The Google Apps Guidebook

Lessons, Activities, and Projects Created by Students for Teachers

By Kern Kelley
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The Google Apps Guidebook is a set of student created lessons, activities and projects for educators to use in their classrooms. Each lesson connects with a component from the Google Apps for Education suite. The Guidebook takes teachers step by step through the entire process of introducing Google Apps to their students.Each chapter introduces an engaging project that applies numerous aspects of each tool. Projects are differentiated for a variety of age ranges and can be adapted for most content areas. Upon completion, students will have a thorough understanding of the tools included with their Google account and a collection of cool projects they created!

About the Author

Kern Kelley

Kern Kelley

Kern Kelley started his teaching career in New Zealand. He is the Technology Integrator at Regional School Unit #19 in central Maine. He has provided support to educators for over a decade and has conducted professional development across the globe. He has always loved working with students with a special focus on having them teach others. He advises a student produced live tech support show broadcast at www.techsherpas.org. Maine’s Technology Teacher of the Year, he has brought his student presenters the Tech Sherpas to numerous conferences around the world.

What People are Saying

The book blends theory, actionable templates, and real-world anecdotes together to provide the reader with all the information and support they need to help ‘Go Google’ successfully – Adam Bellow, CEO, BreakoutEDU

No one in education has spent more time involving students in education technology than Kern Kelley! I’ve watched his Tech Sherpas light up a room, and I’m excited that, in this book, teachers get to hear tips and tricks from the very grup they are teaching! – Jaime Casap, Education Evangelist, Google

Austin Taylor and the Tech Sherpas provide daily tech support to the teachers, and frequently share their expertise with other educatiors a national and international conferences. Now you can learn with the Tech Sherpas, too, and share the book with you own students. – Mark Wagner, CEO, EdTechTeam

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