A guide on the rights, responsibilities, laws and rules of being online
A checklist for evaluating the reliability and credibility of websites
Guide to website evaluation based on accuracy, authority, currency, purpose and relevance
A video of students learning how to evaluate informational websites in the classroom
Example of a hoax website
In this lesson students explore and evaluate an informational website for children.
Students will learn about the concept of branded content and will learn to differentiate between branded images and videos and non-branded images and videos in online and offline contexts through a series of questions and discussions.
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 is an evaluation tool that is being used in Secondary and post-Secondary schools
Introduces Google, the search syntax, “AND”, and shows students how to identify ads on Google