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How do I: Evaluate & organize information?
This guide covers Information, Media, and Digital Literacy concepts and Digital Citizenship concepts for Gr. K-6 students, as well as teachers & parents.
As a student, you need “good” information when doing research.
Use the questions in this checklist to evaluate the information that you find online.
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.
This Media Smarts video gives you food for thought about how companies use the web to market their products.
What is a url?
A url is the address where a website lives on the internet. A url can also be called a link.
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?
A domain extension is found at end the website's url, it is the url suffix. The url is the website's internet address and the domain extension gives you information about who owns the site. For example, if the website is owned by a company, an educational institution, or the government.