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07 Dec 12

A game to check your searching ability.  Guess what the user was searching for based on the results.  Might be fun for students to try and reverse engineer the search.

11 Oct 12

browse thousands of art pieces by style, period, artist, etc.

31 May 12

Web search can be a remarkable tool for students, and a bit of instruction in how to search for academic sources will help your students become critical thinkers and independent learners.

22 Nov 11

Must-read article by Richard Byrne about what to know when teaching search skills to students.  Parents often question when I teach this unit, but kids aren't the innate searchers we think they are, and learning how to search efficiently is a CRITICAL skill! 

21 Nov 11

Wolfram|Alpha is a free online computational knowledge engine that generates answers to questions in real time by doing computations on its own vast internal knowledge base. Our long-term goal is to make all systematic knowledge immediately computable and accessible to everyone. This can be valuable to educators in many ways.

19 Aug 11

a visual look at news stories- aggregated, sortable and searchable.

08 Jun 11

So Cool! Check out "A Google A Day" for an interesting fact to Google and research each day!  Would be great for a warm-up each day for students!

27 Apr 09

Check to see if your username is taken on several Social Networking sites.

01 Jun 09

A computational search engine. For example, put in your hometown and it compiles data on the local time, weather, location, latitute/longitude, etc.

27 Jul 09

explains how Boolean search strategies work

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