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Insert Quotes using Google Docs Research Tool

Looking for a way to give your writing impact? Do you need to find evidence to support your viewpoint? Do you want to strengthen an argument? Google Docs has a Research tool that searches for quotes. It will display famous sayings made by presidents, celebrities, historical figures, or sports heroes. When a quote is inserted, …

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Research Skills for Students: Primary and Secondary Sources

Teach Your Students to Become Perceptive Researchers One of my previous blogs recognized the complexity of teaching students foundational research skills. As educators, we struggle with teaching all of the steps of the inquiry process as well as keeping the students engaged in learning these essential skills. TechnoResearch is a new Google Apps for Education …

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TodaysMeet – Can I Ask an Out Loud Question?

July 2018 Update: Please note that TodaysMeet is no longer available online. I recently went to an education conference. One of the sessions I attended was a panel discussion regarding BYOD. There were about 100 people in attendance. The presenters used TodaysMeet. TodaysMeet is a web based tool that allows for audience participation. Participants can …

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Video and Sound Production Skills in the Classroom

Today’s students are media savvy. They listen to music, take pictures with cell phones and cameras, play electronic games, use the computer to download songs and view videos, and watch movies and television. They are avid consumers of a variety of media in their leisure time. What better way of hooking their interest than to …

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