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How Google works

March 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Search Tools

Here is a link to an interesting to how Google searches.  It might be interesting for students to see how their questions are answered. From Free Technology Teachers.

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It is a commercial, but

March 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Search Tools

This xtranormal video from SweetSearch does make some good points.  While I love and use Google all the time- it is not the only (nor best) way to search.  This might help older students realize that using other resources is important.

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Looking for web literacy tools?

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Search Tools

  Need to educate your students about online safety? How to identify cyber tricks?  Visit the Google Educator site for a series of lesson plans, videos, and classroom activities on web literacy. The site also includes Instructor and teacher handouts as well as presentations to use in class. (from TeachersFirst)

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A cloud like search

August 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Search Tools

What would you get if your crossed a word cloud with a search engine? I think it would look like Quintura for kids. Enter a search term and watch the cloud appear.  You can then select one of the terms for more information. (from Technology Tidbits)

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