ETC15

8:30 – 10:00

Let’s Search

Information Facts

Eric Schmidt

Connectivism Learning Theory

Wikipedia vs Textbooks

Building Search Understanding

A Google A Day

Google for Educators – some great resources

http://www.google.com/edu/index.html
http://www.google.com/insidesearch/searcheducation/index.html

Sign Up for Google’s Search Course

Search Lessons from Jeff
Search Lesson for K-2
Search Lesson for 3-5
Search Lesson for 6-8
Search Lesson for 9-12

Learn some basic search syntax, or use Google Advanced Search

Domain Extensions by Country

Wikipedia

Use the Talk Page

Wikipedia’s Good Article criteria

Wikipedia’s Quality Scale

Wikipedia pops up in bibliographies, and even college curricula

Wikipedia better than a history textbook

Is Wikipedia Really Such a Bad Research Tool for Students?

Wikipedia is arguably subject to more rigorous review practices than are many scholarly publications.

Wikibooks Junior

Wikipedia Infographic

WikiWand: Making Wiki more visually appealing

Edits in real time on Wikipedia

Easybib Google Docs Add-on

10:00 – 10:30 – Coffee Break

Activity

15 minute activity

Work Time

12:30 – 13:30 – Lunch

Google Maps Engine Lite

Where have you been?

Where are you from?

Map Engine Lite

Sightseer Newsletter

IB Geography Lesson/Video

Openstreetmap.org

14:45 – 15:15 – Coffee Break

The-Profile-of-a-Modern-Teacher

 

Creating a Collaborative Core Text

Flipboard

Chrome Extension

Flipboard

1. Install the app

2. Create your flipboard

Find your communities

3. Create your magazine

5. Edit Settings

6. Share Settings

What it looks like in action

Geography Flipbooks

Gender Roles Magazine

Write Right Magazine

My Magazine