Category Archives: Navigating the Web

Mystery Skype

A teacher friend, Leanne, from a previous school asked me to be involved in the Mystery Skype that she was setting up for her 3rd grade students (she is the technology integrator). I loved the idea and we are ready … Continue reading

Posted in Global Connections, Map Skills, Navigating the Web, Social Studies

Evaluating Internet Sources

This is the presentation for Evaluating Internet Sources for ISG Jubail Advisory, Dec. 15, 2016.

Posted in Digital Citizenship, Navigating the Web

Edmodo Guidelines

Posting Messages Post a note to the whole group if your question is about something the whole group should know (assignments, instructions, dates etc.) Send a note only to your teacher if you want to talk about something that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Better Searches

  What do you notice? Using Advance search techniques is helpful in finsing specific reliable information that you can use. ” ” Quotes = keep words together (-) Subtraction symbol = terms or words you want to exclude (no spaces) … Continue reading

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What can you tell from a Top Level Domain?

When you search on the Internet it is important to know about the letters after the .DOT They help us decide which sites to select to find out more info on our specific topics. These are examples of top level … Continue reading

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Three Reasons to Evaluate Internet Resources:

Anyone can (and probably will) put anything up on the Internet Unlike traditional print resources, web resources rarely have editors, fact-checkers, and are not usually peer-reviewed (Wikipedia, Gary Paulsen) Currently, no web standards exist to ensure accuracy Look at the … Continue reading

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Real or Not

Select one of the websites and determine if it is a reliable website or a hoax (something intended to trick or deceive).  Leave a detailed comment explaining why you think it is a real website or why you think it … Continue reading

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