Mobile


The Mobile segment will help participants learn to take many Google tools with them on-the-go as they walk campus or travel off-site. These mobile apps are also powerful learning tools for stundents, who may be bringing a 1:1 student-to-computer ration into school in their pockets; learn to take advantage of student cell phones - don't interdict, inspire.

NEW Mobile Crib Sheet

Mobile Search

Google SMS (Just text a search to 466453) 
Gmail (Send SMS texts from your computer!)
Google Voice (Send SMS texts from your computer!)
Note: Some of the "More features" don't work right now. (2011-09-13)
More Mobile Sites

Google Mobile (Includes voice search and image search - see also Google Goggles below...)
Google Goggles (Try an image search... or try shooting a QR code - maybe the one below!) 
Maps (Check out the feature comparison chart at the bottom of the page... for different phones!)
YouTube (Note: You can also "send to YouTube" directly from your iPhone's camera app!)
Docs (Docs is great on the web, but this is actually an App on Android now!)

More Mobile Apps

Other Phones (Incudes even more web apps)

Even More...

More... (In including Google Books, 

Activity 1: Google Mobile Sites, Apps, and Features
  1. Explore one or more of the mobile apps above that you haven't used before.
  2. What is the most striking function or feature you've discovered? Share your answer with someone sitting next to you.
  3. Prepare to share your idea with the larger group (a few volunteers will get to share). 
Activity 2: Google Mobile in Education
  1. Explore one or more of the mobile apps above that you might use in your work - or that you might share with your students for their own use.
  2. How might this app be useful? Share your answer with someone sitting next to you. Enter your answer in this form. (Here are the results.)
  3. Prepare to share your idea with the larger group (a few volunteers will get to share). 
Google Mobile in Education Resources

More soon...


QR Code for This Page

Try taking a picture of this with Google Goggles (or the Google Search app)!

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