Always evaluate the information that you find online before using it. "Evaluating" means to judge or determine the value, significance, and quality of something. Time to put your detective hats on!
Remember that APPROPRIATE, HIGH QUALITY information is:
Winston and Kara show why it is important to look at more than just one website when researching. This helps them to know that the information they are reading is Right and True! Have more adventures with Winston and Kara by going to the Childnet International website.
Questions to Ask:
What is a url?
What is the difference between "http" and "https?"
The letters "http" normally go before the "www" prefix of a url. When you see "https" it means that the information shared on that website will be kept secure.
What is a website domain extention?
Some common domain extensions and what they mean:
What is Mind-Mapping?
Mind mapping is a way to organize your ideas. It is used to help you brainstorm ideas. Brainstorming is just thinking of creative ideas to help you answer a question or solve a problem.
Mind Mapping Tools for You:
Don't forget Inspiration and Kidspiration software found on all UCDSB computers. This program is for visual learning:
graphic organizers, concept mapping, mind mapping, outlining, webbing, and plots and graphs.