Google for Educators

Google, at Google For Educators, is now offering educational resources for using Google products in the classroom: Google recognizes the central role that teachers play in breaking down the barriers between people and information, and we support educators who work each day to empower their students and expand the frontiers of human knowledge. This website […]

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Students and communication

The ‘millennials’ usher in a new era brings up some interesting points in the education of the next generation. For their grandparents, the bicycle was a symbol of childhood independence. Today, for many kids and young adults, it is the Internet. “It consumes my life,” said Andrea Thomas, a senior at Miami University. “If I’m […]

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Create a graph

Need a way to easily create a graph? The National Center for Education Statistics, a division of the U.S. Department of Education has put together an easy to use tool to create bar, line, area, pie, and XY graphs. Users can email the graph to themselves, which will also give a link to save the […]

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Cool search site

We’ve all come to love and rely on Google, but I was alerted to a new site today, Clusty. This search engine takes your search query, and “clusters” the results into different search topics. For example, I did a search on “volcano”, and not only did it give me a list of websites for volcanoes, […]

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