The importance of search in today’s world is undeniable.
When’s the last time you went a single day without searching the internet for something?
Google is working hard to provide teachers with resources to incorporate search into existing coursework and lesson plans .
If you haven’t seen it, they’re offering a handful of lessons on how to build up a better understanding of search. Then, you learn how to use search to accomplish meaningful tasks. There’s also a section for “Google a Day” challenges that help to incorporate search into a typical curriculum of history, geography, math, etc…
What Google is trying to do here is great.
Let’s get more of the connected world’s important topics into the education system.
Is searching the web important enough that it should be its own course?