Our Firstclass to Google Transition is officially over (although we're constantly learning new things and incorporating new google features into our practice).
Feel free to surf about this site for some resources. You might also be interested in two reflection posts that I (Matt Montagne) created. Hopefully this content and these reflection posts helps prepare you and your organization for a successful migration to Google Apps for Education.
Options for Sharing Google DocsIf you simply want users to read your draft, then consider the following options:1. Post your content to your own google site (like I'm doing here) or your department's google site and send the direct link in the body of your email to your targeted audience.2. Attach your draft to an email3. Copy and paste your draft directly in the body of the email.4. Publish a google document as a web page and copy and paste the URL into a new email.If you want your users to contribute ideas and co-author your document, then consider doing the following:1. Create a google document and invite other people to collaborate by using 'Share ...
Posted Oct 5, 2009, 4:07 PM by Matthew Montagne
Posted Sep 3, 2009, 3:17 PM by Matthew Montagne
The Basics of Google Chat TutorialCreated by Christina Nawas and Sarah Barnum, this is a brief overview of using Google Chat for communication:
Posted Aug 18, 2009, 5:47 AM by Matthew Montagne
Google Student Resource CenterPlease check out the new "Google Student Resource Center" site created by Sam Cecil, class of 2011. The purpose of this site is to provide helpful information and resources to help support students as we transition to our new collaborative workspace here at Castilleja. Click the link along the left side of the page that says, "Google Sites," to view a series of brief videos on how to use Google Sites.Props to Sam for her excellent work in getting this resource up and running!
Posted Jul 2, 2009, 11:22 AM by Matthew Montagne
Student Class Mailing Groups All CreatedProps to Adam for coming up with an automated way to create the class mail groups. We're happy to report that all of these mail groups for the various ...
Posted Jun 3, 2009, 5:22 PM by Matthew Montagne
Migration SupportDevelop a list of Faculty and Staff to help us figure out the level of migration support that each person will need.FlaurieJohn KEvelyne
Posted Jun 10, 2009, 9:28 PM by Matthew Montagne
5-13-2009 Tech Dept Transition MeetingJunior and Seniors aliases (done)Students should change their signatures informing others of their new signatures.Adam-do the aliasing for Juniors and Seniors (done)Matt- Screencasts (screencasts for importing ...
Posted May 21, 2009, 6:33 PM by Matthew Montagne
Alumnae Network CreatedA new, separate domain has been created for our Castilleja Alumnae. The domain is: alumnae.castilleja.org. Again, this is separate from our castilleja.org network. I added all of ...
Posted May 13, 2009, 10:15 AM by Matthew Montagne
SAML Sign On PageAdam created a really slick customized sign on page for our Google Apps network. It took quite a bit of code wrangling on Adam's part, but in the end ...
Posted May 2, 2009, 8:36 AM by Matthew Montagne
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Put these shortcut links to email, calendar, moodle, etc on your computer to make accessing these resources a little easier for you.