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5 Ways To (Use) Google Presentations Not As Presentations - Edudemic

5 Ways To (Use) Google Presentations Not As Presentations - Edudemic | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
If you’re a user of Google Drive, then no doubt you have also heard of and likely used Google Presentations (Google’s version of PowerPoint). It’s a great tool to create slick presentations in the cloud, especially after its most recent overhaul. However, Google Presentations is also a handy tool for doing some great projects with …

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Google Forms for Teachers- A Must Read Guide

Google Forms for Teachers- A Must Read Guide | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it

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I'm on my eay to a google forms class today, so this is very relevant for me.  Forms does give you additional ways of gathering and sharing information... Whether it's for a survey or a quick formative assessment, it's a good tool to master.

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vacurect's curator insight, August 4, 1:55 AM

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10 Things Every Teacher Should Know How To Do With Google Docs

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Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it's similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of…

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25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher

25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
25 Ways Google Can Help You Become A Better Teacher


While Apple products (*cough* iPad *cough*) are known for their integration in classrooms, Google’s offerings give up little here.

In fact, the sheer diversity of Google products might make them a more natural fit in the classroom in lieu of the iPad’s gravity. Below we’ve listed 25 ways teachers can get started using Google in the classroom.

Let us know on our Google+ page if we’ve missed anything.


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Keeping up isn't easy - but this offers some interesting articles.

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Gary Harwell's curator insight, March 10, 2013 3:34 AM

There are a lot of good ideas we can use in our daily taeching journey.

Carlos A. Lozano's curator insight, March 10, 2013 1:56 PM

Cómo ser mejor maestro con ayuda de Google

Gary Harwell's comment, March 13, 2013 12:31 AM
Eso es un gran problema. Hay tantas cosas grandes que hay, nunca será capaz de tomar ventaja de todo esto.
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Getting to Know Google - tutorials and more

Getting to Know Google - tutorials and more | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
Did you know that you can access Google services—including Gmail, Google Docs, and YouTube—from one account? Creating a Google account simply allows you to manage and customize settings for the Google apps and services you use.

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I guess we can never know too much...although it often seems like there are many ways to do any individual task.  

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Google's Cultural Institute teams up with Europeana to bring more than 2000 museums & archives online

Google's Cultural Institute teams up with Europeana to bring more than 2000 museums & archives online | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
Google's Cultural Institute - which puts online materials previously only available to visitors to particular museums, archives and institutes - has taken on its biggest challenge yet. Google is wo...

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Great.  The more museums that are accessible online, the more access our students have so worldwide culture.   

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W. Bradley Gooderham's curator insight, August 5, 11:51 AM

How we source, sort, and present information is becoming more and more salient in today's world of increasing information connectivity.   This is a great site for students and teachers to explore the world around us and the information that connects us.

MONICA LOPEZ SIEBEN's curator insight, August 7, 3:54 AM

Me parece una iniciativa estupenda convertir a on-line accesible las obras de los museos gracias a Googles's Cultural Institute con Europeana. Admás la forma en que se presentan es estupenda!

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Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic]

Schooled by Google: How Google Apps is penetrating education [infographic] | The Inquiring Librarian | Scoop.it
Education is a notoriously slow adopter of technology, but Google Apps is growing quickly, if not virally, doubling over the last two years.

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CECI Jean-François's curator insight, August 8, 2013 4:13 AM

Édifiant...surtout quand on vit au quotidien avec les énormes réticences des universités Françaises :-)