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Google Plus Daily: 10 Things to Do After Joining Google+

Google Plus Daily: 10 Things to Do After Joining Google+ | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
This simple guide shares ten easy, practical things things that you can do to help you get the most out of Google Plus.
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You can't go wrong with this #googleplus starter, very simple and yet jam packed.

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How to successfully implement Google in your school

How to successfully implement Google in your school | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
I am speaking at a Google Apps for education Summit in New Zealand this week.  One of the sessions I am presenting is how to successfully implement Google in your school. I thought you might like t...
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Al Remetch - Google+ - New Google+ User: Google+ Videos How to use Google+ 1.…

Al Remetch - Google+ - New Google+ User: Google+ Videos How to use Google+ 1.… | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
New Google+ User: Google+ Videos
How to use Google+

1. Google+: Set Up Your Profile
2. Google+: Sharing
3. Google+: There's more to explore
4. Google+:…
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Really nice, quick Youtube videos for someone new to #Googleplus

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Power Searching with Google

Power Searching with Google | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
I am doing this course to improve my Google search skills. I've heard good things about the outcomes, though it is a but dry.
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ePortfolios with GoogleApps

ePortfolios with GoogleApps | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
A website to support the use of GoogleApps to construct ePortfolios in both K-12 schools and in higher education...
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Rapportive

Rapportive | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

My favorite Chrome extension. Rapportive shows you everything about your contacts right inside your inbox. We combine what you know, what your organization knows, and what the web knows.

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Official Google Blog: Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with the first underwater panoramas in Google Maps

Official Google Blog: Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with the first underwater panoramas in Google Maps | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

Today we’re adding the very first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, the next step in our quest to provide people with the most comprehensive, accurate and usable map of the world. With these vibrant and stunning photos you don’t have to be a scuba diver—or even know how to swim

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10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship

10 Interactive Lessons By Google On Digital Citizenship | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

Google just launched a set of 10 interactive lessons designed to support teachers in educating students on digital citizenship

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Greta Brewin's curator insight, October 31, 2013 2:34 AM

YouTube has created 10 easy and interactive lessons that are designing to help teachers teach students to be good and active digital citizens. Lessons are base on digital safety, privacy, detecting lies, policy and research skills. They are designing to fit into a 50 min class, but are all very flexible and simple. As teachers it is important to set students up with he skills to actively and safely use the internet. These lessons are great, if like me you have no clue where you would even start when teaching digital safety. 

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How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC]

How to Use Google Search More Effectively [INFOGRAPHIC] | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
Fewer than 25% of students know how to perform a "reasonably well-executed search" of web information. This inforgraphic shares a few essential Google search tips and tricks.
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Awesome Tutorials on how Teachers can Use Google Forms ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Awesome Tutorials on how Teachers can Use Google Forms ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
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I thought I had already Scooped this big boy, it is chock full of forms goodness

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The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using

The Best Google Features You're Probably Not Using | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
Google is a vast machine with all types of apps, programs, and tools. A lot of these—like Gmail and Google Docs—are clearly useful and beloved by many.
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It never ceases to amaze just how much cool stuff there is to learn about using Google effectively           

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Tim Wicks - Google+ - Do you know that you can search other websites, such as…

Tim Wicks - Google+ - Do you know that you can search other websites, such as… | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
Do you know that you can search other websites, such as +YouTube, from Chrome’s omnibox?

Chrome automatically saves a list of the search engines you come…
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5 Keys To Making Google Plus Work For You

5 Keys To Making Google Plus Work For You | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

There is a great G+ cheat sheet here that I picked up a couple of gems from.

 

The important thing about Google Plus is to make it work for you. This is even more true nowadays with so many social networks vying for our attention.

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Google Alerts - Monitor the Web for interesting new content

Google Alerts - Monitor the Web for interesting new content | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it
Google Alerts are email updates of the latest relevant Google results (web, news, etc.) based on your queries. Could be good for schools, or classrooms.
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10 Killer Google Chrome Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts

10 Killer Google Chrome Tips, Tricks and Shortcuts | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

Educators! It is time to get on the Chrome Train.  Check out these tips - There are lots of easy but not-so-obvious ways to make Google's browser more efficient and personal. Check out this list of tips for power surfers.

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Inside Google Plus » Google+ Tricks

Inside Google Plus » Google+ Tricks | GoogleInEducation | Scoop.it

I figured it would be useful to put all of the Google Plus tips and shortcuts I have found thus far in one handy place

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Google Docs: A love letter

This is a great example of the collaborative possibilities of Google Docs:

 http://docs.google.com/college See how one lovestruck student collaborates with Google Docs.

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Google Apps Tips

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This is a comprehensive, amazing Google Tips site.  If there is something that you just can't solve through Google search, this is your next step.  Great power tips here as well.

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Google Sites #1: How to Create a New Site

This tutorial will show you how to find Google Sites and how to create a new Site. It is highly recommended you watch the first Gmail tutorial on this channe...
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