Evaluating online resources for reliability is an indicator beginning in 3rd grade and repeats every year until students graduate high school: see Sources of Information, NCDPI Information and Technology Essential Standards.
In the process of planning a lesson on research skills, veteran school librarian Lynn Fritts uncovered this great resource:
"In preparation for teaching freshman English students how to determine if a website is reliable, I came across this video that could be used in third grade and higher. It certainly makes a rather "dry" topic a little more interesting not to mention humorous. Enjoy..."
If you like this video, check out the SCHMOOP channel on youtube: Click here. The tag line for Schmoop is "We Speak Student". The youtube channel features videos on literature, math, ACT and SAT prep and grammar among other assorted topics.
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