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Zhang, Shenglan; Duke, Nell K.; Jimenez, Laura M. – Reading Teacher, 2011
This article introduces a framework designed to improve students' awareness of the need to critically evaluate websites as sources of information and to improve their skill at doing so. The framework, called the WWWDOT framework, encourages students to think about at least six dimensions when evaluating a website: (1) Who wrote this and what…
Descriptors: Credentials, Control Groups, Grade 5, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2011
Bullying and cyber bullying are important issues in schools, not only in the United States but in many other nations. In this article, the author recommends sites that he thinks would be helpful for teachers and schools combating bullying and cyber bullying. These recommended sites provide teacher lesson plans and other resources dealing with…
Descriptors: Internet, Bullying, Computers, Social Networks
Reich, Justin; Daccord, Thomas – M.E. Sharpe Inc, 2008
This practical, how-to guide makes it easy for teachers to incorporate the latest technology in their classes. Employing an informal workshop approach, the book avoids technical jargon and pays special attention to the needs of teachers who are expanding the use of computers in their classroom. The authors focus on what teachers do and how they…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Time Management, Educational Technology, Internet
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Hutcheson, Brian – SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, 2007
In this article, the author introduces the concept of flat pack toys. Flat pack toys are designed using a template on a single sheet of letter-sized card stock paper. Before being cut out and built into a three-dimensional toy, they are scanned into the computer and uploaded to a website. With the template accessible from the website, anyone with…
Descriptors: Toys, Spatial Ability, Web Sites, Internet
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Risinger, C. Frederick – Social Education, 2007
In this article, the author lists some websites that will both help teachers teach about the concept of realigning elections and help students learn about the concept and follow the news and primary returns to evaluate it. The list is divided into three groups: (1) one dealing with the election realignment concept; (2) a few sites that will help…
Descriptors: Elections, Internet, Web Sites, Teaching Methods