Top Ten Googling Tips

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Top Ten Googling Tips

  1. 1. Top Ten Googling Tips for Teachers By Michael Gallagher
  2. 2. Get a definition <ul><li>Simply type “definition:word” and you’ve got the definition. Great for vocabulary words. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Use the image search <ul><li>This is a good tool to use for vocabulary words, if you can find a good comic that illustrates the vocabulary word. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Google Desktop <ul><li>Half all your Google tools in a handy nearby place. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Right-click to use Save As <ul><li>An easy way to save documents on your computer. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bookmarks Manager <ul><li>Essential for sites you visit regularly. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reopen a closed tab <ul><li>Press “CTRL+SHIFT+T” to reopen a tab closed by mistake. This could save a person like me hours of time. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Search full text <ul><li>If you know what you’re looking for, but don’t know exactly where to look, this is great. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advanced book search <ul><li>I can show a specific page of a novel and point out the important quotes for class discussion. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Google Scholar <ul><li>Having students use this tool for research projects will result in better quality research. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Google Custom Search Engine <ul><li>Assure that students use credible websites by limiting the sites they can use for research with this tool. </li></ul>

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