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Here Are 31 Haunted Places You Can Explore With Google Maps

Here Are 31 Haunted Places You Can Explore With Google Maps by Ashley McCann Have you ever wanted to play paranormal investigator? Would you like to explore America’s most frightening locations, both near and far? Maybe you’re looking for inspiration for some creepy curricula based around historical fact-finding? Have no fear, Google’s got your back. […]

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How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students

How To Create A Custom Google Search Engine For Your Students by TeachThought Staff While many teachers embrace the chaos of digital research, for others setting students loose on Google is a recipe for a research project chock-full of Wiki Answers and other less-than-ideal information sources. Because evaluating the credibility of information is an important […]

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Get Things Done: 24 Google Doc Tips For Productivity

  Get Things Done: 24 Google Doc Tips For Productivity by TeachThought Staff Google Docs has gone from a tacked-on Google web/browser-based product to an indispensable edtech tool for all devices and platforms. We’ve talked before about How To Setup Google Classroom. Used properly, cloud-based tools can enhance learning and collaboration. Google Docs, for example, allows […]

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How To Teach Students To Research Without Google

How To Teach Students To Research Without Google by Jane Healey, Ph.D It’s the start of a new school year, and many teachers will be planning research projects for their classes. Inquiry-based learning is one of the current buzz phrases, meaning students should ask and answer questions as a primary method in the classroom.  It’s […]

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Google Earth Just Got Better–& More Existential

Google Earth Just Got Better–& More Existential by Ashley McCann One of the most awe-inspiring features of Google Earth is how it allows you to get a sense of your place on our planet, in both a micro and macro way. From your exact home to a zoomed out view of its place in your […]

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8 Ways To Get Creative With Chromebooks

8 Ways To Get Creative With Chromebooks by Sam Glicksman, TeachThought PD Tech Integration Workshop Facilitator *this blog was originally published at TeachThought PD Chromebooks have become popular educational devices that are used in thousands of schools across the US and worldwide. They offer an attractive price and can be used very effectively to target […]

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How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy

How To Set Google Doc Sharing Permissions For Student Privacy by Ashley McCann While cloud-based word processing and file-sharing has been a boon to the modern classroom, with this potential comes new concerns. While technology access at home, WiFi strength at school, big data, Draconian district filters and more can thwart your attempts to use technology […]

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A Google Chrome Deployment Guide For Schools

A Google Chrome Deployment Guide For Schools by TeachThought Staff Considering Google Chromebooks for your schools or district? Interested in what the rollout might look like, as opposed to Windows devices or iOS? Or maybe you’re ready to deploy them and want to know what to look for–updating to the latest version of Chrome, handling […]

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