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Evaluating Web Sites: A Middle School Lesson Plan. Subjects Educational Technology Grade 6-8 [facebookbadge] Brief Description Students learn the six criteria for evaluating Web sites and then use those criteria to locate three sites that provide good information and three that do not. Objectives Students will Understand the six criteria for evaluating Web sites Identify Web sites with accurate, relevant, and current information on a given topic Keywords Internet research, Web site evaluation, information literacy Materials Needed[shopmaterials] Computer access Access to a word processing program, such as Microsoft Word or AppleWorks, or materials students can use to write their work. Lesson Plan To prepare for this lesson, review the Education World techtorial Improving Media Literacy, which explains the six criteria for evaluating a Web site: coverage, objectivity, currency, origin, accuracy, and purpose.

Begin the lesson by asking students if they think everything on the Internet is accurate. Assessment Lesson Plan Source Education World. Tasty Tech Activity With Excel. Subjects Educational Technology Mathematics --Measurement --Process Skills Grade [facebookbadge] Brief Description This lesson plan helps classroom teachers introduce basic Excel skills to students in elementary and middle school.

Tasty Tech Activity With Excel

Objectives Students will input data into spreadsheet cells. Keywords. Free Technology for Teachers. A couple of years ago I surveyed readers to capture their best pieces of advice for new teachers.

Free Technology for Teachers

Back then 131 people replied and I published their advice in the slideshow that you see below. I would like to update the slideshow. If you have advice that you would like to share with new teachers, please complete the form below and I'll publish your advice in a new slideshow next weekend. On a related note, Tom Barrett's Interesting Ways series includes a crowd-sourced slideshow of advice for getting to know your new class. Color Scheme Designer 3. Web Pages That Suck - learn good web design by looking at bad web design - Home Page. Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5, 6th Edition.

Skip to Content Web Development & Design Foundations The 7th edition of this popular textbook introduces HTML5, CSS3, and responsive web design.

Web Development & Design Foundations with HTML5, 6th Edition

More Info on Web Development & Design Foundations Basics of Web Design,2nd Edition The second edition of the popular textbook features HTML5 and CSS3 organized into two-page topic spreads.More Info on Basics of Web Design, 2nd Edition The 6th edition of this popular textbook features HTML5 and CSS3. WoodingtonComputerEd-Boney - home. Swisherc-Keyboarding. Keyboarding This course is designed to teach middle grades students basic keying skills, which consist of fluent manipulation of letter, figure/symbol, and basic service keys by touch.


Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building. Communication skills are reinforced as students format, compose, and proofread. Work-based learning strategies appropriate for this course are service learning, field trips, and job shadowing. Simulations, projects, teamwork, and FBLA leadership activities, meetings, conferences, and competitions provide opportunities for application of instructional competencies. Keyboarding Bell Ringer Numeric Keypad Emoticons.doc Keyboarding Practice/Game Websites - typing tests in different languages Keyboarding Module 1 Digital Literacy Review Questions.ppt Module 5 Review Questions Module5Studyquestions.ppt Word Processing Formatting and Editing Skills.ppt Review.

Swisherc-WORD PROCESSING. Alice Mercer’s Slideshows on SlideShare. The Journey Inside: Explore the Curriculum. Fast Food Fun. Objective: Use the Internet and spreadsheets to find calories and fat in a typical fast food meal.

Fast Food Fun

Project Rubric: Information on how this project will be graded. Procedure: Step One: Decide which fast food restaurant you would like to visit. Click on that restaurant's web site below. McDonald's: Burger King: Wendy's: Other Restaurants: (This site allows you to search many fast food restaurant sites.) Once there, plan a meal with a sandwich, salad or other main dish, a side dish (french fries, etc), a drink, and a dessert. Step Two: Enter your data in an Excel spreadsheet. Step Three: Visit the United States Department of Agriculture to find out more about healthy eating guidelines: Browse through this site and answer the questions on your handout.

Step Four: Using Microsoft Word, type a three paragraph report about your findings. Education - For K12 Education. Last Week in Lab: Week Ending 04/06/12. This post is part of my continuing series of weekly lesson summaries.

Last Week in Lab: Week Ending 04/06/12

My goal is to give parents & caregivers in our school community the resources needed to extend student learning at home, and to share my professional practice with teacher colleagues around the world in the interest of improving my craft. Week ending 04/06/12 Kindergarten. K-8 Computer Lab Teachers. Hello.

K-8 Computer Lab Teachers

I am not sure if there is a discussion out there for computer lab teachers yet. If not, I would like to start one so we can bounce ideas and resources off each other. I spent my first year teaching as a computer lab teacher. At first I was hesitant because I thought I would be a classroom teacher. Now, I love it and feel I am in the right place at the right time. This September I start my second year only this time i am at a Chicago Public School with 600+ students. Kids Online.