Top Ten Google Tips For Teachers


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Top Ten Google Tips For Teachers

  1. 1. Top Ten Google Tips for Teachers <ul><li>Kathy Gott </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Wall </li></ul><ul><li>EDUC 5611 </li></ul>
  2. 2. Number 10 Get a definition <ul><li>Teachers can quickly access definitions online by typing “definition:word” into a Google search without first searching for an online dictionary. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Number 9 Add “Waiting for Response” Label to emails for ultimate organization. <ul><li>Keep your email Inbox organized and never find yourself wondering </li></ul><ul><li>“ W hy did I save this email ”? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Number 8 Use keyboard shortcuts <ul><li>Keyboard shortcuts can help teachers create documents or correspondence quickly without ever clicking a mouse. Once you know about them, you will use them all the time! </li></ul>
  5. 5. Number 7 Search full text <ul><li>Do a virtual search of over ten million books using author, title or keywords. Teachers can access information quickly to maximize time spent planning engaging lessons. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Number 6 Use the school calendar template <ul><li>Using this handy template, teachers have instant access to upcoming school events, meetings, sports events, and more! </li></ul>
  7. 7. Number 5 Get a text message with your daily agenda <ul><li>Teachers who use the Google Calendar can have a daily text message sent to their cell phone to keep them organized and on time. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Number 4 Add video to presentations <ul><li>Teachers can create more engaging lessons using video clips instead of simple still photographs that will keep students more interested in the information presented in the classroom setting. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Number 3 Search for a specific file type <ul><li>Teachers can quickly locate the PDF file, a PowerPoint presentation, or other specific type of file on the Web by looking for that specific file in a Google search. (i.e. search: inclusion filetype:pdf) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Number 2 Create a personalized library <ul><li>Teachers can collect books and other information to &quot;Add to my shared library“. You can start your own personalized virtual library for reference or to keep organized for each class or project. </li></ul>
  11. 11. … and the number 1 top ten google tip for teachers….
  12. 12. Number 1 Google Scholar <ul><li>Teachers can utilize this academic search engine to obtain specialized results from credible research sources, scholarly literature, and academic publishers. </li></ul><ul><li>(A great resource for students, too!) </li></ul>