Saturday, December 3, 2011

How To Do A Proper Google Search

I firmly believe that there are at least two things we should definitely be teaching our kids in school (and/or at home):

  1. Critical Thinking - How to process information, objectively sort and weigh value, then apply it to given situations.

  2. How to most effectively Search Google - Now-a-days, you really don't have to memorize much ... if you know how to get the most out of modern technology. Google (and other search engines) contain a vast wealth of information. But they're also filled with an ever increasing load of distracting garbage. Being able to quickly find what you're really looking for is becoming a skill unto itself. The infographic below contains some good tips for improving that skillset ...

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