Power Searching Class From Google

SearchGoogle resently announce a free course they are offering in mid-July. I have signed up for it as I still believe search is the most important skill any of us can learn and teach our students. The course is taught by one of Google’s top search engineers and will be held in the format of a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). If you are looking for something to do in mid-July join me, and I have a feeling thousands of others, in learning some new tips and tricks about searching the web using Google. 

Course Details

Power Searching with Google is a free online, community-based course showcasing search techniques and how to use them to solve real, everyday problems.

It features:

  • Six 50-minute classes.
  • Interactive activities to practice new skills.
  • Opportunities to connect with others using Google Groups, Google+, and Hangouts on Air.
  • Upon passing the post-course assessment, a printable Certificate of Completion will be emailed to you.


  1. Thanks for the tip, Jeff!

  2. Thanks! I’m already signed up and looking forward to it. I do believe that helping our students search the vast trove of data on the internet is one of the most important skills they need right now and I’m excited to become better at it myself so that I can help them.

  3. Thank you for the information. Would there be another free class like this one anything soon? I look forward to your response.

    • Keep in eye out on the Google Blogs and I’ll let you know if they run the course again. Which I’m pretty sure they will do. I believe it was a huge success.

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