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The Web-Savvy Student: Activities to Make Students THINK About the Internet

websavvystudent.jpg (21520 bytes) Do you worry about students using the Internet "blindly," without evaluating what they see or understanding the sources and motivations of the sites they visit? These ten activities teach students such essential Internet literacy skills as how to interpret URLs, assess the credibility of sites for research purposes, perform accurate searches, and figure out the biases of a site's sponsoring organization or company. Integrate these activities into a social studies, science, or language arts class, or use them in a basic computer course.

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