Tag archives for Google

  1. Register Today: Live Virtual Field Trip with the Google Doodlers

      Meet the team of illustrators and engineers who design the Google homepage logos From Sketches to the Google Homepage Wednesday, March 5 @ 1pm ET Discovery Education is traveling to the Google headquarters to meet the team of illustrators and engineers who design the Google Doodles- Google’s playful and fun homepage illustrations. Join us for […]

  2. Save the Date! Doodle 4 Google opens February 4th

    Your students could win a $30,000 scholarship! Before there was an airplane, there were doodles of cool flying machines. And before there was a submarine, there were doodles of magical underwater sea explorers. Since the beginning of time, ideas big and small, practical and playful, thought-provoking and smile-inducing, have started out as doodles. And we’re […]

  3. Googlicious

    Take over 300 attendees, 27 presenters, 55 workshops and 0 pages of paper, put it together and you get a Google Summit at Charlottesville, Virginia, 2013. Dedicated to all things Google, the sessions covered topics from “Getting Started” to “Google Ninja”, there was something for everyone. There were also many DEN Stars presenting for the […]

  4. Why is google not spelled googol (the correct spelling)

    As Larry Page, the co-founder of Google.com narrates: “Lucas Pereira: ‘You idiots, you spelled [Googol] wrong!’ But this was good, because google.com was available and googol.com was not. Now most people spell ‘Googol’ ‘Google’, so it worked out OK in the end.” or according to Google corp. 1999: ” 10^100 (a gigantic number) is a […]

  5. Edmodo Has Gone Google!!

    I have been continually impressed with edmodo but now they have really done it! Edmodo has tied into google docs! If you haven’t embraced edmodo as a teacher, you are really missing out on a great way to keep your students and yourself organized and communicating! Now, with the power of Google Docs you can […]

  6. Googling Creative Commons

    Educators and students are always looking for images and media to be integrated into a variety of classroom projects.  Some of those projects may be book reports, digital storytelling projects, or podcasts. To some of us, relying on Flickr for images licensed under Creative Commons is our second stop after searching DE Streaming images.  Creative […]

  7. Interactive Human Body

    In this time of education initiatives including 1:1 and Interactive Whiteboards, Google has taken another step towards solidifying their role as an education resource. Prior to Christmas break, one of the hot topics on Twitter was Google Lab’s Body Browser.  I found the conversations very interesting  and I decided to investigate the new Google Lab’s […]

  8. Google Science Fair

    I received this email from NASA-AMES today and I had to pass it along.  What an opportunity! Get your students together and get ready to jump on this STEM activity! “On the 11 January 2011, Google is launching the inaugural Google Science Fair. We have partnered with NASA, CERN, National Geographic, Scientific American and the LEGO […]

  9. Google Docs for the Classroom and Much More!

    For many years now, I have been an avid user of as much Google as possible. Google Maps, Images, Gmail, Places, Docs…I think I’ve tried just about everything. I recently gave a presentation to my school staff about using Google Docs in the classroom, and I shared the following links with them: Google for educators […]

  10. Google Collaborative Tools

    Do you use or have you tried Google Docs (word processing, spreadsheets, or presentations), Sites, Gmail, or Calendar? Many educators have found that the best things about using Google Docs, Sites, or Calendar with their students or colleagues are the ability to collaborate and to work from any computer. Teachers are using Google’s offerings for […]

  11. Geekybird sighting at The Bird House

    Take a look at this blog maintained by Matt Monjan.   If you’re ever looking for DE info previously posted,  ideas for integrating DE in the classroom, or differentiating instruction, you’ll find it here ( power points, videos, lists, suggestions).  Matt is also a big fan of Digital Storytelling, which is greatly enhanced with DE […]