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12 Ways To Use Google Search In School, By Degree Of Difficulty

Sunday, May 6, 2012 8:15 am, Posted by | Updates Topics: , , , , , , I’ve been completely obsessed with Google’s new mini-site devoted to finding better ways to incorporate proper web searches into the classroom. Dubbed ‘ Search Education ,’Google’s new site has an array of lesson plans, videos (check a sample out below), concept maps, and other tools designed to help any educator properly integrate Google. This is just the logical next step for the search (and basically everything else) behemoth as Google pushes its way into the classroom. As part of Search Education, Google has shared a bunch of lesson plans that are organized by degree of difficulty. So, if you consider yourself and / or your students Google experts, you should try out the more advanced plans. The following are just some of the many lesson plans brought to you by Google. Picking the right search terms Identify unique search terms to locate targeted sources and to use “context terms” to uncover appropriate evidence.

- 30 Online Multimedia Resources for PBL and Flipped Classrooms by Michael Gorman 1 Comment May 28, 2012 By: Michael Gorman May 28 Written by: 5/28/2012 12:30 AM ShareThis Welcome to the another in a series of PBL Mania Posts here at Tech & Learning. In this PBL Mania Post I explore Online Multimedia Resources. WGBH Teacher Domain - Teachers' Domain is a free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners. PBS Teachers – Launched within the last year, PBS Teachers is an awesome place for all kinds of educational multimedia. The Khan Academy – At Khan, students and teachers are encouraged to “Watch… Practice… Learn almost anything for free”. YouTube – Let’s not forget YouTube and its amazing searchable collection. Thinkfinity – This site is worth an entire write-up in itself and will provide a wealth of activities for PBL products. NeoK12 - Take a look and you will find a vast collection of resources and Web 2.o tools that might fit into any lesson. PicsForLearning - Not everything has to be video.

Rapid e-learning : Tout pour séduire XEnvoyer cet article par e-mail Rapid e-learning : Tout pour séduire XEnvoyer cet article par e-mailRapid e-learning : Tout pour séduire Vite fait, bien fait ? Permettant au formateur de produire rapidement des modules, et à l'apprenant de les assimiler dans des délais là aussi très courts, le rapid e-learning apparaît comme une solution idéale pour l'apprentissage de savoirs précis et circonstanciés. Deux idées ont présidé à l'apparition du rapid e-learning en 2002-2003. Mais très vite, le concept de rapid e-learning a recouvert une autre réalité. Un nouveau mode d'apprentissage qui s'inscrit dans un secteur florissant. Pour autant, le rapid e-learning n'est pas exempt de défauts. Aujourd'hui, les outils du rapid e-learning sont le plus souvent utilisés par des agences, à partir d'un cahier des charges précis. Le rapid e-learning concerne deux types de sujets, précise l'expert. Premier facteur, les outils en ligne sont faciles d'utilisation. Rapid e-learning ou serious game ?

home Provide Tech Help Remotely via Chrome Remote Desktop Yesterday, I received an email with a question about how to remotely help students and teachers with the Chrome browser and with Chromebooks. Almost as if he was reading my mind, later in the day Fred Delvental shared a bookmark for the Chrome Remote Desktop App. Using the Chrome Remote Desktop App (still in beta) you can grant access to your computer to another person who also has the Chrome Remote Desktop App installed. If you want to share your desktop just click "share now" and Chrome Remote Desktop will generate an access code to give to the person who will access your computer. To access and control another person's computer you just need to enter the access code that they provide to you. Applications for Education The Chrome Remote Desktop app could be very helpful in aiding teachers and students when they get stuck trying to accomplish a task on their computers.

