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How to Search on Google: 31 Google Advanced Search Tips. If you’re like me, you probably use Google many times a day.

How to Search on Google: 31 Google Advanced Search Tips

But chances are, unless you're a technology geek, you probably still use Google in its simplest form. If your current use of Google is limited to typing in a few words and changing your query until you find what you’re looking for, I’m here to tell you that there’s a better way -- and it’s not hard to learn. On the other hand, even if you are a technology geek and can use Google like the best of them already, I still suggest you bookmark this article of Google advanced search tips. Then, you’ll then have the tips on hand when you're ready to pull your hair out in frustration watching a neophyte repeatedly type in basic queries in a desperate attempt to find something. → Download Now: SEO Starter Pack [Free Kit] The following Google advanced search tips are based on my own experience and things that I actually find useful.

Here's an overview of some of the most useful Google search tricks. 1. Example Search: "inbound marketing" 2. 6 Reasons (and Nifty Tools) for Exploring Digital Storytelling. Everybody loves stories, no matter if we are hearing them or telling them. Exploring digital storytelling in your classroom connects students to an age-old practice in an entirely modern way. Below are 6 different reasons digital storytelling is an activity worth pursuing in class.

We’ve also suggested a few tools to accompany you and your students on those fulfilling journeys. 1. It lets students practice communicating with visuals. Today, communication is largely done through visual media. Words are precious, and being able to communicate in their absence is a unique and valuable skill in classrooms and workplaces.

The tool to check out: Animatron Animatron was created out of a need for a tool with more visual power and less clutter. 2. Alan K. Jordan photos - 1960's Melbourne - State Library of Victoria. Free High-Resolution Photos. Google News Archive Search. Newspaper Map. We have indexed all newspapers and plotted their correct locations, in 39 countries.

Newspaper Map

Might have missed some. And most newspapers in another 199 countries, a bunch of them not in their correct locations. Add new ones here: add/correct "The immediate usefulness of Newspaper Map is readily apparent. " Jared Keller, The Atlantic "News of the World, One Click Away" Sam Grobart, New York Times "I think this mash-up of Google Maps & every online Newspaper in the World is very, very cool" Bill Gross, Founder of Idealab & UberMedia.

Library Resources

Classroom resources. What's new Indigenous cultures and contact history Encounters includes an interactive map, digital timeline and online activities.

Classroom resources

It is based on the powerful stories shared by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Encounters exhibition. (Years 4–10). Can You Strike It Rich During The Gold Rush? Put yourself in the shoes of someone on the goldfields and see if you can strike it rich! For 1–4 players. Playing the gold rush game on the Australian History Mysteries website is a great introduction to the study of the goldfields. The Home Front: Australia during the First World War What does the National Museum of Australia exhibition The Home Front tell us about Australia in the First World War? Participants in the 1918 Armistice Day celebrations, Flinders Street, Townsville. More on the Home Front unit of work Kspace Kspace is the Museum’s new interactive adventure game for kids and includes free teacher resources linked to the Australian Curriculum. Recite Poster Maker. A Must See Visual Featuring The Do's and Don'ts of Digital CItizenship. September 7, 2014 Here is a wonderful infographic I have always shared with teachers during the first back-to-school week.

A Must See Visual Featuring The Do's and Don'ts of Digital CItizenship

This graphic features 20 of the basic digital citizenship rules. These rules are framed in terms of Do's and Don'ts. You can use it with students to introduce them to the topic of digital citizenship and educate them on the different ways they can properly conduct themselves on the web. As a refresher, digital citizenship is "the norms of appropriate, responsible behaviour with regard to technology use. "It is the combination of technical and social skills that enable a person to be successful and safe in the information age. Check out the full visual from this page. Creative Commons Search.