A couple of weeks ago I shared directions on how to create a custom search engine. Shortly after I published those directions Google revamped the layout of the Custom Search Engine tool. This morning I sat down and created a new screencast about how to use Google.com/cse/ to create your own search engine. The video is embedded below.
Applications for Education
Creating a custom search engine is a good way to provide some gentle search assistance to students. You can create search engines that only include websites that are appropriate for your students’ reading levels.