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    What Can StudentStudents Actually Do
    Before answering that question, we should first ask, "Why video conferencing?" or better yet, "Why technology?"
    I want my students to communicate in complex and modern ways.
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    I want my students to document their thinking as they work through a process.
    I want my students to have multiple ways through which to interact with learning objects.
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    Ways To Integrate Video Conferences Into Your Curriculum
    You can hold a classroom-to-classroom video conference( sometimes referred to as point-to-point video conference) for any reason and and for any subject area. There are many reasons to have a video conference. The following is just a few ideas that I have tried or have heard of.
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    Video confer. pp tfortues.
    View more presentations from Mary Wallace
    What Can Student Actually Do With Video Conferencing?
    Before answering that question, we should first ask, "Why video conferencing?" or better yet, "Why technology?"
    I want my students to communicate in complex and modern ways.
    I want my students to make their thinking visible as an alternative assessment.
    I want my students to document their thinking as they work through a process.
    I want my students to have multiple ways through which to interact with learning objects.
    If your answers fall within the above answers then Video Conferencing may be the resource you are searching for.

    Ways To Integrate Video Conferences Into Your Curriculum
    You can hold a classroom-to-classroom video conference( sometimes referred to as point-to-point video conference) for any reason and and for any subject area. There are many reasons to have a video conference. The following is just a few ideas that I have tried or have heard of.
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Tuesday, October 9

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    to Know Google: Let it snow, let it snow, let it snowGoogle
    This list is only a selective sampling of the many features and programs offered by Google.
    Share your favorite Google Tips here using CorkBoard Me.
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    Google Offers-- similar to Groupon. Coupons that generally offer X amount worth of services for half that amount of payment.
    OpenClass -- connected with Pearson;allows you to build an online class in a Moodle-like environment using Google Apps in an LMS.
    Google Humor
    Here is a list of Google playing jokes on you!

    Google the Search Engine
    Improving your searches . Tips from Google.
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    This list is only a selective sampling of the many features and programs offered by Google.
    Share your favorite Google Tips here using CorkBoard Me.
    Google the Search Engine
    Operator Symbols
    Add these symbols to your search to refine or expand the results as needed
    Quotation Marks. “ “ Put your search terms in quotation marks to find the exact phrase for which you are searching and minimize false hits. “Darlene Morriston” is more precise than Darlene Morriston but also wouldn’t let you find Darlene Lynn Morriston
    Tilde. ~ . Let Google find synonyms for your search terms. Is it better to use cookbook or recipes or is there another word? Google will determine the synonyms and use them all . Example:
    Minus Sign. - . Refine your search by removing words. The minus sign must touch the word you wish to exclude from the search results. Example: Cowboys –Dallas
    Wildcard. * Unsure of spelling? Know that you have several variations? Use the wildcard, such as immigra* for immigration, immigrants, immigrate, immigrating etc.
    OR – meaning either /or, such as teenagers OR youth. The other way to write OR is to use the vertical bar such as teenagers|youth. This expands your search to find more results.
    Range .. Use two periods with no space between. Plasma Televisions $1500..1900 The search will find sites that list televisions between the prices of $1500 and $1900. Can also be used for year range.
    Operator Terms
    Add these words to your search followed by the colon to have Google find you a specific type of answer.
    Filetype: Limit your search results to certain commonly known file types such as PPT or DOC. Example: cell division filetype:pptx
    Define: Get the definition of a word. Example: define:incredulous
    Site: Limit your search to a specific website. Example: food processors site:amazon.com (You must include the .com portion)
    Domain: Restrict your search to a specific domain type, such as .org sites or .gov sites. Example: measles site:.gov Example: measles site:.org (recall that Wikipedia is a .org site)
    Info: This command will tell you related information about a website. Example: Info:www.pt-sd.org will give you a recent copy of the site, similar sites, sites connected to this site and more.
    Other Ways to Refine Your Search
    Advanced Screen – Click on the advanced screen link to combine many of these restrictions into a search, including a date restriction or a language restriction. Fill in blanks as needed or desired.
    The Left Bar -- Easiest way to sort through the Google options; particularly useful to choose a type of source (such as blog or image or video) or to get the latest news

    In the News
    Google Wallet -- Use your smartphone to store your credit cards securely. Then use the phone to pay bills.
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    Google Offers-- similar to Groupon. Coupons that generally offer X amount worth of services for half that amount of payment.
    OpenClass -- connected with Pearson;allows you to build an online class in a Moodle-like environment using Google Apps in an LMS.
    Google the Search Engine
    Improving your searches . Tips from Google.
    Review these strategies.
    Operator Symbols
    Add these symbols to your search to refine or expand the results as needed
    Quotation Marks. “ “ Put your search terms in quotation marks to find the exact phrase for which you are searching and minimize false hits. “Darlene Morriston” is more precise than Darlene Morriston but also wouldn’t let you find Darlene Lynn Morriston
    Tilde. ~ . Let Google find synonyms for your search terms. Is it better to use cookbook or recipes or is there another word? Google will determine the synonyms and use them all . Example:
    Minus Sign. - . Refine your search by removing words. The minus sign must touch the word you wish to exclude from the search results. Example: Cowboys –Dallas
    Wildcard. * Unsure of spelling? Know that you have several variations? Use the wildcard, such as immigra* for immigration, immigrants, immigrate, immigrating etc.
    OR – meaning either /or, such as teenagers OR youth. The other way to write OR is to use the vertical bar such as teenagers|youth. This expands your search to find more results.
    Range .. Use two periods with no space between. Plasma Televisions $1500..1900 The search will find sites that list televisions between the prices of $1500 and $1900. Can also be used for year range.
    Operator Terms
    Add these words to your search followed by the colon to have Google find you a specific type of answer.
    Filetype: Limit your search results to certain commonly known file types such as PPT or DOC. Example: cell division filetype:pptx
    Define: Get the definition of a word. Example: define:incredulous
    Site: Limit your search to a specific website. Example: food processors site:amazon.com (You must include the .com portion)
    Domain: Restrict your search to a specific domain type, such as .org sites or .gov sites. Example: measles site:.gov Example: measles site:.org (recall that Wikipedia is a .org site)
    Info: This command will tell you related information about a website. Example: Info:www.pt-sd.org will give you a recent copy of the site, similar sites, sites connected to this site and more.
    Other Ways to Refine Your Search
    Advanced Screen – Click on the advanced screen link to combine many of these restrictions into a search, including a date restriction or a language restriction. Fill in blanks as needed or desired.
    The Left Bar -- Easiest way to sort through the Google options; particularly useful to choose a type of source (such as blog or image or video) or to get the latest news.

    Helpful References
    Google Features
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    In the News
    Google Wallet -- Use your smartphone to store your credit cards securely. Then use the phone to pay bills.
    Google Drive -- cloud storage (similar to dropbox) that will give you 5gb free. Coordinates with other Google Apps.
    Mobile Google
    Google Goggles – Take a picture of something and ask Google to find out more information. You can take a picture of a word in another language and Google will offer a translation.
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