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Does Google Help Students Learn (or Just Think They Do?)

By Sarah D. Sparks on May 26, 2015 8:19 AM

New York City

There’s no question that in the era of the smartphone, the Internet has become a go-to place to find out something in a hurry, but does “outsourcing your memory” actually help students learn new concepts, or does it just make people think they are smarter than they are? 88 more words

Educational Technology

Google Apps workshop

Last week I attend a workshop on using Google Apps for Education.  Kimberley Hall from CEOM lead us through ways of using Google drive, docs, forms, etc for ourselves, and with our students as a way of sharing and working collaboratively. 80 more words


Top Ten Tips For Successful Searching!

We’ve created a handy toolkit designed to help you find and use information effectively. The toolkit contains top tips on the best resources, using Google wisely, refining internet searches and links to great online tutorials where you can hone your skills. 8 more words

Library News

Ideas for Photos

Thinking of ideas for a photography session can be tough. Your photographer will have some, but it helps to let them know what you’re really looking for.  121 more words


Candy Cane Countdown: Day 5

 December 5 – If you can’t beat ’em, at least show them how to Google better!

We librarians have our love-hate relationship with Google, for sure, but truth be told, we all know that it actually… 223 more words

Bits And Pieces

This Week in Internet Searching: ice cream doughnuts and sexy pineapple

One of my writer/woman crushes is a fabulously confident and hilarious woman named Shanna  Germain. She recently published a blog post about the contents of her internet search history and it inspired me to track back through my own as well. 366 more words

Ramblings & Unsolicited Advice

Technology: It Matters.

I get a lot of pleasure looking through the search terms that bring people to my blog. Many people find me when they are searching for information about lazy parents who use electronics with their children. 317 more words