Teachers Get Your Heads in the Cloud

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Todd Jorns Illinois Community College Board. Teachers Get Your Heads in the Cloud. Cloud Computing. The practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, ratherthan a local server or a personal computer. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Teachers Get Your Heads in the Cloud

Teachers Get Your Heads in the CloudTodd JornsIllinois Community College BoardCloud ComputingThe practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, ratherthan a local server or a personal computerStoring regularly used computer data on multiple servers that can be accessed through the InternetCloud = InternetCloud TechnologiesDropboxEvernoteGoogle DocsDropboxwww.dropbox.com

Dropbox: What is it?File Hosting ServiceDocuments, pictures and musicFiles can be shared with other people/devicesFounded in 2007November, 2012 100 million usersFree Version 2 GB of storageExamples & ResourcesWhat is Dropbox?Dropbox TourDropbox for TeachersDropbox In The Classroom: 4 Great UsesDropbox: A Superb Classroom ToolDropbox: A Multi-Tool for EducatorsDiscussionPersonal UsesProfessional UsesClassroom UsesEvernote:www.evernote.com

Evernote: What is it?Suite of software & services designed for note taking and archivingText, webpage, photograph, voice memo or handwritten notesCan have attachments & sorted into foldersNotes can be tagged, edited & searchedFounded in 2008July 2011 11 million users

Examples & ResourcesGetting Started with EvernoteEvernote: A Great Tool for Organizing Teachers & StudentsEvernote for EducatorsUsing Evernote10 Tips on how to use Evernote to its Fullest

DiscussionPersonal UsesProfessional UsesClassroom UsesGoogle Docswww.docs.google.com

Google Docs: What is it? Freeware web-based office suiteWord processor, spreadsheet & presentationUsers can create & edit documents onlineDocuments can be shared, opened, and edited by multiple users simultaneouslyLaunched in 20061 GB of free space

Examples & ResourcesGoogle Docs in EducationEasy Google Docs TricksThe Best 10 Google Docs Tips For Teachers As They Go Back To SchoolPractical Google Docs Tips for TeachersDiscussionPersonal UsesProfessional UsesClassroom UsesContact Infowww.flip4u.orgTodd W. JornsSenior Director for Education TechnologyIllinois Community College Board

217-785-0144todd.jorns@illinois.govhttp://flip4u.org