NEW 2015 RESOURCES
Learning How to Search the Web Theme Page
This "Theme Page" has links to information about searching the web. Students and teachers will find curricular resources (information, content...) to help them learn about this topic. In addition, we have a link to a collection of popular search engines and subject directories for users who do not have ready access to these. Please read our disclaimer.
Seek and Find
- In this lesson plan, grade 6-12 students use a NY Times article as a starting
point to "find information on the Internet, focusing on how to select the
keywords that will lead to the best information on a topic of their choice
and by navigating and evaluating a number of Internet search engines designed
for kids. Students will then create guides to using search engines successfully
for other students their age. "
More about Search Engines and Subject Directories: FAQs
- A series of FAQs developed by CLN staff to help you learn about the differences
between search engines and subject directories and how to use both of them
- In chart form, this guide suggests the best engine to use for different
Engines and Subject Directories
- This CLN page has links to some of the more popular search engines and
subject directories for those users who do not have ready access to these
in the Sand: A Primer For Surfing the Net
- A series of lessons and assignments on the basics of how to surf the net.
Netscape Communicator or Navigator is the prefered browser for these lessons.
[The] Spider's Apprentice
- This page will help you learn to search the web more efficiently. You'll
find tips on getting the most from search engines, search engine FAQs, how
to plan the best search strategy, how search engines work, and an in-depth
analysis of the top search engines.
of Albany Libraries
- Laura Cohen of the University of Albany has developed a variety of instructional
resources for people wishing to learn how to conduct Internet Searches.
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