Social Bookmarking and Research Tools for Education
[via onlinecolleges.net ] With classes, homework, and projects–not to mention your social life–time is truly at a premium for you, so why not latch onto the wide world that Google has to offer? From super-effective search tricks to Google hacks specifically for education to tricks and tips for using Gmail, Google Docs, and Google Calendar, these tricks will surely save you some precious time. Search Tricks These search tricks can save you time when researching online for your next project or just to find out what time it is across the world, so start using these right away.
Big6™ Home Page - Visit the Official Big6™ Home Page to get an overview of the process from its co-developer, Dr. Mike Eisenberg. You'll want to visit this site often to explore the wide range of resources for teaching and learning with the Big6™ around the world. Big6™ Kids' Site - Part of the Big6™ Home Page, these pages lead kids through the 6 step information process.
Definition: There are available downloads, applications, and plug-ins that allow you to take notes, share them with other researchers, attach them to digital resources, and more. Tools: A.nnotate.com : an "online annotation, collaboration, and indexing system for documents and images, supporting PDF and MS Office formats...lets you easily give, collect and store detailed notes on documents and web pages" (Free, web-based) Annotator's Workbench : "a software tool that enables depositors to create a collection from a set of existing video files, segment that collection at several levels, create annotations for those segments, assign controlled vocabulary terms to segments, and control access to parts of the collection." Created by the EVIA Project.