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Do more with Google!


It feels like every day I learn something new that we can do with Google. Some of it has been around and I've been under a rock. Others are brand new.

Today I learned about Google Tips and even noticed that they have 55 tips specifically geared towards the school year.

My recommendation is to pop the 55 tips up on your board while your students are coming in to class. They include tips to ditch the notecards during your presentations, using street view to explore the world, and using the Google Cultural Institute to explore significant moments in history.

Go check out Google Tips. The tips are quick and easy and I'm sure you'll learn something new and cool.

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