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Class Two: Google

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Remarkable Stats on the State of the Internet

 

Class Two:  Google in Education

 

Supplementary Information

Adding Your Information to the edtec4matc2 wiki.docx

 

Video:  RSS in Plain English

 

 

Google Alerts - email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your choice of query or topic. 

 

Google Analytics - generates detailed statistics about the visitors to a website

 

The Official Google Blog - Get up-to-date info about Google

 

Google Books

 

Google Buzz - social network underlying Gmail

 

Google Calendar - free, shareable, time-management web application

 

Google Charts - tool that easily creates a chart from data

 

Google Chrome - Google's web browser

 

Google Dashboard - tells you what information Google has about you

 

Google Forms - Creating and Grading Quizzes through Google Forms

 

Inserting Videos into Google Forms

 

Google Translate - bilingual dictionaries in many languages

 

Google Docs in Plain English (video)

 

Google Docs - Create and edit web-based documents, spreadsheets, and presentations

 

Now, let's work on this Google Doc together:
Getting Acquainted

 

Google Earth - a virtual globe, map and geographic information program

 

Google for Educators

 

Google Groups - Searchable archive of more than 700 million Usenet postings from a period of more than 20 years.

 

Google Maps - Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps

 

Google News - Aggregated headlines and a search engine of many of the world's news sources

 

Google Safe Search - Removes inappropriate listings from search term results

 

Google Search Stories
A half-dozen short videos, some more adorkable than others, which star the main search box. One thing they have in common is that they have the look and feel of a marketing campaign, with the tag line “Search on.” They also stress a variety of Google products, such as mapping, video, price comparisons, email and more.

 

Google Sets

Automatically create sets of items from a few examples

 

Google Sites - a free and easy way to create and share webpages with or without templates

 

Google Voice - one phone number for all your phones, voicemail as easy as email, and many calling features for free. 

 

Googled (A video)

 

Google Docs-Tips and Resources

 

50 Google Chart Tricks for Your Next Classroom Presentation

 

Beyond Google-Improve Your Search Results

  

How to Use Google Docs

 

Google Docs: A Love Letter

 

 

 

Google Doc Templates

 

How to Publish a Quiz Using Google Docs

 

Google Docs-Tips and Resources

 

Google Earth Across the Curriculum

 

Get Discussions Going with Google Moderator

 

Google Search Features

 

Google Squared Tutorial

 

Using Google Voice to Communicate with Students

 

5 Cool Things You Can Do With Google Voice

 

Top Ten Clever Google Voice Tricks

 

Google Tools for Educators

 

The Complete Guide to Google Wave

 

Oh How Google Wave Surprising Changed My Life

20 Real-World Uses for Google Wave

 

A Google Wave Cheat Sheet

 

Google Wave in Education 

 

Things You Didn't Know Google Docs Could Do

 

What Every Teacher Needs to Know About Google

 

 

 

 

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Sixth Sense Technology (TED)

 

 

Here are some related items that may be of interest to you:
15 TED Talks to Watch Before 2010
Put TED Talks on Your Desktop
Teaching With TED Talks

 

More to Watch:

Robot Teachers Enter the Education Workforce [VIDEO] 

 

 

And then read:

 

Who Needs a Prof?

 

Tuesday, July 6

In class:      We will set up a homepage on iGoogle and integrate classmate's blogs via RSS feeds. We'll look at other Google applications and consider how they might be used in our teaching and learning.  

Homework:  1.  Watch Sixth Sense Technology,  Prepare to comment on it in class next week.  2.  In your blog, post about one of the following:  (a) one or two of the Google applications and how they might be useful to you either in your teaching or learning; (b) your feelings about Google and its many applications.  3.  Be sure to read and post a comment on one or two of your classmates' blogs.

     

 

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