Or, Google is the BOMB! Megan Mills Waxahachie High School Librarian 10-12 Caroline Scott Waxahachie HS English 10th grade Pre-Ap and Regular Stephanie Conner Waxahachie HS English Gr. 10 AP Hailee Turner Waxahachie HS English Gr. 11 Regular Students 1400 students grades 10-12 Economically disadvantaged 1 iPad cart (iPad 1’s) Outdated laptops 3 computer labs housed in the library In 2013, WISD became a GAFE district. High School students were issued Google accounts in Fall 2013. Spring 2014, ALL sophomore English classes and 6 Jr. English classes went paperless! (Yeah!!) 3 computer labs VDI computers (virtual) Can be accessed from home, device, school Automatically saves work Compatible with Office Share documents-great for group work! Easy to work with No paper!!! http://chuchlaenglish.weebly.com/uploads/5/0/5/8/505 8825/paperless_research_paper.pdf “Google is the future-why pay for space?” “100% of my students turned in their essay” “There was something to grade for all of my studentseven if they only did the rough draft, at least I could see something!” “When the network went down, I didn’t lose my DBQ” “I can work on my essay from my phone-Google is the way to go.” http://goo.gl/rtnmuN Presentation created by our teachers for other teachers in WISD.