Category Archives: Google

Conducting research online

Whether it is in the primary or secondary classroom, conducting a successful research activity for our students depends on the way that we manage the various elements of research in our classes. This begins by creating tasks that are open-ended, introducing … Continue reading

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The power of positive googling

In my job I am constantly stumped by things that I can’t do for some reason or another using my PC. I am also constantly surprised by how often this can be overcome by putting the question to Google. We … Continue reading

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Power Searching thanks to SLAV

The SLAV Bright Ideas blog has put up a recent post about ‘Power Searching’ – using Google to more effectively target your search. You can view the post here or view the videos below… Power Searching – Part 1 Power Searching … Continue reading

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Black belt Google

I just found out about this one from Judy O’Connell’s blog Hey Jude. In her most recent post she talks about Google Images’ new sorting function (and our responsibility as educators to inform our students of their responsibilities as users of … Continue reading

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Delicious bookmarks

Since I have just added an ace site to my Delicious page, I thought this would be a good opportunity to point out a few things about both sites. What is Delicious and what is it for? As we know, … Continue reading

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