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DuckDuckGo Search & Stories

DuckDuckGo is search engine that specializes in users’ privacy. When users launch this app, they are provided with a field for entering their search terms and a list of trending topics. When users conduct a search, they are provided with websites, images, videos, audio, products, and definitions related to their search. Users can also share their search findings via messaging, email, and over social media. Instructional Ideas Teachers can have students use this search engine when conducing research. Once students are familiar with this app, they can compare it to Google, Bing, Phlo, and Search22. Students can then…

Review Overview

A. Instruction - 7.1
B. Design - 8
C. Engagement - 7

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A Search Engine Designed to Respect User Privacy.

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DuckDuckGo is search engine that specializes in users’ privacy. When users launch this app, they are provided with a field for entering their search terms and a list of trending topics. When users conduct a search, they are provided with websites, images, videos, audio, products, and definitions related to their search. Users can also share their search findings via messaging, email, and over social media.

Instructional Ideas

  1. Teachers can have students use this search engine when conducing research.
  2. Once students are familiar with this app, they can compare it to Google, Bing, Phlo, and Search22. Students can then compose an essay that argues for a particular search-engine app.
  3. As a daily bell-ringer activity, teachers can have students review the trending topics listed in this app and compose a journal about the topic. Sample journals prompts for students to respond to include: (1) Summarize the topic you selected. (2) What made this topic interesting to you? (3) What is your opinion about the topic? (4) Did you learn anything new after reading about this topic? If so, what was it? (5) How is this topic relevant to you?
A1. Rigor
A2. 21st Century Skills
A3. Conn. to Future Learning
A4. Value of Errors
A5. Feedback to Teacher
A6. Level of Material
A7. Cooperative Learning
A8. Accom. of Individual Diff.
0 star = Not Applicable
B1. Ability to Save Progress
B2. Platform Integration
B3. Screen Design
B4. Ease of Use
B5. Navigation
B6. Goal Orientation
B7. Information Presentation
B8. Media Integration
B9. Cultural Sensitivity
0 star = Not Applicable
C1. Learner Control
C2. Interactivity
C3. Pace
C4. Flexibility
C5. Interest
C6. Aesthetics
C7. Utility
0 star = Not Applicable

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