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Searching the Internet with WebFerret
Young scholars explore how to search the Internet with WebFerret.
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The Sleep Internet Scavenger Hunt
Knowing how to conduct a proper and effective Internet search is a necessary skill in society today. Send your learners on an exciting online scavenger hunt where they will not only learn tons of great information on the topic of sleep,...
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Critical Thinking through Core Curriculum: Using Print and Digital Newspapers
What is and what will be the role of newspapers in the future? Keeping this essential question in mind, class members use print, electronic, and/or web editions of newspapers, to investigate topics that include financial literary,...
3rd - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying High-Quality Sites
Use a Huffington Post article focused on false pictures of Hurricane Sandy to launch a discussion about the reliability of online information. Groups compare and contrast how print and broadcast media regulate data gathering with the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Dr. Seuss and Read Across America
What important facts about Dr. Seuss influenced the Read Across America movement...? This is the driving question of a research project that requires scholars to find information about Dr. Seuss' life and work. Class members write a...
5th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Getting Online One Click at a Time
The Internet is a vast and fascinating place to be, but you have to know how to get there first! Use a helpful guide to become computer savvy in no time. It covers computer basics such as keyboarding and hardware, and goes into e-mail,...
2nd - 8th 21st Century Skills
Engage your pupils in a seres of journalism activities. For this journalism lesson plan, learners practice with AP style, analyze an article, practice writing leads, work with organizing information, and take a stab at writing headlines....
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Better Searches. Better Results.
Show your researchers how to get better results when using a search engine to find information with a template that models 10 search strategies. The suggestions explain what to type, what the search engines does, and what results users...
5th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Animal Research: A Multimedia Approach
Explore the animal kingdom from the safety your classroom. Intended to build on previous learning about ecosystems, this lesson involves learners working in pairs to research their favorite animal and present their findings to the class....
3rd - 6th Science CCSS: Designed