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Internet Searching Strategies

Purpose

To introduce the different types of searching tools available on the World Wide Web today. 

You will:

  • Learn how to decide which searching method and tool will work best 
  • Learn how to design effective searches
  • Review Internet Safety Issues
  • Have the opportunity to search for and evaluate Internet-based resources that you can use in your classroom 

Searching Strategies Overview

Internet Safety Issues

Searching For Educational Materials On The Net

Other Search Tools

Evaluating Search Engines

Planning Searches

When we do searches on the internet, we often waste a lot of time.  A little planning before-hand can help you find the information you are looking for.  

Some useful tools for planning include:
 

Word Webs

Idea Maps

Concept Maps

Evaluating Web Resources

Citing Internet Resources

Supplementary Learning Resources


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