5 Ways to Use Google Reverse Image Search November 30, 2014 Google reverse image search allows you to use your images to search for similar images in the web. This is a great way for students to search for information about images they have. They can also use it to identify and learn about objects they pictured in a field trip."Search by image works best when the image is likely to show up in other places on the web. A- Chrome Right-click any image you see on a website or in search results.Click Search Google for this image.A new tab will open with your results.B- FirefoxDownload the Search by Image extension.Right-click any image you see on a website or in search results.Click Search Google with this image.A new tab will open with your results.5- Search for an image from a website using your phone or tablet (Chrome only)Touch the image you want to search with to open a larger version of the image.Touch and hold the image.Touch Search Google for this image.
15 seconds search tips Googling is probably one of the major tasks we do online. I can't even count how many times I use Google everyday. I admit I am a Google addict but trust me when you delve deep down into its secrets and get to learn those search features most of the people ignore you would definitely know why I said I am a Google addict. 1- Google Search Tips you Must Know about 2- How to Do Better Google Searches However, for the sake of today's post , I am providing you with a playlist of 17 videos covering some of Google's search tips.
12 Fabulous Academic Search Engines Coming to you from the wonderful Nova Scotian city, Halifax (Canada), Educational Technology and Mobile Learning is an educational blog dedicated to curating, reviewing and sharing EdTech tools and mobile apps. The purpose is to help teachers and educators effectively integrate digital technologies into their day-to-day teaching, learning and professional development. For any questions regarding the blog website or the published content , please contact EdTech admin, editor and blog owner, Med Kharbach at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Med Kharbach is a doctoral researcher and a former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. Med's research interests include: discourse analysis, language learning, linguistics, Internet linguistics, critical linguistics, new (emerging) literacies, critical pedagogy, and educational technology. Here is how to cite any of our blog posts in APA style : Kharbach, M. Example:
5 Handy Visual Search Engines for Teachers and Students Below are some of the visual search engines I have curated for you today, check them out. 1- CC Search Creative Commons Search engine allows you to search over 13 search engines for images and other multimedia materials. It aggregates and pulls out results and present them to you in one single page. 2- Flickr This is another great resource of free images. 3- Google Image This is one of the best image search engines out there. 4- Instagrok Instagrok allows you to research a topic with an interactive map; customize it with facts, links, and videos; Share it to show what you've learned. 5- Oolone The Oolone visual search engine allows you to search the web by viewing the resulting websites as images before visiting them.
Student Search Engines: Comparison Chart Pros - Has built-in spell-check - Includes separate directory for K-2 students - Lists grade levels for each site - Features natural language search - Accesses several search engines at once - Provides dates of when sites were added - When browsing by category it separates resources by type (research, lists, news, multimedia, etc) - None found - Maintained by librarians and library school students - Subject categories well thought out - Started by the world's first-known "cybrarian" - Has spell-check utility - Lists new sites added each week - Enormous database (seldom see zero results) - Has dozens of active editors from varied backgrounds adding/reviewing sites - Simple, clean design; easy-to-use - Sites chosen (and their descriptions) fit target audience well Cons - Site currently doesn't allow you to see 2nd page of search results - Many categories are too general and are therefore too full for browsing (some categories have hundreds of Web sites listed in them) - Includes excessive pop-up ads
Fare ricerche in rete: 10 dritte per riuscirci – Metodo 84 Giusto per fare un esempio: a fine 1999, cercando la parola creatività con Virgilio (Google era appena nato e non era ancora così conosciuto) si trovavano 319 risultati. Nel 2004, cercando creatività con Google se ne trovavano oltre 604.000 (nel caso vi chiedeste come faccio a saperlo: ho conservato i dati). Oggi chi cerca creatività con Google trova 11.400.000 risultati. Se invece si cerca con Google creativity si trovano 209 milioni di risultati. Tutto questo ci dice che, qualsiasi sia l’argomento, fare ricerche in rete è diventato un compito complesso e di incerta esecuzione. 1) EHI, FERMATI UN MOMENTO: SAI CHE COSA STAI CERCANDO? 2) GLI STRUMENTI PER CERCARESono tre: connessione, browser, motore di ricerca. 3) USA BENE LE PAROLE-CHIAVETraduci quel che vuoi cercare in pochissime parole. 4) USA I SINONIMI. 5) AGGIUSTA IL TIROCambiamo esempio. 6) SII CURIOSO E SEGUI I LINK. 7) OGNI RICERCA È DIVERSA DA OGNI ALTRA.
100 Search Engines For Academic Research Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. General Need to get started with a more broad search? iSEEK Education:iSeek is an excellent targeted search engine, designed especially for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. Meta Search Want the best of everything? Dogpile:Find the best of all the major search engines with Dogpile, an engine that returns results from Google, Yahoo! Databases and Archives Resources like the Library of Congress have considerable archives and documents available, and many of them have taken their collections online. Books & Journals WorldCat:Find items from 10,000 libraries worldwide, with books, DVDs, CDs, and articles up for grabs. Science Math & Technology Social Science History
The 6 Best Alternatives to Google for Students and Teachers Below is a list I have meticulously compiled containing a host of excellent search engines which you can recommend to your students. I invite you to check it in and share it with your colleagues. 1- DuckDuckGo This is a a powerful search engine that is very much student friendly. One of the distinctive features about DuckDuckGo is that it integrates several goodies to protect and the privacy os users. 2- Blekko Blekko is another wonderful search engine that delivers high quality search results and the new thing about this search engine is that it organizes search results into different categories. 3- Yahoo Directory This is similar to Dmoz above. 4- Wolfram Alpha Wolfram|Alpha introduces a fundamentally new way to get knowledge and answers— not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods. 5- Ixquick
SearchReSearch Zeef: setacciare il Web con un colino 1. Cos’è Zeef?Zeef è una applicazione web free che ha lo scopo di trovare, selezionare e raccogliere in modo ordinato le migliori risorse e links presenti sul web. Interessante è la logica con cui Zeef persegue questo obiettivo e che è rappresentata nel logo che ho riportato più sopra: sono gli utenti stessi, ciascuno esperto del web nel proprio ambito di interessi, a proporre informazioni, risorse, contenuti, link “interessanti”. Il motto di Zeef è infatti “Trova informazioni attraverso le persone“, l’approccio è quindi quello che parte dal basso e che valorizza l’interagire comunicativo degli utenti fornendo uno strumento che possa trasformare il loro girovagare per la rete in una forma di intelligenza collettiva e collaborativa. 2. Corrispondenza tra unità di misura dell’informazione: notare nella grafica l’equivalenza tra 1000 Petabytes e uno Zettabyte data, dal piccolo quadratino verde Che cos’è la cura dei contenuti? 3. 4. a. b. c. d. 5. Mi piace: Mi piace Caricamento...