Students compare online resources versus what they can find in the library
Students discover how to determine the truth and accuracy of online information and learn effective ways to obtain balanced sources of information
In this lesson students explore and evaluate an informational website for children.
Lesson: Students discuss “viral” photos, videos and news stories that spread via social media. They are shown how challenging it is to authenticate these using only their content and are introduced to tools and techniques for gauging their accuracy based on context.
This lesson provides strategies for the in-depth evaluation of online information
A channel of Youtube videos produced by educational institutions – good resource for searching information
In this lesson students research library websites from around the world, to answer teacher and student-generated questions and share their findings
Introduces Google, the search syntax, “AND”, and shows students how to identify ads on Google
A website of research assignments on a wide variety of topics, divided by subjects taught
Students are introduced to Internet search skills through researching a personal hero.