October 1, 2014

Google Launches Site to Teach Better Searching

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By Joyce Valenza

Google just launched its new Search Education hub. The site offers access to leveled lesson plans for K-12, search activities from AGoogleADay, and an archive of previous webinars.

The search literacy lessons are aligned to three sets of standards: AASL, ISTE NETS-S and the Common Core State Standards and are organized by level of search expertise–beginner, intermediate, advanced.

The site notes that the lessons are designed to support a slow-and-steady, integrated approach to search literacy. They include plenty of detail so that multiple teachers across a school or district can teach different elements as fit into their curricula, even if they start with different levels of experience with Search.

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