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Want To Learn More About Google! We'll I have a Googal of Information for you hear! I call it the Googal in Google. Each click on a linlk will bring you to my 21centuryedtech Blog where I have an ongoing series related to Google. The blog contains more then Google so please take a moment to visit. If its Google you can for... then take a look below and when you click (keep reading) the blog will appear in a new window. Enjoy - Mike

Ten Items All Should Know When Using Google Basic Search…. Far From Basic!
The Basic Search – The Google Basic Search is usually the first place most people begin a search and it is also the last place they end. Many times students just type in some words and get lost in millions of results trying to find an answer. Impressed by the number of hits they get, many times they forget that the art of searching is getting fewer results with relevant answers. I would like to share with you ten important concepts to think about in getting optimal searches from the Google basic search engine. Print this off and hand out to others. It really is the very basic in using Google. Please note that the last item includes over twenty basic commands that will really help you and your students be more productive. (keep reading )

Download Word Doc For Students Of These Ten Techniques

Part 1 : Google Advanced Search
Many of us never get beyond the Basic Search Page. In fact, if you use the suggestions from my posting Ten Items All Should Know When Using Google Basic Search… Far From Basic, the Basic Search Engine should serve you and your students well! However, I invite you to take the plunge and prepare yourself and your students to advance in Google (keep reading)

Part 2 : Google Advanced Search
In the last posting we checked out some of those tools that can be used in the Advanced Search to teach students how to better use the basic search. That’s right, use an advanced tool in order to simplify the basic. If I got your interest, then check out the last post. In this post, I will cover four important tools that will provide students more focused research, and teachers amazing new resources… read on! I am sure you may discover some interesting ways to implement these valuable techniques. I will introduce these resources one tool at a time. (keep reading)

Part 3 : Google Advanced Search
This is the third in a series of articles on the Google Advanced Search. In this post I wish to cover that part of the advanced search you see when clicking on the blue highlighted area called Date, usage rights, numeric range, and more. You will find a host of valuable tools to help make any search, even better.(keep reading)

The Twitter in Google... A Wave Between The Two
OK, why would you want to look at the history of a tweet? Simple, by looking back at tweets, users can explore any topic that people have discussed on Twitter. Perhaps you want to know how how the news broke about health care legislation in Congress, what people were saying about Justice Paul Stevens’ retirement, or perhaps the twitters happening with the release of the iPad. You may want to replay all these tweets to gather information. Perhaps you want to look up information on a new piece of software and find great web links that better explain it. This will be possible with the new replay feature that will be available globally in English within the next couple days. (keep reading )

Google Docs: Brand New Updates Make Collaboration Better... Faster
On Monday, April 12, 2010 Google announced an anticipated preview versions of a new Google document and spreadsheet editor. It also introduced a new stand-alone drawing editor. Google states that “it is all built with an even greater focus on speed and collaboration”. Be sure you take a moment to discover these change (keep reading )

The Googal In Google… Google Can Do That? Part One
It was many years ago that I was introduced to the internet search engine. It amazed me that a website could search through the entire web and pull up web pages from my keywords. While I got my start with Altavista, I soon found myself excited by both the simplicity and complexity provided by Google. Wikipedia defines Googal as “the large number 10100, that is, thedigit 1 followed by one hundred zeros in decimal representation. The term was coined in 1938 by Milton Sirotta (1929–1980), nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner, when he was nine years old”. The people at Google understood the meaning Googal would bring. In fact new words have appeared in the English language such as googled, googling, googler, and possibly even googlist. In this Blog Posting I would like to investigate a small portion of the new Googal that is found in Google (keep reading )