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  • 1. The secrets to becoming aWhite belt Green belt Black belt Google master
  • 2. Why should you be a Google Ninja?
  • 3. Why should you be a Google Ninja?Find more teaching resources
  • 4. Why should you be a Google Ninja?Find more teaching resourcesSave time searching
  • 5. Why should you be a Google Ninja?Find more teaching resourcesSave time searchingTeach yourself anything – be a life-long learner
  • 6. Why should you be a Google Ninja?Find more teaching resourcesSave time searchingTeach yourself anything – be a life-long learnerTeach your students to be Google Ninjas...
  • 7. Student Google Ninja’s
  • 8. Student Google Ninja’sbetter info in less time = greater success in...
  • 9. Student Google Ninja’sbetter info in less time = greater success in... ...School, jobs, LIFE.
  • 10. Student Google Ninja’sCreate LEARNERS for LIFE
  • 11. OVERVIEWHow Google Search Works Browser Tips Search StrategiesDifferent Google Databases Beyond Google SearchTeaching Search Resources
  • 12. How the Magic Google Box Works
  • 13. How do I find out howGoogle Search Works?
  • 14. how google search works
  • 15. how google search works and beyond!
  • 16. The search engine finds the best matches daddy I want a pony URL Title of the webpage The number of times the words appear on the page Related words eg father and horse Page rank (the number of links to the page) Page quality
  • 17. Browser Tips
  • 18. Speed your Search!Browse twice as many results - right click and "Open new tab"
  • 19. Speed your Search!This cuts down on the time wasted waiting for pages to load,and hitting the back button to return to your search
  • 20. Find what you want on the pageNo matter what browser you have, Ctrl f brings upthe "Find on page" search box
  • 21. Go easy on the eyesBrowser Controls:F11 Full pageCtrl + MagnifyCtrl - ShrinkCtrl 0 Original Size
  • 22. Search Strategies
  • 23. cast a wide net
  • 24. keep it simple
  • 25. However – some searches are far too broad! cells
  • 26. Refining Search
  • 27. Search results often returns millions of results! cells
  • 28. Refine your search
  • 29. Imagine what words are on a website thathas the information you are looking for.....
  • 30. Imagine what words are on a website thathas the information you are looking for..... Cells worksheet Cells experiment Cells lesson plan year 11 Make a cell activity Cells flash interactive Microscope tutorial interactive Cells flashcards Cells multiple choice test
  • 31. Refining Search cells lesson plan The more definitive the search terms, the more likely you are to find what you are looking for cells cells lesson plan >
  • 32. Refining Search cells “lesson plan” “year 9”
  • 33. What counts in the SEARCH box?
  • 34. What COUNTS???•Punctuation?•Word Order?•Capitalisation?•Spelling? organisation....organization
  • 35. Punctuation?
  • 36. Punctuation?
  • 37. Word Order?
  • 38. Capitalisation?
  • 39. Spelling?
  • 40. Spelling?Googles spell checker automatically defaults to the most commonspelling of a given word, whether or not you spell it correctly.
  • 41. Google Operators define Access a range of dictionary definitions for a word.
  • 42. Refining Search- define function define irony
  • 43. Google Operators filetype: This specifies only certain types of files in the search results. Document types: doc, docx pdf ppt, pptx xls swf (my fav)
  • 44. Google Operators
  • 45. Google Operators microscope filetype:swf swf is a flash program – often interactive
  • 46. Google Operators site: This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  • 47. Google Operators site: .au .au only searches Australian websites .uk United Kingdom websites .nz New Zealand websites
  • 48. Google Operators site: britannica.com This specifies to search within a specific website or specific domains.
  • 49. Google Operators site: .gov Only searches websites with .gov URL ending .com company sites .edu education sites
  • 50. Google Operators biology exam site:.vic.edu.au Eg .vic.edu.au, nsw.edu.au, qld.edu.au.....
  • 51. Google Operators related:www.asms.sa.edu.au Finds related sites to the URL
  • 52. Google Operators -Excluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  • 53. Google Operators jaguar -carExcluding words : MinusThis omits any page that carries the excluded word
  • 54. Googles left panel More search tools
  • 55. Googles left panel More search tools
  • 56. Googles left panel Reading level
  • 57. Reading level
  • 58. Reading level = Primary level = Secondary level = Tertiary level
  • 59. Reading level
  • 60. Googles left panel Related searches
  • 61. Related Search Related searches
  • 62. Related Search Related searches
  • 63. Related Search Related searches
  • 64. Googles left panel Time range
  • 65. Googles left panel I’m trying to find a page I have already visited...
  • 66. Googles left panel Use the exact words as I have typed them
  • 67. Tricks!
  • 68. Tricks!
  • 69. Tricks!
  • 70. Tricks!
  • 71. Tricks!
  • 72. Tricks!
  • 73. Tricks!
  • 74. Tricks!
  • 75. Tricks!
  • 76. Different Google Databases
  • 77. Different stuff
  • 78. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar,
  • 79. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights,
  • 80. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends.
  • 81. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff:
  • 82. Different stuff More databases: images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger,
  • 83. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, iGoogle, Chrome, YouTube, SketchUp, Picnik, Talk, Plus,
  • 84. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, iGoogle, Chrome, YouTube, SketchUp, Picnik, Talk, Plus, Earth, Ocean, Sky, Moon, Mars,
  • 85. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, iGoogle, Chrome, YouTube, SketchUp, Picnik, Talk, Plus, Earth, Ocean, Sky, Moon, Mars, Docs (docs, presentations, spreadsheets, drawing, forms)
  • 86. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, iGoogle, Chrome, YouTube, SketchUp, Picnik, Talk, Plus, Earth, Ocean, Sky, Moon, Mars, Docs (docs, presentations, spreadsheets, drawing, forms) Google Apps for Education
  • 87. Different stuff More databases:images, books, video, maps, scholar, news, newspaper archive, recipes, fonts, insights, life magazine photo archive, flu trends. Other Google Stuff: Gmail, Calendar, Sites, Translate, Picasa, Blogger, iGoogle, Chrome, YouTube, SketchUp, Picnik, Talk, Plus, Earth, Ocean, Sky, Moon, Mars, Docs (docs, presentations, spreadsheets, drawing, forms) Google Apps for Education
  • 88. Different Google Databases A brief look at • images • videos • insights
  • 89. Google images - similar images
  • 90. Google images - similar images
  • 91. Google images - similar images
  • 92. Google image left panel
  • 93. sweet search
  • 94. Google video search
  • 95. Google Insights for Search
  • 96. Think of a topic you are about to teach:
  • 97. Find 3 things that are relevant to you :
  • 98. Try using filetype: doc/docx/pdf/ppt/pptx Site: (try au/nz/gove/edu/sa.edu.au)Try using quotation marks or removing unwanted search results using subtract-Try the left hand panel: reading level, related searches, time range, verbatim.
  • 99. Teaching Search Resources
  • 100. Search Engine Evangelism Sitehttp://sites.google.com/site/gwebsearcheducation/Google Inside Searchhttp://www.google.com/insidesearch/Google-a-dayhttp://www.agoogleaday.com/Use a metacognitive search map…
  • 101. Free (and Easy) Web Tools
  • 102. VisuwordsVisual Thesaurus – online graphical dictionary
  • 103. Quizlet
  • 104. Bubbl.usBrainstorming Tool
  • 105. Tag Galaxy
  • 106. Paper Rater
  • 107. Free Online Graph Paper
  • 108. TagxedoA Standard