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Library Inservice Feb 12th- focus on how to use these Google Tools in the library.

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  • Have participants Google themselves. Try it with quotes and without quotes around their name. What is the difference in the search results?
  • Set preferences for this search by clicking on the link “Scholar preferences” on the Scholar search page Look for Bloom’s taxonomy, or Marzano
  • Demo Google Earth Only
  • Google Magic2

    1. 1. The Magic of Google Get plugged into the vast resources of the internet ! Velma Davis Instructional Technology Specialist, Wichita Public Schools
    2. 2. Google Tools for the Library <ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Searching Techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Google Squared </li></ul><ul><li>Dictionary </li></ul><ul><li>Filetype Search </li></ul><ul><li>Google Books </li></ul><ul><li>Google Scholar </li></ul><ul><li>News </li></ul><ul><li>News Archive Search </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Google Tools Resources </li></ul>
    3. 3. iGoogle <ul><li>iGoogle </li></ul><ul><li>Set up your own page ~ “add stuff” </li></ul><ul><li>Notes- add your class information and important tips for the dates. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Basics of a Google Search <ul><li>NOT case sensitive </li></ul><ul><li>Only returns pages that include all of your search terms. There is no need to include &quot;and&quot; between terms. </li></ul><ul><li>Ignores common words and characters such as &quot;where&quot; and &quot;how&quot;, as well as certain single digits and single letters </li></ul><ul><li>Put quotation marks around your search terms for exact phrases- Use your Boolean search techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Only searches five words </li></ul>Try It!
    5. 5. Google Squared <ul><li>Check out one of the newest Google Tools: GoogleSquared </li></ul><ul><li>Turns your search term into a table of attributes </li></ul><ul><li>You can sort and customize the items you want </li></ul><ul><li>Find websites relevant to your search term </li></ul><ul><li>Save and share your Square </li></ul><ul><li> with others </li></ul>Try It!
    6. 6. Google Dictionary <ul><li>Type the word “define” first </li></ul><ul><li>Then type the word you want to look up </li></ul><ul><li>Two Ways: </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: define paradigm(space) </li></ul><ul><li>Or define:paradigm </li></ul><ul><li>(no spaces with a colon) </li></ul>Try It!
    7. 7. Google Filetype Search <ul><li>Only selected file types </li></ul><ul><li>Great for searching for </li></ul><ul><li>PowerPoint Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>How to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>search term filetype:ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>dewey decimal filetype:ppt </li></ul>Try It!
    8. 8. <ul><li>PDFs (pdf) </li></ul><ul><li>Adobe PostScript (ps) </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus 1-2-3 (wk1, wk2, wk3, wk4, wk5, wki, wks, wku) </li></ul><ul><li>Lotus WordPro (lwp) </li></ul><ul><li>MacWrite (mw) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Excel (xls) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft PowerPoint (ppt) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word (doc) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Works (wks, wps, wdb) </li></ul><ul><li>Microsoft Write (wri) </li></ul><ul><li>Rich Text Format (rtf) </li></ul><ul><li>Text (ans, txt) </li></ul><ul><li>Shockwave Flash (swf) </li></ul>
    9. 9. Google News <ul><li>Search thousands of news stories by city, state, country, or topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is the number 1 news story in Wichita, KS? </li></ul></ul>Try It!
    10. 10. News Archive Search <ul><li>provides an easy way to search and explore historical archives. </li></ul><ul><li>can automatically create timelines which show selected results from relevant time periods. </li></ul>Try It!
    11. 11. Google Scholar <ul><li>Search diverse sources </li></ul><ul><li>from one convenient place </li></ul><ul><li>Find papers, abstracts and citations </li></ul><ul><li>Locate the complete paper through your library or on the web </li></ul><ul><li>Learn about key papers in any area of research </li></ul>Try It!
    12. 12. Google Books <ul><li>Enter keywords or title of book </li></ul><ul><li>Create your own My Library </li></ul><ul><li>Idea! Make a class Google account to allow students to write reviews and create a collaborative library! </li></ul>Try It!
    13. 13. Google Books, cont. <ul><li>Contains full text Classics (copyright free) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Download in pdf or as an ePublication </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Full text of over seven million books </li></ul><ul><li>Magazines – full text </li></ul><ul><li>More… </li></ul>Try It!
    14. 14. BRAINSTORM <ul><li>Using your dance card, get into your browser group and discuss how you can use these tools in your library! </li></ul>Brainstorm Brainstorm
    15. 15. Google Earth Unlock the Mysteries of the World <ul><li>Must Download the free software </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Fly” To Any Place In The World </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rich Multimedia Content from Discovery Network </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3D Buildings And Terrain </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Record a trip in advance to show your students </li></ul></ul>
    16. 16. GOOGLE EARTH LAYERS <ul><li>Terrain - It is the 3D terrain you seen when you &quot;tilt&quot; your view and allows you to see things like mountains, valleys, and canyons. </li></ul><ul><li>Roads - Google has detailed roads and streets for many countries including the US, Canada, much of Europe, Japan, and Brazil. </li></ul><ul><li>Borders - this lets you see the outlines of countries, island names, coastlines, and administrative orders (states, counties, provinces, etc.). It even includes details on some disputed border regions. Again, as you zoom you may see more or less border information. </li></ul><ul><li>Populated Places - this is what shows the labels and locations for towns and cities world-wide </li></ul><ul><li>Geographic Features - this category contains sub-layers for things like locations of volcanoes, names of mountains, and water bodies. </li></ul>
    17. 17. FIND LESSON IDEAS ONLINE <ul><li>Search the internet for a vast amount of information on how to use Google Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth Lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth and United Streaming </li></ul>The original GoogleMagic ppt was created by the Instructional Technology Department. Thank you, Marcia Jeans for your input. FIND LESSON IDEAS ONLINE FIND LESSON IDEAS ONLINE FIND LESSON IDEAS ONLINE