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Getting ready for middle school, 4th graders need to know some things about how to be safe, smart, and responsible online!
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Digital Passport Registration | Digital Passport

Great teaching tool for learning digital citizenship.

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Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Be smart when using Wikipedia! It's a first stop, not a final destination.  It's a terrific place to build background knowledge, but use it wisely. Use the External Links and References to "follow the breadcrumb trail."

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Web-based Internet Evaluation

Evaluate Your Online Sources

 

Think critically about what you see online. This means you need to figure out who wrote it and if they are an authority! Is this a professor or just a kid from Kansas? Smart searchers are good thinkers.

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BibMe: Fast & Easy Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - Free

BibMe: Fast & Easy Bibliography Maker - MLA, APA, Chicago, Turabian - Free | Being SMART online | Scoop.it

Create Bibliographies Online!

 

Cite your sources quickly and easily using BibMe. An easy to use tool, especially when you search by ISBN number (on the back cover of your book).

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MARVEL!: Maine's Virtual Library: Arts

MARVEL!: Maine's Virtual Library: Arts | Being SMART online | Scoop.it

Trusted Online Sources:

 

Check out MARVEL (Maine's Virtual Library) to access sources you can trust! No guesswork about WHO created a site or if it's for real, just solid information from encyclopedias, databases, magazines, and more.

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ssell's comment, May 14, 2012 10:27 AM
This is a great resource!
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Google Advanced Search

With Google Advanced Search, you can search smarter and get the results you want! Remember: any good search begins with good thinking! What are the best search terms to use to get the results you want? Think like a librarian!

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Safe Cyberspace Surfing

Even though the Web can be a great place to learn stuff and meet up with friends and family, you have to know some cyberspace safety rules.

 

Be safe online!

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Plagiarism — FactMonster.com

What is and what is not plagiarism...

 

Don't take a chance! Find out here about how and when to give credit to your sources. Be smart about citing your sources.

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