Evaluation of Internet

Objective

  • Understand Internet Safety
  • Understand the importance of evaluating websites.
  • Examine resources on evaluating websites.
  • Learn how to keep children safe in using the Internet.
  • Learn how to provide accurate and appropriate information when using the Internet.
  • Reflect on the importance of Internet Safety.



"Teachers must help kids develop a discerning eye for everything they see, hear, and read on the Internet". (Alexander Colhoun).



If you would like you can order for free an Online Internet Safety Kit. It is a great Kit to have and store in your Teacher files for later use.


Resources



Sort the websites into 2 categories:

  1. Those who might have a bias, agenda or reason to persuade
  2. Those you think you can trust

Decide which websites are spoofs or real
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS OF SMOKING AND NICOTINE
Smoking Cessation
The Heartland Institute
The Ova Prima Foundation
Improbable Research
RTY Hospital
Boiler Plate History Mechanical Marvels



Website Evaluation Lecture