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Quest 2 Safe Searching Step 1

9. Search Strategies



  • Visit KidzSearch. This is a safe search engine powered by Google for kids. The page can be set as the home page (the one that always opens first when they open a browser) to help you search safely. 
  • Kidzsearch does have a lot of advertisements to help keep it free. Don't be misled by an ad and click on it. Just ignore them on the page. 
  • Play the YouTube video, Using KidzSearch (2:30), to learn how to use it to its fullest. 

Using KidzSearch (2:30)

MITECS   Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students, and

ISTE Standards for Students

1. Empowered Learner
d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies

2. Digital Citizen
b. Engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
c. Demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property

3. Knowledge Constructor
a. Plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits
b. Evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources
c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts or solving authentic problems
d. Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions