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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







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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