What do you think about when you think about the Internet? Some may think of the Internet as a place to email, or visit social networking websites such as Facebook, Linkedin, MySpace or Twitter. Some use the Internet for maps, directions, to locate a business or find out about a business. Some use the Internet for games, entertainment such as itunes, movies or concert tickets. Some use the Internet for shopping or comparing prices. The good news is there is a lot of information on the Internet. The Internet is important because it is a global resource. If it exists it probably is on the Internet. Access to information is free which allows everyone to be informed and knowledge of that information can make you powerful.
The Internet is important for everyone to understand and use. There is information that is useful in school, your personal life and business. Many businesses are on the Internet exclusively and support real world businesses. A search engine such as Google provides access to that information. The key to using Google is to understand how it works. A question or using key words will give you results. The better the question or choice of words will generate better results. The more precise question will generate an answer that will be valuable and useful. How do you create a precise question? It is trial and error! You need to practice and you will develop the required skills to develop better questions. As you use your search engine (Google), write a question or use the words you are searching and see if you like the results. Now is the time to start learning about the Internet by using it to find information.