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Google Top ten for educators

  1. 1. Top 10 best<br />Tips<br />
  2. 2. Google Toolbar<br />Spell check and auto fill features<br />Only takes one-click to log into gmail account<br />Available for Internet Explorer and Firefox<br />Easy and convenient to perform Google searches since it’s in the toolbar<br />
  3. 3. Keep a to-do list on your phone<br />Google Tasks for mobile phones <br />Never forget a task again!<br />Always have your information when your are on the go!<br />You can check items off your list from your phone <br />
  4. 4. Create graphs from spreadsheets<br />Step 1:<br />Create spreadsheet<br />Step 2:<br />Choose graph<br />Even young students can learn to use.<br />Automatically creates professional looking graphs.<br />Great way to incorporate technology into math and science activities.<br />Helps support visual learners.<br />
  5. 5. Search Full Text<br />Numerous books are added daily<br />Access over 10,000 books from your computer<br />It’s possible for students to read entire titles<br />Links to where you can borrow or buy book<br />The newly created reference pages for every book shows maps of the locations mentioned in the book, book reviews, web references, and where to locate it in your local library. <br />
  6. 6. Google Scholar<br />Great to use when doing <br />* Helps filter search results to only <br /> scholarly literature. <br /> * Useful when searching for<br /> peer-reviewed papers, theses,<br /> and academic publishers such <br /> as educational journals.<br />Tired of reading several chapters of a book only to realize it’s not what you were looking for? With search engines such as Google Scholar, researching is much easier. <br />
  7. 7. Google Desktop<br />Just like performing a Google search, expect you can search your desktop . Provides a full text search over your emails, web pages visited, chat logs, text files, pictures, and music files.<br />Accidently delete a file? Instead of recreating the file, use Google Desktop to retrieve the file from web cache.<br />Makes your computer searchable with ease and speed!<br />Allows you to add gadgets such as clocks, personal calendar, weather updates, and other apps. <br />
  8. 8. Collect research notes with <br />Google Notebook<br />This is a great way to collect information you see on websites<br />Easy to use<br />
  9. 9. Use the Bookmarks Manager<br /><ul><li>Bookmark manager is a must for anyone who stores </li></ul> web sites in their favorites<br /><ul><li>The search feature makes finding a bookmark simple
  10. 10. You can stay organized by filing your bookmarks in folders
  11. 11. Bookmarks are stored securely online
  12. 12. You are able to add labels and annotations to your bookmarks
  13. 13. Able to access bookmarks from other computers </li></li></ul><li>ConsolidateEmail Accounts<br />More organized<br />One password<br />Saves time<br />Combining all my email accounts into one account saved me so much time. Also, instead of having to remember three passwords, I only have to remember one.<br />
  14. 14. Google Wave<br />Great for teacher and student use<br />Users can create documents and communicate<br />Encourages collaboration between group members<br />Can use text, photos, video, maps, etc.<br />Online chat makes communicating easy<br />Can share and edit documents<br />