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Google Tools & Tips

  1. 1. Meet and a simple guide to some tools & tips
  2. 2. pick out your “favorite candy” and save the rest
  3. 3. who does this remind you of?
  4. 4. low web literacy skills
  5. 5. low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web
  6. 6. low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy”
  7. 7. low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy” poor understanding of digital intellectual property rights
  8. 8. low web literacy skills trusts “most or all” of the Web little sense of online “privacy” poor understanding of digital intellectual property rights weak search and evaluation skills
  9. 9. so . . . ? 5
  10. 10. both we and our kids need to be more web literate 6
  11. 11. 21st century skills?
  12. 12. become a generalist 8
  13. 13. teamwork 9
  14. 14. filter for information, not memorize information 10
  15. 15. rock paper scissor decisions 11
  16. 16. using the right tools 12
  17. 17. “One of the things our grandchildren will find quaintest about us is that we distinguish the digital from the real. In the future, that will become literally impossible.” William Gibson 2007 13
  18. 18. what is your googleness level?
  19. 19. what is your googleness level? take the googleness survey
  20. 20. section one: google search
  21. 21. search engines: work like index cards
  22. 22. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  23. 23. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  24. 24. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  25. 25. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  26. 26. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  27. 27. My Pretty Quick Turtle Left Late Use minus - & plus + Use quotation marks - “civil war” Use the title - intitle:“civil war” Use the link - link:www.cnn.com Use the like - related:www.cnn.com Bernie Dodge/Tom March
  28. 28. site site:edu holocaust allintitle allintitle:education essdack allinurl allinurl:brown board cache cache:www.essdack.org
  29. 29. other Google Search stuff? calculator weather unit converter translator dictionary movie lister spellchecker flight status
  30. 30. add google search to your browser
  31. 31. section two: google earth
  32. 32. section three: google docs
  33. 33. google Docs in Plain English
  34. 34. google docs in action
  35. 35. docs Tips collaborative essays newsletters creative writing surveys templates
  36. 36. spreadsheet Tips track grades track assignments energy data census data
  37. 37. presentation Tips class assignments lectures group projects slideshows
  38. 38. storage Tips backup files share files
  39. 39. section four: google on the iPod
  40. 40. section five: google picasa
  41. 41. picasa Tips slideshows field trips web albums historical photos
  42. 42. section six: google iGoogle
  43. 43. section seven: google sites
  44. 44. google sites video
  45. 45. google work time

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