Google search engine is definitely one of the most popular search engines out there and most of our students use it as their first choice. However, there are also some other alternatives worth trying out as well. Some of these search engines are even more specific and can render better search results. Check out some of the examples I selected for you below:
Because it's hard to know where to begin to share, I decided to base my framework on the ideas of the work of Sheryl Nussbaum-Beach and Lani Ritter Hall, the authors of The Connected Educator, Learning and Leading in a Digital Age and some of the...
oogle Docs is truly one of my favorite tools for teaching and learning because of the features it offers to support research, writing and collaboration in the 24/7 classroom. Here are some things to try with Google Docs as you make plans to use a little more tech and embrace change this school year.
ThingLink is a flexible tool for teaching and learning that can be used for a wide variety of purposes in education. At it’s most basic level, teachers and students can start with an image, define it through multimedia and pack it full of content to present knowledge and ideas. It’s a great tool for teachers at any level of tech integration because of it’s simple, flexible design.
Sharing resources from a full day workshop designed to introduce teachers to flexible learning tools to help them build a toolkit of resources to support their tech integration journey, guided by the SAMR model.
Explore many layers of learning and find a flexible tool to fit your teaching style and comfort level, then continue to use the tool as you strive to Teach Above the Line..
If you aren't already using Google Chrome as your web browser, I strongly suggest you dig in and give it a try. In addition to ubiquitous access to your open tabs and bookmarks, there are also the excellentextensions and the omnipotent OmniBox.
There is a new digital divide on the horizon. It is not based around who has devices and who does not, but instead the new digital divide will be based around students who know how to effectively find and curate information and those who do not.
Using educationally appropriate online tools with students opens up a world of possibilities for engaging them in leaning experiences that incorporate the 4 C's; communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity.