I love the “Year in Search” videos that Google puts out every year highlighting the search trends throughout the year. Check out this year’s video:
Here’s what we’ll be discussing this week after watching this video:
How many of the search queries were familiar to you?
What percentage of the videos above should people be familiar with in order to be considered engaged citizens?
Which event over the course of the past year (whether in this video or not) has been most inspiring to you?
Google ends with the message “Good things are worth searching for.” How does that message fit (or not) with the events of the past year?
Take a look at some more of the trends. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
Try this game based on the search trends of 2018. In my classroom, we’ll be voting by walking to that side of the room.