7 Great Ways to Use Google for Education

In this computerized era, Google is the most commonly used tool in everyday life; from starting a day with Google News to saying good night to a friend using Hangouts. Along with social uses, Google has a significant role in education. According to college experts at SolidEssay.com, Google’s numerous products such as Scholar, Gmail, Drive, Books, …

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A great lesson idea: Go on a Google Hunt!

Recently, as part of our maths unit on shape, my class went on a Google hunt! We were studying quadrilaterals and after teaching them the definition of each one, they had to find real life examples on Google. Here are some they found: Finally, I asked the pupils to post the results on Google Classroom, …

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My article for a joint project between Google and TES – Ten ways to use tech to teach creativity.

I was recently contacted about the opportunity to write for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tech and creativity were the focus and I jumped at the chance.  Tech makes so many opportunities for learners to create things and I have listed 10 of the best ways I have discovered. …

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How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls.  In short, you put shaving foam (the cloud) on top of a cup of water and drop food colouring onto it.  When the cloud gets full, it begins to 'rain' the food colouring. Have a look at a video we took: How …

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Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

"Wow!  Amazing!  Ohhhhhh!  Wooaahhh!" These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! What is it? Google Expeditions is a virtual reality tech tool that lets you and your class go on excursions around the world from the comfort of your classroom... and it's all because …

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