Develop search strategies with Search Coach and Search Progress

K-12 Educator
Higher Education Educator
Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Teams

Search Coach empowers learners to build information literacy skills that transfer to all search engines. With Search Coach in Microsoft Teams, learners build skills in forming effective queries and identifying reliable resources. Educators then review learners’ work and track progress through Insights. Search Progress allows educators to build Search Coach into Teams assignments, giving educators a detailed view of learners’ research processes and critical thinking during a specific research project.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the importance of effective search strategies.
  • Identify the search tools in Search Coach.
  • Identify Search Coach features and tips.
  • Explain how adding Search Coach to a class empowers learners.
  • Explain how Search Progress allows educators to assign research projects to learners.
  • Describe how Search Progress tracks learners' research practices.

ISTE Standards for Educators:

  • Educator - Analyst

  • Educator - Citizen

UNESCO Standards for Educators:

  • Application of Digital skills