Top Ten Google Tips for Educators<br />Created by Yosha Howe<br />
Number 10Convert Units<br />This Google tool bar converts units of measure. For those educators that are not highly qualified in math, use this tool bar to convert units of measure.<br />
Number 9Use of a Tilde<br />Using a tilde with a search term will bring related results with related terms. This could be very useful in creating analogies in lessons. <br />
Number 8Consolidate Email Accounts<br />Through the use of a Gmail account anyone can consolidate various email accounts into one. For educator that do not wish to give out personal email information, give students and parents alike, your work email . Access those email from home when you check your personal email account without having to log into several different email accounts. <br />
Number 7 Blogger<br />This tip would allow an educator to communicate with parents, students and other stake holders . This allows you to create a professional looking blog that is an easy way to share your thoughts, assignments (for those students that can seem to never remember) and much more. <br />
Number 6Collaborate on Group Projects<br />Using Google Docs educators can collaborate in real-time with other colleagues across the hall or on the other side of the world. This makes working on a group project convenient for everyone. <br />
Number 5Use Premade templates<br />These premade Google Doc templates will save an educator time and keep them from reinventing the wheel. <br />
Number 4Google Earth 5<br />This tool would be great for presenting information to students about the earth. <br />
Number 3 Google Earth’s Sky Feature<br />Using Google Earth with the new Sky feature, teachers can teach about the night sky and astronomy. <br />
Number 2Google Images<br />With this tool educators can access pictures that are worth more that a thousand words. This tool allow anyone to search for images just by typing in the word and clicking the images tab. <br />
And the Number 1 Google Tip for Educators is…<br />
Number 1Chrome Pass<br />This tool would allow educators to view passwords and usernames stored by Google Chrome Web browser. This would allow educator to access all those web pages they have joined that require usernames and pass words. This tool would make having to remember all those pass words and user names a thing of the past. <br />
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