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  1. 1. Top 10 Google Tips<br />For Educators <br />
  2. 2. 10. Never forget to attach a file<br />This Google Labs product searches your emails for any mention of an attachment. If no attachment is found, you will get prompted to attach one. <br />This is a great way to make sure you never forget to attach a document. <br />Ask your students to use this to ensure you will receive the attachment. <br />
  3. 3. 9. Google Books<br />Google Books lets you search and preview millions of books<br />Works with iPhones, Android Phones, and PC’s<br />Lets you get a sample of book before you buy<br />This is a great way to get your students to read more book. If they can preview the book, they might find they like it and actually want to read it. <br />
  4. 4. 8. Convert Units <br />Convert Units is a tool that allows you to convert units by typing into the Google Search Bar. <br />Converts liters to quarts and more<br />Converts currency with the latest exchange rate<br />A great way for students to check their work when working on converting units<br />
  5. 5. 7. Google Code University <br />Google Code University provides sample content and tutorials for Computer Science classes. <br />Find sample code and exercises <br />Find entire courses that students can work through<br />View videos and lectures from other universities <br />
  6. 6. 6. Google Docs Right Click Save As<br />Right Click Save As is a tool in Google Docs that lets you save your Google Docs projects on your computer. <br />Lets you have a personal copy of your Google Docs<br />Access you content even while offline<br />Your students should always have a back up plan. If the document is always saved locally, you have a failsafe. <br />
  7. 7. 5. Consolidate Email Accounts<br />Google lets you consolidate all of your email accounts into one. <br />No need to check multiple email accounts<br />Don’t miss important assignments because they were sent to an email address that you didn’t check <br />
  8. 8. 4. Save as PDF<br />Save As PDF is a bookmarklet to save any page as a PDF.<br />Works on Google Chrome, Safari and more<br />No need to print<br />View your pages offline<br />Save content for later use<br />Many students could find this very useful. They can save the file as a PDF then save it to their jump drive for later use. <br />
  9. 9. 3. Google Sketchup<br />Sketchup is a tool that lets you create 3d models<br />Downloadable product <br />Use offline<br />Easily share your 3d models with your friends, co-workers and teachers<br />This would be a great tool for physic students. Tools like this used to cost thousands of dollars. <br />
  10. 10. 2. Google Custom Search Engine<br />Google Custom Search Engine lets you set up a custom search environment. <br />Search only the sites specified <br />Keep Children safe from adult content<br />Easy to create and share<br />This is a great idea for students. It’s very easy to set up. This could help younger students because you could weed out sites that didn’t have the results you were looking for. <br />
  11. 11. 1. Google Scholar <br />Google Scholar is a specialized search that lets you view academic articles, theses, peer reviews and more. <br />Makes finding relevant info for research easier thus saving time. <br />Pages are ranked differently helping to eliminate results that aren’t useful for research. <br />Google scholar is an excellent source for students of all ages. It gives students an easy way to find material that is useful for research. <br />