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181 Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School

28 Jun

181 Google Tricks That Will Save You Time in School [Updated] – Online Colleges.

Lots of Great Stuff!!  Here’s a run-down:

#1-35   Search Tips
#36-47  Education
#48-65  Google Docs
#46-95  Gmail
#96-107  Calendar
#108-120 Google Mobile
#121-154  Google Chrome
#155-165  Google Books
#166-170  Google Voice
#171-181  Google Services and Apps



Search engine madness

3 Feb

I just found a new search engine that I am crazy about (so far)!  I will share that later…

I use Google.  I have a Google account, I like to search for images, sometimes use the translator, LOVE Google Docs.  Google has even become a verb, an everyday word.  I can be the noun “Googler”.

I saw a new search engine posted in Diigo today and I thought about all of the ones I have used:

Spezify:  results are in thumbnail form
Wolfram: Math and more search engine.  We had fun putting in our first names and seeing what they ranked (Jacob is number one for boys).
Kid Search:  Found this nice kid friendly list
Pic Search:  Less likely to have indecent pictures.  I ask the students to use this one in the lab.
Multicolr Search lab:  Search by color!  Great for my elementary WL.

I also love Only2clicks to make your own little search engine.  If I am having the students do some research on Hispanic customs, people or festivals, for example, I give them this link and tell them to only look through those pages.  It is a pretty cool site because I have other tabs there that are not shared, so the students cannot see them.

So the new search engine (to me anyway) is Carrot2.  I did a search for Cinco de mayo.  Up came a side menu with 12 folders in it.  I could click on Battle of Puebla, History, dances, etc.  It was one of those moments when you think “Why didn’t anyone do this before”.  Like I said, it is brand new, but I am going to use it for a while and see how it goes.

I would love to hear other people’s favorite search engines!


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