Enable students to document, research, write and synthesize information to create a presentations.
Serves to project classroom demonstrations and materials, providing greater visibility and viewing opportunities to students. This enables teachers with a limited budget to purchase materials and demonstrate concepts to the entire class. Many document cameras have the ability to photograph presentations.
Google Search Operators
When performing a Google search, the specific search operator allows one to narrow the search.
Example: I would like to search government sites for documents on the effects of climate change on the California condor. Go to Google Search and type the following without quotation marks: "site:.gov climate change California condor"then press enter and you will discover a list of links specific to your search.
Link to Google Search Operators
To research media from different countries, insert the country codes into the search box.
Example: I would like to research articles on the Cape Floristic region of South Africa. However, I only want articles written in South Africa. Go to Google Search box and type the following without quotation marks" "site:ZA cape floristic" then hit enter. You will see a list of articles with ZA in the URL, indicating it is from South Africa.
List of Internet Country Codes: http://www.web-l.com/country-codes/
Blendspace. com Teachers can create lessons using various media in one space, while incorporating quizzes and resources. It is user friendly and enjoyed by students. Blendspace.com
Video notes enable students to take notes while viewing a video http://www.videonot.es/