Google Apps in the Primary Classroom

2012 Oregon Google Summit ~ Rock Creek Middle School ~ Room C101 9:45-11:00 am Michelle Doring, ORVSD Trainer   Welcome! It’s so exciting to be here at the 2012 Oregon Google Summit with over 300 educators exploring the vast array of powerful tools that Google offers to school districts for free. I’m always so inspired by the neat opportunities for student collaboration, revision, and authentic assessments. Then, I remember that I work with… Read More

DIY eBooks with Google Presentations

2012 Oregon Google Summit ~ Rock Creek Middle School ~ Room C205 1:45-3:00 pm Michelle Doring, ORVSD Trainer   Welcome! eBooks are all the rage with kids these days, and rightfully so! As a voracious reader I often find it convenient to be able to access my reading materials in a variety of formats in a variety of places. I’ll often have a copy of the same book in paperback on my… Read More

Creative Commons

Big Buck Bunny characters posing for Creative Commons

provides rights to intellectual property or creative works an author can grant to other users. Through Creative Commons, authors can grant rights for copying and reusing material. This non-profit was created with the same ideas behind open source software – our collective intelligence is better than each of us working for our own benefit. Both of these movements started and are continued by like-minded people who want to make the world a… Read More