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
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
In this lesson students research library websites from around the world, to answer teacher and student-generated questions and share their findings
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.
Students learn to determine the quality of various web sources
I Heard it ’round the Internet: Sexual Health Education and Authenticating Online Information – Lesson
Students learn to search more effectively online while searching myths on sexuality and contraception and then evaluate the resources found
Students determine the validity of information that is presented to them on the Internet.