Internet search engines allow you to search the internet, or select pieces of the internet, based on the important words, keeps an index of words they find and where they found them, they also allow you to look for words/combinations of words. The internet allows students to conduct research, evaluate information (think critically about the information they find), and use that information to make a decision. Students also run into problems like inaccurate information or believing everything they read, inability to distinguish different types of information, knowing how to really find information, and understanding citation and respecting copyright. Some questions students should ask themselves when researching on the internet are can you find the name of the author or creator? Are there any credentials/degree, title, etc.? Is there contact information somewhere on the page? Who is the author? What can you tell from the URL? What is the purpose of the web site? Is the site objective? Is... [continues]
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