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If you can Google it, why "learn it"? Is Google-proofing necessary in today's classrooms?
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How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding

How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
How They Get It: A New, Simple Taxonomy For Understanding: Bloom's Taxonomy, Understanding by Design, Facets of Understanding, Marzano's New Taxonomy
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Loving this visual guide to thinking through angles on understanding...goes beyond Bloom's and interfaces with modern taxonomies.
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Fostering Collaborative Critical Thinking through Online Group Quizzes - Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning

Fostering Collaborative Critical Thinking through Online Group Quizzes - Faculty Focus | Higher Ed Teaching & Learning | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
Group quizzes can help students feel a sense of commitment to the success of other students as well as to their own success.
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This strategy works across course delivery venues. I think the mechanics of doing it require some good planning and maybe use of some analytics.
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Prompts That Get Students to Analyze, Reflect, Relate, and Question

Prompts That Get Students to Analyze, Reflect, Relate, and Question | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
This simple yet powerful technique involves a four-question set that gets students actively responding to the material they are studying.
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How Google Impacts The Way Students Think

How Google Impacts The Way Students Think | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
How Google Impacts The Way Students Think
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Do you agree with Terry Heick's analysis of Google's impact on learners' thinking?

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Humans More than Google Set To Become Key Trusted Sources of News

Humans More than Google Set To Become Key Trusted Sources of News | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it

Via Robin Good
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Click to Robin Good's Scoop.it, for his astute comments on this article: http://curation.masternewmedia.org/

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Estelblau's curator insight, February 4, 2015 3:43 PM

Very interesting reading!

Harold Thwaites's curator insight, February 7, 2015 3:42 AM

Better humans than GOOGLE..... YES!

Catherine Hol's curator insight, February 7, 2015 12:03 PM

People have less trust in "owned media", and want information from a variety of sources online.

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The Electric Educator: Google-Proof Questioning: A New Use for Bloom's Taxonomy

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Using Bloom's Taxonomy as the basis of generating questions is tried and true...a perfect blend with the challenge of Google-proofing. Reminder on this site...the version of Bloom's pictured is not the "new Bloom's".

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Monica Bulger’s thoughts about digital literacy » Should essay prompts be google-proof?

Monica Bulger’s thoughts about digital literacy » Should essay prompts be google-proof? | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
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...extending the conversation started by John S. on his blog. Interesting reference to using "madeup websites" to build digitial literacy in this context.

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How to Encourage Critical Thinking in Science and Math

How to Encourage Critical Thinking in Science and Math | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
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STEM Google-proofing through critical thinking-based instruction.

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BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Danish pupils use web in exams

BBC NEWS | UK | Education | Danish pupils use web in exams | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
Pupils in Denmark are allowed full internet access during their final school year exams.
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As referenced in the above blog posting, this article about Danish students using the Internet during exams helps us get perspective. If we have Google-proofed our test questions, why should we care if students are using the web when being assessed? Hmmmm....

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The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs | Edudemic

The 6 Levels Of Bloom's Taxonomy, Explained With Active Verbs | Edudemic | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
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Perfect reminder!
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Using Reading Prompts to Encourage Critical Thinking

Using Reading Prompts to Encourage Critical Thinking | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
Helping students develop better reading skills is a challenge for faculty. These prompts can help orient students with a critical reading stance and to guide their thinking as they read.
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What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything? | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
The way schools and universities teach and test has to keep up with the way young people are processing information.
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Check out the challenges posed by easy access to info resources.

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10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation

10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
10 Ways Teacher Planning Should Adjust To The Google Generation
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Do you routinely use these strategies for helping grow the skill sets of Google-dependent learners?

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"It Isn't the Answer Anymore, It is the Question"

"It Isn't the Answer Anymore, It is the Question" | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
Visual based on Quote by Bill Sheskey (p.208) in Curriculum 21 (ASCD, 2010) by Heidi Hayes Jacobs. Teachers are worried that students simply "google" answers to a homework assignment or "copy and p...
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Langwitches Blog challenges us...let's focus on the question, not just the "pro forma" answer.

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The Electric Educator: How do you write a "Google-Proof" Question?

The Electric Educator: How do you write a "Google-Proof" Question? | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
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Follow-up from his original post....let's see who contributes.

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Google-proof questions/exams?

The Electric Educator blogged about Google-Proof Questioning: A New Use for Bloom’s Taxonomy. Like me, you might have been drawn to the Google-proofing part of his blog topic. After reading h...
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This blogger extended Sowash's original posts by encouraging us to think about using Google (and - by extension - other search strategies and tools) to get to what we need to, and then focus on HOTS (higher-ordered thinking skills)...not to throw the baby out with the virtual bath water.

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How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri?

How Should Teaching Change in the Age of Siri? | Google-proofing Assignments & Questions | Scoop.it
By Marsha Ratzel “Siri, can you tell me what 2x+7 is?” You know the future is rushing towards us when students no longer ask the teacher if they can use a
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The first blog posts challenging us to go deeper in our questions and assignments were 3 years before this post. With Siri, Wolfram Alpha, and even more apps that help personalize our knowledge base...the pressure is on!!

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Google-Proof your Questions: A new use for Bloom's Taxonomy - Classroom 2.0

The internet has revolutionized information collection. The answer to virtually any question or problem is at our fingertips. Google has made this possible.

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What do educators at Classroom 2.0 have to say about this notion?

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