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Out Google Your Students 2010

  1. 1. ‘ Out Google Your Students’: Google 2.0 For Educators Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students Information Literacy Day, June 2010
  2. 2. Google 2.0 … is about media Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students, June 2010
  3. 3. Brainstorm: what is Google to you & your students? Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students, June 2010
  4. 4. Some simple G oogling google.ca Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students, June 2010 <ul><li>Find an exact document, website or ‘known-item’ </li></ul><ul><li>Search for an “Exact phrase” (use “quotations”) </li></ul><ul><li>Define word define: “web 2.0” </li></ul><ul><li>Sports scores? Type in: South Africa 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Search for pdfs, powerpoint slides or Word documents? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;web 2.0&quot; filetype:pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allintitle: 21st Century Learning filetype:ppt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>allintitle: “Google for educators” filetype:doc </li></ul></ul>or try : Advanced Search Tip : Search refinements
  5. 5. <ul><li>Google books - search full text books http://books.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google news - search worldwide news sources http:// news.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google blogsearch - search the latest scoop http:// blogsearch.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Google scholar - search scholarly sources http:// scholar.google.com </li></ul>Basic Google For Educators google.ca Trigger student curiosity… http:// www.google.com /options/ Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students, June 2010
  6. 6. Integrating Google into Lessons Dean Giustini, UBC Librarian blogger Out Google Your Students, June 2010 Elementary-level – students can find answers to questions with their fellow students & teachers working together on a search strategy “Let’s find it together…” Middle grades – use define function to complete assignments or look up words; discuss how some words can be used to convey nuances in different contexts High school students make calculations to perform simple math on Google such as square roots, trigonometry, unit conversions, currencies, etc For expert Googlers, suggest these handy Reference Tools

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