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Google Earth. Google Search. Google Forms. Live Training – Search Education – Google. With these webinars, you can improve your own search skills and learn how to bring search literacy to your school.

Live Training – Search Education – Google

Browse the archive of past trainings, and make sure to follow us on Google+ to stay up to speed on the latest tips and trainings from Google. Even better search results: Getting to know Google search for education Google makes it simple to find the information you need, but there are strategies for finding higher quality sources even more easily. Learn the basics of predictive search, a method for drawing on what you know about what you need to find it faster, including successful word choice and using the filters on the left-hand side of the screen to uncover information you never dreamed was possible. Power searching: Advanced Google search for education When you realize that the information you want will be a presentation or PDF, what can you do? Beyond the First Five Links Looking for new ways to motivate students to look beyond the first five links in a search engine?

Introducing the Google+ Share Button. When your visitors come across something interesting on your site, sometimes you want to encourage a simple endorsement (like +1).

Introducing the Google+ Share Button

Other times, however, you want to help visitors share with their friends, right away. Today’s new Google+ Share button lets you do just that. In line with the design of the new +1 button, here’s how it looks: Before visitors share: When clicked, visitors can add a comment and choose who to share with: After they’ve shared, the button turns red. The new Google+ Share button is available to all publishers, globally. Share - Google+ Share Button. Use the following code as a template for displaying a Google+ Share button.

Share - Google+ Share Button

Default Google+ Share button Add the following HTML code, for example, to the "Service Buttons HTML code" box in Drupal Configuration > System > AddToAny > Buttons > Service Buttons. In WordPress, the Google+ Share button is available by clicking the "Add/Remove Services" button in Settings > AddToAny > Standalone Buttons. Custom Google+ Share button Each Google+ Share button is independently customizable by specifying any Google+ Share button attribute as a data attribute.

To display or hide the Google+ Share button's count, go to WordPress Settings > AddToAny > Standalone Buttons, click the down arrow alongside the activated Google+ Share button and toggle "Show count". Google Summer of Code 2012. I'm pleased to announce that Moodle is taking part in Google Summer of Code 2012 - our sixth year of involvement in the program!

Google Summer of Code 2012

The GSOC program pays students to work on open source software products for 3-4 months (over the northern hemisphere summer), mentored by existing developers. Please see Projects for new developers for our list of suggested GSOC projects and Applying to work with Moodle for GSOC for details of our application process. If you're a core Moodle developer and are interested in mentoring a project, please contact our development manager Michael de Raadt.

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The creative internet (106 things) Google Docs. Project Glass: One day... Chrome. Interesting Ways. The Curious Creative "ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence" Interesting Ways 1.9kShares 1.2k The Interesting Ways series continues to be a great example of crowdsourcing good quality classroom ideas and it has been a privilege connecting with all of the people who have taken time to add an idea.

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Interesting Ways to… Use Google Tools Use Google Forms in the Classroom Use Google Docs in the Classroom Use Google Earth in the Classroom Use Google Search in the Classroom Use Google Maps in the Classroom Use Devices Use the iPad in the Classroom Use Your Interactive Whiteboard in the Classroom Use an iPod Touch in the Classroom Ideas for Class Blog Posts Use Mobile Phones in the Classroom Use Audio / Visual.

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