Global Educators Cohort Program - Teacher Education

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Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Find - CTRL + F
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  • New Tab - CTRL + T
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Work in two windows - Right click on the gray part of the start bar, select Tile windows vertically

Tabbed Browsing

Search Tutorials

Search Tricks
Both Words – elementary AND education
Exact Phrase – “elementary education”
Exclude Phrases – “elementary education” NOT kindergarten
Safe Search - Safesearch:“elementary education”
Specific Filetypes - “elementary education” filetype:pdf (doc, pdf, ppt, xls)
Within a Site - “elementary education” site:www.msu.edu

Search Engines
Altavista
http://www.altavista.com/

Blinkx
http://www.blinkx.com/

Clusty
http://clusty.com/

FlickrCC
http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/index.php

Google Books
http://books.google.com

Google Scholar
http://scholar.google.com

Jamendo
http://www.jamendo.com/en/

Odeo
http://odeo.com/

Quintura
http://www.quintura.com

Sputtr
http://www.sputtr.com

Stock Xchg
http://www.sxc.hu/

Teacher Tube
http://www.teachertube.com/

Technorati
http://www.technorati.com

Ujiko
http://www.ujiko.com/v2a/flash.php?langue=en




Copyright & Fair Use Guidelines for Teachers
http://www.techlearning.com/techlearning/pdf/db_area/archives/TL/2002/10/copyright_chart.pdf

Copyright Questions
http://www.cyberbee.com/cb_copyright.swf

Copyright Kids
http://www.copyrightkids.org/

http://www.loc.gov/teachers/copyrightmystery/

http://www.cyberbee.com/copyrt.html

Safety
http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/

Net Smart
http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm