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    Google Tools & Tips Google Tools & Tips Presentation Transcript

    • Meet and a simple guide to some tools & tips
    • pick out your “favorite candy” and save the rest
    • who does this remind you of?
    • low web literacy skills
    • low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web
    • low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy”
    • low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy” poor understanding of digital intellectual property rights
    • low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy” poor understanding of digital intellectual property rights weak search and evaluation skills
    • so . . . ? 5
    • both we and our kids need to be more web literate 6
    • 21st century skills?
    • become a generalist 8
    • teamwork 9
    • filter for information, not memorize information 10
    • rock paper scissor decisions 11
    • using the right tools 12
    • “One of the things our grandchildren will find quaintest about us is that we distinguish the digital from the real. In the future, that will become literally impossible.” William Gibson 2007 13
    • what is your googleness level?
    • what is your googleness level? take the googleness survey
    • section one: google search
    • search engines: work like index cards
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Use the like - related:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
    • site site:edu holocaust allintitle allintitle:education essdack allinurl allinurl:brown board cache cache:www.essdack.org
    • other Google Search stuff? calculator weather unit converter translator dictionary movie lister spellchecker flight status
    • add google search to your browser
    • section two: google earth
    • section three: google docs
    • google Docs in Plain English
    • google docs in action
    • docs Tips collaborative essays newsletters creative writing surveys templates
    • spreadsheet Tips track grades track assignments energy data census data
    • presentation Tips class assignments lectures group projects slideshows
    • storage Tips backup files share files
    • section four: google on the iPod
    • section five: google picasa
    • picasa Tips slideshows field trips web albums historical photos
    • section six: google iGoogle
    • section seven: google sites
    • google sites video
    • google work time