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What are you interested in? (Great Presentation Example)

September 26, 2013

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This TED Talk is a great example how to effectively use slides to enhance a presentation.  Notice the presenter is the focus, not the slides.  I also love the examples of what kids are able to do when they follow their passions! Extracurricular empowerment: Scott McLeod at TEDxDesMoines

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Presentation Dont’s – Ready

September 26, 2013

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– Any other “Dont’s” that you can think of? What do you think are good things to do in a presentation?

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Icons (w/ Google drawings)

September 22, 2013

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While learning about visual literacy, I stumbled on the idea of icons. An ICON is a simple picture or symbol representing an idea, concept, or action.            Icons … Quickly and compactly show information Focus and emphasis certain ideas Help you remember things You can use icons in projects, posters, lab report […]

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Visual Concept Map Notes

September 16, 2013

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When learning about a topic it is important to record what you’ve learned. There are many ways to go about doing this.  We are probably most familiar with written notes.  The place of choice for most of us right now is Google Drive or G-Docs as the kids on the street are calling it. (: […]

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Google Research

August 25, 2013

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Really cool tool built in Google Docs Search, Cite, and Link to sites.   Click TOOLS -> RESEARCH Click to Read More

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Google Search Tips and Tricks

August 25, 2013

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Google Search Tips and Tricks Google Search Tips

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Googling

August 18, 2013

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We all use Google to find out anything about everything.  But how does Google actually work? I was curious so I Googled:  “how does google search work”.  At least I started to until this came up. I didn’t have to complete my search term, Google predicted what I wanted.  So I clicked on it and got […]

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Google Reader: Bringing the Web to You

May 24, 2013

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EDIT:  Google Reader is deceased.  : (  Feedly is a good alternative that does a similar job.  I also still use Pulse and Flipboard on my iPad to view my feeds. Google Reader is a great way to bring website articles and blog posts from you favorite sites to one site that you can check […]

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