From Now On
The Educational Technology Journal

 Vol 15|No 3|February|2006

Getting in Deep
Finding the Deep Web

By Jamie McKenzie

Despite the ease of locating information on the Internet, the value of that information is often suspect. Much of what we find with search engines may be unreliable, untruthful or irrelevant. Schools must teach young ones how and where to cast their nets in order to realize a rich information catch.

Getting in Deep

The February Cartoon

Unless students are trained to use the advanced features of search engines like Google, they tend to gather huge piles of pages that contribute little to understanding.

Some have likened these piles of information to a landfill.

Credits: The photographs were shot by Jamie McKenzie.

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