Searching Smarter with Google

Published On: December 16th, 2016·By ·

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These must-know tips make Google an even more powerful tool than you already think it is. Take a look at this quick video, and start searching smarter today! above as SimpleK12's Teacher Learning Community Trainer Monica Burns shares how to make the most out of your searching with Google's advanced search.

Monica outlines how to go beyond Google's basic search results to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

SimpleK12 offers dozens of training sessions on Google, specifically designed for educators and taught by subject-matter experts. For more from SimpleK12 on Google, take a look at these offerings:

  • Simple Google Search Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Frustration. Discover several simple Google search tips and tricks that can save you time and frustration. Narrow your searches so that you and your students can search more effectively and more easily find the information you are looking for.
  • Google Guru: 20 Hidden Google Tricks for Schools and Classrooms. Enjoy some of the most overlooked Google tricks and apps that administrators, teachers, and students can use. Become a guru of advanced searches, document shortcuts, email organization, video editing, and more.
  • Did You Know Google Could Do That? You may already be aware that Google is an amazing search tool, but do you know that it can be used in so many other amazing ways? Learn how to use Google for for time management, interesting calculations, work efficiency, and just plain fun.

After these training sessions, you'll be showing off your new Google knowledge to all of your colleagues and friends.

What's your favorite way to use Google in the classroom? Share your thoughts in a comment on this article.

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About Our “Searching Smarter” Presenter
Monica Burns is an Education Consultant, EdTech Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. Monica works with teachers to make technology integration exciting and accessible at all grade levels. She has conducted well over 40 unique training sessions for SimpleK12, click here to take a look at more videos from Monica.

About the Author
Kimber Thompson is a Lead Moderator for SimpleK12 webinars and a Contributing Editor for She writes frequently about education topics, and is passionate about tools and techniques that inspire young learners. You may reach her with ideas and comments at

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