20 Must-See Facts About The 21st Century Classroom The Current State Of Technology In K-12 7.62K Views 0 Likes What is the next device most students will soon purchase? How many schools have a digital strategy? Find out in the current state of technology in K-12. Deutsche Märchenstraße - Startseite Say hello (or olá or halo or salam) to automatic message translation in Gmail Posted by Jeff Chin, Product Manager, Google Translate We're excited to announce three Gmail Labs graduations today: Automatic Message Translation, Smart Mute and Title Tweaks. Automatic Message Translation Did you ever dream about a future where your communications device could transcend language with ease? We heard immediately from Google Apps for Business users that this was a killer feature for working with local teams across the world. Since message translation was one of the most popular labs, we decided it was time to graduate from Gmail Labs and move into the real world. and it will be instantly translated into your language: If you're bi-lingual and don't need translation for that language, just click on Turn off for: [language]. Title Tweaks With the graduation of Title Tweaks, we've changed the text in the browser tab so that you can more easily see if you have new messages.

8 Crucial Resources For Flipped Classrooms Have you “flipped” yet? My colleagues have this week; it’s PSSA week in Pennsylvania (PSSAs are standardized tests.). That’s not the flipped I meant, however. YouTube This might be the most popular tool teachers have used for flipped instruction. You don’t have to establish a class list to allow for student discussion. Other services, such as those that approximate a LMS, require a lot of preparation before a teacher can use it. You can edit the video online (somewhat). Evernote Tutorial as a Cartoon Trim and stabilize Swap audio tracks Change the look of the video (for instance, make it look like a cartoon) Add annotations Add captions Download the new version of the video for offline use It’s easy to share with colleagues, friends, and professional development organizations. I would assume that teachers might want to share their videos with other teachers or use them when they present at professional development conferences. Edmodo, Moodle, and Schoology Edmodo Schoology iPad Apps

QR Code Generator: QR Stuff Free Online QR Code Creator And Encoder For T-Shirts, Business Cards & Stickers 10 Great Free Google Forms Every Teacher Should Be Using Today's post is about a great work that has been done by our colleague Tom Barret. He has created awesome example forms for different topics. He has also made all these forms available for us to download and use with our students. To download any of the forms below, make sure to visit Tom's original post. 1- Get to Know your Class Use this form to collect information about your students such as their likes, dislikes, club affiliations, and many more. 2- Emotion Graph This is a form ideal for use by students when studying linear narrative both written or visual. 3- Spelling Test As its name suggests , this form is great for use inside the classroom to test students spelling. 4- Comprehension Questions This is a form that test students understanding of a text or anything thing else you want to test. 5- Weekly Reading Record This is a form where students can provide data about their reading. 6- Maths Data Handling 7- Guided Reading Record 8- Prior Learning Assessment 9- Library Book Review

When Gaming Is Good for You Google Earth in Education - A Google+ Hangout Google Earth is a very versatile program that educators often associate only with social studies. Google Earth can actually be used in literature, mathematics, and science lessons too. On November 2, 2012 Jerome Burg and Thomas Petra will host a Google+ Hangout all about using Google Earth in education. Applications for Education In many of my presentations I talk about finding your own PD opportunities that are meaningful to you.

13 Tips for Increasing Your Company's Google Rank Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council, a nonprofit organization that promotes youth entrepreneurship as a solution to unemployment and underemployment. The YEC provides young entrepreneurs with access to tools, mentorship, and resources that support each stage of a business's development and growth. It goes without saying that entrepreneurs know the importance of search engine optimization, and how to boost their Google search rankings. Right? Google rank is critical to a business’s success in this digital age. Instead of letting your Google rank get you down, apply these tips and techniques from a group of successful, young entrepreneurs in order to boost your company's SEO results. 1. You'll want your content to take the top slots for your name and various keywords and phrases, so you'll want to have high-quality, authoritative content. - Colin Wright, Exile Lifestyle. 2. Take a few minutes to login to each of your company's online profiles. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Gmail+1 = Student Email Addresses to Register for Online Services The Gmail+1"hack" isn't a new trick and I can't remember when I first tried it, but it still works and it still provides a solution to a problem that a lot of teachers run into when they want their students to use a new web tool. Let's say there's a new service that I want my students to use but my students don't have email addresses that they can use to register for that service. In that case I can quickly generate Gmail addresses for my students by using the Gmail+1 hack. Here's how the Gmail+1 hack works: 1. Create a new Gmail account just for your class. Example mrbyrnesclass@gmail.com 2. Disclaimers: 1.

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