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					 Powering Up School
Library Programs with
    Google Tools
       Michelle Wilson, NBCT
  North Highland Elementary School
          mwilson518@gmail.com
     A word about
   COLLABORATION

Whose responsibility is it?
The POWER of Google
           http://www.google.com/about.html




                        googlesystem.blogspot.com




Google’s Roots

Google’s Metamorphosis
    First Things First
Create a GOOGLE account.

Think carefully about how you want to use this
account, and what your login information will
be if it is to be a shared account.

To create your GOOGLE account, go to:
http://www.google.com/accounts/NewAccount

  UNcheck boxes for “Remember me on this
  computer” and “Enable Web history”
Overview of Today’s
     Session
Google Earth

Google LitTrips

iGoogle

Google Docs: Forms, Spreadsheets,
Documents

Google Books

Google Scholar

Google Patent Search
        Google Earth
           *No Google account required for this resource.
       One of very few Google Tools that requires a download.




Useful for: Geography, current event
connections, LitTrips

  Practical examples: Haiti, Guatemala

Collaboration connection

How to access: http://earth.google.com

  Download tip: UNcheck boxes for add-ons
  like Google Toolbar and McAfee software
      Google LitTrips
          *No Google account required for this resource.




Useful for: Text to world connections with
literature interactions

  Practical application: Possum Magic by
  Mem Fox

Collaboration connection

How to access: http://googlelittrips.org/

  .KMZ Files
             iGoogle

Useful for: creating personalized Google
desktops with interactive widgets

Collaboration connection

How to access: http://www.google.com/ig
        Google Docs

Useful for: Collaboration with teachers to plan
units, create PowerPoint presentations, or to
create shared calendars

How to access: http://docs.google.com
       Google Books

Useful for: Searching for full-text copies of
books, searching the full text OF books,
sharing book widgets via blogs, wikis, or
library homepage

Collaboration connection

How to access: http://books.google.com
     Google Scholar

Useful for: scholarly texts searching tool,
easing evaluation and citation efforts

Collaboration connection

How to access: http://scholar.google.com
Google Patent Search
         *No Google account required for this resource.




Useful for: searching for patents/inventions,
teaching students about the patent process,
studying historical inventions and the process
of receiving a patent

Collaboration connection

How to access:
http://www.google.com/patents
 Taking it to the Next
     GOOGLE Level
Google Classroom Posters (link does not
always work; if it does not, Google “Google
posters for educators”):

  http://www.google.com/educators/posters.ht
  ml

Google Teacher Academy

  http://www.google.com/educators/gta.html

Google for Educators:

  http://www.google.com/educators/index.htm
  l

Google Teacher Community:
Additional References


Frazel, Midge. Using Google Tools in the
Classroom (Teacher Created Resources),
2009
Questions/Comments?


mwilson518@gmail.com

Twitter: @mwilson518

To see comprehensive list of all Google tools:

  http://www.google.com/intl/en/options

				
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