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Sunday, June 17

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    Defining the Invisible Web
    Tools to Search the Invisible Web
    KidRex – Safe searching for kids
    Instagrok - age-appropriate educational content on any topic
    DogPile – searches multiple search engines
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    Which Search Engine is Best?
    Find the best search engine for your needs
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    Searchy Pants is a simple and safe internet search engine for
    families, children and pupils. Searchy Pants allows children, parents & schools to create a custom search home page for their child to use and allows families to easily
    communicate by leaving custom messages.Schools can also use
    Searchy pants to showcase pupils work while providing a safe search experience.

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Wednesday, June 13

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    However there are several tips and tricks that can maximise success when searching using Google.
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    Simple tips with the opportunity to try it out on the page.
    One to print out and have handy near the search terminals?
    Resources to help teachers
    Having a basic understanding of the way search engines work can add to your ability to search successfully.
    For a very brief tutorial,view this brief video tutorial from Atomic Learning.
    Remember, all Brisbane Catholic Education teachers have access to Atomic Learning.
    Your username is your Catholic Education email address, and the password is atomic.
    Now you know about search engines, here's an expert from Google to explain how to search Google more effectively!
    Here is a summary of the search tips provided in the above video:
    "phrase match" : use inverted commas around a phrase to find sites that have that exact phrase and not just the individual words.
    -search word:use a minus sign to exclude certain words from your search - especially useful when searching through large topics
    e.g. dogs -poodles will search for sites that feature dogs, but not poodles.
    +search word : use when you wish to limit a search to a specific word and not its synonyms e.g. +auto will limit the search to just
    sites that use the word auto, and not sites that use the word car.
    site: will limit your search to a specific website or top level domain e.g. site:example.com dogs will only search for pages about dogs
    on example.com sites, and site:au dogs will only search Australian sites about dogs.
    For printable posters of these and other tips, go to the Additional Information and Printable Resources page.
    The videos below focus on the 'show options' and 'wonder wheel' search tools available on Google.
    These will enable you to search more specifically, more effectively, and more broadly.
    The wonder wheel is also a fantastic tool for introducing students to the
    idea of searching using multiple key words and phrases, and for broadening a research area prior to beginning an assignment.

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Tuesday, June 12

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  2. page Additional Information and Printable Resources edited ... {Google_posters.png} Google has great printable posters. Click on the image to access a range …
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    {Google_posters.png} Google has great printable posters. Click on the image to access a range of printable posters for your library!
    {NETs_search_webquest.png} Click the image to access an extensive webquest for studentstoexplore online searching, complete with printable worksheets!
    The infographic below can be embedded on your own blog or website
    by using the code available here.

    The infographic below can be embedded on your own blog or website
    by using the code available here.
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  3. page Additional Information and Printable Resources edited ... on learning more about successful search strategies. To go directly to a list of the websites…
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    on learning more about successful search strategies.
    To go directly to a list of the websites include in the slideshow
    go to:
    http://www.diigo.com/list/aleph28/Search-Strategies-and-Info
    {Info_Fluency.png} The 21st Century Information Fluency website has accesstotutorialsand interactive activities to support successful searching.Italso sellsgames and other resources for educators.
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