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Rules for thinking in a digital world - 23 views

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    Argues that the development of IT skills in isolation without general knowledge is compromised. 
Anthony Beal

SearchReSearch - 23 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. It also covers a good deal of sensemaking and information foraging.
James Whittle

Search Education - Google - 1 views

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    Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners. 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.
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    Help your students become better searchers Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners. 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.
Angie Spann

Lesson Plans - Search Education - Google - 57 views

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    With more and more of the world's content online, it is critical that students understand how to effectively use web search to find quality sources appropriate to their task. We've created a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond. On this page, you'll find Search Literacy lessons and A Google A Day classroom challenges. Our search literacy lessons help you meet the new Common Core State Standards and are broken down based on level of expertise in search: Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced.
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    I cannot wait to look through these in depth. I was just thinking my lessons needed a bit more umph! Thanks for sharing!
Anne Weaver

instaGrok | A new way to learn - 1 views

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    provides ideas for search terms to use
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    This site helps students come up with relevant search terms to use.
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    Search engine just for use in education.
James Whittle

Clive Thompson on Why Kids Can't Search | Wired Magazine | Wired.com - 42 views

  • Librarians are our national leaders in this fight; they’re the main ones trying to teach search skills to kids today.
  • kids grok the intricacies
  • A group of researchers led by College of Charleston business professor Bing
Anne Weaver

Information Investigator 3 by Carl Heine on Prezi - 17 views

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    What if every student (and educator) was a good online researcher?  I know, you don't have the time to teach information fluency skills.  What if you could get a significant advance is skills with just a 2 -3  hour time commitment?  Here's a great Prezi 'fly by" of the new Information Investigator 3.1 online self paced class.  Watch the presentation carefully to find the link to a free code to take the class for evaluation purposes. 
Antonietta Neighbour

oSkope visual search - A fun way to search - YouTube - 13 views

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    This is a visual search engine which searches Youtube, flickr, amazon, ebay and fotolia.  Register and you can store your results. 
Caroline Roche

Incompetent Research Skills Curb Users' Problem Solving (Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox) - 40 views

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    A good short piece about how users search, and the importance of teaching information literacy in schools
Cathy Oxley

BrightPlanet :: The Deep Web :: Deep Web FAQs - 24 views

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    " Total quality content of the Deep Web is at least 1,000 to 5,000 times greater than that of the Surface Web"
Robin Cicchetti

Invisible Web: What it is, Why it exists, How to find it, and Its inherent ambiguity - 21 views

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    Invisible web, search tools, curriculum. Incorporate this into web search lessons.
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