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TEST YOURSELF: Google Search Expert

Using time efficiently is crucial when online. When researching online one must be skilled at finding the correct information in a timely fashion. Google recently set up a Power Searching course that is free for all to take. It consists of six major topics and lessons within which consist of videos and short follow up quizzes. For […]

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Google Search Education

Google Search Education Google provides video instruction to help students become more proficient when mining the net for resources.     overview Teachers will be pleased to find that the lessons plans are comprehensive. They include beginner, intermediate and advanced versions covering five different topics. There are also ten challenges, each of which covers a specific academic topic (such […]

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End of year Grade 6 Teacher Tech Blast

Here are the links to the topics I covered this morning: Microsoft Photosynth: stitching panorama together easily Google Search Tips : a reminder of Google’s power Spike : cut and pasting from multiple documents  

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Google Search Tips and Tricks

1. Use quotation marks to search for words a as a phrase. “smokey mountain” vs. smokey mountain 2. Exclude words: Philippine tourism -resorts 3. Search for file types: use Advanced Search and search for Powerpoint, etc.  OR use filetype:extension. Example: early humans filetype:ppt 4.  Limit website for particular search: site:cnn.com rice shortage 5. Google images: […]

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