Math Teachers: Ask Google

Technology transforms what is possible. I have never learned the algorithm to calculate the square root (I turn 39 this week.) My friends who taught in the math department with me who were older knew how to do it; this was part of the curriculum when they went to...

6 Steps to Teaching Students to Search

Please feel free to use this resource with students or in teacher trainings. Please do not republish to your blog. Link to Google Drawing: https://goo.gl/LlCgQ5 New Literacy The new literacy is to teach students how to search. Rather than giving students answers, we...

Finding Plagiarism with Google Search

There are many great products to help detect plagiarism in student work, including Grammarly. My first line of defense if I suspect plagiarism is to simply use Google Search. First Results Most of the time, students will use the first couple of results from a Google...

Finding Data for Students to Research and Analyze

In any subject area students can use data to support their claims. Even ELA standards ask for students to reason quantitatively (with numbers). Finding data can be tricky. Google provides a search filter that only returns websites that contain data. Getting into the...