker voting system iPad App for instant assessments, surveys, starters or plenaries – fun and effective!