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How do you Google?

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How do you Google?

  1. 1. Tools for more than just searching the web Secondary Learning and Teaching Conference - August 2011
  2. 2. Education Officer:Curriculum and Learning Technologies
  3. 3. ICT & VELS
  4. 4. ICT & VELS
  5. 5. ICT & VELSInterdisciplinary Learning
  6. 6. ICT & VELS Interdisciplinary LearningICT for Visualising Thinking
  7. 7. ICT & VELS Interdisciplinary LearningICT for Visualising ThinkingICT for Creating
  8. 8. ICT & VELS Interdisciplinary LearningICT for Visualising ThinkingICT for CreatingICT for Communicating
  9. 9. VELS - Standards - Level 5- Students use a range of data types, including sound and still and moving images, to record the decisions made and actions taken when developing new understanding and problem solving.- Select the most appropriate search engines to locate information on websites. They use complex search strategies to refine their searches.- Share their ideas through their blog, website or other public forums.- Evaluate the merits of contemporary communication tools, taking into account their security, ease of use, speed of communication and impact on individuals.
  10. 10. VELS - Standards - Level 6- Individually, and as team members, students apply a range of techniques, equipment and procedures that minimise the cost, effort and time of processing ICT solutions and maximise the accuracy, clarity and completeness of the information.- Students exchange ideas and considered opinions with others through online forums and websites.- Students apply techniques to locate more precise information from websites, including searching general and specialised directories, and applying proximity operators- They use accepted protocols to communicate regularly online with peers, experts, and others, expressing their messages in language appropriate to the selected form of communication
  11. 11. Create a Google account:http://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount
  12. 12. A little look at searching
  13. 13. General Searching
  14. 14. General SearchingOrdinary Search: gold
  15. 15. General SearchingOrdinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”
  16. 16. General SearchingOrdinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”Excluded Words: gold -california
  17. 17. General SearchingOrdinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold
  18. 18. General SearchingOrdinary Search: gold Exact Phrase: “gold in australia”Excluded Words: gold -california Define: define:gold Site Specific: gold rush site:edu.au
  19. 19. General SearchingOrdinary 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
  20. 20. General SearchingOrdinary 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
  21. 21. General Searching 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 feetNumerical Ranges: gold in victoria 1890...1950
  22. 22. General Searching 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 feetNumerical Ranges: gold in victoria 1890...1950
  23. 23. Squaredhttp://www.google.com/squared
  24. 24. Custom Search Enginehttp://www.google.com/cse/
  25. 25. Google Newshttp://news.google.com/
  26. 26. News Timelinehttp://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/
  27. 27. Alertshttp://www.google.com/alerts
  28. 28. Additional Resources Google Web Search Lessonswww.google.com/educators/p_websearch.html Google Web Search Class Posters www.google.com/educators/posters.html
  29. 29. Tools for collaborative work
  30. 30. Docs http://docs.google.com/
  31. 31. Documents, spreadsheets, presentatations, formsDocs http://docs.google.com/
  32. 32. Documents, spreadsheets, presentatations, forms Upload your own documentsDocs http://docs.google.com/
  33. 33. Documents, spreadsheets, presentatations, forms Upload your own documents Convert documents, handy for PDF’sDocs http://docs.google.com/
  34. 34. Documents, spreadsheets, presentatations, forms Upload your own documents Convert documents, handy for PDF’sDocs All collaborative - private or public http://docs.google.com/
  35. 35. Maps http://maps.google.com/
  36. 36. Make your own mapsMaps http://maps.google.com/
  37. 37. Make your own maps Embded into online spacesMaps http://maps.google.com/
  38. 38. Make your own maps Embded into online spaces Add details to map markersMaps http://maps.google.com/
  39. 39. Make your own maps Embded into online spaces Add details to map markersMaps All collaborative - private or public http://maps.google.com/
  40. 40. Calendar http://www.google.com/calendar
  41. 41. Embed into online spacesCalendar http://www.google.com/calendar
  42. 42. Embed into online spaces Multiple calendars displayedCalendar http://www.google.com/calendar
  43. 43. Embed into online spaces Multiple calendars displayed Link to your mobile / emailCalendar http://www.google.com/calendar
  44. 44. Embed into online spaces Multiple calendars displayed Link to your mobile / emailCalendar All collaborative - private or public http://www.google.com/calendar
  45. 45. Reader http://www.google.com/reader
  46. 46. Use for your RSS feedsReader http://www.google.com/reader
  47. 47. Use for your RSS feeds 1 point of entry for your online contentReader http://www.google.com/reader
  48. 48. Use for your RSS feeds 1 point of entry for your online content Link with Google alertsReader http://www.google.com/reader
  49. 49. Use for your RSS feeds 1 point of entry for your online content Link with Google alertsReader Subscribe to your students online blogs etc http://www.google.com/reader
  50. 50. Sites https://sites.google.com/
  51. 51. Easy to create websitesSites https://sites.google.com/
  52. 52. Easy to create websites Students use to showcase their workSites https://sites.google.com/
  53. 53. Easy to create websites Students use to showcase their work Teachers use to create online spaces for resourcesSites https://sites.google.com/
  54. 54. Easy to create websites Students use to showcase their work Teachers use to create online spaces for resourcesSites All collaborative - private or public https://sites.google.com/
  55. 55. Books http://books.google.com/
  56. 56. Search millions of books,magazines onlineBooks http://books.google.com/
  57. 57. Search millions of books,magazines online Search via title or textBooks http://books.google.com/
  58. 58. Search millions of books,magazines online Search via title or text Free books available for downloadBooks http://books.google.com/
  59. 59. Search millions of books,magazines online Search via title or text Free books available for downloadBooks Embed into online spaces http://books.google.com/
  60. 60. Google and Blooms
  61. 61. my detailsb: sandhurstictnetwork.global2.vic.edu.au t: mackas_ict d: mackase: gmcmahon@ceosand.catholic.edu.au
  62. 62. Thank you

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