The skeptical teacher often looks at Internet integration in his or her classroom as just another way for students to find information. The teacher wonders what is the purpose of another research tool that provides students with content that is often misunderstood or misrepresented in the student’s work. In fact, I have felt that way myself at times when I’ve had students complete research projects. But one of the greatest innovations in technology-infused education has… Continue
Added by Joe Zappa on June 15, 2015 at 1:09pm —
Although there are many formatting glitches that often deter me from using Google Apps, I am confident that they can be used to make me a more efficient educator. Spending time this week exploring the apps has restored my enthusiasm for Google as an educational tool. Let’s explore some of the tools and how I’d like to incorporate them in my class.
It’s simple to add dates to the Google Calendar. I especially like how you can overlay calendars when trying to schedule meetings.… Continue
Added by Amanda Galvan on October 17, 2014 at 11:39am —
Ready for the NEW Google Drive? Here's a quick cheat sheet to get you started with the Drive management window.
I broke the drive window into four sections to make it easier to read. I also decided to put the keyboard shortcuts in a… Continue
Added by Kasey Bell on September 8, 2014 at 7:09pm —
My favorite URL shorteners. These are used to take those long annoying URLs and shrink them down to a managable size. This tutorial will demonstrate the difference between Google URL shortener, CiteBite, and TinyURl. These all have their unique uses for the educator. Click the link to learn more.
Added by Brian Weir on February 7, 2012 at 7:16pm —
When starting a web site, it is a good idea to get a measurable data on how well your site is doing. One way to do that is with a tool that most of you may have heard of but might not understand. It is called… Continue
Added by Jim Roberts on February 10, 2011 at 5:00pm —
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Video and Links about Google TV: Another Flavor of Android - "Google TV brings everything you love about the web to your television"
Thought: If Google TV will bring easy access to the Internet to our large flat-panel HD TV's, it just might mean that the large HD TVs will replace ordinary televisions and shadow-casting interactive… Continue
Added by Lynn Marentette on May 22, 2010 at 12:13pm —
I wrote a blog post on how to use the Books feature on Google to find quotes when writing a research paper. I imagined a freshman English class as my target audience. Check out my post at http://cassinespor.blogspot.com/2010/05/how-to-find-quotes-using-google-books.html
If there are any changes or additions you think that I should make, please let me know, either via Classroom2.0 or my blog… Continue
Added by Cassi Nespor on May 20, 2010 at 12:28pm —
(click above for interactive map)A Nation Without School Librarians
"This map marks the cities, towns, communities, and states that… Continue
Added by gwyneth jones on April 7, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Google wave takes another step towards public release!
After using my google wave sandbox account for about 1
the summer ... I finally got 8 invites to add people I know to google wave; http://wave.google.com
. Well I only have 7 left, but I am very excited about the propects. My students were also beta testers so we should be able to get an entire class in.
this technology is awesome. I am excited. My… Continue
Added by Geoff St. Pierre on October 1, 2009 at 7:46pm —
Google have recently rolled out a new twist on their search engine in their continued bid for world domination – Google Squared.
Google Squared takes a category and creates a starter ’square’ of information, automatically fetching and organizing facts from across the web and producing them in spreadsheet format. You can then add additional columns and rows to this grid of information (if more info is available)
read more at the Whiteboard Blog… Continue
Added by Danny Nicholson on June 23, 2009 at 1:18pm —
Perhaps you, like me, have read and considered the power behind Wikis, Blogging, as well as wondered what's all the HYPE about Web 2.0. Or, maybe you have considered all of the many suggestions about what the best tech tools are or wondered if the World is really going Web 2.0. It seems that many discussions on Classroom 2.0 have been lively and provide great ideas on how we, as teachers, can use web 2.0 tools with our students. I had a handle on these topics and have enjoyed my attempts to… Continue
Added by Glen Westbroek on April 10, 2009 at 7:30pm —
I recently created a toolbar for my Digital Arts students to access the various freeware and cloudware resources we use in class. I also included a directory of engaging educational games and activities. Though it's designed with my students in mind, I'd like to share it with the rest of the Classroom 2.0 community. Here's the link - http://digitalarts.ourtoolbar.com/…
Added by Andy on April 9, 2009 at 8:43am —
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By Alix E. Peshette Cross-posted from The Impetuous Geek The web is an expansive collection of the good, the bad and the ugly. Wouldn’t it be great if our students could search online in a safe environment? What if teachers could focus student searches towards specific resources? Sounds complicated and full of java scripts and html? Continue
Welcome to the happy collision of…
Added by Alix E. Peshette on December 5, 2008 at 3:00pm —
Can a site like YouTube
be the next Google
? Will video be the prevailing format that folks… Continue
Added by John Costilla on December 2, 2008 at 7:34am —
So is this caused by a down economy with cut backs or is this a result of less than desirable traffic, revenue models and stickiness? Earlier, I made a post
about "Free" services moving to different models including the embedding of ads inside the content and deeper into the application vs. traditional banner ads. That did not sit well with some… Continue
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Added by Dennis O'Connor on October 10, 2008 at 7:41pm —