Monday, April 21, 2008

Boolify Project - Boolean Search Tool

The Boolify Project is a simple jigsaw game that teaches students the effects of "and," "or," and "not" on Internet search results. The game is simple enough for elementary school students to benefit from, at the same time the game provides valuable lessons for high school students. In addition to the Boolify game, the Boolify Project has a links to teaching resources and videos explaining the effects of operator words on Internet search results.

Applications for Education
The Boolify Project provides teachers with a simple but effective way to teach the effects of operator words. The Boolify Project is a good review tool to use at the beginning of the school year or just before starting a research assignment with students.

Here is a short video about Boolean Searching.