Did you ever just wish you could search the web to locate information that was written on the reading level of your students? Well, wish no more. Meet Choosito!, a teacher and kid-friendly search engine that offers a reading level index for its results. When users conduct an internet search on Choosito!, they can filter returns in one of the following categories: Early Readers, Emerging Readers, Fluent Readers or Advanced Readers. Besides selecting reading levels, users can also sort results by subject area.
All of this goodness comes for free, but teachers must create a Choosito! account in order to utilize the filtering options. Once registered, access to unlimited search results with reading level and theme is activated. Looking for additional features? Then upgrade to the Pro or Class version of Choosito! to unlock bonus capabilities such as creating and sharing your very own search collections.
Check out the video shown below for a quick overview of the Choosito! web tool.
Because Choosito! is an educational search engine that specializes in identifying safe and age appropriate content for students, teachers can now turn the web into a leveled library of resources. Just think: You and your students now have your very own digital librarian at your fingertips!
Bottom line: Choosito! is an easy to navigate web tool that provides educators with an intuitive platform to teach information literacy and research skills to students. And it’s a great resource that can be used to differentiate learning.