"As educators Google is the backbone of our online activities. Think of how many times you use it to perform a search whenever you are looking for something. Besides using it for search queries, it is also used as a dictionary, unit and currency converter, calculator, zip code finder and many more. It is great we have all these options all accessible from a single platform but do all teachers and students know how to use these and other features Google has to offer them? Well probably some of you are already familiar with many features in this guide but the majority of our students do not. It is our responsibility to teach them the search skills they will definitely need to survive in the 21st century digital world. Isn’t schooling goal revolves around preparing our students for tomorrow’s jobs ?........"
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MyStudyBar is a tool which helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing. The tool consists of a set of portable open source and freeware applications, assembled into one convenient package. Easy to install, simple to use, handy and effective, MyStudyBar provides comprehensive learning support at the desktop, where it is needed. And if this is not already attractive enough, a further eye-catching feature of MyStudyBar is that it is completely FREE to download and free to use.
This is a guest post by educational bloggers, Linda Yollis (Los Angeles, USA) and Kathleen Morris (Geelong, Australia). The long-time blogging buddies met face to face for the first time before the ISTE 2012 conference in San Diego.