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How to Use Google News to Find Primary Sources

The Google News archive is a great place to find primary sources. This short tutorial shows students how the archive works.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas, Pippa Davies @PippaDavies , Elizabeth Hutchinson
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Nice video tutorial on using Google News to search and select primary sources.

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Sandra Carswell's curator insight, October 27, 2013 9:23 PM

search tips!

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, October 28, 2013 12:06 PM

Learn how to use advanced search in Google search to find primary resources for projects.

Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, October 28, 2013 1:00 PM

Nice reminder of resources we could be using.

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NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Google Sites has been overhauled, and you're going to like the changes! Here's what you need to know.
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Just the beginning for the NEW version of Google Sites.  Already a huge fan!
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Google Slides Video Options

Google Slides Video Options | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Disclaimer: I wrote this being completely free of Microsoft Office since the spring of 2015. I understand updates I have no
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Google Classroom Speed Grading

Google Classroom Speed Grading | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Time A teacher's time is so valuable. Technology is intended to aid in the ability to save time. Google Classroom is a too
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With a little practice, this would assist teachers faced with several classrooms of assignments to grade.
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Faster Feedback: Create Editing Shortcuts in Google Docs

Faster Feedback: Create Editing Shortcuts in Google Docs | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Since I published 'Stop Taking Grading Home,' I've had a ton of teachers ask me how I am able to give feedback on Google Docs so quickly. I give real-time feedback to ~8 students in a 25-minute station. It definitely
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Migrating from G+ Hangouts on Air to YouTube Live (Thanks, Nikki!) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Migrating from G+ Hangouts on Air to YouTube Live (Thanks, Nikki!) — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Migrating from G+ Hangouts on Air to YouTube Live — @joycevalenza https://t.co/XIjhMgjjfv NeverEndingSearch https://t.co/69nCgYQKmy
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Using rubrics to grade within Google Classroom explained in 2 minutes!

Using rubrics to grade within Google Classroom explained in 2 minutes! | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Use the Doctopus Sheets Add-on and the Goobric Chrome extension to grade Google Classroom assignments using an interactive digital rubric: all explained i
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Need to practice using Doctopus Sheets Add-on using a Google Form and Sheets responses.  This video explains the process in just 2 minutes!
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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
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Oculus Rift in the Classroom | Edudemic

Oculus Rift in the Classroom | Edudemic | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Technology is already becoming a significant part of the classroom, and the Oculus Rift is making virtual reality affordable and accessible for students.
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Google Keep updated with faster app switching, now allows new notes from Chrome

Google Keep updated with faster app switching, now allows new notes from Chrome | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Google is rolling out a number of updates for several apps, products, and services this year. Perhaps the tech giant is already preparing for the upcoming
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Definitely need to try out Google Keep with its new updates.
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Google's Chrome experiment shows artists painting with light

Google's Chrome experiment shows artists painting with light | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Google has commissioned six artists to paint and sculpt with light using the company's virtual painting app Tilt Brush. And yes, the big G has captured th
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Very cool to see this virtually! Sharing with Fine Art teachers today.
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How to Use Choice Eliminator in Google Forms by @JeffHerb

How to Use Choice Eliminator in Google Forms by @JeffHerb | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Google Forms has been an amazing tool for educators to get information from students, parents, and even other teachers. The uses have been numerous and lead to making life a lot easier for the individual looking to get information. Many use Forms as a way to schedule meeting times and have users select from a […

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I really like the idea for this add-on, Choice Eliminator.  Even though Google Calendar can be used to set up dates and times for meetings, this would be a simple way to organize multiple meetings with just the one Google Form.  I see this also as a way for teachers to share out a list of possible topics/themes and students would select their choice - no more haggling over a paper list on the teacher's desk. 

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ReUse and Combine Old Google Forms Questions in a New Google Form - The Techy Coach

ReUse and Combine Old Google Forms Questions in a New Google Form - The Techy Coach | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it

Often, teachers will use Google Forms to create quizzes and tests throughout the semester to assess students.  Wouldn't it be helpful to combine questions from those old forms into one common assessment at the end of the semester?  Well, there isn't a quick fix for this right now, but here are a few tips on how to copy and paste them, while taking out some of the tediousness of this task.  This option utilizes the Chrome Extension, Tab Resize to make life a little simpler.


