Unit 1 – Research and Information Fluency

How can we best sift through, filter, and synthesize the vast quantity of information online?

Unit 1: Table of Contents

Essential Questions

  • How can I effectively search for content on the internet?
  • What is RSS and what does it mean for me?
  • How can I determine the credibility/validity of web-based resources?
  • How can I best utilize email for productivity?
  • How can I organize the vast amount of information that I encounter online and off?
  • How can I safeguard my online identity?


  • Spiders:
  • URL:
  • Parse:
  • Query:
  • Credible Domain Extensions:
  • Dead Link/Link Rot
  • Google as a Dictionary:
  • Google as a Calculator:
  • Google as a Unit Converter:
  • Reverse Image Search:
  • Ctrl + F:
  • Snipping Tool:
  • RSS:
  • RSS Aggregator:
  • Feedly:
  • Evernote:
  • Stack:
  • Notebook:
  • Note:
  • Evernote Tag:
  • Evernote Web Clipper: