The Crib Sheets:
Google News

Search Education Lessons by Google Certified Teachers
Classroom Activities

Great Stuff for you to Explore

Google Insights for Search
A great Cheat Sheet.
Bonus: Posters for your classroom. 

Google Search Stories (YouTube)

The Tools: 
When you have more time:GTA Resources: 

GWE ISTE 2011 - Search

Web Search Activities:
  • Using Search Operators (modifiers)
 Weather Death Valley, California
 Time in Cape Town, South Africa
 Movies 19107Dollars to rand
 Chinese food 19107GOOG
 define: ort Macbook $500..$1000
 DL 196
 Philadelphia Phillies

  • Use the Google Wonder Wheel to help you narrow down your search terms on an upcoming curricular unit
    • Sample topic "Taj Mahal"
    • Narrowing our results using modifiers
  • Use Timeline to narrow your results around a specific date or timeframe
  • Utilize language tools to access more content
  • Use Advanced Search to find a copyright friendly resource to use with one of your classes.
  • Using Google Insights for Search compare trends in searches in the US to another country and determine why there is a difference. 
    • Sample topic to search "Teacher Merit Pay"
    • Sample topic to search "Recession"
  • Additional Advanced Search applications
    • Squared (United States, US Presidents)
    • Scholar (Educational Technology)
  • Time for the Google Scavenger Hunt! Click here to get the file (time permitting)
  • A cool search activity to try
    • After everyday exposure to this element with 82 protons and 126 neutrons, the Huns were the least of the Roman Empire’s problems. This cumulative poison was used as a preservative in what drink? Also found here
  • Our final search activity can be found here
Multimedia Search Suggested Activities:
  • Find images that are labeled for reuse to download on to your computer. Some suggested searches include:
    • Lake (black and white)
    • Fruit (green)
    • Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
  • Alternative Image Searching with Image Swirl
  • Image search sorting by subject: Search Frogs