Search engines are changing. In fact the whole concept of searching is changing. Microsoft has just launched their competition to Google search:
Then there is Wolfram Alpha. A search engine that answers questions.
This is more a knowledge search than an information search and its output is in the form of a summarised table. Wolfram only searches reputable databases. It’s in its early days but could well be the future in searching
There are Links to both these search engines on the Wellesley search site.
And if you are interested in searching Flickr Images, try Tag Galaxy. I can only describe this as a breathtaking way of searching, refining the search and re-refining the search for images. Works really well on the smartboard.
Videos are a powerful tool in the classroom, but it’s sometimes difficult to find the right video for what your class is doing. This site has catalogued a whole lot of videos for class use.
Social networking for book readers. Want to set up a group? What about a class group??