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Teaching resources for middle school search instruction.
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5 Ways to Use Google Reverse Image Search ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

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12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy

12 Ways to Be More Search Savvy | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
As quick and facile as searching the internet can be, there are ways to be even more efficient, more search-savvy. It's our responsibility to teach kids how to find and research information, how to judge its veracity, and when it's time to ask for a grownup's help.
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» New York Daily News memo: Thanks for keeping our Robin Williams stories SEO strong JIMROMENESKO.COM

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These sticky notes stick to the back of your iPhone. Paper and digital productivity at its finest.

These sticky notes stick to the back of your iPhone. Paper and digital productivity at its finest. | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
I Love Handles' new Paperback iPhone 5 post-its are brilliant. Our workflows include a combination of paper and digital, so it's nice to always have a sticky note on hand.



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Google announces 'deeper' search - Telegraph

Google announces 'deeper' search  - Telegraph | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Google has announced a new feature which will highlight in-depth articles in its searches, to be rolled out in the coming days.
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12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift

12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Smart searching tips for both kids and adults -- straight from the pro.
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Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet

Shodan: The scariest search engine on the Internet | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Shodan is an Internet search engine capable of finding just about every connected thing imaginable.
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Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google

Lesson Plans – Search Education – Google | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it

With more and more of the world's content online, it is critical that students understand how to effectively use web search to find quality sources appropriate to their task. We've created a series of lessons to help you guide your students to use search meaningfully in their schoolwork and beyond.

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Google search results are editorial, not (merely) mathematical

Google search results are editorial, not (merely) mathematical | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
My latest Guardian column is "Google admits that Plato's cave doesn't exist," a discussion of how Google has changed the way it talks about its search-results, shifting from the stance that rankings are a form of pure math to the stance that...
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Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know

Building Good Search Skills: What Students Need to Know | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Getty The Internet has made researching subjects deceptively effortless for students -- or so it may seem to them at first.

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Think you know how to Google? Here are 35 search tips you probably don’t know about

Think you know how to Google? Here are 35 search tips you probably don’t know about | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
There's more to a Google search than just inputting a few search terms. Check out some of our favorite Google tips, so you can make the most of the engine.
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Excellent Gmail Tips for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Gmail Tips for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
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Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready?

Big Changes Are Coming To Google Search Results -- Are You Ready? | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Face it: We've gotten too used to our familiar search results. The simple lists, the basic titles, the easy tags and categories; they've all been with us since the dawn of the search engine age. 2013 saw a few changes in search engine results page (SERP) format, but for the [...]
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Straight From Students: Smart Tips for Searching Online

Straight From Students: Smart Tips for Searching Online | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Karoline Hestsveen, a high school student in Norway, collaborated with 26 other students and teacher Ann Michaelsen to write the interactive digital book Connected Learners: A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Global Classroom, a collection of...
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"In-depth Articles" A New Powerful Google Search Feature ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

"In-depth Articles" A New Powerful Google Search Feature ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
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12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift

12 Ways To Be More Search Savvy | MindShift | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Smart searching tips for both kids and adults -- straight from the pro.
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Google Demo Slam

Welcome to Demo Slam. Where a little creativity takes tech demos from mundane to mind-blowing. All thanks to people like you.
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A Google Researcher Reveals 4 Crucial Things "Average Users" Should Know But Don't

A Google Researcher Reveals 4 Crucial Things "Average Users" Should Know But Don't | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
Anyone who builds things for the web, or touts a product that “everybody can use,” should think about Control-F. You know, that browser shortcut that finds text on a page?
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SearchReSearch: Internet search: What makes it simple, difficult or impossible?

SearchReSearch: Internet search: What makes it simple, difficult or impossible? | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it

On the face of it you’d think that searching on a modern search engine such as Google is a pretty simple and straightforward skill. And mostly, you’d be right. It’s the exceptions that are interesting.

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Official Google Blog: Introducing the Knowledge Graph: things, not strings

Official Google Blog: Introducing the Knowledge Graph: things, not strings | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it

Search is a lot about discovery—the basic human need to learn and broaden your horizons. But searching still requires a lot of hard work by you, the user. So today I’m really excited to launch the Knowledge Graph, which will help you discover new information quickly and easily.

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Why It’s Important to Understand Google Ranking

Why It’s Important to Understand Google Ranking | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it

Students rely heavily on ranking--or how search tools decide the order in which to display results--to help them select sources to read.

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How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project

How Teens Do Research in the Digital World | Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project | The Search for Intelligent Search | Scoop.it
A survey of Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers finds that teens’ research habits are changing in the digital age...
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