T.I.M. Weekly Tech Tips

-Alison Madison


Why should students take the time to evaluate information they find on the web?

Anyone can publish on the Internet, so not all sites are equally trustworthy. The Web is great because so many different people can contribute information. However...
  • some information is very useful because it is current and accurate.
  • other information is not useful because it is false, bias, or based on opinion.

How can you help your students find the best websites?

The following 6 minute tutorial is a quick and easy tool to use prior to visiting the computer lab or library.
Evaluating Web Sites Tutorial

You can also share the following webpage evaluation guide with students.

Alison Madison

I am a Teacher-Librarian, Media Specialist, and Technology Integration Mentor. I read. I search. I share.

I am passionate about...

  • Books - hand-held and digital
  • Reading YA Literature
  • Instructional and Educational Technology
  • Gadgets, gizmos, and educational apps
  • Helping high school students discover all of the above

I Believe that School Libraries are Innovative and Irreplaceable.