# COTSEAL /SEASSI 2009 Do more than just Google to Enhance the reading and writing project ThuyAnh Nguyen University of Michigan

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COTSEAL /SEASSI 2009 Do more than just Google to Enhance the reading and writing project ThuyAnh Nguyen University of Michigan tanguyen@umich.edu

Why is Google Called Google? Googol is the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros. The term was coined by Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner, and was popularized in the book, Mathematics and the Imagination by Kasner and James Newman. Googles play on the term reflects the companys mission to organize the immense amount of information available on the web. Googol is the mathematical term for a 1 followed by 100 zeros. The term was coined by Milton Sirotta, nephew of American mathematician Edward Kasner, and was popularized in the book, Mathematics and the Imagination by Kasner and James Newman. Googles play on the term reflects the companys mission to organize the immense amount of information available on the web. Goooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo, oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,ooooooooooGl e Goooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo, oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,oooooooooo,ooooooooooGl e is indeed derived from Googol is indeed derived from Googol 10000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000, 0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000. Yes, that is 100 zeros! 10000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000, 0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000,0000000000. Yes, that is 100 zeros! http://www.google.com/press/facts.html http://www.google.com/press/facts.html http://www.google.com/press/facts.html

Writing in Vietnamese with tones ~ ~ ? \ / T T Các d u trong ti ng Vi t : Ngang- Huy n-S c-H i Ngã- N ng

Writing in Vietnamese- The Objective Practice structures and vocabulary Practice structures and vocabulary Use the correct tones/diacritics Use the correct tones/diacritics Review and reproduce what have been learnt in class Review and reproduce what have been learnt in class Put ideas together Put ideas together Share and exchange ideas Share and exchange ideas Be creative with writing Be creative with writing

Why using google for writing projects It is really interactive online It is really interactive online It offers the access to pictures to make the writing more lively and illustrative It offers the access to pictures to make the writing more lively and illustrative It is easy to share online It is easy to share online It is password protected and safe It is password protected and safe There is plenty of room for students to be creative There is plenty of room for students to be creative User-Friendly, and everyone can make a simple website User-Friendly, and everyone can make a simple website

The importance of connection

AND WHAT ALL THE FLOWERS TOGETHER CAN MAKE SO WRITING CAN MAKE PICTURE WITH WORDS

WRITING BLOG with BLOGSPOT WRITING BLOG with BLOGSPOT

Vietnamese GOOGLE PROJECT @ UM 1 st semester: My story 1 st semester: My story 2 nd semester : My city 2 nd semester : My city 3 rd semester : My city, my university 3 rd semester : My city, my university 4 th semester : My website ( various themes) 4 th semester : My website ( various themes) Interaction with class blog Interaction with class blog

MY CITY MY CITY

MY UNIVERSITY MY UNIVERSITY

MY NOVEL

CLASS BLOG CLASS BLOG

GETTING FEEDBACK

ERR ERR I hate blogger. When you try to use html on that site, things turn out weird. Like with blogger, html gets messed up. I hate blogger. When you try to use html on that site, things turn out weird. Like with blogger, html gets messed up.