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1 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords what are the POWER words? select the words from the question that have the best chance of returning relevant results how much did gasoline at the pump cost in 1920 (in 2007 dollars)?

2 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords semantic searching using words effectively to search 21cif answers ask beta cloud database filter finding fluency f olksonomy google good home information investigation keywords literacy questions scanning search skimming students tags taxonomy teachers www Web 2.0

3 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords how would you tag this? Keywords: Meal Eggs Breakfast Morning

4 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords the One-In-Five Rule On average, there’s a one in five chance you will use the same keyword as another person You may have to try four unsuccessful words first

5 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords elementary semantics The first word I try will probably not work Unless… It’s a Proper Noun, a Number or an unambiguous object

6 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords why? Unique or unambiguous meanings Staybridge ISBN-13:

7 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords

8 getting started 1 ask: for what am I searching? questions v answers how far is Earth from Mars? Earth is ____ million miles from Mars or the distance from Earth to Mars is …

9 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords getting started 2 checklist: question to query Earth is ____ million miles from Mars or The distance from Earth to Mars is … course/twohourworkshop/ queries.html

10 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords getting started 3 create powerful combinations buffalo +hide buffalo +hide +tanning +training +schedule two weak words = increases power more than four words = too much power

11 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords getting started 4 gaming: keyword challenges middle school and up llenge/Keyword_Challenge/K eywordChallenge.swf elementary level nge/keywordchallenge/inde x.swf

12 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords getting started 5 convert words to objects or nouns, eliminate redundancies earthquake challenge: what toy is modeled on a construction principle that reduces damage from earthquakes?

13 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords getting started 6 think, read, ask a friend: alternate keywords buffalo challenge: how many buffalo are there in North America today?

14 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords elementary semantics the first result I retrieve may not be what I’m looking for but it probably contains clues!

15 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords homing in 1 read snippets for better* words buffalo challenge nippet_Detective_1.swf soccer challenge occerchallenge/Nyms_index.swf *increasingly SPECIFIC words (hyponyms)

16 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords homing in 2 pay attention to unfamiliar words viking challenge: What type of coins were highly treasured by the Vikings? first, turn this question into a query

17 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords homing in 2 pay attention to unfamiliar words viking challenge: What type of coins were highly treasured by the Vikings?

18 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords homing in 2 pay attention to unfamiliar words viking challenge: *Ø* Wilson's Almanac free daily ezine The Cuerdale hoard is the largest Viking treasure trove found outside of Russia.... The coins found with the Cuerdale Hoard reveal that it must have been k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this CachedSimilar pagesNote this

19 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords homing in 3 browse for keywords and clues eagle challenge (intermediate level): Using only your mouse, locate an eagle web cam indexed in Google’s Directory Google’s Directory

20 Search Whys: Finding Good Keywords for more resources … and practice… 21cif.imsa.edu (or google information fluency) Workshop Materials (free) Full Circle Resource Kits (free) question to query homing in Online courses ($, cpdu’s, ceu’s)


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