K - 8 Internet Searching Strategies
To introduce the different types of searching tools available on the World Wide Web today. To learn how to decide which searching method and tool will work best for finding the type of information you are looking for. To learn various searching terms and rules in order to access information faster and with better results. To become aware of Internet Safety issues involved in using the Internet in the classroom.
Searching Strategies Overview
Using a Search Engine to Find Educational Material - AltaVista
Using a Subject Guide to Find Educational Material - Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
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
Citing Internet Resources
Learn to Search the Internet by TeachersWeb - Online tutorial on how to search the Internet (designed for teachers)
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