Google Reader

The Crib Sheet:
Google Reader

The Tool:


The Reader segment will focus on things such as being able to locate timely relevant research (when needed for research-based decision making), discovering news about the school, and having updates on important topics come to them (as a way to save precious time).

Search "define:aggregator"

A service that gathers information published by different sources and organizes it together under a common interface.

Google Reader

Activity: Set Up An RSS Aggregator

What are some ways you could use Google Reader to make learning current?
  1. Create an account at Google Reader
  2. Search for relevant sites that have RSS feeds.
  3. You might use Google News or Google Blog Search to help narrow your search.
  4. Subscribe to some feeds and add them to your Google Reader.
  5. Share items with your colleagues and/or students.
  6. Advanced: Share items (with notes) in Google Reader.


Common Craft Video on Google Reader

YouTube Video

BONUS: Don't Miss AideRSS for Google Reader (a Firefox Extension)