Middle School Computer Application Lessons created by Patricia Jauann Nicholson and covers basic Microsoft programs.
Technokids Computer Curriculum includes curriculum for primary through high school, computer camp, and professional development.
Evaluating Web Sites:
American Library Association Great Web Site Criteria 4-step method for evaluating a web site
Cyberguide for Rating Content Evaluation a PDF document
Cyberguide for Rating Web Site Design a PDF document
Evaluating the Quality of Information on the Internet from The Virtual Chase comes a complete guide as well as links for determining the ownership of a web site.
The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly or Why it is a good idea to evaluate web resources
Internet Detective - how to evaluate a web site.
RADCAB an acronym for information evaluation- Relevancy, Appropriateness, Detail, Currency, Authority, and Bias. Site has assessment tool and posters that can be ordered for use in the classroom.
Bogus or Hoax Web Sites for Teaching Web Site Evaluation:
Aluminum Foil Deflector Beanies and how it can help the average human brain!
Boilerplate - History of a Victorian-era Robot
DHMO Research Division Dihydrogen Monoxide (H2O)
Dog Island where dogs "live a natural, happy, healthy life, free from the stress and hardship associated with daily life among humans."
Genochoice-- Create your own genetically healthy child!
Immortality Device new invention allows humans to stay physically young forever!
Mankato, Minnesota Look closely!
Ova Prima Foundation - solved the question which came first chicken or the egg
Republic of Cascadia Bureau of Sasquatch Affairs
RYT Hospital-Dwayne Medical Center All the miracles of modern medicine
Smoking Section home of smokers with attitude!
Strawberry Pop-Tart Blow-Torches how to make your own!
World Trade Organization - first clue is the URL!
Online Typing Programs:
Ense-Lang.org online free touch typing program
Type Racer typing program where you can practice online, but if you register, you can "race" against others online.
Rubrics for Student Work:
Timeline Rubric 10 categories with 4 levels of achievement
Created by Linda DeVore
Last Updated Thursday, March 05, 2015