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John Pearce

Create A Google Custom Search Engine Fueled By Your Research - 0 views

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    "No matter what topic you are interested in, Google can only go so far in providing you with the search results that you need. You have to remember that Google is searching through the entire Internet in order to offer you relevant results about your unique topic. The more unique or specialized the topic, the more difficult it is for Google to identify useful sites." This How To from Make Use Of details how to create a custom search engine based around a pre-defined set of websites.
John Pearce

Google New - 7 views

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    This is the place to find things that are new on Google. It includes a neat sorting facility and the capability to quickly share via the major social networking portals.
John Pearce

Google Family Safety Centre - 2 views

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    "We know how important it is to protect and educate young people on using the Internet and want to provide all of our users with a safe experience. When it comes to family safety, we aim to: * Provide parents and teachers with tools to help them choose what content their children see online * Offer tips and advice to families about how to stay safe online * Work closely with organisations such as charities, others in our industry and government bodies dedicated to protecting young people "
John Pearce

YouTube - googlefamilysafety's Channel - 3 views

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    A collection of videos from Google employees around the globe talking about internet safety plus other resources.
John Pearce

BL3NK - 1 views

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    Powered by Google this "instant" search portal searches the Web, images, news, video, Twitter and Google Maps. Though it is slower to react than single focussed searches, because it aggregates results across a range of reference types it is still useful. To find out more check out the video link in the bottom right corner of the search screen.
John Pearce

The search guessing game - 6 views

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    Think you know about searching with Google, then take this activity to find out how much you do know and at the same time inform an online research study.
John Pearce

GOOGLE - 7 views

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    This is a great Livebinders collection of all things Google including search, apps, docs, Earth amongst others. Lots of references to documents, video and slideshares etc. If anything there is just a little "too much" goodness to look through :).
John Pearce

Making Online Quizzes with Google Docs - Creating Quizzes | Training & E-Learning Zone ... - 5 views

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    "Google Docs is a favorite thing for many educators. It is a totally free, web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, and form application. It allows users to create and edit documents online while collaborating in real-time with other users, especially for trainers using it in online classroom. In addition to being a stellar way to write, store and manage your documents and slideshows, is also a fantastically useful way to create online quizzes for assessment. "
John Pearce

Mapped historical photos, film, and audio | SepiaTown - 3 views

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    "SepiaTown lets you view and share thousands of mapped historical images from around the globe." In most cases you can then compare the historical image with current images. At the moment there don't appear to be any Australian images posted so there is a great opportunity for Australian schools to become involved.
John Pearce

Google Tools for Schools - Home (Google Tools for Schools) - 11 views

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    This Google site, (what else :), from Jennifer Dorman, a Google Certified Teacher is designed as a clearinghouse of Google resources to support her Google Boot Camp workshops. It is so far the most comprehensive Google resource I have seen.
John Pearce

How to Use Google Documents: Video Series | eHow Videos - 8 views

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    Drew Noah has created some 40 videos looking at how to use things Google.
John Pearce

YouTube - How Search Works - 4 views

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    This neat video from Google looks at how the Google search function works from the spiders though to the software algorithms that search the index of Search Terms that makes up Google. The only drawback is the self promotion tacked onto the end of the video.
John Pearce

YouTube - How Google Search Works - 1 views

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    A really nice Google movie on how Google Search works. There is a bit of Google propaganda at the end but if you want you can trim this.
John Pearce

Let me google that for you - 6 views

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    A search portal that builds on google by using a question format
John Pearce

DanRussell-Search-GTA-part-2 - 1 views

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    The second part of the Dan Russell look at search mainly with Google.
John Pearce

DanRussell-Search-GTA-part-1 - 2 views

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    A great Google Doc from Dan Russell all about optimizing Google Images searches. This is part 1 of a 2 part series.
John Pearce

Introducing Google Docs to the Class | edte.ch - 8 views

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    Tom Barrett explains how he set up Google Docs in his classroom. It includes a checklist as well as an embed of 21 interesting ways to use Google Docs
John Pearce

The Complete Guidebook To Web Searching [PDF] - 5 views

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    Though an American based guide, this pdf download from MakeUseOf nontheless has some useful and interesting basic information about the most interesting search engines. Because it is largely for the US market some of the references to more specific engines such as price comparison searches will not be relevant. The guide is useful however in pointing out that search and Google are not interchangeable terms.
John Pearce

The Ultimate Google Wave Guide for Students: 100 Tips, Tools, and Tricks - Online Degre... - 2 views

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    Another set of links from OnlineDegreePrograms.org, this one deals with Google Wave. It deals with the basics through Communication and Collaboration, Shortcuts, Management and Customization, to Applications and Extensions. Definitely a set of links to check through even though the surge of the wave seems to have subsided a little.
John Pearce

The Complete Guide to Google Wave: How to Use Google Wave - 8 views

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    This is an online version of a comprehensive guide to getting started with and using Google Wave. The seven chapters cover topics such as managing contacts, organising and getting deeper into waves and adding gadgets and bots. Well worth a read if you prefer text based learning materials.
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