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On this week’s Google Educast Show: our host Chris Betcher, along with fellow Google Certified Teachers Kevin Brookhouser and Fred Delventhal and special guest Googler Tasha Bergson-Michelson talk about the Power searching with Google MOOC, plus latest news from Google, a snapshot of the World Wonders Project, and some awesomely good classroom work from Kevin’s Grade 10 students from their 20% time projects.
Can you define the word “Grok?” InstaGrok is a developing answer-engine that is specifically designed for the education market. The mission of InstaGrok is to teach 21st Century research and curation skills in a safe, age appropriate environment. InstaGrok is commercial free and organizes search results according to themes and concepts. In a way, InstaGrok is similar to Wolfram|Alpha as it provides answers and information rather than a list of links. Using the search box, type in any term or idea that you are interested [...]
Here’s the breakdown for this episode: In the News: YouTube’s makeover, easier ways to oversee e-mail in Google Apps for Education, and Computer Science Education Week. Interview with Tasha Bergson-Michelson of Google Search Education. Google Currents and an update to the Picasa application. Google Earth Puzzles, Placespotting, Listener Map reminder and #EduWin
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Last week, I posted about being hypocritical about copyright and attribution. In that post, I encouraged teachers to learn about creative commons licensing and to focus on using images that adhere to CC or have been licensed by the creator for “re-use”. In this post, I will outline how to leverage Flickr to search for Creative Commons licensed content. While Flickr (and Picasa) are very popular photo-sharing sites, we often think of them as just a place to “put” images for [...]
For years we dreamed of a day where, you said to your computer “Computer- tell me everything there is to know about ______________.” And the computer would then show you all details, movies, pictures, related stories and text regarding that subject. The first thing I think of is the scene in Star Trek II (or many previous Star Trek episodes), where Kirk needs to get up to speed on some data or planet. I also think of Wall E, where [...]