Introduction to Google Applications and Services “Googleverse”

Google is more than a search engine. It now puts programs online. Google's brought communications, productivity and collaboration tools right to your Web browser.

Google has set up a platform dedicated to education and called it Google in Education where students, teachers, educators, curriculum designers have access to a treasure trove of resources and materials offered by Google for the betterment of education.

Chest sheet for New Google Sites

This page gathers all of the Bloomin' Apps projects in one place!
Each of the images has clickable hotspots and includes suggestions for
Google, iPad, Android, and Web 2.0 applications
to support each of the levels of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.

Why digital literacy?


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How Social Media Can Make History

How Social Media Can Change History

  • Good Internet - "Some think that the Internet is a good thing. What do you think?"
  • Bad Internet - "Some think that the Internet is a bad thing. What do you think?"

The Sixth Sense

the Sixth Sense

Augmented Reality

  •  A Portal To Media LiteracyHigher ed. presentation by Michael Wesch  “During his presentation he breaks down his attempts to integrate Facebook, Netvibes, Diigo, Google Apps, Jott, Twitter, and other emerging technologies to create an education portal of the future.”
  • Five Minute University – This is a classic clip from Father Guido Sarducci from Saturday Night Live fame. The video gives humorous critique to learning in higher education.
Distracted by Everything MIT students included

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'Googled': The End of the World As We Know It.

Fresh Air interview by Terri Gross with Media critic Ken Auletta tracks the development of Google from a search engine to the provider of all things Internet in his new book Googled: The End of the World As We Know It.

Google Apps Overview

Google makes so many tools it can be difficult to easily determine what tools can best be used in education. Google for Educators suggests tools for your classroom. http://www.google.com/educators/index.html  In addition, this site gives you access to the Teacher Academy, the quarterly Google for Educators newsletter, the Google for Educators Discussion Group. This group allows you to select how you want to read the group postings. For example, discussion areas include: Google in your Classroom, Educational Resources, and Current Events. Bloomin' Google:
Google Tools to Support Bloom's Revised Taxonomy is an interactive graphic that lists and links to Google tools that can be used to accomplish the tasks associated with each level of Bloom's Revised Taxonomy.