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Kelly Gardiner

Advanced Search commands - 5 views

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    Some excellent tricks for a range of search engines/tools
Catherine Hainstock

CC Search - 2 views

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    Please note that search.creativecommons.org is not a search engine, but rather offers convenient access to search services provided by other independent organizations.
Catherine Hainstock

Search Education - Google - 2 views

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    With the materials on this site, you can help your students become skilled searchers- whether they're just starting out with search, or ready for more advanced training.
Geise Library

SearchReSearch - 5 views

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    "A blog about search, search skills, teaching search, learning how to search, learning how to use Google effectively, learning how to do research."
Kelly Gardiner

Free Technology for Teachers: 10 Google Search Tips All Students Can Use - 3 views

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    A PDF of tips for students, for use in class or library
Catherine Hainstock

The Wiki Game - 'Wikipedia Game' - Explore and race through Wikipedia! - 1 views

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    A fun way to explore Wikipedia articles.
Catherine Hainstock

Using Search Stories to Teach Search Skills | The Thinking Stick - 2 views

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    Jeff Utecht's blog entry about a novel way to teach students search skills. Give students and start and end point. Eg. 3rd Grade - give students: Rocks and Volcanoes. Start with Rocks and create a search story that gets them to end the search story with how Rocks and Volcanoes are related.
Catherine Hainstock

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 1 views

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    Google's created a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond. Search Literacy lessons are broken down based on level of expertise in search: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced.
Lisa Wheeldon

Choose the Best Search for Your Information Need - 7 views

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    Lists the best search engines for a particular research need
Geoff Giblin

12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy - 5 views

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    A nice introductory article on adding something more than basic to the ubiquitous Google search. Seems to be a timely article with this weeks ResearchToolkit assignment
Mitzi Tuke

Home | National Library of Australia - 1 views

shared by Mitzi Tuke on 16 Nov 12 - Cached
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    A fantastic resource everyone should check out. Thanks for sharing the link,Monique. I've marked this assignment as complete on Lore for you.
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    Wonderful site for general research
Sarah Torrible

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 1 views

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    Lesson plans for Google searching
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    I've used some of these with my year 7's, they were very engaged with the activities and had some excellent discussions afterwards.
Sue Ward

Ten Steps to Better Web Research - 2 views

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    Ten steps to better web research Takes you through: 1) Deciding where to search, including using alternative search engines 2) Planning your research 3) Evaluating your search results
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