The internet is a place that has billions of pieces of information. Internet search, sometimes called a search engine, is a software tool that people use to find information on all kinds of topics.
Learn the basics of using a search engine and understand how information is presented in results to help your family become savvy searchers.
Be Internet Awesome is an excellent educational resource from Google that helps students and young learners become Internet savvy. Recently, Be Internet Awesome shared this interesting resource entitled Help Students Learn the Basics of Online Search. Teachers and parents can use this document to teach kids about the dynamics of search engines.
More specifically, kids will get to learn what a search engine is, how search functions, how to conduct an online search using a search engine, and what types of media to expect in search results. This two-page document is particularly ideal for young learners who are still struggling with the notion of what a search engine is all about. It can also be used with tech savvy students to drive discussion about the importance of learning how to effectively use search engines.
To learn more about this resource check out this page from Be Internet Awesome.