Use instaGrok as an alternative to Google or other online search tools. If your students are writing research papers, instaGrok encourages them to think critically, and offers them a platform to develop important literacy skills. This video is a snippet from one of SimpleK12’s webinar “101 Free Tech Tools for Teachers“.
InstaGrok is a safe, education-focused content search engine that offers to high quality, educational content.
Ask your students a thought-provoking, open-ended questions for their content search. Follow this question up with a few suggestions about where to start the search. This will help students develop critical information literacy and assessment skills. They will need to think strategically about how to best answer this type of question, and be discerning as they go the different resources.