This is the Reading Australia Home page. Copyright Agency has developed Reading Australia to make significant Australian literary works more readily available for teaching in schools and universities. These works are being supplemented with online teacher resources and essays by popular authors about the enduring relevance of the works.
A good resource to help people understand how Wikipedia works is Wikipedia Explained by Common Craft uses Common Craft's In Plain English style to explain how Wikipedia works. The video explains how Wikipedia entries are written, updated, verified, and maintained.
On Twitter this week I was asked how I manage Google docs with so many students. I realized there are several different answers to this question. I wanted to share a few different workflow options for managing Google documents when you go paperless with your students. #1 Students Create & Share
Counterpoint: Libraries' mission is learning, not just books Minneapolis Star Tribune As the Partnership for 21st Century Skills predicts, the education model is changing from institution-centered and degree-focused to self-directed and...
"Digital tools such as Scoop.itand Symbaloo.com can be used by librarians to easily share resource lists with teachers, and these powerful digital tools can help provide access to up-to-date content in a format that is easy to share and update."
It takes special investigative skills and practice to decide if online information can be trusted. Almost anything can be made to look real on the Internet using deceptive wording and PhotoShop.
An Information Forensics Specialist knows how to find clues and tell if a web site can be trusted or not. By becoming an Information Forensics Specialist you are less likely to be scammed or tricked into believing false information.
Information Forensics Training
This training helps you identify clues about the source of information and the quality of its content. To determine the reliability of sources you must ask probing questions.