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Mining the Internet for Meaningful Classroom Resources

Lincoln High School 3/22/00

Purpose of Today's Workshop

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

Internet Safety Issues

Searching For Educational Materials On The Net
Using a Directory to Find Educational Material
Using a Search Engine to Find Educational Material
Using a Subject Guide to Find Educational Material

Other Search Tools
Top Search Engines Top Web Directories  Top Meta Search Tools
Education Only Web Directories Kid's Search Tools Search & Sort Tools for Teachers

Citing Internet Resources

Book Marking Tools To Help Organize Your Search
Web Based Through Your Web Browser

Supplementary Learning Resources

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