Rohde EDUC 5611 Module 3

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Rohde EDUC 5611 Module 3

  1. 1. Top 10 Tips & Tricks
  2. 2. Tip #10 … <ul><li>Google Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Fantastic for printing monthly or weekly behavior and reading calendars. Help keep students and parents up to date on upcoming school events and assignments. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Tip #9 … <ul><li>Do a Timeline Search </li></ul><ul><li>A wonderful resource for teaching students how to use and create timelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the following: </li></ul><ul><li>“ view:timeline” followed by the subject </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. view:timeline united states history </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tip #8 … <ul><li>Search within a Specific Website </li></ul><ul><li>Looking for information within a particular website? </li></ul><ul><li>Enter the following … </li></ul><ul><li>“ site:name of website subject” </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. site:umd.edu men’s soccer schedule </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tip #7 … <ul><li>Google Translate </li></ul><ul><li>Need to send important information home to parents who speak a different language? </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google Translate for all of your translation needs! </li></ul>
  6. 6. Tip #6 … <ul><li>Word Definitions </li></ul><ul><li>No dictionary handy? </li></ul><ul><li>Just type in the definition and word. Google will retrieve the word for you. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. definition:popcorn </li></ul>
  7. 7. Tip #5 … <ul><li>Convert Units </li></ul><ul><li>Simply type in the known unit and the unknown unit into Google Search. </li></ul><ul><li>Ex. How many cups in a gallon? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Tip #4 … <ul><li>Google Images </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google Images to search for a variety of different pictures from hundreds of thousands of images. Google Images is a wonderful resource for creating picture cue cards and classroom signs as well as searching for clipart. </li></ul>Images retrieved from Google Images using the phrase “Dr. Seuss”
  9. 9. Tip #3 … <ul><li>Study the Oceans </li></ul><ul><li>with Google Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Take a virtual field trip to the deepest, darkest and most mysterious parts of Earth’s oceans. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Tip #2 … <ul><li>Google Earth’s Sky Feature </li></ul><ul><li>Use Google Earth’s Sky to view some of the many amazing features that our solar system has to offer. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Tip #1 … <ul><li>Textbooks via Google Books </li></ul><ul><li>Search for textbooks within Google Books. No document camera? Want to show something to the entire class that is found in a book? Use this function to find the book and project the image onto a screen. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Resources <ul><li>Clipart Provided by Microsoft Clipart Online </li></ul><ul><li>Available online at … </li></ul><ul><li>http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/images/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google logos available online at … </li></ul><ul><li>www.google.com </li></ul>

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