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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 11 Google Search Tips Every Stude... April 24, 2016 The strength of Google search engine lies in its hidden features that usually go unnoticed by many students.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 11 Google Search Tips Every Stude...

As we have repeatedly emphasized, knowing how to effectively conduct Google searches becomes an essential skill for 21st century students. It is also one of the main pillars of digital citizenship. 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms. As you probably know, Google Drive is far more than a place to store files online.

16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms

It also includes a suite of versatile creation tools, many of which perform the same functions as the ones we use in other spaces. These include Google Docs, a word processing program that behaves similarly to Microsoft Word, Google Slides, a presentation program similar to PowerPoint, and Google Forms, a survey-creation tool similar to Survey Monkey. Although Drive also includes other tools, these three are particularly useful for creating rigorous, academically robust projects. Recycling. Are you one of the 69,350 students starting exams? Looking for a quiet spot to study for your HSC exams?

Are you one of the 69,350 students starting exams?

Or need somewhere you can study together with friends? Come in and explore the different spaces at the Library. Googles-18th-birthday-5661535679545344-hp. Teaching my Daughter to Search - Teacher Tech. One of the projects I work on is the Bing in the Classroom lesson of the day.

Teaching my Daughter to Search - Teacher Tech

This project requires that I look at a picture and a description of the picture and come up with an essential question to help students learn to search. While working on the project I thought it would be interesting to see how my 10 year old approached the images and questions. Technology is only going to get better. The reality of search engines is that our students will have access to them for their entire lives and probably in their pocket. At the moment they are wondering something they will have the ability to look it up. Teaching my Daughter to Search - Teacher Tech. 6 Steps to Teaching Students to Search - Teacher Tech. Research Tip: Start with an Image Search - Teacher Tech. When trying to find information on a new topic one is likely to use a search engine such as Google or Bing.

Research Tip: Start with an Image Search - Teacher Tech

The results will be a text based list of websites that probably talk about that topic. Given that you do not know anything about the topic, how do you choose which websites to look at? Instead of having your students searching websites, you may want to have them start with an image search. The visuals can give students an instant idea of what the topic is about. Why we believe what we read on the internet. JUDY WOODRUFF: We all realize we are inundated by electronic data, whether we are at work, school, home or play, but how to make sense of it all?

Why we believe what we read on the internet

That is the focus of the latest addition to the “NewsHour” Bookshelf. Jeffrey Brown leads the way. JEFFREY BROWN: “It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” Mark Twain said that. And imagine what he would make of the Internet, when everything is available and we’re sure we know so much. The Twain quote appears at the beginning of a new book titled “A Field Guide to Lies: Critical Thinking in the Information Age.”

Our guide is Daniel Levitin, a neuroscientist and bestselling author of books, including “This Is Your Brain on Music” and “The Organized Mind.” Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers. Your students are probably Internet authorities.

Helping Students Become Better Online Researchers

When it comes to Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, they might know far more than you. All of that time spent tweeting and chatting doesn’t necessarily translate to deep learning though. As students progress through school, online research skills become more important — for good reason. Both college professors and employers will expect young people to know their way around the academic side of the Internet; a skill that for many students, needs to be taught. In a Pew survey, a majority of teachers said that their students lacked patience and determination when doing difficult research. Preparing for your written exams. Preparing for your written exams This information and advice is to help you prepare for and complete the HSC written exams.

Preparing for your written exams

There is another section for advice about preparing for practical and performance exams. As part of your preparations for the HSC exams you should read through the HSC Rules and Procedures guide. You should also ensure you have all the necessary equipment before your exam and make sure it is in functioning order - new batteries in calculator, pencils sharpened and new working pens. HSC Study Guide. ALA Libraries Transform. How to Engage Students in the First few Minutes. I have a wonderful friend who is currently a student teacher.

How to Engage Students in the First few Minutes

Tips. HSC exam guide: maximising study and minimising stress. Understanding and managing what contributes to good performance is essential to reduce stress levels for exams.

HSC exam guide: maximising study and minimising stress

Preparation is the key to performance. This must start early, allowing time to build confidence with the subject matter and assist your memory recall. To perform well in exams you need to think about “training” a range of skills. These include good study techniques, distraction control, persistence, discipline, positive self-talk, good time management and emotional management, productive sleep and enough rest. Getting organised To begin: set up your study space, organise your study materials, turn off your phone and hide social media. Study Skills.