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Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation

Basic Search Education Lesson Plans - GoogleWebSearchEducation
Web search can be a remarkable research tool for students - and we've heard from educators that they could use some help to teach better search skills in their classroom. The following Search Education lessons were developed by Google Certified Teachers and the Search Education team to help you do just that. The lessons are short, modular and not specific to any discipline so you can mix and match to what best fits the needs of your classroom. Additionally, all lessons come with a companion set of slides (and some with additional resources) to help you guide your in-class discussions. They are all under Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike, so feel free to adapt them and use them as you see fit! Just please link back to this page. Understanding the fundamentals of how search engines work will help your students become better searchers. What is the Web? Search is easy but some practice and technique will take your students a long way. Which link should I follow? More resources:

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Developing Searching, Skimming, and Scanning Skills With Internet Bingo Home › Classroom Resources › Lesson Plans Lesson Plan Student Objectives 52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom Google Docs is such an incredible tool for college students, offering collaboration, portability, ease of use, and widespread acceptance – a must for students in online colleges for online marketing, for instance. But there are so many options, both hidden and obvious, that there’s a good chance you’re not using Google Docs to its fullest capability. We’ve discovered 52 great tips for getting the most out of Google Docs as a student, with awesome ideas and tricks for collaboration, sharing, and staying productive. 52 Tips And Tricks For Google Docs In The Classroom

New versions of Research Smarter resource sheets now available! – Information Literacy Website The CILIP Information Literacy Group (ILG) has issued new versions of its Research Smarter resource sheets, which are designed to help secondary school students research effectively and be information literate. The original set of leaflets was produced in early 2016, in collaboration with the TeenTech initiative, but these were largely intended to meet the requirements of the schools that bid for awards in TeenTech’s annual competitions. This new edition has been adapted to make the resource sheets of wider appeal and no longer tied solely to these competitions. The set consists of ten resource sheets, nine of which are each focused on a different aspect of the research process, and on how the effective and discerning use of information forms a crucial part of that process.

Five Essential Google Drive Skills For Teachers This school year I've worked with a few school districts that are using Google Apps for Education for the first time. A lot of what I have done with those school districts is help to get the teachers acclimated to using Google Drive. When I sat down to plan an upcoming Google Drive training session I thought about some of the essential Google Drive skills that teachers need in addition to creating documents, presentations, and spreadsheets. Here are five essential Google Drive skills that I think teachers and students need.

Source Checker - ABC Education Eyewitnesses These are people who were there and saw something, or are directly affected in some way — e.g. victims or bystanders in a crime or disaster. Expert Opinions These are people who have credible expertise in the area being reported on — e.g. academics, scientists or certified practitioners. Official Statements These can be issued by government or public services or private individuals and companies, and represent an 'on the record' response to an event covered by the media. e.g. 50 Little-Known Ways Google Docs Can Help In Education 5 Ways To Be A Better Public Speaker 7.16K Views 0 Likes If you've been asked to speak at a conference or host a seminar, you may be shaking in your boots.

Why This Book? – Web Literacy for Student Fact-Checkers The web is a unique terrain, substantially different from print materials. Too often, attempts at teaching information literacy for the web do not take into account both the web’s unique challenges and its unique affordances. Much web literacy I’ve seen either asks students to look at web pages and think about them, or teaches them to publish and produce things on the web. While both of these activities are valuable, neither addresses a set of real problems students confront daily: evaluating the information that reaches them through their social media streams. For these daily tasks, students need concrete strategies and tactics for tracing claims to sources and for analyzing the nature and reliability of those sources.

Making the Most of Google Docs: Tips & Lesson Ideas Since attending the Google Teacher Academy in April, I have been trying to learn as much as possible about each Google application. The result? I am realizing how little I actually knew about these tools and how tragically I was underutilizing them! Make Your Web Searches Better With These Tips Ever been frustrated with your web search results? We've all been there! Fortunately, there are several tricks you can use to search better and get more relevant results. Searching the web more effectively doesn't really take much effort.

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