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Trevor Cunningham

Tech Talk for Teachers: Get Your Group Grokking - 17 views

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    Blog post about the instGrok.com website. "Using instaGrok to find information will have your students spending less time searching, and more time learning."
Steve Gall

instaGrok | A new way to learn - 35 views

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    A worthy successor to google's wonder wheel? http://t.co/xuLd2DnZ #tlchat #austl #searchengine
AnnMarie Furbur

Goofram - Search Google and Wolfram Alpha at the same time! - 5 views

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    search Google and wolfram alpha at the same time
Stacy Olson

Boolify Project: An Educational Boolean Web Search Tool - 127 views

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    A search tool that helps students see how change their search terms changes their results.
Carol Mortensen

DuckDuckGo - 151 views

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    Clean, less adds search engine and I got better results than in Google! Try it!
Deborah King

Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | Magazine - 204 views

  • how savvy
  • If they’re naive at Googling, it’s because the ability to judge information is almost never taught in school.
  • intelligent search a key to everyday problem-solving
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  • a golden opportunity to train kids in critical thinking.
  • “The big thing in assessing search results is authorship—who put it there and why have they put it there?”
  • “This is learning how to learn.”
  • , mastering “crap detection 101,”
  • One prerequisite is that you already know a lot about the world.
  • Google makes broad-based knowledge more important, not less
  • But, crucially, she also trains students to assess the credibility of what they find online. For example, she teaches them to analyze the tone of a web page to judge whether it was created by an academic, an advocacy group, or a hobbyist.
  • she also trains students to assess the credibility of what they find online. For example, she teaches them to analyze the tone of a web page to judge whether it was created by an academic, an advocacy group, or a hobbyist.
  • she also trains students to assess the credibility of what they find online. For example, she teaches them to analyze the tone of a web page to judge whether it was created by an academic, an advocacy group, or a hobbyist
  • she also trains students to assess the credibility of what they find online. For example, she teaches them to analyze the tone of a web page to judge whether it was created by an academic, an advocacy group, or a hobbyist.
  • kids grok the intricacies
  • A group of researchers led by College of Charleston business professor Bing
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    All subjects need to teach students how to search for, analyze and utilize digital information within the subject area. This is where students will be getting info until someone pulls the plug or locks them in a bookmobile.
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    "We're often told that young people tend to be the most tech-savvy among us. But just how savvy are they? ,,, High school and college students may be "digital natives," but they're wretched at searching."
Glenda Baker

Experiment Google Custom Search Engine | The Groovy Librarian - Teaching in the 21st Ce... - 107 views

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    Create custom search engines for classes
Phil Brown

Comprehensive list of Search Engines - The Search Engine List - 132 views

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    A comprehesive list of search engines
Cristina Chonka

TinEye Reverse Image Search - 52 views

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    TinEye is a "reverse" search engine: you upload an image file, and it finds all the places on the Internet where that same photo (or a lightly altered version) has been found. This can be useful if you are looking for the original version of a picture (rather than someone's repost).
Roland Gesthuizen

Incompetent Research Skills Curb Users' Problem Solving (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) - 95 views

  • In general, we almost never see people use advanced search. And when they do, they typically use it incorrectly — partly because they use it so rarely that they never really learn how it works.
  • or many problems, the actual answer is right there. But the concept that you might have to sometimes go beyond search listings is getting lost
  • any problems, the actual answer is right there. But the concept that you might have to sometimes go beyond search listings is getting lost
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  • Sadly, when one approach is so easy (and works much of the time), users never develop the research skills needed to try or even consider other approaches.
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    "Today, many users are so reliant on search that it's undermining their problem-solving abilities. Ironically, the better search gets, the more dangerous it gets as people increasingly assume that whatever the search engine coughs up must be the answer."
Tony Bollino

Google Custom Search - Site search and more - 39 views

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    Create your own Google Safe Searching. Create a set of web sites for students to search without going to the wide open Internet. Great for young students or teaching about web site reliability.
Kelvin Thompson

Best Image Search Engines - 173 views

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    Best Image Search Engines
N Carroll

Twurdy Search - Search for Readable Results - 61 views

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    Search engine - with readability built in "Twurdy uses text analysis software to "read" each page before it is displayed in the results. Then Twurdy gives each page a readability level. Twurdy then shows the readability level of the page along with a color coded system to help users determine how easy the page will be to understand."
Martin Burrett

Qwiki - 141 views

    • Seth Roberts
       
      This site has a 30 second blurb on many topics that we teach from the money supply to Henri Matisse  from the space station to the properties of chemicals.
    • jawatsonii
       
      This is great, going to share with the teachers
    • International School of Central Switzerland
       
      great help - mainstream topics like "volcano" are pretty safe.  But the embed code doesn't work for Wikispaces.
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    Be among the first to join Qwiki. Their "information experience" will be launching soon. Watch the video to learn more about it.
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    You all want to check out this new tool.
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    An amazing technology that aggregates content from across the Internet and presents it in a unified, media-rich fashion.
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    Qwiki allows users to learn more about a variety of topics through multimedia and storytelling. Users can also contribute content to make Qwiki even better.
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    Qwiki instantly makes a 1 minute educational movie on any topic. A must try resource! Works by typing in a search term. Great for visual/auditory learners... and teachers. http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+&+Web+Tools
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