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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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My daily info-wrangling routine Jane Hart describes her daily personal knowledge management (or PKM) routine. It’s an inspiring yet practical workflow for information curation. Or information wrangling, as I like to call it: I like this framework for various purposes, starting with how it describes a way of handling information overload. It’s also a good model for helping people transition from an analog (print, in-person) set of habits to one including the digital world. Inspired by this, I’d like to describe my own. Welcome To The Web "Welcome to the Web" is an interactive set of web pages which can be used to teach children (and adults) about the Internet. They can be used in the classroom / computer room and children are welcome to explore them as they wish (although they have been designed to use in sequence). The resources are in split into seven sections: The Beginning - explains how to use the site. Getting Started Online - teaches children about the basic concepts involved in the Internet (World Wide Web, Hyperlinks, Back button etc). This introductory lesson also gives valuable practice in visiting and navigating around web sites.

Stop Stealing Dreams What is school for? The economy has changed, probably forever. School hasn't. School was invented to create a constant stream of compliant factory workers to the growing businesses of the 1900s. Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens 21st Century Literacy | In Print Page 2 of 4 Turning Students into Good Digital Citizens Best Websites for Teaching & Learning Best Websites for Teaching & Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner. Best Websites for Teaching & Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration. They are free, web-based sites that are user friendly and encourage a community of learners to explore and discover. The Landmark Websites are honored due to their exemplary histories of authoritative, dynamic content and curricular relevance.

Tutorials Georgia’s Virtual Library...bringing quality content to you! Scholar Interface Video Tutorials Finding Journals in GALILEOA short overview of the GALILEO Scholar interface that introduces search options and other features for finding articles and journals. Find a Specific ArticleTutorial for finding articles in GALILEO when you have a specific citation.

21 Characteristics of 21st Century Learners Whether you are a teacher, a parent, an aunt or an uncle, it is important to know that today’s students are wildly different in some ways, from past generations. 21st Century learners… Want to have a say in their education. They’ll respond better when their voices are heard.Often have higher levels of digital literacy than their parents or teachers. Understanding the Complexities of Fair Use, Creatively and In the Classroom (Image Source) Dawn Thomsen from the Lamp reached out recently to share some resources that can help teachers and students understand Fair Use. We were just discussing this in the Emerging Information Technology course I teach at The College of Westchester, so it really struck a chord.

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs [Infographic] When using Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy (a revised take on Bloom’s devised by educator Andrew Churches), it helps to have a list of verbs to know what actions define each stage of the taxonomy. This is useful for lesson planning, rubric making, and any other teacher-oriented task requiring planning and assessment strategies. The Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy verbs in this handy infographic apply specifically to each stage of the taxonomy. They progress from LOTS (lower-order thinking skills) to the HOTS (higher-order thinking skills).