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Google Tips and Tricks updated

  1. 1. CEO Staff Days Google: Efficient searching tips and tricks Glenn McMahon - Education Officer: Curriculum & Learning Technologies Sandhurst Diocese July 9th, 2010
  2. 2. Context for schools Assessment Standards from ICT: Level 2 Students use ICT to locate and retrieve relevant information from a variety of sources
  3. 3. Context for schools Assessment Standards from ICT: Level 3 Use a recommended search engine and limited key words to locate information from websites. They develop and apply simple criteria to evaluate the value of the located information.
  4. 4. Context for schools Assessment Standards from ICT: Level 4 Using recommended search engines, students refine their search strategies to locate information quickly. They evaluate the integrity of the located information based on its accuracy and the reliability of the web host.
  5. 5. Context for schools Assessment Standards from ICT: Level 5 Students select the most appropriate search engines to locate information on websites. They use complex search strategies to refine their searches. They judge the integrity of the located information based on its credibility, accuracy, reliability and comprehensiveness.
  6. 6. Efficient search tips
  7. 7. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search- gold
  8. 8. Search Options
  9. 9. Search Options
  10. 10. Search Results - Images - not copyright free!
  11. 11. Search Results - Images - not copyright free!
  12. 12. Search Results - News
  13. 13. Search Results - News
  14. 14. Search Results - Videos - check the urls!
  15. 15. Search Results - Videos - check the urls!
  16. 16. Search Results - Maps
  17. 17. Search Results - Maps
  18. 18. Search Results - Books via books.google
  19. 19. Search Results - Books via books.google
  20. 20. Search Results - Blogs
  21. 21. Search Results - Blogs
  22. 22. Search Results - Updates via Twitter
  23. 23. Search Results - Updates via Twitter
  24. 24. Search Results - Discussions
  25. 25. Search Results - Discussions
  26. 26. Search Results - Wonder wheel visual search
  27. 27. Search Results - Wonder wheel visual search
  28. 28. Efficient search tips
  29. 29. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold
  30. 30. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”
  31. 31. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california
  32. 32. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold
  33. 33. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au
  34. 34. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13
  35. 35. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13 Conversions: 321cm into feet
  36. 36. Efficient search tips Ordinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia” Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au Maths Answers: 12+13 Conversions: 321cm into feet Numerical Ranges: gold in victoria 1890...1950
  37. 37. Search with a difference Google squared - www.google.com/squared
  38. 38. Search your own focus Custom search engine - www.google.com/cse
  39. 39. Create a Google account https://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount - Required for CSE and to save Google Squares -
  40. 40. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  41. 41. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  42. 42. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  43. 43. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  44. 44. Search tips poster series www.google.com/educators/posters.html

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