Copyright was the topic of a recent discussion I had with a group of educators, so I felt inspired to create a couple of resources addressing the topic. I hope you find them useful. The podcast is an overview of Fair Use and some tips and tools for teachers to use to teach students about [...]
Entries Tagged as 'google'
January 15, 2013 · 1 Comment · 21st Century Skills, creativity, Educational technology, images/video, Teaching and Learning, Web Tools
October 7, 2008 · 2 Comments · images/video, Web Tools
In the past couple of months, Google has added some really useful features and tools to their already massive list of Web 2.0 resources. Among them: Reference materials have been added to Google Documents. Under the Tools menu, users can now access online dictionaries and Encylopedia Britannica. Also, basic web and image searches can be [...]
May 27, 2008 · No Comments · Web Tools, Wikis
I recently reviewed Google Sites, the company’s wiki tool. The site previously was an enterprise-only tool, meaning you had to be a member of a domain, such as a school district or company, to join. As of last Wednesday, the tool is open to anyone, meaning students can now create their own wikis. If you [...]
Google Documents has added a great new feature to their spreadsheet tool. Now you can easily create online surveys, forms, even quizzes. The video below shows how to use the tool. I used it to create a short Internet use survey for the teachers in my district in just a few minutes. Participants are invited [...]