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Application: Google Apps

What Google Apps offers:
Google Docs - Google Docs allows library media specialists an opportunity to share, collaborate and gather information from students and teachers.
Google Books - Google Books allows students, teachers and librarians to share reading lists and to explore books online. In addition, ebooks are now available which can be read with the Google Reader App.
Google News - Students can improve their research process by customizing their News page and create alerts for newly published articles.
Google Scholar - Students can go beyond the overwhelming process of performing a Google Search and limit their research to scholarly journals and legal opinions.
Google Search - WonderWheel, Timeline, Customized Search Engines and more! There are many Google Search tools which can help students locate the information they need.



Authentic Applications:
Google Docs
Using Google Docs to Create an Online Library Schedule


Using Google Forms to Create a Book Checklist


Using Google Forms to Create a Book Request Form

Examples of Authentic Applications:

Google Docs

Library Schedule

Book Checklist for Reading Olympics

Book Request Form

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Authentic Applications:

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Authentic Applications:

Google Books


Examples of Authentic Applications:

Google Books


Embed books on your Pathfinders:


Shared Book List


Authentic Application:

Google News



Example of Authentic Application:




Authentic Application:

Google Scholar






Authentic Application:

Google Search




Authentic Examples:


Google Custom Search Example

Google Fast Flip

Google Search Stories - Create Your Own





Shakespeare in the 21st Century


Google Alert


Google Bookmarks - select sites as you surf Google; Google Lists are now available also!

Google for Educators - Tools for your Classroom





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