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How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning

How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world connection.

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Becky Roehrs's curator insight, December 9, 2014 5:17 PM

Be sure to check out the great infographic on Google tools to use for PBL, specifically which Google tools you could try out for inquiry, connecting & collaborating, student voice, sharing/presenting/feedback and assessment.   

margot roi's curator insight, December 10, 2014 11:04 AM

Great teacher tool box for maker/ project/inquiry based learning.

Bev Jones's curator insight, December 10, 2014 4:24 PM

Interesting article for staff in Career Colleges looking to develop digital literacy and entrepreneurial skills through use of project based learning. 

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Google Forms Gets A Refresh, Adds Collaboration And Smarter Editing Features

Google Forms Gets A Refresh, Adds Collaboration And Smarter Editing Features | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Google Forms just got a nice little refresh and now allows you to build questionnaires and collect the data in a Google Drive spreadsheet a bit easier.

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Mike Ellsworth's curator insight, February 2, 2013 2:49 PM

I've used Google Forms before and found them a bit counter-intuitive. This refresh should help. 

Mike Ellsworth's comment, February 3, 2013 5:33 PM
Jimun, thanks for the reScoop!
Tim Mortensen's curator insight, February 12, 2013 9:52 AM

I use google forms a lot, and any featuers to add for ease of use will he helpful.

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Why K-12 schools are failing by not teaching SEARCH | The Thinking Stick

Why K-12 schools are failing by not teaching SEARCH | The Thinking Stick | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

A look at the importance of teaching students how to search. Do your students (or faculty) know how to find information online? Do they have use appropriate search words, understand how results are generated, use multiple resources, to assess the information (quality and accuracy), recognize bias? 

This post focuses on some of the  information from the recent Pew Report that looked at "How Teens Do Research in the Digital World." The author also provides links to articles he has written on how to use Google to teach search to students in K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12. 
I would also suggest teaching with search engines beyond Google. If you are concerned with tracking check out DuckDuckGo or Blekko. A great metasearch engine is Carrot2. And you can use want to compare websites side-by-side check out Slikk. 


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Google Blockly Lets You Hack With No Keyboard

Google Blockly Lets You Hack With No Keyboard | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

"Google has released a completely visual programming language that lets you build software without typing a single character...Users can drag blocks together to build an application.

From Google's site you can translate Blocky applications into existing languages, including Javascripts, Dart...and Python."


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Read&Write for Google for Struggling Readers & Writers

Read&Write for Google for Struggling Readers & Writers | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it
Texthelp provides literacy software solutions for individuals, K-12 students, higher education students, and publishers.

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This might come in handy if you are in one of many schools around the country that doesn't have a reading specialist available to work with students.

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Rob Hatfield, M.Ed.'s curator insight, September 15, 2013 8:18 PM

Great resources provided, Thank you Kathleen for sharing.

nativemedia's comment, September 25, 2013 12:21 AM
fabulous
Cindy Medeiros's curator insight, October 5, 2014 2:22 PM

Free for teachers. Must use Google Chrome

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A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Jan. 3 - Wired

A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Jan. 3 - Wired | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

"Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge and asked us to help get them out to the geeky masses. Each day’s puzzle will task your googling skills a little more, leading you to Google mastery. Each morning at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time you’ll see a new puzzle posted here.

SPOILER WARNING:
We leave the comments on so people can work together to find the answer. As such, if you want to figure it out all by yourself, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS!

Also, with the knowledge that because others may publish their answers before you do, if you want to be able to search for information without accidentally seeing the answer somewhere, you can use theGoogle-a-Day site’s search tool, which will automatically filter out published answers, to give you a spoiler-free experience."


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Howard Rheingold's curator insight, January 4, 2013 1:43 PM

A daily infotention exercise!

Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, January 4, 2013 8:10 PM

A daily does of info-tention training.  Nice! 

Petra Pollum's curator insight, January 5, 2013 1:26 PM

"Our good friends at Google run a daily puzzle challenge

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Google Cultural Institute - Preserve and Promote Culture Online

Google Cultural Institute - Preserve and Promote Culture Online | Technology in Art And Education | Scoop.it

Google continues to expand their offerings, this time with the Google Cultural Institute, with the goal of preserving and promoting culture online. The Institute has just "opened" with 42 exhibits that explore a wide variety of events from 1905 - 2008. The site is "to provide a visually rich and interactive online experience for telling cultural stories in new ways. Discover exhibits by expert curators, find artifacts, view photographs, read original manuscripts, watch videos, and more."


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