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Teaching Students to evaluate online resources


In this lesson, you will learn how to plan for responsible online use by your students.

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Teaching Students to Evaluate Online Resources

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Notes on "Teaching Students to Evaluate Online Resources"

(00:00-00:52) Intro

(00:53-01:10) Objectives

(01:11-02:22) Teacher Responsibilities

(02:23-05:58) CRAPP Mnemonic

(05:59-06:19) Review

(06:20-06:56) Reflection

Additional Resources

Evaluating Web Pages: Techniques to Apply & Questions to Ask 

University of Berkeley Library resource for evaluating online sources. This site walks you through the necessary steps of evaluating an online resource. You can use this site and the steps as you instruct your students to evaluate online resources.

Evaluating Information – Applying the CRAAP Test

California State University online resource evaluation tool - This is a one page handout that walks students through the necessary questions to asks when evaluating sources. The acronym CRAAP is easy to remember, and requires students to check for Currency, Relevancy, Authority, Accuracy, and Purpose.

Trash or Treasure: Teaching Students How to Evaluate Internet Resources

This website is the result of a collaborative effort of school librarians and teachers who were teaching students how to evaluate online sources. Now only does it go through the steps of how and why to evaluate sources, it also provides some sources to use as examples of what to look for when evaluating a resource with activities to support student understanding.