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Good basic common sense solution to re-using Google Form assessments. 

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Gerald Carey's curator insight, December 14, 2015 4:37 PM

Needs Chrome and the Chrome extension, Tab Resize.

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Advanced Online Assessments with Google Forms - YouTube

"Advanced Online Assessments with Google Forms" webinar presented by Eric Curts Description: Take Google Forms to the next level with these advanced techniqu...
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Google Forms that include Math Add-on's to create formative assessments for math classes.

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Insert charts into Google Slides from a spreadsheet by @AliceKeeler

Insert charts into Google Slides from a spreadsheet by @AliceKeeler | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Insert a Chart into Google Slides. The chart is dynamic from Google Form data. Have your audience fill out the form and then update the chart.

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5 Ideas for Using Google Slides as a Portfolio

5 Ideas for Using Google Slides as a Portfolio | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
I work with many talented teachers, who use technology in creative and innovative ways. With the increased emphasis on Project-Base
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Simple idea that will work with those upper elementary students who are creating a portfolio for a project like a reading and writing assessments or digital citizenship lessons integrated into the curriculum.
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Using Named Versions in Docs to Track Writing Drafts

Using Named Versions in Docs to Track Writing Drafts | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Writing is a process. You are never really done. You are just at your current version of whatever you are working on. This is also tru
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Great way for ELA teachers to keep track of those assigned rough drafts, revisions, and final documents by using the new names versions in Google Docs.
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Group items vertically in the new Google Sites

Group items vertically in the new Google Sites | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
We’ve heard that you need to caption photos, arrange content in columns, and do more vertically in the new Google Sites. With you

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Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 5 Google Slides Features Every Student Can Use

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week - 5 Google Slides Features Every Student Can Use | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
This is the time of year when many teachers and students start to use Google Apps for Education for the first time. It's also the time of year when people who have used Google Apps before discove
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Best Apps and Best Websites Reveals — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch

Best Apps and Best Websites Reveals — @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Each year many of us look forward to the annual reveal of the AASL Best Websites and Best Apps at ALA Annual Conference. In case you missed those big reveals a couple of week ago, no worries! (Rather, worry. For you are in for a serious rabbit hole experience.) Summer is here and you will […]
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Three Effective Techniques for Brainstorming Ideas | Edudemic

Three Effective Techniques for Brainstorming Ideas | Edudemic | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
One important skill for succeeding in school is coming up with new and creative ideas. The best ideas are ones that solve problems or make our lives easier.
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Google VR - Daydream

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Daydream is a platform for high quality mobile virtual reality, coming in Fall 2016.

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Can't wait for VR to be part of a student's learning choice.
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Nik Peachey's curator insight, May 25, 2016 7:09 AM

Google is preparing the next generation of Cardboard. Looks exciting.

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Google Keep gets even more useful with a Chrome extension and new goodies

Google Keep gets even more useful with a Chrome extension and new goodies | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
Google Keep received a few new features this week including the use of hashtags and an extension for the Chrome browser. Menus were moved around as well.
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New changes for Google Keep to try today.
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How to Add Social Media Links to Your Gmail Signature

How to Add Social Media Links to Your Gmail Signature | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it
You don’t have to settle for a staid, text-only signature for your Gmail account: with a little image manipulation and the help of Google Drive, it’s possible to insert images and even links to your social media accounts (or any other part of the web). Here’s how to set it up in a few minutes.
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Nice reminder on how to add your brand and social media connections to your Gmail signature.

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How to collaborate in Google in the new forms

How to collaborate in Google forms-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at http://www.powtoon.com/youtube/ -- Create animated videos and animated presenta...


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First - good example using PowToon to illustrate a simple process for teachers to follow.  Second - This gives me all kinds of ideas to use for Professional Development tutorials for teachers and their classes.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Collaboratively Create Photo Albums on Google Photos

Free Technology for Teachers: Collaboratively Create Photo Albums on Google Photos | Google in the Library & Classroom | Scoop.it

"Back in September Google announced that soon we would be able to create shared photo albums on Google Photos. This week that became true. Now you can collaboratively create photo and video albums through Google Photos."


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This will be a great way to share a collection of images with your classroom, especially for younger students.

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