November’s theme for Ed Tech is the Knowledge Constructor ISTE standard:
How many times have we suggested that students can find a great resource to help with homework if they Google it, only to find they have been searching MATH hoping for the right content. In a time when most knowledge can be Googled, Sara Van Der Werf has a strong suggestion, MODEL GOOGLING! Learn more about Sara’s tips for teaching students how to Google on her blog post.
After you embrace her six tweaks to searching you will have given your students the know-how to curate information from digital resources, evaluate relevance of information, and employ effective research strategies!