Google has a cloud photo management system – Google Photos – which some consider to be the current best solution available. This week Google has added the ability to create ‘shared albums’ – where multiple people can contribute images into a single collaborative album. This could be rather useful! Imagine a team of teachers or … Read more
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Using Google to research can be too big at times! Maybe you just want to give students a curated set of sources to search within. It is possible to create your own search engine that will only search within a certain set of sites or even sections of sites. Go to cse.google.com and then … Read more
In Google Drive it is possible to ‘add selected items to an additional folder’. This means that you can have a file in more than one folder. You are not duplicating the file – you are just putting access to it in more than one place. The process: Select the file you would like to … Read more
You have produced a Google Document, Sheet or Slide and you want the students to make a copy of it so that they work upon their own copy. You can share the document with the students – with the students only having the right to view the document and then ask them to go to … Read more
The following steps may help you guide students (or staff) through various search skills. Tip: ensure that you are all using the same Google domain – either google.co.uk or google.fr. Using google.com geographically localize to the Google domain of the country you are in. Search: hurricane – how many results are there? Search: hurricane katrina … Read more
Assuming the use of Google as a search engine while using Google Chrome. Tip 1: Search within a webpage or document Use the find bar to locate a specific word or phrase on a webpage. You can use the keyboard shortcuts Ctrl+F (Windows, Linux, and Chrome OS) and ⌘+F (Mac) to quickly open the find … Read more