Kevin Jarrett posted this a couple of days ago, but this link is just in time for the next GTA on the 24th!
If you haven't seen it at the Google for Educators site already, this project is getting more attention now: "With technology producing such dramatic changes in American politics, we want to make sure it's easy for teachers to bring some of the best Internet tools into the classroom to help students get engaged."
This is a new video from Google about Google Docs - for educators by educators. You might see several familiar Google Certified Teachers if you check it out. ;)
I finally dove into the My Library feature in Google Books this week. I love it. I added most of the key books from the shelves behind me. You can search them here. (I just wish they weren't in the order I added them when you browse.) There's already teac
The official Blogger Buzz blog compares Blogging to writing a knol. "Blogs are great for quickly and easily getting your latest writing out to your readers, while knols are better for when you want to write an authoritative article on a single topic."
Here's the official announcement of Google Docs templates on the Google Docs blog, complete with videos!
Teachers in the new Google Teacher Academy cohort started this wiki on their own. Cool.
The new sharing and notes features on Google Reader look fantastic. It incorporates some Google Notebook features and comes closer to del.icio.us functionality. I need to play with it.
Share items. Share tags (which are like categories or folders). Clear or move shared items around. Good for social learning.
Google's explanation of their product set to compete with Wikipedia. I think wikipedia will still have an important place... and IMHO may still eclipse any attempts such as Googles, though I expect the knols will have a value as well.
Vicki Davis tweeted a link to this graphic which depicts how students can use various Google tools and how those tools are interrelated.
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