Understanding Wikis and Ethics/Responsibility of Internet Postings
Learners investigate the importance of ethics and personal responsibility when posting information on the Internet. They explore wiki's. Students visit a wiki web site. They explain the purpose of this website and its goal.
8th - 12th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 5 Downloads
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
New Review Packets and Making a Reliable Internet
That's not what I said! My message did not arrive in the correct order! Introduce the concept of packets and the transmission control protocol used to send and receive information over the Internet. The class participates in an unplugged...
11 mins 9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
New Review Routers and Redundancy
How are messages to the right recipient? Introduce the concept of routing Internet traffic by drawing a comparison to sending a letter. Groups use the Internet Simulator program to send messages to others using the same router and...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
How to Web 2.0 Accessorize Your Classroom
Become a digital citizen. Follow the scripted directions of this resource to create a technologically integrated webpage for your classroom. Class members learn how to create a class blog, an Internet start page, a classroom wiki, and...
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills
Creating 21st Century Superheroes
Create 21st century learners by utilizing technology and library databases. Scholars explore the concept of comic books as literature and create a superhero who could uniquely solve a 21st century global issue. Databases such as SIRS are...
2nd - 11th English Language Arts